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The Nigerian Army has dismissed two soldiers, Corporal Innocent Joseph and Lance Corporal Jacob Gani, who were accused of stealing armoured cables at the Dangote refinery on April 14, 2024. The PUNCH reported that the soldiers arrived at the facility in an Acura jeep but were caught at the company’s main gate with […]

Sheriff Oborevwori, the Governor of Delta State, on Friday, urged the Board of Inquiry established by the Defence Headquarters to investigate the Okuama killings to be open and honest. On March 14, a group of angry young people in the Okuama community in Delta State killed four officers and 13 soldiers who were on a peace mission.

Troops of the Nigerian Army stopped and prevented a kidnapping incident on the busy Nasarawa-Kefi Road on Thursday. The people who were believed to have kidnapped attacked the person and took him away. But when people in the area asked for help, the soldiers went on a mission to rescue the person along the route. A statement by the Nigerian Army on Friday […]

Personnel of the Nigerian Army have killed no fewer than five terrorists during clearance operations in Borno State. The clearance operations by the Combat Team on Friday resulted in the rescue of 78 kidnapped victims comprising 35 women and 43 children. Six villages where the terrorists were operating were successfully cleared by the troops. The […]

The Defence Headquarters announced the rescue of 16 Almajiris and a woman who were abducted in Gada Local Government Area of Sokoto State by the troops of Operation Hadrin Daji. The PUNCH reported that some terrorists invaded the LGA on March 9, 2024, and kidnapped the victims. Then, in a statement on Saturday, the DHQ, directed by the Director of Media […]

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, suggested on Tuesday that the individuals responsible for the attack on soldiers in Delta State may not be Nigerian citizens. A group of armed individuals attacked and killed 15 Nigerian Army members during a peace mission to Okuama Community in Delta State's Ughelli South Local Government Area on Thursday, March 14. Speaking […]

The Defence Headquarters on Monday promised that there would be appropriate responses and severe consequences for the killers of its personnel in Delta State. No less than 15 military personnel were killed during a communal clash over a land dispute in Bomadi and Okuoma communities in Delta State. The personnel were part of the 181 Amphibious Battalion […]

The Nigerian Army has accused the Okuama community of using propaganda after military personnel were killed in Delta State. It said this shows that the killing was a planned attack by the community. At least 15 military personnel were killed by angry young people during a clash over a land dispute in Bomadi and Okuoma area.

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution has condemned the killing of 16 soldiers in a communal clash in Delta State. Mutilated bodies of the soldiers were recovered by the Joint Task Force under the supervision of the General Officer Commanding 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Jamal Abdussalam, at the Okuama community. A commanding […]