Home Topics 1 Division

1 Division

Kaduna community deserted after death of 66 people

The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children, dead.
Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

“These enthusiastic and inspiring men, exemplified the values of our nation and the military which is loyalty, courage, selfless service, respect, honour and dignity.”
Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018.

Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno

Some Boko Haram fighters have attacked the headquarters of 7 Brigade, Multinational Joint Task Force, in Baga, Borno State, shooting dead a naval officer attached to the Brigade.
Arms and ammunition recovered from three arrested gunrunner by troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch on Tuesday.

Troops arrest 3 gun runners, recover 44 rifles in Niger

Troops of 1 Division of Nigerian Army deployed for Operation Whirl Punch have arrested three notorious gun runners; Aminu Umar (32), Shehu Samaila (25) and Bilyaminu Abdullahi (22) in Niger state while they were heading to Bena in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State which shares boundary with Zamfara State.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops kill 14 bandits, recover 422 animals in Kaduna

Troops under Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday in Kaduna.
John Agim - Nigerian Army

DHQ: Amnesty undermining war against insurgency, criminality in Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of allegedly undermining the war against insurgency and criminality in Nigeria, saying the human rights organisation is not interested in lasting peace in the country.

Troops arrest suspected cattle rustler, recover 49 cows in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, under Operation WHIRL Punch have arrested a suspected cattle rustler and recovered 49 cows from him in Gawgawda village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Nigerian troops kill 5 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna

The troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna on Thursday said it had eliminated five bandit and recover arms in Birnin Gawri local Government areas in Kaduna State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill soldier, injure 2 others in Zamfara forest

Armed bandits operating along Birnin Gwari–Funtua road killed a soldier and injured two others on Tuesday when troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch responded to a distress call about an armed robbery along the road.

Nigerian Army liberates Zamfara villages where bandits impose levies

The special military operation against bandits, known as “Operation Sharan Daji”, have liberated two villages in Zamfara state where the bandits imposed levies of N1 million each, on them.
Sanusi Garba Rikiji

Killings: Zamfara Speaker urges federal government to provide sustainable security

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to provide sustainable security in the state.

Nigerian Army begins special operation against bandits in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army has launched a joint security operation to clear bandits terrorizing Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State.

Nigerian Army kills 20 armed bandits terrorising Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it killed 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian troops kill 20 armed bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Your sacrifices will not be in vain – GOC tells troops

The General Officer Commanding, 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen Muhammad Muhammad, has assured troops serving in Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole in the Northeast that their sacrifices will not be in vain.

Troops neutralise 12 bandits in Kaduna

Troops from 1 Division in Kaduna neutralised 12 bandits on Thursday after a covert operation in some village markets in the state.

Kaduna council polls: Nigerian Army gives PDP ultimatum to retract allegation against GOC

The 1 Division Nigerian Army, on Saturday, gave an ultimatum to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to issue retraction of unfounded allegation against its General Officer Commanding (GOC), Maj. Gen. M Mohammed, on or before Saturday 26 May 2018 or face legal action.

Recent Stories

Ike Shorunmu backs Paul Aigbogun to turn things around with Flying Eagles

Former Super Eagles Ike Shorunmu has backed the national U20 team, the Flying Eagles, to get things right ahead of the FIFA U20 world cup in Poland where the team, alongside Senegal, Mali and South Africa would be representing the African continent at the youth soccer Mundial.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

Mother Language Day: UNESCO calls for recognition, enforcement of right of indigenous peoples

As the world marks the 20th anniversary of International Mother Language Day on Thursday, UNESCO calls for the recognition and enforcement of rights of the indigenous peoples.
Karl Lagerfeld

Late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld leaves $200 million fortune to cat

Late German fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette, is reportedly set to inherit some of 200 million dollars fortune after he named her ‘in his will’.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will finally meet with a representative of the UK government after a UK parliamentary report this week excoriated the social media site for behaving like “digital gangsters.”

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to meet UK minister after damning ‘digital gangsters’ report

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will finally meet with a representative of the UK government after a UK parliamentary report this week excoriated the social media site for behaving like “digital gangsters.”
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC certifies 1,950 vehicles for election duties in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

No fewer than 1,950 vehicles have been certified for election duties by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states.