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Nigerian Army targets 8,000 for medical outreach in Rivers

The Nigerian Army says it is targeting about 8,000 men, women and children in its free medial outreach aimed at treating patients in Rivers State.

Rivers council polls: We are on standby – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said soldiers would be on standby to forestall possible violence in Saturday’s council elections in Rivers

COAS: Nigerian Army committed to rescuing missing schoolgirls

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday restated the army’s commitment to rescuing the 110 Dapchi school girls abducted by insurgents.

General Buratai: Nothing like Boko Haram resurgence in North East

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, restated the army’s commitment to rescuing the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by insurgents.

General Buratai: New army formations aimed at improving internal security

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Monday that the creation of new formations across the country was part of strategies to address insecurity, as well as defending the nation’s territorial integrity.

Governor Emmanuel takes over army barrack renovation in Akwa Ibom

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, has donated N200 million for the renovation of Wellington Bassey Barracks, Ibagwa in Abak Local Government Area of the state.

Police confirm killing of Don Waney’s younger brother

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Don Waney’s younger brother and a notorious member of his gang, Oluchi Igwedibia (alias Obatosu).

Nigerian Army’s 6 Division gets new GOC

Maj.-Gen. Musa Yusuf has taken over as new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, the division’s Spokesman, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, said.

2019: I don’t need you to rig elections for me – Governor Wike tells...

Towards 2019, Governor Nyesom Wike has said he does not need the Nigeria Police to rig elections for him, boasting that his stewardship will count when elections come.

How DSS tracked, killed kidnap kingpin Don Waney – official

A top official of the State Security Service, SSS, on Wednesday revealed how Don Waney, an alleged kidnap kingpin, was tracked to his hideout in Enugu.

How mastermind of January 1 Rivers’ New Year’s Day massacre died – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Sunday gave an insight into how a suspected cult member, kidnapper and militant, Prince Johnson Igwedibia, aka Don Waney, was killed in his hideout in a community in Enugu State.

How we killed alleged masterminded Rivers New Year tragedy – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has provided details of how the alleged mastermind of the New Year day tragedy in Rivers was killed.

Governor Wike places N200m bounty on perpetrators of Omoku massacre

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has placed a N200million bounty for information that will lead to the arrest of the gunmen who killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Omoku.

Major shake up in Nigerian Army, redeploys 399 senior officers

Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.

Nigerian Army recovers more corpses, skulls in ex-militant leader’s den

The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday night, recovered more corpses and skulls from the den of a former militant leader, General Don Waney, in Aligwu community, Omoku, in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State.

Nigerian Army arrests kidnappers in Rivers, recovers 10 skulls

The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested seven suspected kidnappers in Omoku, Rivers State, after invading a shrine in the area.

Nigerian Army raids militant camp, uncovers human skulls, arms cache

The Nigerian Army says it recovered cache of arms and seven decomposed human skulls after it raided a militant camp in Omoko, Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers.

Nigerian Army to flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army will soon deploy some gallant soldiers to Lake Chad region in order to flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents.

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