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Nigerian Army arrests 40 suspects, recovers 400 jerry cans of petrol from vandals

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that it arrested 40 suspected vandals, cultists and impersonators and recovered over 400 jerry cans filled with petroleum products.

Suspected cultist dies during initiation in Lagos

An unidentified youth has lost his life shortly after being initiated into Eiye confraternity in Eginrin Depression area of Ikorodu, Lagos.

Nigerian Army warns personnel to update their data or be delisted

Personnel of the Nigerian Army who fail to update their data with the Electronic Nigerian Army Pay System (e-NAPS) would be delisted as a member of the force, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has warned.

Suspect: I deserted Nigerian Army over Boko Haram

A Lance Corporal, Emmanuel Anthony, who was dismissed for deserting the Nigerian Army, said on Monday he fled the army because he was afraid to fight the Boko Haram sect.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army flies wounded soldiers abroad for treatment

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has approved the treatment abroad of wounded soldiers in the northeast counterinsurgency operations against terror group Boko Haram.

Commander: Nigerian Army in need of more medical personnel

The Corp Commander, 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Maj.-Gen. Ikechukwu Okeke, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the army needed more medical personnel for effective operational efficiency.

General Buratai: ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa forest

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on Saturday in Apapa, Lagos.

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.

German military pledges support for Nigerian Army to combat insurgency

German Armed Forces has pledged their support for the Nigerian Army in the fight against insurgency.

Nigerian Army to support Eko Disco against energy theft, vandalism

The campaign by Eko Electricity Distribution Company, against energy theft, vandalism of its equipment and violent attack and harassment of its staff has received a big boost following the promise of support for the campaign by the Nigerian Army.

Ex-CDS Ogomudia urges soldiers to sustain peace

Former Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS), Gen. Alexander Ogomudia (rtd.), has urged the military to remain resilient and committed in the discharge of their duties to ensure peace and stability in the country.

GOC: Operations Python Dance 2, Crocodile Smile 2 successful

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh said Python Dance 2 and Crocodile Smile 2 exercises were successfully conducted.

Nigerian Army combat ready to check security challenges – GOC

The Nigerian Army is combat ready to check the security challenges in the county, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Enobong Udoh has said.

Nigerian Army to deal with personnel over social media leaks

The Nigerian Army said it has clamped down on some personnel who use social media negatively and against the laid down rules of the force.

Governor Ambode vows to support military operations

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday expressed the readiness of his administration to support and scale up the operations of the Nigerian Army against kidnapping, smuggling, armed robbery, illegal oil bunkering and other security challenges in the State.

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.

Operation Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army arrests 40 in Lagos, Ogun

The Nigerian army says it arrested 40 suspects for various offences within Lagos and Ogun states during the Operation Crocodile Smile II.

Nigerian Army warns members against indiscipline, interference in civilian affairs

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lagos, on Monday, warned soldiers against acts of indiscipline and interference in civilian affairs.

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