Home Topics Nigerian military

Nigerian military

Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks more proactive Nigerian military

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has advocated for a more proactive Nigerian military in tune with the prevailing global realities.

Terrorism: Group urges UK, US to assist Nigeria

A group, Coalition of Civil Rights Groups in Nigeria has sought the assistance of the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Repentant bandits aided rescue of kidnapped NYSC members

The Nigeria Police have said the successful rescue attempt of four National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members was accomplished through the collaborative efforts of the repentant bandits and Nigerian Military personnel.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP: Bandits in North-west are Boko Haram, ISWAP members

The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has declared that bandits in North-west are Boko Haram and ISWAP members.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria promoting human rights, reintegrating ex-terrorists – minister

The federal government on Wednesday said it was committed to promoting and protecting human rights in the country devoid of discrimination.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

President Buhari tasks military on strategies against ISWAP threats

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian military to re-examine strategies towards defeating the Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the North East.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate introduces bill to create agency for repentant Boko Haram members

The Senate on Thursday began moves to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Military burning villagers’ houses, detaining innocent people in Northeast

Amnesty International, on Friday, alleged that the Nigerian military is deploying unlawful tactics, including the forcible displacement and detention of villagers in its purported fight against insurgency in the North-East.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Maiduguri blamed the leaders of Borno communities for not doing enough in terms of cooperation with the military to end the Boko Haram insurgency.

President Buhari blames Borno leaders for unending Boko Haram attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Maiduguri blamed the leaders of Borno communities for not doing enough in terms of cooperation with the military to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram attacks Borno after President Buhari’s visit

Hundreds of residents of Jiddari Polo general area of Maiduguri metropolis have fled their homes into the city following sporadic shootings suspected to have been masterminded by Boko Haram sect.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigerian Airforce neutralises key Boko Haram leaders

The Nigerian military has said that its sustained onslaught against terrorist locations in the Northeast by the Air Force under the auspices of Operation Rattle Snake III has recorded another major success with the neutralisation of some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
The Ohanaeze Youth Council on Saturday warned the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, to ensure that his men stayed away from the burial of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents.

Ohanaeze youths warn police to stay off Nnamdi Kanu parents’ burial

The Ohanaeze Youth Council on Saturday warned the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, to ensure that his men stayed away from the burial of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina: Nigeria would have been dead, gone

Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, has said that Nigeria would have been dead and gone if not for the election of his principal in 2015.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Former Senate president writes Ahmed Lawan over terrorism

Elder statesman and former President of the Senate, Senator Ameh Ebute, has called on Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, to engage other politicians, technocrats as well as businessmen from the northeast to join hands to help in complementing roles that will solve the lingering security crises in the region.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Insecurity: Senators, Rep members ask President Buhari to fire service chiefs

Worried over the escalating security situation in the country, the House of Representatives, yesterday asked service chiefs to immediately resign their offices or be sacked by President Muhammed Buhari.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram: It’s uncharitable for anyone to diminish sacrifices of military – Yoruba group

The Progressive Yoruba Youth Congress (PYYC) says it is uncharitable for any individual or group to diminish the Nigerian military leadership as well as the enormous sacrifices of officers and soldiers in the war against terrorism.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

MURIC: Boko Haram’s attempt at stoking religious war with Reverend Andimi’s execution has failed

An Islamic rights group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has reacted to the execution by Boko Haram on Tuesday, of Reverend Lawan Andimi, Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits free kidnapped Customs officers in Katsina

Armed bandits operating in parts of Katsina State have released two Customs officers they abducted at Jibia last Wednesday.

Recent Stories

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.