The Air Component of Operation Whirl Punch has eliminated a syndicate of terrorists in Kaduna State. According to a statement issued on Monday by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Edward Gabkwet, the strike followed an intelligence report of the movement of the syndicate along the...
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has ordered troops to adopt a more aggressive posture and decisively stamp out terrorists causing mayhem in Plateau and contiguous States. Lt. Gen Lagbaja handed down the order specifically to troops of the 3 Division Nigerian Army and the Joint...
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, has issued an apology to the Nasarawa State government and the families of victims affected by an accidental airstrike that occurred in January 2023 in the Rukubi community of Doma Local Government Area. Abubakar expressing regrets Friday, during a condolence visit...
The Defence Headquarters says it has deployed troops to conduct targeted operations in some areas noted for significant kidnapping and terrorist activities. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen Edward Buba, disclosed this on Thursday while briefing defence correspondents on ongoing military operations across the country. Buba explained that offensive operations...
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has strongly cautioned the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Mangu Chapter, over his comments on troops' disposition in the recent Plateau State crisis. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig-Gen Tukur Gusau, who gave the warning in a press statement on Thursday, said...
Troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army, in a raid operation conducted at Sabon Gari Village in Shanga LGA of Kebbi State, have successfully rescued 4 kidnapped persons and recovered arms and ammunition. Captain Yahaya Ibrahim, Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations 1 Brigade, Gusau, disclosed this in a statement on...
The Defence Headquarters ( DHQ), in collaboration with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT), has initiated a 5-day training programme. The training programme, with the theme: "Managing Defence in a Wider Security Context”, is scheduled to hold from 22 January to 26 January 2024, at the Army War College...
Troops of 6 Division, Nigerian Army (NA), have successfully busted a carefully concealed illegal oil bunkering site at Umuedeokwara Community, Odogwa Town in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Division's General Officer Commanding Officer (GOC), Nigerian Army/ Land Component Commander, Joint Task Force, Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General...
The Headquarters 81 Division Nigerian Army ( NA) has reacted to "insinuations" on social media alleging that a soldier of the 35 Artillery Brigade terminated his life due to non-payment of Ration Cash Allowance (RCA). The reactions were contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Division's Acting Deputy...
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa, has lauded all officers and men of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for their commitment and dedication to the nation. Gen. Musa expressed his gratitude while felicitating with troops on the occasion of the Armed Forces Celebration and...