The Nigerian Army field training exercise code named Exercise STILL WATER was flagged off in Cross Rivers State with free medical outreach targeted at hundreds of residents living in Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State. In his remarks, the Commander, 13 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Peter...
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya has called for the development of a broad national civil-military cooperation policy in the country among other policy recommendations to promote robust and effective civil-military relations with key stakeholders. The Army Chief made the call while delivering a lecture to...
The Nigerian Navy, NN, has dissociated itself from revelations made by one of its senior officers with regards to the proliferation of arms in West Africa. The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence yesterday, 27 September 2021 held a public hearing on 4 Bills, including the Bill...
Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have intercepted 2 suspects in possession of 370 rounds of ammunition. According to a military information officer, Major Ishaku Takwa, who disclosed this in a statement said, the ammunition was concealed in a Toyota Pathfinder car with registration number Plateau LGT 772 JN. TheFact Nigeria...
The Nigerian Army, NA, has expressed its readiness to pursue effective collaboration with her Indian counterpart on capacity development. According to the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen. Faruk Yahaya, who disclosed this when he received a delegation from Defence Scoping of India, at the Army headquarters, Thursday, 16...
The Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Engr Akin Olateru has submitted an interim report on the plane crash that killed the former Nigeria’s Army chief, Lt-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and other military officers on May 21, 2021 in Kaduna State. The AIB boss submitted the report...
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, has stated in no uncertain terms that he would no longer accept excuses for underperformance by Army Commanders in various theatres of operations. The COAS' stance was contained in his address at the opening ceremony of the Chief of Army...
The Chief of Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Auwal Zubairu Gambo, has lauded the Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Sama'ila Shu'aibu Dikko on his achievements towards improving the security architecture of the State. The Navy Chief, who was represented by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Navy, Rear Admiral...
The Nigerian Army, NA, and its Turkish counterpart have pledged to strengthen military bilateral relations between both countries to tackle terrorism. This was disclosed, Monday 30 August 2021, when the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Hidaye Bayraktar, paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen...
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, has asserted that logistics remain a critical component in war, if decisive success must be achieved. Yahaya disclosed this during his remarks at the Combat Service Support Training Week 2021, held at Brigadier General KH Yakubu Officers' Mess, Nigerian Army...