The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya has called on Commanders in the Nigerian Army to promote synergy and cordiality with other security stakeholders in the bid to decimate current security challenges in the country. The Army Chief gave the charge while delivering a lecture to participants...
The Nigerian Navy, NN has welcomed the news of the arrest of a sea vessel, Motor Tanker (MT) HEROIC IDUN, after it resisted arrest by the NN, and claimed it had been attacked by sea pirates. Nigerian Navy's Director of Information, DINFO, Commodore Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan, who made this known on...
Combined troops of the Nigerian Army, and the Nigerian Air Force, in continued clearance operations in identified bandit and terrorist enclaves around Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have dislodged bandits' camp and rescued six kidnapped victims. A statement issued Wednesday, August 17, by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal...
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets on internal security operations have hit another terrorists enclave at Kurebe in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, neutralizing many of the criminals. According to NAF Director, Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, who disclosed this in a statement Sunday,...
The Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor, has disclosed that the assailants linked to the Owo Church attack have been arrested, two months after the incident. General Irabor made the disclosure Tuesday, 9 August, during a parley with Executives and Editors of media organisations in Nigeria. Irabor, during the...
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, has approved the posting and appointment of some senior officers of the Nigerian Army, NA, to various formations and units. According to a statement issued Friday by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, the appointments were approved...
The North East Development Commission, NEDC, has donated some medical equipment to 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maimalari Cantonment, in Borno State. A statement put out by the Army Wednesday, 20 July, 2022, says that the NEDC's donation of the equipment was made as part of its effort and...
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration's readiness to promote national security and development, and its commitment to its vision of a secure, safe, just, peaceful, prosperous and strong Nigeria. The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces made the reiteration Thursday, 14 July, 2022, while speaking at the graduation ceremony of...
The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have eliminated 42 Boko Haram insurgents in the past two weeks in the North-East. The Director , Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, who disclosed this Thursday, in Abuja, while reviewing the progress of the ongoing military...
The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), has urged Muslims to prioritise national security and unity in their prayers for this year's Eid-El Kabir celebrations. General Magashi stated this in a message to felicitate with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the celebration of Eid'il Kabir...