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Army strategising to tackle N/West, N/West security threats-Buratai


•Commends success against Boko Haram terrorists  Jude Johnson With Boko Haram terrorists degraded, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said that the Nigerian Army is taking strategic measures to tackle the worsening state of insecurity in the North Central and North West of the country characterised by kidnappings and

NAF Graduates over 300 personnel for counter-insurgency operations

•Boosts operations with hundreds of battle-ready regiment personnel  •200 air police, air intelligence specialists  Jude Johnson The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated over 300 personnel to boost the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the North East as well as to assist in various internal security efforts across

Army organises medical outreach to communities devastated by Boko Haram

Jude Johnson The troops of 27 Task Force Brigade of Nigerian Army Buni Yadi has organised a medical outreach for communities devastated by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno and Yobe States. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Wednesday said, the beneficiaries were treated of

Again, military predicts ‘end’ of Boko Haram Terrorists

•Troops kill 23 terrorists , recover weapons Jude Johnson The Nigerian military has once again predicted that Boko Haram terrorists’ days are numbered with the ongoing Operation Last Hold in the Lake Chad Region of the North East part of the country. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Maj-Gen. Stevenson Olabanji, gave

Threats from Nigerian military won’t deter us from defending human rights – AI

Amnesty International, AI, has said that despite what it describes as threats from Nigerian military, that it would not be deterred from defending human rights of individual. Amnesty International In a statement by its Director in Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, AI said “the Nigerian military is increasingly resorting to threats, intimidation and

Army dreams to make Sambisa Forest tourists haven

Nigeria’s army is planning a makeover for  the Sambisa Forest, from being the den of Boko Haram terrorists  into a tourist destination. Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, announced the plan on Wednesday. “Nigerian Army to collaborate with National Park Service and Borno State Government to turn Sambisa forest to tourist

Herders-Farmers conflict: Troops neutralise bandits, recover arms

•Two soldiers injured, receiving treatment Jude Johnson The Nigerian troops deployed in Exercise Ayem Akpatuma against herders-farmers conflict while on patrol along Dogon Dawa _ Damari road in Kaduna State killed two suspected criminals and recovered two AK 47 rifles. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in

NAF unleashes special forces against killer herdsmen, rustlers in Zamfara state

•To extend operations to other parts of Nigeria Jude Johnson The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has unleashed some of its special forces against suspected killer herdsmen and cattle rustlers causing deaths and destruction in Zamfara state, North West of Nigeria. Arrangements are also in place to extend the operations to other parts

TY Danjuma: Army extends operations in Taraba State

Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army in what seems like a response to the latest outbursts by the former Army Chief, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) on the state of insecurity especially in the Middle Belt region of the country, has extended their military exercise in Taraba State for two months. The former Minister