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Covid-19: Army debunks plan to enforce military lockdown

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that the federal government is planning to enforce military lockdown on Friday, March 27th over the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak using the Army as completely false. The Army clarified that the Nigeria military has not been directed to enforce any lockdown, but rather to prepare, should

Nigerian Army captures more terrorists, rescues over 165 women, children

The Nigerian Army says its troops have neutralised and captured more Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa’s Province, ISWAP, terrorists and rescued 165 women and children from their captivity in Borno State. The Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Aminu Iliyasu, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said the operations were

SAEMA 2019: Army, Air Force, Police, others Compete for Excellence

•18 winners to emerge in the maiden award •254 entries, 136 nominees, 54 finalists Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian military and Intelligence services, paramilitary, Police and emergency agencies will be competing for the Maiden Security and Emergency Management Award (SAEMA). The Awards is an annual event envisioned to celebrate excellence in security and response

Troops repels Boko Haram attacks in Borno, kills five terrorists

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian army says troops of 64 and 98 Task Force Battalions and elements of the Armed Forces Special Forces Battalion at Malam Fatori in Abadam LGA of Borno State has repelled two seperate attracts launched by Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists. Colonel

Army constitutes board to probe Damaturu accident

Godsgift Onyedinefu Sector 2, operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian army has conveyed a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstances that led to the road traffic accident involving a tricycle and a patrol vehicle that occurred on Saturday 9 November 2019 in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital. The Acting Commander of

We can defeat Boko Haram in 15 minutes, but lack aviation, says Army

The Nigerian Army has pointed out its major hindrance in defeating Boko Haram insurgents in the North East, boasting that it can defeat the insurgents in 15 minutes if they are provided the necessary logistics. Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole disclosed that lack of Army Aviation

Buhari orders Army to investigate killing of there policemen by soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence immediate investigation of the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted in the death of three police officers and a civilian. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this when he briefed State House

Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria | 29.5.19

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. BUHARI ORDERS SERVICE CHIEFS TO HALT SMALL ARMS PROLIFERATION AHEAD of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, who briefed State House

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