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Nigerian Army confirms reappointment of Gen. Sani Usman as spokesperson 

•As Gen. Texas Chukwu proceeds to NIPSS    Senator Iroegbu   The Nigerian Army has on Friday,  confirmed the reappointment of Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, as the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), his second stint in the position. This is following the completion of Usman's  completion of the Strategic  course at the National Institute of

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army court-martials three officers, two soldiers

Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has court-martialed three of its officers and two soldiers involved in the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorist in the North East. Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, on Thursday stated that the five erring personnel were on Tuesday, October 2, 2018,

Arming Boko Haram: Army issues Idris Ahmed seven-day ultimatum to substantiate allegations 

•Defends Gen. Apere, special forces as game-changers in counter-insurgency operations    Godsgift Onyedinefu    The Nigerian Army has issued a seven-day ultimatum to a United Kingdom (UK) based Dr. Idris Ahmed, to substantiate publication accusing Brig-Gen. Clement Apere and other generals of arming and conniving with Boko Haram terrorists to kill soldiers. Army had in

Troops fighting Boko Haram urged to maintain high spirit

•GOC 7 Div visits frontline troops, tasked them on alertness  Jude Johnson  The troops of sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole tasked with the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts against Boko Haram  have been charged to maintain high fighting spirit as well as be discipline at all times. The Commander Sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole,

Buratai, 50 senior army officers undergo Nigerian language test

•Troops battling Boko Haram charged to be professional  Jude Johnson The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, and other senior officers of the Nigerian Army has undergone the compulsory Nigerian language test. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Wednesday, said the Nigerian Army

Army reunites rescued children with parents in borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu Four children have re-united with their parents at Ngafure village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno state after suffering two years of captivity by the boko haram terrorists. Director Army Public Relations, Brig Gen, Texas Chukwu in a statement on Thursday said the Troops of  22 Brigade deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE

Nigerian troops neutralise 16 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

•Recover gun trucks, cache of ammunition Jude Johnson  The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Forward Operational Base (FOB) along Mairari  in Monguno have neutralised 16 Boko Haram insurgents in part Borno State, North East Nigeria. The Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on

Nigerian Army denies involvement in abduction of PDP chieftain

The Nigerian Army has denied alleged involvement of its personnel in the abduction of  a PDP Chieftain, Mr Bibi Oweifa in Bayelsa state with particular reference to a publication by Leadership Newspapers dated 24 July. Director Army Public Relations, Texas Chukwu in a statement on Thursday said that the the  report stated

El-rufai’s soldiers shot 4 shiite mourners in Zaria- IMN

•Soldiers not part of  governor's convoy- Army   Godsgift Onyedinefu      The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has claimed  that soldiers attached to the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai shot four Shiites mourning their members who were killed in previous encounter with the security forces. But the  Nigerian Army has denied the allegations

Boko Haram: Army seeks cooperation, information sharing with civil groups

•Fish Producers Association, others visit 7 Division Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army is seeking cooperation and collaboration with the civil populace and associations in the area of information sharing and actionable intelligence on Boko Haram terrorists activities in the North East Nigeria. This is the members of various Associations operating in Borno State