Buhari Inducts Augusta Helicopters, Promises To Re-Equip Military

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said on Thursday that his regime was on course in fulfilling its promise to end Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, and kidnapping in the country. He stated that much had been achieved in that direction since 2015, adding that with a re-equipped Armed Forces and the support of Nigerians,... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Takes Delivery Of Two New Augusta Westland AW109 Helicopters To Combat Boko Haram

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations. Confirming the acquisition, Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said, “The Nigerian Air Force... Continue Reading →

Buhari, Osinbajo, Others Honour Fallen Heroes On Armed Forces Remembrance Day

President Muhammadu Buhari has honored Nigeria’s fallen heroes at the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. January 15 is set aside annually to honor members of the military who fought and are still fighting in various theatres of conflict within Nigeria and across the world. The day also celebrates the living among the Armed Forces who... Continue Reading →

Anti-Boko Haram Troops Allege Neglect, Threaten To Back Out

Troops of the 159 Battalion, Geidam Sector 2,  Yobe State, have threatened to abandon duties in protest against the treatment meted out to them by the  Nigerian Army. The soldiers, in a letter, addressed to the President, Major General  Muhammadu Buhari (retd.),  the National Assembly, United Nations, African Union, and other organizations, complained that they... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s Oldest Surviving World War II Soldier Dies At 101

The oldest surviving soldier of the Nigerian Army, Pa Adama Aduku is dead. The World War II veteran died on Tuesday at age 101. The news of his death was announced on Wednesday by the Nigerian Army on their official Twitter handle, @HQNigerianArmy According to the post by the Nigerian Army, his death was announced... Continue Reading →

ISWAP Executes Two Soldiers, Policeman In New Video

INSURGENTS believed to be members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), released a video showing the execution of two Nigerian soldiers and a policeman according to reports from Channels TV. The security personnel who were killed were reportedly abducted at a fake checkpoint in Benisheikh, a village located 70 kilometers west of... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Unveils First Indigenous Armoured Military Cars, MRAP By Ezugwu In Kaduna State

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled locally produced mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles named Ezugwu and other armoured vehicles designed to carry out insertion and extraction of troops, assault, counter-terrorism, delivery of high firepower and urban warfare Pulse NG reports. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the vehicles were unveiled during the Chief of Army Staff... Continue Reading →

House Of Reps Kick Against Operation Positive Identification By Nigerian Army

As reactions continue to trail the planned nationwide implementation of Operation Positive Identification (OPI) by the Nigerian Army, the House of Representatives, yesterday, kicked against the policy, insisting that it would amount to trampling on the rights of Nigerians Punch NG and Pulse NG reports. Consequently, the House mandated its Committee on Army to interface... Continue Reading →

Five Nigeria Soldiers Who Absconded With N600M Declared Wanted – Names Revealed

Names below; Gabriel Oluwaniyi, a corporal, Mohammed Aminu, a corporal, Commander Haruna, a lance corporal, Oluji Joshua, a lance corporal; Hayatudeen Abubakar, a lance corporal have all been declared wanted by the Nigerian Army after they absconded with N600Million they were detailed to escort to Abuja. According to reports, the soldiers have decided to abandon... Continue Reading →

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