Tag archive for ‘Nigerian Army’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Biafra: Nigerian Army abducted Nnamdi Kanu—Fani-Kayode

Controversial politician and former Minister of Aviation,  Femi Fani-Kayode, on Sunday insisted that the Nigerian Army kidnapped the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu from his home. Recall More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Exercise EGWU EKE II: We are not withdrawing troops from Abia—Army

Says Ikpeazu’s statement on withdrawal of troops misleading The Nigerian Army says it will go ahead with its planned military operation in the South-east. The army, in a statement issued at about 12:42 a.m More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Army offers N.5 million cash reward for information on suicide bombers

Sequel to fresh incidence of suicide attacks by the deadly Boko Haram sect, particularly with the recent suicide attack on Zannari ward in Maiduguri, where two female suicide bombers detonated themselves in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 4th, 2017

Alleged Fake Defence Contract: Nigerian Army replies Fayose

Asks him to seek his relevance elsewhere The Nigerian Army on Thursday replied Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State over his allegation that the military took advantage of the anti-insurgency war to create More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Ambush: Army admits killing of UNIMAID, NNPC staff, soldiers by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Sunday morning clarified on the true position of casualties suffered by it in the latest Boko Haram ambush on troops. The Director of Army Public Relations Officer, Brigadier General sani Usman More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Boko Haram suspect with ID card of late soldier, 125 others nabbed in Borno IDPs camp

The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist bearing the identity card of a late soldier, at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State. The late soldier was killed by More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Nigerian soldiers kill 13 Boko Haram members in Borno–Army Spokesperson

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said soldiers killed 13 suspected Boko Haram members during clearance operations in Bomboshe and Sinbaya in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Nigerian not planning to attack any country– Army

The Nigerian Army on Thursday dismissed as false a report by an online news portal, Premium Times, to the effect that Nigeria was raising troops for Gambia to dethrone Gambia President, Yahya Jammeh. The report More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Alleged Malicious Publications: Nigerian Army, Premium Times in ‘war of hot words,’ agree to battle in court

The Nigerian Army has commenced a lawsuit against an online publication, the Premium Times over its failure to retract and apologize to it regarding alleged consistent publication of false, subversive and malicious More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Army recovers bodies of 15 missing in action soldiers

The Nigerian Army said it had recovered corpses of “one officer and 15 soldiers’’ earlier declared “Missing in Action” during an operation to dislodge the Boko Haram insurgents from Gashigar Area in Borno More...