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army

Theatre Commander warns soldiers against indiscipline, says ‘troops’ welfare paramount’

Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, the Theatre Commander of Operational Lafiya Dole, has warned troops against indiscipline and conduct that could mare the entire achievement recorded...
buratai

Calm back at Maiduguri Airport, as Army says ‘protesting troops unscrupulous’

The Nigerian Army said calm has been restored at Maiduguri Airport seized for two hours on Sunday by riotous troops, that it described...
militia, army

Troops kill seven Boko Haram insurgents, repel attack in Borno

The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, said its troops had successfully repelled an attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents on a military formation at Gundari,...
army, boko haram

Operation Sharan Daji: Troops neutralise 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara

The Nigerian military  conducting Operation Sharan Daji to flush out bandits in Zamfara State, on Saturday, said it had neutralised 20 bandits and freed...
army

FG raises 1,000-member military force to tackle Zamfara terrorism

The Federal Government, on Sunday, said it had assembled a strong military force comprising 1,000 personnel, to tackle the bandits terrorising communities...
buratai

Army redeploys Commanders, Principal officers in major posting

Major-General Abba Dikko has been appointed the new Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, in a major redeployment of senior officers announced by the...
plateau

Boko Haram: Troops repel attack on Borno town

The Nigerian Army and Police, on Thursday, repelled an attack by Boko-Haram insurgents who attempted to invade Jakana town in Kaga Local Government Area...
plateau

Troops re-occupy Yobe town after Boko Haram attack

The Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe State and began to spread across the area after Boko Haram terrorists...
army

23 soldiers, eight trucks missing in Borno after Boko Haram ambush

No fewer than 23 Nigerian soldiers are yet to be accounted for after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military convoy at Boboshe village in...
plateau

Troops kill five insurgents as 32 others surrender in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Monday said its troops killed five Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operation at Anadawa village in Borno State. Brig. Gen....