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Navy sustains fight against oil bunkering

Nigerian Navy has intensified effort in the fight against crude oil theft and illegal bunkering. Navy spokesperson, Christian Ezekobe said said in a statement that the Nigerian Navy was gradually winning the fight against oil thieves  on daily basis. He ...

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NAF redeploys senior officers

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed a total of 67 senior officers comprising 30 Air Vice Marshals (AVM), 17 Air Commodores (Air Cdre), 10 Group Captains (Gp Capt), 7 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdr) and 3 Squadron Leaders (Sqn Ldr). The ...

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Military promotes 378 senior officers

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Army Council at the weekend approved the promotion of 227 senior officers from various ranks to the next higher ranks in the Nigerian Army. A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. ...

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90% APC members are PDP thieves – Lamido

By Bayo Alabira Dutse The former Governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule lamido said it was the impunity within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that was responsible for its failure during the 2015 general elections. Lamido emphasized that there was ...

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Buhari opens COAS confab in Owerri today

Stories by Musa Umar Bologi The annual Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Conference holds today at the Imo State Trade and Investment Centre Owerri. A statement by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said President Muhammadu ...

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Fake soldiers: DHQ calls for vigilance

Stories by Musa Umar Bologi Abuja As spate of use of military uniforms by criminal elements increases recently, Defence Headquarters has called on Nigerians to be more vigilance and security conscious. Acting Director Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar said ...

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Navy destroys illegal refinery in Delta

Nigerian Navy patrol team on Forward Operating Base (FOB) ESCARVOS under Operation Delta Safe has destroyed a newly erected illegal refinery Camp at Tipo Village near Abiteye Community in Delta State, during an extensive patrol of the area. Navy’s spokesperson, ...

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NAF probes crashed aircraft

Nigerian Air force has set up a 7-man panel to investigate the immediate and remote cause of recent crash of one of its Helicopters. A statement by NAF Director of Public Relation s and information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said ...

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Troops kill 30 terrorists in Bama

Troops from 121 Task Force Battalion Pulka have killed 30 Boko Haram terrorists along Bama road in Borno state while escorting local officials from Pulka to Maiduguri. According to a report by PRNigeria the terrorists met their waterloo in the ...

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Navy’s new ship arrives Nigeria

A new ship, Nigerian Navy Ship Unity, acquired by the Nigerian Navy from the China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Limited (CSOIL) has arrived the country. The ship, which departed China on 15 September 2016, berthed at the Nigerian Naval Dockyard ...

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Navy recovers 500 rustled cows in Kaduna

Naval personnel of the Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, has  recovered about 500 rustled cows from a rustlers’ den in Kachia, Kachia Local Government of Kaduna State. Commandant of the school, Commodore Timothy Dakwat disclosed this while addressing journalists. ...

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9 dead in Maiduguri blasts – Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday confirmed the killing of at least nine persons in  twin blasts in Maiduguri. Col. Mustapha Anka, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Department, stated this  in Maiduguri. Anka said that the blast occurred at  the Bakassi ...

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Troops arrest 21 Boko Haram collaborators

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in conjuction with other security agencies have arrested 21 Boko Haram collaborators in the North east. Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said preliminary investigation and profiling of the suspects has commenced ...

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Gunmen storm police station, kill 4 cops in Benue

An overnight attack by gunmen on a police post in central Benue State has left at least four police officers dead, Premium Times learnt yesterday. Witnesses told Premium Times that the yet-to-be-identified gunmen stormed the police divisional headquarters in Igumale, ...

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Military kills 3 bandits, kidnappers in Kaduna

 Arrests electricity cable vandal In continuation of the clearance operations against  livestock rustlers, armed bandits and other criminal elements in its area of operations, troops of 11 Field Engineer Regiment, 1 Division Nigerian Army, have killed three armed bandits and ...

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NUJ lauds Buratai for decimating Boko Haram

President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Abdulwaheed Odushile, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, for the successes recorded in the fight against insurgency in the North east. Comrade Odushile who gave the commendation ...

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Troops repel terrorists in Abadam, kill 15

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole Task Force Battle Group and Multinational Joint Task Force harbouring in Abadam village have killed 15 Boko Haram terrorists, which attempted to attack the troops location in the area. According to the Army spokesperson, Col. ...

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