Nigeria’s former military dictators have expressed confidence in Army’s effort in tackling banditry, insurgency and terrorism across the country.
By Suleiman Adamu President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja gave assurances on security in the country, stressing that he will not let the country down; even as blood continues to flow […]
Former Vice President of Nigeria and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar says the sacrifices of the members of the Nigerian armed forces are too enormous to be measured or quantified.
AVM Jumo Osahor, Director-General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, Abuja says the Armed Forces of Nigeria will require about N9 billion to provide military boots annually to meet soldiers kitting needs.
The rescue of the hostages was as a result of the combined efforts of troops in the North-east, where the military have continued to engage the Boko Haram terrorists.
Troops are beginning to give hope to the people especially farmers in Benue, following the capture of another killer herdsman in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue, the scene of recurring deadly attacks by herdsmen.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says the $1billion approved by President Muhammadu Buhari for the purchase of military equipment will be spent judiciously.
General Buratai said this on Thursday while briefing reporters at the Second Nigerian Army Procurement Seminar in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned PDP’s Thursday Twitter rage in which he was accused of having a grand plot to loot and divert the $1billion he approved for security fund in circumvention of the National Assembly.
Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, he said those opposing or criticizing his approval of the security fund are only playing politics with the lives of Nigerians.
The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops killed 21 armed bandits in the ongoing clearance operation at Tunga Daji in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Brig. – Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement that many bandits escaped with gunshot wounds in battle with soldiers on April 4.
He disclosed that an army officer and a soldier lost their lives in the fierce battle with the bandits.
“Fifteen persons including a soldier have so far been confirmed dead in the encounter, while about 83 persons who suffered varying degrees of injuries are receiving due medical attention,’ Nawchukwu said.