Army to hold 2nd quarter security workshop in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that it would conduct the second quarter Office Management and Document Security Workshop at 1 Division Headquarters from April 19 to April 17, in Kaduna. Col. Kingsley Umoh, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, 1 Division Kaduna, announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of……

JAMB, Army strike deal security for UTME

Ahead of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reached a deal with the Nigerian Army to secure the the Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres with a view to having a hitch free examination. A statement issued on Thursday by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin,…

Next Week Nigerian Army Set To Conduct “Operation Harbin Kunama II’’

The Nigerian Army will between April 18 and April 22 conduct operation “Harbin Kunama II – Scorpion Sting’’ in the North-Central and North-West to further checkmate criminal activities and security challenges in the sub-regions Maj.-Gen. David Ahmadu, the Army’s Chief of Training and Operations, announced this on Thursday at a news conference. Ahmadu said that…

Army, Police clash in Damaturu, socio-economic activities paralyzed

Sporadic shoot-out in a conflict between army and policemen in Damaturu on Wednesday led to a halt in socio ecomic activities in the metropolis for several hours. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that business premises were shut as men of the two security agencies took positions at strategic locations in the state capital….

Gov. Ganduje Donates 16 New Vehicles To Nigerian Army

Kano State Government has donated 16 Toyota Hilux double cabin vehicles, worth about N260 million to the Nigerian Army in the state. The government also provided customized paint and canopy for them at the cost of N11 million and refurbished other 12 vehicles for them at the cost of N19 million. The state governor, Dr.……

Army releases 593 Boko Haram detainees

The Nigerian Army has released 593 Boko Haram detainees after they were cleared of having links with terrorist group. Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, handed over the detainees to officials of the Borno Government at a ceremony in Maiduguri on Monday. Irabor who was represented by Brig.-Gen. Abdulrahman Kuluya, said they…

Army competition aims at improving leadership traits of officers – GOC

The 2 Division of the Nigerian Army on Monday in Benin commenced the Force Annual Corporal and Below Competition. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) Maj.-Gen Chukwunudum Abraham, while declaring the competition open, said it was expected to last for three days. He added that it was aimed at improving leadership traits of officers and help……

Biafra: Army displays weapons made by Biafran engineers in Owerri [PHOTOS]

The Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Defence, Professor Bala Jack Yakubu, yesterday, re-enacted memories of the Nigeria/Biafra war in Owerri, the Imo State capital when he displayed some deadly weapons manufactured by Biafran engineers. Professor Yakubu told journalists during the exercise that, “all the weapons were recovered from the war theatres in parts of…