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View from USA: How Nigeria can end Boko Haram war without fighting

A fresh idea from USA on how Nigeria's military authorities can end the 12 year-old Boko Haram war and the nascent banditry without a fight

Abuja under siege by bandits as DSS, army hunt agitators in South-east

Abuja is under siege. Terror lives here. Citizens are kidnapped every day from their homes but these tragedies escape the headlines

FACT CHECK:  Did Boko Haram terrorists seize Marte military base ?

Did Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists seize Nigeria's military base in Marte, Borno state and capture Nigerian troops as widely reported?

Military escorts rescue woman, shoot kidnapper dead in Edo

A military escort on Wednesday, in Benin, Edo state, shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified suspected kidnapper.

How we rescued Kankara schoolboys – Military

By Rotimi Ijikanmi The Nigerian military on Saturday made some disclosures on how it carried out the rescue operation of the 344 boys kidnapped from...

Army kills 450 Boko Haram terrorists , arrests 53

Nigeria's military said on Friday that troops killed 450 terrorists in the North east, 419 bandits in the north west and north central.

Nigerian military smashes Boko Haram cells in Nasarawa, Kogi states

A recent joint military operation by Nigerian forces has smashed Boko Haram cells in central Nigerian states of Kogi and Nasarawa states.

Coronavirus: Military donates 2 laboratories

The Nigerian Military says it has provided two laboratories to carry out tests for coronavirus cases.

Coronavirus: Chinese firm donates materials to Nigerian military

A Chinese firm in Nigeria, Mutual Commitment Company Ltd, has donated medical face mask and hand gloves to Nigerian military as part of the effort to curb the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in the country.

25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

No fewer than 25 high profile Boko Haram commanders have been neutralised by Nigeria's Air Force and ground forces in the last two months of intensified offensives near Lake Chad.

No sign of Boko Haram in Gwoza, Emir thanks army

Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Mohammed Timta, has commended the Nigerian Army for defeating Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, Borno state and liberating the area from the hold of the terrorists.

Salary increases for police, military, DSS

Nigeria's securitymen in the police, armed forces and the Department of State Services(DSS) and National Intelligence Agency, will also benefit from the upward review of salaries for Federal government workers, Minister of state for Labour and Employment hinted on Friday.

Action Against Hunger reacts to military crackdown, makes bad case worse

Action Against Hunger shut down by Nigeria's military authorities on Wednesday for allegedly aiding Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists has appealed to Nigerian authorities to allow it continue its humanitarian work in the North East.

Boko Haram: Army declares AAH persona non grata, explains office shutdown

The Nigerian military has explained why the offices of the international NGO Action Against Hunger were sealed off in Damaturu and Maiduguri on Thursday.

33 Boko Haram fighters, 37 aid workers killed

At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday. Multinational troops fighting...

Terrorism: Buhari hints of imminent shakeup in military

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hinted on possible changes in the nation’s security architecture with a view to reinvigorate it in the ongoing fight against terrorism and violent crimes in the country.

Taraba government alleges sudden withdrawal of military

The Taraba Government on Saturday expressed shock over the alleged sudden withdrawal of military contingent deployed to enforce peace and security in southern part...

We have no capacity to protect all schools in Northeast – Military

The Nigerian military has declared that it lacked the capacity to protect all schools in the Northeast of the country.

Establish anti-corruption unit in the military to check arms trafficking – CISLAC

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has called for the establishment of an anti-corruption unit in the Nigerian military to check arms trafficking.

Nnamdi Kanu not in our custody – DHQ

Nigerian military authorities have refuted claims of having the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB; Nnamdi Kanu in detention.

Beware, military now monitoring social media

The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

Military reaffirms commitment to protect nation’s territorial integrity

The Nigerian military said it would continue to protect the nation’s territorial integrity against any form of aggression.

Military to launch operation against violent herdsmen

The Nigerian Military will soon launch an operation to tackle security challenges posed by herdsmen across the country, the Acting Director of Defence Information,...

8000 Boko Haram members voluntarily surrendered – Military

The Nigerian Military on Tuesday in Abuja said that no fewer than 8000 Boko Haram members had voluntarily surrendered to its "Operation Safe Corridor"...

Army urges for calm as it begins shooting exercise in Badagry

The 243 Battalion of the Nigerian Army on Friday says it will hold a field training which will involve shooting of guns in the...

Soldiers arrest 16 militants in Delta

To check incessant attacks on the country's oil pipeline, the Joint Military Force (JMF) in the Niger Delta said it had arrested 16...

Nigerian military Investigating Shekau’s new video

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja A report on Thursday indicated that the Nigerian Military is investigating a new video from leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau...

Nigerian military committed to global peace – CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin has re-emphasised Nigeria’s commitment to global peace and security. He reiterated that Nigeria has been...

Reuben Abati: El-Zakzaky, Islam, the Nigerian State

By Reuben Abati So much has been said about the December 12 confrontation between the Nigerian Army and members of the Islamic Movement...

Nigerian military repels attack in Okene, kills terrorists in Geidam

Authorities of Nigerian Army confirmed on Tuesday that its men on cordon and search operations at the general area of Enike Mosque, Okene...

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