• Army debunks planned Boko Haram attacks in FCT, 7 states

    Army debunks planned Boko Haram attacks in FCT, 7 states

    The Nigerian Army has debunked the circular warning of imminent Boko Haram attacks on various locations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and seven other states in the country.

    The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, in response to enquiries, called on members of the public to disregard the circular said to have emanated from the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) office.

    The circular dated August 5, 2016 and titled: ‘Plans By Boko Haram Terrorists Group to Attack In […]

  • Army debunks alleged militants takeover of Bakassi

    Army debunks alleged militants takeover of Bakassi

    The Nigerian Army has debunked news making the rounds that some militants took over Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River State.

    In a press statement signed by the Army Public Relations Officer of 13 Brigade Nigerian Army, Capt. Kayode Owolabi, and made available to newsmen, the Army also described as false claims that the two local government areas were under the control of militants.

    The statement read: “The attention of the Headquarters 13 Brigade Nigerian Army has been drawn […]