• Army begins operation crack down in Sambisa forest

    Army begins operation crack down in Sambisa forest

    Counter-insurgency operations are ongoing in the notorious Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria, to clear remaining Boko Haram terrorists in the area, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said on Sunday.He says the army is not relenting in its counter-insurgency war.

    General Olonisakin gave the assurance during an operational visit to the Theatre Command and headquarters of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State.

    The Chief of Defence Staff told journalists in Maiduguri that even though the “Operation Safe Corridor” […]

  • Benin Crown Prince ‘fights’ chief priest, proceeds to sacred forest

    Benin Crown Prince ‘fights’ chief priest, proceeds to sacred forest

    According to reports, the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, on Sunday left Evuekoi for Azama N’ Uhe ancestral shrine at Oloton’s Palace in Isekhere Street, Benin, to perform traditional rites.

    Earlier, the prince had engaged in a mock wrestling match, which symbolised ‘wrestling’ with the Chief Priest of Okhuaihe shrine, Osarodion Usuanlele, the Ohen N’ Ukoni Neyedo.

    The Okhuaihe shrine is located in Evbuekoi in Uhunwode Local Government Area of the state.

    After the symbolic wrestling match, both of them […]

  • Nigerian soldiers conceal themselves with foliage to go undetected in the forest (photos)

    Nigerian soldiers conceal themselves with foliage to go undetected in the forest (photos)

    Nigerian soldiers are pictured in action fully concealed in camouflage gear…green leaves and foliage in the shapes of trees and small bushes to match the surroundings of the forest. This is in order to move around undetected though they are in plain sight.

    Nigerian soldiers are pictured in action fully concealed in camouflage gear…green leaves and foliage in the shapes of trees and small bushes to match the surroundings of the forest. This is in order to move around undetected though […]