• Some Army officers selling arms, ammunition to Boko Haram – Nigerian military

    Some Army officers selling arms, ammunition to Boko Haram – Nigerian military

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, it was stated, Nigeria’s military says some officers are selling arms and ammunition to Boko Haram, indicating the corruption bedeviling the country’s fight against the Islamic extremists continues despite government efforts to halt graft.

    The admission comes three weeks after the Nigerian army said a military tribunal is trying 16 officers and troops accused of offenses related to the fight against Boko Haram, including the theft and sale of ammunition.

    Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, the theater commander […]

  • Nigerian military kills 114 Niger Delta militants in Ogun, Lagos creeks

    Nigerian military kills 114 Niger Delta militants in Ogun, Lagos creeks

    At least 114 militants are feared killed and scores of others injured in attacks on their camps in Ogun and Lagos states.

    The attacks by the Army, Air Force and Navy, began on Thursday night under the operation “Crocodile Laugh” in readiness for a confrontation with militants in the Niger Delta.

    The Director of Defence Information, Brig Gen Rabe Abubakar, confirmed the operation.

    He said it was conducted to flush out militants and saboteurs from the area.

    The attacks reportedly sent the local residents […]

  • Nigerian military retires 464 soldiers

    Nigerian military retires 464 soldiers

    The Nigerian military Friday retired 464 personnel from active service.

    The soldiers comprising 449 from the Nigerian Army (NA), two from the Nigerian Navy (NN) and 13 from the Nigerian Air Force were hosted to a passing out ceremony held at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) in Oshodi, Lagos.

    In his farewell remarks to the personnel, Defence Minister, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Dan-Ali (rtd) urged them to collaborate with their colleagues still in service to contain militancy across the country.

    Dan-Ali who was […]

  • Nigerian Military begins final push to free Chibok girls

    Nigerian Military begins final push to free Chibok girls

    The Nigerian military said it has launched an operation to mop up the dreaded Sambisa forest and free the rest of the abducted girls.

    Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Ga­briel Olonisakin, who disclosed this in Lagos, said that the “Operation Crackdown” recently launched into Sambisa was yielding positive results.

    He spoke to journal­ists while commission­ing some projects put in place by the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admi­ral Ibok Ette Ibas at the Nigerian Navy Barracks, Ojo-Lagos, as part of activities […]

  • Breaking! Nigerian Military arrests killer of Civil War Army Commander, General Shuwa

    Breaking! Nigerian Military arrests killer of Civil War Army Commander, General Shuwa

    According to reports, Officials of the Nigerian military intelligence have arrested a suspected killer of Major General Mohammed Shuwa (rtd).

    Mohammed Shuwa was murdered in his residence in Maiduguri, Borno State by suspected Boko Haram sect members on November 2, 2012.

    The retired military officer was the first General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army, 1st Division.

    He also commanded the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division during the Nigerian Civil War. Army spokesperson, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Monday evening, onfirmed that the suspect will be […]

  • Nigerian Military reveals locations of abducted Chibok girls

    Nigerian Military reveals locations of abducted Chibok girls

    The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Leo Irabor, yesterday alleged that the abducted Chibok girls were being held in Sambisa as well as a location close to the Chad-Niger border.

    Irabor in a CNN report on the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations by the Nigerian military said military intelligence indicates that the abducted girls were still held in the Sambisa forest, which is the remaining stronghold of the terrorists.

    Recall that over 200 school girls were in 2014 abducted by the Boko […]