It was gathered that the Nigerian Army Wednesday launched an operation tagged: ‘Operation Rescue Finale’ targeted at rescuing the remaining Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram insurgents.
The military revealed that the assault operation would finally free the girls abducted on April 14, 2014.
Addressing a press conference in Maiduguri wednesday, the head of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-east (Operation Lafiya Dole), Major General Lucky Irabor said the military was more determined than ever to free the remaining Chibok girls.
He noted that […]
Paul Arisa is now looking so cute after successfully undergoing an operation that cured him of a neck tumour after well-meaning Nigerians came to his aid.
The Nigerian man, Paul Arisa who had life threatening sickness that nearly ended his life before well meaning Nigerians came to his aid.
The young man is looking dapper and more healthy now since his operation.
The 27-year-old had a tumor on his neck and was flown abroad for treatment. It was later discovered that […]
It was gathered that the Lagos State Police Command has arrested 32-year-old Nonlonfun Celestine, a Junior Secondary School dropout for allegedly parading himself as medical doctor.
The suspect was paraded on Monday in Lagos by the state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni.
The father of two met his waterloo when he conducted a surgery on a pregnant woman who died alongside her baby.
The family of the deceased, who were angered by the death of their daughter and grandchild, wrote a petition to […]
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” […]
According to reports, the military has appointed Real Admiral Apochi Suleiman as the new commander for Operation Delta Safe, set up to fight militancy in the Niger Delta region.
This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Kingsley Umoh, on behalf of the Acting Director, Defence Information, which explained that the change became necessary in order to inject new capability to contain the prevailing security threats and provide much needed stability in the region.
Before his latest appointment which takes immediate […]
According to reports, the Managing Director of LAGBUS Asset Management has assured commuters in the state that the ban on the Ikorodu BRT won’t affect the operation of the high capacity buses in the state metropolis.
Speaking about the crisis that almost paralysed the state on Monday, the MD of LAGBUS, Mr. Idowu Oguntona, said the ban won’t hinder the operation of the buses, adding that everything would be done to ensure that, staff are not laid off or negatively affected.
Muhammad Abu Ali, a lieutenant colonel, whom Boko Haram dreaded, is dead.
Ali led one of the army’s fiercest-ever battles with Boko Haram, in February 2015, culminating in the recapture of Baga town in Borno state.
Sani Usman, army spokeman, said he was killed in an encounter with the insurgents on Friday.
The deceased was was granted accelerated promotion from rank of major to lieutenant-colonel in September 2015, for his courageous performance in a series of the army’s engagements with Boko Haram.
Usman added […]
It was gathered that the troops of eight Task Force Division on Tuesday rescued women and children in an operation code-named ‘Operation Hard Knock’ in Borno State launched to clear pockets of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in remote areas.
The captives – 19 women and 19 children – were rescued in northern Borno State, along Nigeria-Niger borders.
As the operation progresses, troops cleared pockets of insurgents from their hideouts in Momo and Tunshe villages around Marte general area Borno State.
The women and […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has urged Emirate airline and other foreign airlines operating in Nigeria not to withdraw their services.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who made the plea in Abuja during a visit by West African Regional manager for Emirates Airlines, Manoj Gopi Nair, noted that the challenges confronting the aviation sector would be resolved soon.
Emirates, however, attributed its decision to scale down operation to poor access to Foreign Exchange for its operations, high […]
It was gathered that the joint military operation tagged: ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ has reduced incidents of kidnapping, militancy and armed robbery in Cross River.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, stated this on Thursday at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Nigerian Army Post Housing Scheme at Adiabo community in the state.
NAN reports that the project that is located in Odukpani Local Government Area of the state, is a collaboration between the Nigerian Army and the state Ministry of […]
Niger’s army is reporting on scores of Boko Haram militants killed during an opeartion that has taken place in the nation’s southeast for several months. However, the exact number is yet to be verified.
Colonel Moustapha Ledru, the spokesman for the defence ministry, has told the state television on Friday that “123 terrorists had been killed, two fighters were captured and a large quantity of arms recovered from the insurgents.”
According to Mr Ledru, 14 soldiers were killed and 29 wounded in […]