Nigerian army puts to operation 2 Bell UH1 helicopters

Nigerian army puts to operation 2 Bell UH1 helicopters

The Nigerian Army has put to operation two new Bell UH1 Helicopters to herald its aviation unit and to strengthen its counter-insurgency operations. The two helicopters arrived the Nigeria Police Air wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 4:37 p.m. In his remarks, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, […]

The Nigerian Military admit errors in drone strikes

The Nigerian Military has admitted errors in the drone strikes during a routine counterterrorism operation on December 3rd, 2023, in Tundun Biri village in Kaduna State, which killed scores of innocent citizens. The Director, Defence Media Operations (DDMO), Maj. Gen Edward Buba who made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on military operations across the country […]

Army rescues Chibok girl, Lydia Simon from Boko Haram

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued Lydia Simon, a Chibok girl held captive by Boko Haram terrorists. The news of Lydia’s rescue was announced in a statement by the Department of Army Public Relations on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The victim was rescued along with her three children by troops deployed in the North-East […]

President Tinubu Reads Riot Act To Terrorists, Bandits, Says They’ll Be Defeated

President Bola Tinubu says his administration remains resolute in its quest for a comprehensive economic security for the country. Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that the President while speaking when he received leaders of Afenifere, the respected Yoruba Socio-Cultural Organization, yesterday, said his administration is re-engineering Nigeria’s finances and seeking to boost the purchasing power […]

Nigerian Army urges Ikeja residents not to panic over explosion

The Nigerian Army has urged residents within and around Ikeja Army Cantonment not to panic over a “minor explosion” that rocked the Cantonment on Monday. The explosion triggered by “Inflammable debris” had caused panic and fear among the residents on Monday, reminiscent of the several bombs explosion at the cantonment in January 2002, which triggered […]

Military declares Eight Wanted over murder of Soldiers

The Military High Command has taken decisive action in response to the tragic killing of seventeen soldiers in Okuoama, Delta State, by declaring eight individuals wanted in connection with the heinous crime. Director of Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, underscored the military’s commitment to apprehending the perpetrators and ensuring justice is served. Gen. […]

DHQ identifies killed military personnel

The Defence headquarters on Monday night made known the identities of the Nigerian Army Battalion Commander, two Majors, one Captain and 12 soldiers killed by attackers in Okuoma community on March 14, 2024. Their names and pictures were shared on the X account of the DHQ. The fallen heroes, serving with the 181 Amphibious Battalion, […]

Nigerian Army denies plotting coup

The Nigerian army has denied reports of an alleged coup plot within its ranks. The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said the suggestion was categorically false and called on the public to ignore it, while it expresses its full commitment to protecting and sustaining democracy in Nigeria. The statement follows a media report that the Presidential […]