Sadly however, one of the visiting unit’s vehicle ran into an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), buried along Pulka-Ngoshe road in which an officer and 8 of their soldiers sustained injuries. Unfortunately, the officer died while being evacuated to Douala by air. We wish to commiserate with the Cameroonian forces for the incident and the demise of the officer. May his soul rest in peace and give his colleagues speedy recovery.
The picture of $1m dollars found in drums or in soak- away belonging to a certain officer was false. As the drum containing US dollar was reported lasst year in foreign media belonging to the late Colombian drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar, which was unearthed by a Colombian farmer in 2015.
NAF categorically state that it has at no time identified the specific location of the Chibok girls. However, it is working round the clock with surveillance aircraft to identify the position of not only the Chibok girls but other Nigerians that might have been held captives.
Nigerian troops in conjunction with Cameroonian forces carried out clearance operation against the Boko Haram in Ngoshe village. While the Cameroonian troops carried out the clearance, their Nigerian counterparts provided blocking forces at strategic points where they decisively dealt with fleeing terrorists that tried to escape.
Nigerian military releases 275 cleared suspects who were found innocent in Maiduguri. They include: 142 males, 49 females, while 22 were underaged, 50 female children, and 4 foreigners. However, 8 others found to have criminal cases were transferred to the Nigerian Police for further investigation.
This headline is not only inciting but completely out of context because the Director never made such statement throughout the media interaction with the AIT that invited him to shed light and sensitise Nigerians on the new antics of suicide bombers in the North East.
Dan Ali commended the Centre for Crisis Communication for their commitment in partnering with relevant security and response agencies in the country to provide effective crisis information to the public. He stated that the Ministry of Defence will partner with Centre in the areas of creating awareness on the role the civil-military relationship in the fight against insurgency and other crimes in the country.
Officials of emergency and response agencies have confirmed that 58 people were killed and 78 victims were injured after suicide bombers detonated explosive devices yesterday at Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Dikwa, Borno state.
The workshop which was organised by the office of the Vice-President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Munk School of Global Affairs University of Toronto, Canada is aimed at honing the skills of the officers and men of the Complaint Response Unit handling complaints of the members of the public as it affects the actions and inactions of the officers and men of the Force. The IGP urged the participants to identify those areas that usually bring conflicts between the officers and men of the Force and members of the public with a view to resolving them.
At a time when the NAF would have been forced to ground its entire fleet of Alpha Jets due to lack of brake assembly, INNOSON helped to locally modify and overhaul the brake assembly of the MB-339 aircraft for adoption on the Alpha Jets.
Despite these successes of military operation, a crop of black sheep in the army Sapper Eric Nwokorie and Sapper Macauley Fortune were arrested at Yola park with the following unauthorised military items...
A recruiter for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was arrested in Kano. His arrest was sequel to available intelligence which indicated his terrorist antecedents and covert drive to indoctrinate and recruit susceptible youths in the country.
As the military appoints a new spokesperson for the Operation Lafiya Dole, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has debunked a recent claim by Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai that Boko Haram controls substantial parts of the state.
Shortly after the ruling, Dasuki’s lawyer, Ahmed Raji protested that he has no access to his client (Dasuki) since December 29, 2015 because Dasuki is being held by stranger in the case (DSS) which is not in this case. He insisted that EFCC and DSS are working for the same master which is the Federal Government.
The recent unfortunate attacks by Boko Haram terrorists on communities close to Maiduguri, despite our successes calls for concern. To this end the Nigerian Army has already commenced investigation into the attacks. All those found wanting will be dealt with in accordance with the Armed Forces Act.
Dasuki was among the officer who confronted Late Sani Abacha and insisted that MKO Abiola be freed and allowed to become President over the June 12, 1993 President election. This led to the premature retirement of Dasuki and other officers in 1994.