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INDIA COLLEGE PLEDGES STRONGER TIES WITH NIGERIAN MILITARY

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   The Commandant, Defence Services Staff College Wellington India, Lieutenant General SK Gadeock has pledged to provide impetus in training, human and material resources to further accentuate the Nigerian Armed Forces as the strongest in West Africa. Lt Gen SK Gadeock gave this assurance when he paid courtesy call on ...

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TROOPS CLEAR BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS FROM AULARI

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Troops operating in Bama axis on a fighting patrol  cleared Boko Haram terrorists out of Aulari general area located within the Sambisa forest. All 4 camps located within the area that includes Faldan, Kidiziromari, Kuroshini, Kurumari and Ngulda were cleared. A terrorist was killed while trying to escape while 31 persons were rescued. Stockpile ...

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TROOPS KILLED TERRORISTS AND RESCUED 210 PERSONS

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In an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists, advancing troops of Nigerian Army at Furkati village, Geidam Local Government Area,  killed 5 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered 4 AK-47 rifles. In a related development, troops responded to a tip off on Boko Haram terrorists’ besiege on Ejilije, Bulagaije-lari, Bulagaije-Adamde and Ajiri ...

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CHINA TO PARTNER WITH NIGERIA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM TERRORISM

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The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Gu Xiaojie has assured the Nigerian Armed Forces of the Chinese government’s readiness to partner in the current fight against insurgency. He gave the assurance when he paid a courtesy visit to the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin in his office at the Defence ...

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TROOPS INTERCEPT FLEEING BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS AT PULKA

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Fleeing Boko Haram terrorists attempting to escape from military onslaught in Sambisa forest, through Pulka were intercepted and decisively dealt with by troops in blocking position in the area. During the encounter many of the terrorists were killed while one was captured alive. A General Purpose Machine Gun, several rounds ...

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TROOPS APREHENDS POTENTIAL CHILD SUICIDE BOMBER

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Troops of 7 Division Garrison providing security at Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp, Dalori in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Borno State on Tuesday afternoon apprehended an 11 year old boy, Master Usman Modu Tella a potential suicide bomber. He is suspect number 82 on the poster containing the photographs of 100 wanted ...

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TROOP REPELS ATTACK ON GULAK AND GAJIGANA

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Following the attack on the town of Gulak and Gajigana which was repelled by the quick reimbursement of more soldiers to the area, led to the killing of 3 Boko Haram terrorists, while quite a number escaped with gunshot wounds.  A soldier also died in the fierce battle. Presently, the ...

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FRANCE TO SUPPORT NIGERIA TO FIGHT INSURGENCY

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In concerted effort towards a successful fight against terrorism, the French Government has promised to cooperate with the Federal Government to further strengthen the bilateral discussions on security relations existing  between the two Nations. The French Director of Military Intelligence, Lieutenant General Christophe Gomart gave this assurance when he paid a ...

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NAF INTENSIFIES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

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As a follow-up to the Research and Development Seminar held in Kaduna recently and in line with the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) vision to ‘reposition the Nigerian Air Force into a highly professional and disciplined force through capacity building initiatives for effective, efficient and timely employment of air power ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY DEEPENS COOPERATION WITH JAPAN

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The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin has considered sharing ideas and experience with Japan as beneficial and rewarding to the Nigerian Armed Forces. General Olonisakin made the remark when he hosted the President of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force Command and Staff College, Vice Admiral Umio Otsuka in ...

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