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C-In-C LAUNCHES EMBLEM FOR 2016 ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY

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The President, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Armed Forces of Nigeria for their selfless service at maintaining indivisibility of the Nation since Independence and most especially in the current fight against insurgency in the North East. President Buhari gave this commendation ...

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UPDATE ON OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE

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Troops of 7 Division Garrison Nigerian Army in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, made a remarkable progress by arresting a Boko Haram Terrorist kingpin, Mr John Trankil, at Kasuwar Shanu in Maiduguri metropolis. Preliminary investigation revealed that 9 terrorists sneaked into the Maiduguri armed with AK 47 assault rifles and a Hilux ...

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C-In-C President Buhari Decorates 3 Injured Soldiers With Purple Heart Ribbons

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President Muhammadu Buhari Decorates 3 Injured Soldiers With Purple Heart Ribbons in Adamawa State As a way of boosting the Morale of troops fighting insurgency in the North East, the C-In-C, President Muhammadu Buhari visited soldiers in Adamawa state. During his visit, three soldiers who sustained severe injuries in the ...

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FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS CONTINUES TO GAIN MOMENTUM

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The fight against Boko Haram terrorists is continuing to maintain its momentum with the discovery and destruction of terrorists’ camps, weapons and equipment, while the terrorists have been fleeing, and abandoning their bases. Troops were able to clear Boko Haram terrorists camps at Nwalemer, Mallemiri and Bale. Similarly in Gwoza ...

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NIGERIA MILITARY TO ENJOY MORE SUPPORT FROM GERMANY

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Nigerian Armed Forces has continued to generate more support from the Western world and world leaders in the fight against insurgency. The latest support being, from the Federal Republic of Germany. A German Advisory Team in charge of military equipment and programme paid courtesy call on the Chief of Defence ...

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NAF PROVIDES MEDICARE FOR IDPs

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As part of the Nigerian Air Force humanitarian effort at caring for the less privileged and to provide adequate medical care for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North East, the Nigerian Air Force Hospital which was established in Dalori IDPs camp in Maiduguri has commenced operation. The Hospital ...

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DEPOWA ORGANIZES TRAINING FOR MEMBERS

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The Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA) in conjunction with Maxima System Services Limited have organized a two day training session to sensitize members on current challenges on protocol, etiquette and administration. This is to help their statutory roles as wives in support of their spouses. Major presentations in ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY TO PARTNER WITH NIGCOMSAT

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The Nigeria Armed Forces have resolved to partner with Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) as a platform to get necessary communication infrastructure for optimal performance. This deliberation took place at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, when the Chief Executive Officer of NIGCOMSAT, Abimbola Alale paid a courtesy visit to the Chief ...

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MILITARY BRACES UP TO TACKLE HOMELAND CRIMES

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has put in place a joint operation of the army and air force to combat incidences of cattle rustling in the Kamuku Forest in the Northwest parts of the country which has so far routed out daredevil cattle thieves from the forest and recovered large herds ...

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NEW COMMANDER FOR OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE

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To meet up with the established time line of bringing to a successful conclusion the fight against terrorism and insurgency, the Nigerian Army has appointed a new Commander for OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE. He is Major General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar. Until this appointment, he was the Commander of Nigerian Army Armoured ...

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