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TROOPS CLEAR BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS ENCLAVES

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As part of  efforts to rid the society of all known Boko Haram terrorists enclaves and hideouts, troops of 25  Task Force Brigade conducted a fighting patrol along Damboa-Njaba-Bale road in Borno State. The troops encountered and killed 3 suspected Boko Haram terrorists that had been terrorizing the communities around ...

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NEW THEATRE COMMANDERS FOR OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE APPOINTED

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...  Reposition to Attain Combat Readiness   The Defence Headquarters has restructured the Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East to reposition it for more efficiency, effectiveness and combat readiness in the discharge of its assigned tasks of crushing the remnant of terrorists. Consequently, a new Theatre Commander has been ...

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WE FIGHT TO ENSURE ONE NIGERIA ONE DESTINY 

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  The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin has assured that the Nigerian military will continue to ensure that Nigeria remains one and indivisible entity. He made the declaration while receiving the Commander of French Forces in Senegal, Brigadier General Pascal Facon when he paid courtesy call at Defence ...

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BAYELSA ELECTION

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There was an allegation in the media from some citizens in the country claiming that  members of the Nigeria Military was assigned to Bayelsa state for the purpose of rigging the Governorship election. This statement is totally false, untrue and baseless. The duty of the military is to protect, secure ...

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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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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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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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DECORATION OF SERVICE CHIEFS

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new service chiefs. Performing the ceremony at the presidential Villa, Abuja, the president charged them to brace up against Boko Haram insurgency, armed robbery and militancy. “I want to reiterate that your appointments and subsequent elevation to these ranks are based on your pedigree ...

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