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Nigerian military

January 29, 2023

CDS Irabor begs military retirees for patience over debarment allowance

President Muhammadu Buhari had in 2017 approved the payment to the military retirees who retired before November 9, 2017.

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor
January 25, 2023

Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombs over 100 civilians near Nasarawa-Benue border

Charred remains of at least 47 people so far confirmed killed were seen by The Gazette, with 27 bodies promptly buried to conform with Islamic rites.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jets used to illustrate the story.
January 17, 2023

Gbajabiamila concerned rising violence can scuttle 2023 elections

“We must unite to ensure this dangerous trend does not lead to circumstances that threaten the forthcoming elections.”

Femi Gbajabiamila
January 7, 2023

Army recruitment call to defend Nigeria, not employment opportunity: COAS

The COAS said the army required citizens who were physically and medically fit as well as mentally and emotionally stable.

Lieutenant-General Faruk Yahaya,
December 19, 2022

Ex-Army chief harps on incorporating military veterans to tackle insecurity

Mr Dambazau said that the veterans have priceless traits ingrained in them by the virtue of their training and experience.

former Chief of Army Staff and Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahaman Dambazzau
December 10, 2022

UN asks FG to probe soldiers involved in forced abortion for Boko Haram victims

Reuters reported that the military allegedly used oxytocin to induce abortion in some women.

A composite of Buhari and Antonio Guterres used to illustrate the story.
December 7, 2022

Nigerian Army conducts secret abortion operation; terminates 10,000 pregnancies over Boko Haram war

Thousands of women and young girls have been kidnapped, raped and frequently drugged by the Islamic insurgents who have unleashed terror on the country since 2009.

A composite of Pregnant woman and Nigerian soldiers used to illustrate the story
October 23, 2022

Tribute to Tunde Jonathan Mark, October 13, 1971–October 21, 2022

The son of a father whose life is steeped in the idea of power, Tunde preferred to focus on the power of ideas.

Tunde Mark
June 26, 2022

Troops bust bandits den in Benue; kill three, arrest four

He said the operation led to the killing of three bandits and rescue of a kidnapped victim who was on blind fold in the hideout with injuries.

June 23, 2022

Bandits killed, arrested; arms recovered in military operations across Nigeria: Gen Onyeuko

The Nigerian military have recorded significant successes against criminals across theatres in the last few days.