The patrol team of Sector C, 707 Special Forces Brigade on Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA deployed at Katsina Ala-Zaki Biam road, Benue State, were on Saturday 24th February 2018 alerted on an ongoing suspected armed robbery at Gbor village. The troops moved to the village immediately and arrested 6 suspected armed robbers and recovered their weapons […]
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated another batch of Special Forces personnel comprising officers, airmen and airwomen, from its Regiment Training Centre (RTC) in Kaduna. With the graduation, which took place on 23 February 2018, the NAF has so far trained well over 500 Special Forces personnel in asymmetric warfare in the past […]
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State disclosed on Friday that the corporate existence of Nigeria is being threatened by selective administration of justice, marginalization, and vendetta against perceived political opponents. He made the disclosure even as he called on well-meaning citizens to rise up and salvage the situation before it is too late. The governor […]
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole currently on Operation Deep Punch II which is aimed at clearance of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists within Sambisa forest and Lake Chad basin general area, have continued to record successes. The troops have been launching offensive operations on suspected hideouts of the terrorists that kept the insurgents […]
The Nigerian Army has postponed till further notice the pre-screening examination scheduled for selected applicants invited for the Nigerian Army 77 Regular Intake recruitment exercise. The Army had earlier scheduled the pre-screening examination for Monday 26th February to 9th March 2018. “We wish to inform the general public that the 77 Regular Intake screening exercise […]
Dapchi School Girls Kidnap, National Disaster; we are giving the challenge every attention it deserves-Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of students reportedly abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, which no effort will be spared to bring succour to them. The President said, “When I received the devastating news of the attack on the school and the fact that the local authorities could […]
The recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) on 22 February 2018 alleging human rights violations by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), is a gross disservice to the nation’s high security command. The action of Amnesty International seems to be geared towards weakening the efforts of the AFN at ensuring peace and security […]
Clampdown on Unlawful Possession of Firearms: Bayelsa Police inaugurates Task Force headed by DCP Command.
Following the directive of the Inspector General of Police that all illegal firearms and weapons are mopped up across the country, the Bayelsa State Police Command has set up a Task Force headed by the Deputy Commissioner of Police for that purpose. A statement by the Commissioner of Police, CP Donald Awunah said, “The Bayelsa […]
Operation to Curb Proliferation of Firearms & Illegal Weapons: IG gives states 21 days ultimatum to disarm Vigilantees and militias and submit arms to police.
Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has directed the Commissioners of Police of all the State Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and their supervising AIGs to immediately commence simultaneous disarmament and recovery of prohibited firearms, ammunition and weapons in the possession of all suspected and unauthorized groups throughout the country. The […]
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday operationalized the newly established 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army, located in Katsina State, to address security challenges in the state and the North-West Zone. Other army formations in the state are the 35 Battalion in Katsina and a Forward Operation Base (FOB) in Daura, while another […]