Tag: Military

Insecurity: CDS harps on need for increased collaboration with NIA

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa, says increased collaboration with the National Intelligence Agency(NIA) is necessary  in tackling insecurity in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement by Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau, Director, Defence Information, in Abuja. The CDS according to the statement, made the call when he paid a courtesy visit to […]

Military neutralises 53 terrorists in North East, records success in other zones

“The Military says its troops of Operation Hadin Kai had neutralised 53 terrorists, arrested 36 and rescued 9 kidnapped hostages in the North East. Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, Director Defence Media Operations, made this known during a news conference in Abuja, on ongoing military operations as at April 4. He said troops recovered “3 PKT guns, 46 […]

Okuama killing: Defence Headquarters releases names of 8 suspects

Defence Headquarters  has released names of eight persons suspected to be involved in the killing of 17 soldiers in Okuama, Delta State. This is contained in a statement by the Director,  Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba in Abuja on Thursday. He said  troops  would continue with the effort until the culprits were “found, arrested, […]

Insecurity: Nigerian Military records success in first quarter report

Insecurity: Nigerian Military records success in first quarter report The Military on Thursday said troops of Operation Hadin Kai in North East, neutralised 70 terrorists and arrested 23 Boko Haram(BH)/ISWAP terrorists as at March 14. Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, Director, Defence Media Operations, said this in Abuja, while presenting report on ongoing military operations by the […]

Customs partners Armed Forces against smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service has reiterated it’s commitment to collaborate with the Armed Forces of Nigeria to tackle smuggling. The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Wale Adeniyi, said the military’s critical role in national security was critical, adding that it’s role in the war against smuggling was not an exception. He said there was a need […]

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