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New details emerge on Buratai’s controversial Dubai assets

Aljazirahnews gathered on Friday that new details of foreign assets owned by Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai have emerged. According to reports by PREMIUM TIMES, these have raised questions about whether their acquisition and disclosure were as transparent

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Army put ambushed terrorists on the run- Defence Hqtrs (Press Release)

Following reliable information about movement of remnants of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 118 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, laid an ambush for the terrorists today morning. The troops laid the ambush about 3 kilometres away from Goneri town,

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Army, lawyers on war path over new dress code

The Nigerian army and the nation’s bar association are set to clash over a directive recently issued by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai stipulating how lawyers appearing before its internal court should be apparelled, aljazirahnews has gathered. This

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Fighting Boko Haram: A Tale Of Courage, Pain And Death

Over a period of several months, icirnigeria.org reporter, SAMUEL MALIK, interacted with many Nigerian soldiers in the North east fighting in the war against Boko Haram. In this report, he tells the story of the war against terror from the

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Military intercept 24 fleeing insurgents

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) engaging the  Boko Haram insurgents in combat, said it arrested 24 fleeing members of the sect along the Cameroonian borders. The spokesman for the task force, Muhammed Dole, said the insurgents were among those trying to escape the

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Pardon 54 convicted soldiers, MURIC appeals to PMB

Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to grant presidential pardon this Ramadan season to 54 soldiers, jailed for refusing to fight insurgents. Akintola made this appeal in a statement, which was made

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Insecurity: COAS announces upgrade of Army’s 20 Battalion in Serti, Taraba

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt,-Gen.Tukur Buratai, on Friday announced the upgrade of the Nigerian Army 20 Battalion in Serti, Taraba, to a special unit for military regimentation and training. Buratai made the disclosure while fielding questions from newsmen during

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Islamic State group hits back as Iraqi army moves into Falluja

Militants from the so-called Islamic State have launched a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja. A day after troops advanced through the southern suburb of Nuaimiya, scores of IS fighters attacked them, army officers

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Nigerian Army revives policy on physical fitness, mental alertness

The Chief of Training and Operations, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Hassan Umaru on Friday said the Nigerian Army has revived its policy on physical fitness and mental alertness for officers and soldiers. Umaru stated this at the closing of the 2016

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