Tag archive for ‘Soldiers’
By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

N’Delta: Army Officers Fingered In Oil Rackets, Extortion of Truck Owners

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Events surrounding a recent seizure of three fuel laden Mack tankers by army men of 3rd Battalion stationed at Warri, Delta State, their consequent alleged attempt at extorting More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Delta: Urhobo Community Jubilates Over Release of Three Akperhe Indegenes Accused of Militancy

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The people of Akperhe Community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State jubilated on Tuesday following the release of the last three persons arrested by the military More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Bayelsa: Operation Crocodile Smile Suffers Major Loss as Four Soldiers Drown In Boat Mishap

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The military operation dubbed Operation Crocodile Smile suffered a major loss on Monday following a boat accident along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area (LGA) More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Bayelsa: Gunmen disguising as Priest Kill Three Soldiers, Cart Away Weapons

LAGOS AUGUST 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)Gunmen disguised as priests have killed at least three soldiers in Bayelsa state, southern Nigeria. The soldiers were part of the Operation Crocodile Tears, aimed at safeguarding oil More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Boko Haram Fighters Injure UN Officials, Nigerian Soldiers in Attack Close to Maiduguri

An injured UN official receiving treatment after the Boko Haram attack. Photo credits: Daily Post. LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A team of United Nations, UN, officials were attacked on Thursday by Boko Haram, DAILY More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Nigeria Army to N’Delta Militants, We’ll Use Force If Dialogue Fails

LAGOS JULY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army would not hesitate to use force should the dialogue between the Federal Government and militants fail. Buratai More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Massive Spill as Avengers Bomb Shell Facilities Near Warri

,Shell,Oil Spill,Soldier LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, have once again blown up crude oil trunkline belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria More...

By admin On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Petrol Scarcity Wahala: Man Stripes Naked For Being Denied Entrance into Fuel Station

LAGOS APRIL 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The lingering fuel scarcity in the country has started taking its toll in different dimension. Beside fuel seekers who got burnt as a result of explosion in filling stations and More...

By admin On Monday, February 15th, 2016

FG to Redeploy Troops to Niger Delta -Presidency

LAGOS FEBRUARY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that the Federal Government has started deploying the military to the Niger Delta. He said the step became imperative in order to end More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

How Biafra Struggle Rekindles Memory of Asaba Massacre

LAGOS DECEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-On 7 October 1967, Nigeria second division under the command of Murtala Mohammed and Ibrahim Taiwo ordered the whole town people of Asaba to assemble in a village square known as More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Kogi: Okene Stand Still as Soldiers Battle Suspected Religious Insurgents

LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There is confusion and all activities stand still as soldiers angaged suspected insurgents in gun battle at Inike axis in Okene local government area of Kogi state. It was learnt More...

By admin On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Nigerian Army Reinstates 3,000 Soldiers Dismissed over Boko Haram War

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)- – The Nigerian army said Thursday it had reinstated some 3,000 soldiers who were dismissed for alleged indiscipline in the battle against Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast. Army More...

By admin On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

North Korea Threatens To Attack US, South Korea over Joint Military Drills

North-Korean soldiers LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-North Korea slammed the upcoming joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea and threatened to attack the White House and Seoul. The reclusive More...

By admin On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Police Nab 4 Ikorodu Banks’ Robbers with Bundles of Naira Notes…Acquire JEEPS, Landed Property

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Four members of the robbery gang, which unleashed terror on two commercial banks in the Ipakodo, Ikorodu area of Lagos two weeks ago, have been arrested by the police. Our More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Hundreds Missing after Passenger Ship Sinks in China’s Yangtze River

LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOYODAY)-Rescue workers scrambled around the hulk of a sunken passenger ship Tuesday as China grappled with an unfolding disaster in the murky waters of the Yangtze River. The ship, the Eastern More...

By admin On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Chibok Girls are Either Married Off or Sold into Slavery, Rescued Women Revealed

Chibok girls LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Boko Haram is fracturing as shortages of weapons and fuel foment tensions between its foot soldiers and leaders, women rescued from the Islamist jihadi fighters by More...

By admin On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Soldiers Impound Commissioner’s Car, Obstruct Voter’s Movement in Delta State

LAGOS APRIL 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Some unidentified soldiers on Saturday impounded the official car of the Delta Commissioner of Information, Chike Ogeah, at a polling station where he went to be accredited to vote. Mr. More...

By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

After Jonathan’s Defeat, What Next for Niger-Delta Militants?

LAGOS APRIL 3RD (URHOBOTODAY) – The militant leaders who once wrought havoc in the Niger Delta oil industry have suddenly gone quiet following the defeat of Nigeria’s incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan, More...

By admin On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Mass Promotion for Soldiers That Liberated Baga From Boko Haram

LAGOS FEBRUARY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, announced a special promotion for all soldiers involved in liberating Baga, in Borno State, from Boko Haram insurgents. The Chief of Army Staff More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Photos of Boko Haram Fighters Captured in Chad

Above is a photo of members of Boko Haram captured by Chadian soldiers yesterday in Gamboru, a border town between Chad and Nigeria. 207 of the militants were killed during the gun battle.  More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Fleeing Boko Haram Calls For Ceasefire

LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Members of the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram that are running away from the fire-power of Nigerian troops are calling for ceasefire and immediate stop to hostilities. The group More...

By admin On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Angry Bayelsa residents Lament Hijack of Jonathan’s Subsidised Kerosine

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS FEBRUARY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Hundreds of women and other residents of the Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa, yesterday expressed dismay over the hijack of the sale of President Goodluck More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Boko Haram: Dismissed 203 Nigerian Soldiers Narrate Gory Tales of Maltreatment

LAGOS JANUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)- The Nigerian Army has dismissed 203 soldiers after a secret court martial held in the dead of the night, for allegedly disobeying a direct order from their commanding officer. One More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Delta Community Raises Alarm over Military Invasion, Intimidation

Soldiers invading Ugborodo community of Delta State LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The people of Ugborodo community in Delta State, South-South Nigeria have raised the alarm over the Military invasion and rough More...

By admin On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Robbers Strike Standard Chartered Bank, Cart Away $100,000

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Dare-devil armed robbers Friday afternoon struck the Asokoro, Abuja branch of Standard Chartered bank, carting away a customers $100,000. The money, Pointblanknews.com gathered, More...