Tag archive for ‘Nigeria Army’
By admin On Friday, June 25th, 2021

Soldiers Intercept 20 Bags Of Cannabis In Delta State Waterways

LAGOS JUNE 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Soldiers from the Nigerian Army’s 63 Brigade in Delta State have intercepted 20 bags of illicit drugs thought to contain cannabis sativa. Soldiers intercepted the drugs from smugglers More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Okowa Warns Nigerian Army Against Inhumane Treatment Of Civilians In Delta

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged Officers of the Nigerian Army to desist from inhumane treatment of civilians in the discharge of their duties. Speaking yesterday More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Gen. Obada’s Death Is A Rude Shock To Me-Urhobo Leader, Chief Johnson Barovbe

Gen Obada LAGOS AUGUST 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Urhobo Leader and Member Of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Board of Trustee, Chief Johnson Barovbe has described the demise of General Esio Orho Obada as a rude shock to him. Chief More...

By admin On Monday, February 17th, 2020

Uwheru Killings: Omo-Agege Calls For Prosecution Of Indicted Soldiers, Herdsmen

LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has asked the Nigeria Police to fish out and bring to justice the suspected herdsmen that killed about 10 persons in his constituency More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020

Amotekun:Delta Lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo Sues FG, AGF, NASS, IGP, Army, Others

Chief (Barr) Malcolm Omirhobo LAGOS JANUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Lagos socio critic and human rights activist, Chief (Barr) Malcolm Emokinovo Omirhobo on Friday filed a suit before a Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Nigeria Army Partners Delta, Edo States Govt. On David Ejoor’s Burial

David Ejoor LAGOS APRIL 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army is collaborating with the Edo and Delta Governments to give the late Maj-Gen. David Ejoor More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Army Denies Killing Nine Aladja Indigenes Despite Provocation

LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Army 6 Division has denied the allegations that soldiers from the 3 Battalion in Effurun shot dead nine persons in Aladja community during its renewed clash with Ogbe-Ijoh More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Nigeria Army Orders Preparation for 800 Troops for Gambia

LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) — A Nigerian army memo orders officers to prepare a battalion of 800 troops for a possible military intervention in Gambia, where the longtime leader has refused to accept his More...

By admin On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Shekau Appears in New Video, Debunks Nigerian Army Claim of Crushing Boko Haram

Bok Haram Leader,Abubakar Shekau LAGOS DECEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video to debunk Nigeria’s government claims that the group has been crushed and flushed More...

By admin On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Two Nigerian Army Personnel Indicted in kidnap of CBN Governor’s Wife

Margret Emefiele LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two Nigerian Army personnel have been indicted in the kidnap saga of the wife of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. A report monitored in Premium Times had More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Nigeria Army Bows to Pressure, Releases Detained Tompolo’s Associates

LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 3rd Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Effurun on Thursday night bowed to pressure from groups and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tomopolo” with the release 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 Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Top Army Officers Want Us to Overthrow Buhari-Niger Delta Militants…..Baseless Accusation-Army

LAGOS JUNE 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force on Wednesday alleged that some top officers of the Nigerian Army are planning to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. In this More...

By admin On Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Dozens of Nigerian Army Officers Fired over Corruption

LAGOS JUNE 11TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Nigeria is firing dozens of senior officers accused of corruption and the theft of billions of dollars meant to buy arms to fight the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency, the army and More...

By admin On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Niger Delta Militants Give Army 48hrs to Leave region or…….

LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-On the eve of the flag-off of the clean-up of Ogoni land, the Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC) has given operatives of the Nigerian army to leave the region. According to the group, More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers: Buhari’ll Die If He Visits Ogoniland..Nobody Can Stop Him-Army

LAGOS MAY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A suspected member of a newly established militant group in Nigeria has warned the life of President Muhammadu Buhari is in danger if he visits the oil-rich Niger Delta region. In a More...

By admin On Friday, February 5th, 2016

Rescued Nigerian Girl Longs for Boko Haram’s Commander ‘Husband’

LAGOS FEBRUARY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian army, Zara John, 16, is still in love with one of the fighters who abducted her. She was delighted More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Nigeria Military Raises Alarm, Says Boko Haram Bombers Change Tactics, Dress Like Mad Persons

LAGOS JANUARY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters, DHQ has alerted the general public over what it said is the new tactics of Boko Haram suicide bombers. A statement by the acting Director Defence More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Nigerian Army Apprehends Wanted Boko Haram Kingpin In Hausa Quarters, Sapele

LAGOS JANAURY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A middle-aged man suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect has been apprehended in Sapele , Delta, by officers of the 19 Battalion of Nigerian Army. The suspect, Bukar Abacha, More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Nigeria Army Dismisses Report of Death of Sheik Zakyzaky’s Wife

Zenatudeen-zakyzaky LAGOS DECEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian army has dismissed a report by members of the Shiites movement in Zaria that Zeenatudeen the wife of their leader, Sheik Ibraheem Zakzaky was killed More...

By admin On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Nigeria Army Dispel Fear over Multiple Blasts near Maiduguri, Says It is Military Drill

LAGOS OCTOBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Multiple explosions were heard Sunday on the outskirts of Maiduguri, a city in northeastern Nigeria that has repeatedly been attacked by Boko Haram jihadists, local residents More...

By admin On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Nigeria Army Raises Alarm, Accuses Boko Haram of Poisoning Water

LAGOS OCTOBER 1ST (URHOBOODAY)-The Nigerian Army Wednesday raised the alarm over the latest antics of Boko Haram, alleging that the insurgents have resorted to poisoning cattle water ponds in the areas where they More...

By admin On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Despite Boko Haram Bombings, Nigeria’s Battered North Sees Progress

Where is Shekau? LAGOS SEPTEMBER 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-When Boko Haram abducted Rev. Enoch Mark’s two daughters, he felt like his world had come to an end. The girls were part of the over 200 students kidnapped from More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

We Did Not See Chibok Girls, Military Tell Jonathan

LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian military has found no clues of more than 200 school girls abducted nearly a year ago by Boko Haram, despite retaking several territories from the insurgent group, Army More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Nigeria Retakes 36 Towns From Boko Haram

Nigeria Army pose with Boko Haram flag after dismantling their base LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria said on Wednesday that 36 towns had been retaken from Boko Haram since the start of a four-nation More...