The Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery on Sunday began exercise ‘Vulcan Glow’ to support and strengthen the fight against insurgencyand other security threats in the country.
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The army in its twitter handles, said that the commanders identified as Abu Rajal and Tuja Sa’inna Banki, were killed in the operation.
Commanding Officer of the battalion, Lt.-Col. Sani Adamu, who stated this on Thursday in Serti.
Maj. Godfrey Asemota, the Lagos State Recruitment Officer, Nigeria Army, said indigenes who enlisted for the exercise without fulfilling the general requirements would be disqualified.
Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Kayode Ogunsonya, who debunked the report in a statement on Saturday in Jos, by warned against fake news “injurious to 3 Division, Nigeria Army, Rukuba”.
Brigadier General Umar Muhammed, Garrison Commander, 3 Division, Nigeria Army, Rukuba, near Jos, told newsmen that the suspects would be handed over to the police for full investigation.
The council, in a statement signed by its secretary, Peter Amine, said that the attitude was becoming a source of worry to the NUJ.
Lt. Col. Ibrahim Buhari, Commanding Officer of the division’s 29 Battalion, made the disclosure while parading the 16 trucks along with one suspect before newsmen in Port Harcourt on Thursday.
The Public Relation Officer of the Command Army Records, Lokoja, Capt. Nick Ejeh, while parading the suspects said that they were in military uniform when they were arrested.
Buratai made the pledge in Bauchi while delivering a speech at the annual Combat Arms Training, hosted by the Headquarters of the Nigerian Army Armoured Corp.
The medical outreach, according to Dr. Olayinka Ojo, Commanding Officer, 23 Brigade Medical Centre, Yola is part of the efforts by the Nigerian Army to strengthen the civil-military relations in their current operational base in Wukari.
A statement by Capt. Mohammed Maidawa, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, in Benin, on Monday said that the cultural day and get together would take place at the Ekenhua Barracks by 2 p.m.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said the committee was convened by the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd).
The states are: Jigawa, Kano, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Plateau, Ebonyi, Delta, Edo, Niger, Bayelsa, Rivers, Kogi, Osun, Ondo, Anambra, Enugu, Lagos, Bauchi, Ogun, Sokoto, Katsina and Kebbi.
The combined patrol team invaded the peaceful town on Saturday, raiding stores and shooting indiscriminately, leading to the killing of one person, while another individual is in critical condition and receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital
They were arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrate Court on a four count charge bordering on armed robbery and conspiracy
Major General John Enenche, the Director Defence Information, said in a statement issued in Maiduguri, Borno State that there were no sinister motive behind the Armed Forces medical outreach exercise
Iliyasu said that the injured soldiers were among the troops from the 29 Battalion, who acting on intelligence conducted a routine-check on some communities in the state.
The groups, through their spokesman, Comrade Oladimeji Odeyemi, after a round-table in Lagos on Sunday, condemned what it called the latest politically motivated accusations of shortchanging of military personnel serving in the Boko Haram ravaged North East region of the country by the leadership of the Nigerian Army
The recovery was made by operatives of Operation Lafiya Dole in Madaki Village, Biu Local Government Area of Borno State