Nigerian Army news
The Nigerian Army has redeployed 103 of its senior officers, including the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole and some General Officers Commanding to inject new hands into its ongoing numerous operations.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday, November 11, reacted to the report claiming that some of its officers shot at unarmed civilians in Ibadan. In a statement made available to Legit.ng, the Army described the report as false.
The Nigerian Army on Thursday said the situation at Katarko in Gujba local government area of Yobe had been brought under control after troops foiled terrorists attempted attack on the military location in the town.
Over 120 lawyers, including Senior Advocates of Nigeria, have reportedly shown their interest in defending the 19 persons arrested in connection with the murder of a former Nigerian Army Chief of Administration, General Alkali.
Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, the force commander, Operation Whirl Stroke, on Wednesday, November 7, said that there was no incident leading to the ambush of troops in Benue state. General Yekini described the report as fake.
Not fewer than 16 Nigerian soldiers are reportedly missing following reported clashes with Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area. The incident began when gunmen in several trucks attacked a military base and a local market.