Businessman Killed By Man In Military Uniform, See Why

Akwa Ibom State Police has arrested a man who claimed to be soldier, for the alleged murder of a businessman in Ikot Abasi Local government area of the state. It was gathered that the army officer allegedly killed the businessman and dispossessed him of his vehicle after giving him a ride on Sunday, May 23. […]

Boko Haram Stopped From Attacking Maiduguri

Troops of Operation HADIN KAI on Tuesday, 11 May, 2021, foiled attempts by Boko Haram terrorists to attack the outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State. The terrorists who tried to advance from Aldawari axis attempted to attack soft targets along Jiddari Polo, were countered by combined gallant troops in conjuction with the Nigerian Police, Youth Vigilante […]

EndSARS: Lagos state Judicial Panel Resumes Sitting, Video Implicating Nigerian Army Played

The army has repeatedly denied that it fatally shot at protesters and the Federal Government has said reports of a massacre at the toll gate was fake news. The Lagos State judicial panel on restitution for victims of SARS related abuses resumed sitting on Saturday with the continuation of the testimony of an #EndSARS co-ordinator, […]

Nigerian Army Loses Commander To Gun Battle Against Boko Haram

Nigerian Army, on Monday, gave an update on the battle between troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Mainok, Borno State and Boko Haram/ISWAP members. Gistongist gathered that Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, Director, Army Public Relations, said the insurgents carried out under multi-directional attacks. “Regrettably, one gallant officer and six soldiers paid the supreme sacrifice […]

5 Soldiers Killed Following Fresh Attack In Rivers

A fresh attack has been carried out by unidentified gunmen on a security formation in Rivers State and five soldiers have been reported killed. The gunmen on Monday morning attacked the camp at Abua, in Abua/Odual Local Government Area, killing the officers. Although the six Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt is yet […]

Army Chief Speaks On Why The Military Can Never Ward-off Bandits, Boko Haram, Others

Army chief, Lt.-Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim has given reason the Army finds it difficult to address insecurity in the country. According to him, the military is underfunded, stressing that it needs adequate and improved funding to ensure optimal performance and tackle the menace of insecurity that plagues the country. Attahiru has noted that lack of resources […]

300 Officer To Go For Short Service Course – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army on Friday released a list of 300 candidates selected for its short service combatant course 47/2021 selection board. The army made this know in a statement issued on Friday. According to the sstatement, the shortlisted candidates are to report for officer cadet training at the old site of the Nigerian Defence Acadmy […]

House Of Rep Reveals 386 Soldiers Resigns From Nigerian Army, See Why

According to an investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Army, 386 soldiers voluntarily resigned from the Nigerian Army due to medical and other reasons in the second quarter of 2020.   Gistongist reports that this was made known on Tuesday when the chairman of the committee, Abdulrazaq Namdaz, presented the committee’s report to […]

Borno State Under Attack As Boko Haram Face-off Nigeria Army

Borno State Capital, Maiduguri Is Under Attack As Boko Haram Insurgents Engage Troops In Massive Bullet Exchange.   Gistongist gathered that the explosions and the sound of gunshots that engulfed some parts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital have claimed many lives with others injured.   This has forced many residents in the affected areas to […]

Soldiers Clashes With ESN, Arrests 30 Clerics In Imo State

At least thirty clerics have been arrested in Orlu, Imo State by the Nigerian soldiers following clash between the Eastern Security Network, ESN and soldiers.   According to reports, there was a fresh raid on Sunday and soldiers were seen shooting sporadically before arresting some clerics.   An eyewitness who spoke with newsmen revealed that […]