Posts Tagged ‘Soldiers’

Damboa attack: We killed 19 B/Haram insurgents but lost three soldiers — Army

by Seun Adeuyion March 6, 2020
The Nigerian army says 19 Boko Haram insurgents were killed during an exchange of gunfire on Wednesday in Damboa local government area of Borno state. In a statement on Thursday, Aminu Ilyisu, army operations media coordinator, said the insurgents attempted to infiltrate the troops’ location from three different fronts in the early hours of Wednesday. He said […]

Drama as soldiers beat up Lagos officials for seizing hawkers’ wares

by Seun Adeuyion February 27, 2020
The enforcement team of the Ikoyi/Victoria Island Clean-up Committee of the Lagos State Government has been attacked by some military personnel. BreakinTimes gathered that the incident happened at the Bonny Camp on the Victoria Island. In a statement on Wednesday, the government said the team had been conducting daily raids on the area. The officials were […]

BokoHaram didn’t kill 17 soldiers – Army

by Seun Adeuyion January 22, 2020
The Nigerian Army has denied reports that 17 soldiers were killed and  others abducted by insurgents in  the North-East. Describing the reports as “fake”, the Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Col Aminu Iliyasu,  in a statement on Tuesday cautioned against unverified claims and reports which he said were capable of undermining the counterinsurgency war. He […]
Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung , Muhammad Buhari , 2019 election,

Dalung Mourns Buhari’s Tragedy

by Breaking Timeson November 27, 2018
The Minister of Youth and Sports,Barrister Solomon Dalung  has condemned the recent Boko Haram terrorist attacks on the 157 Task  Force Battalion at Metele, a Nigerian military base in Borno near Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic. The Minister  in a Statment issued on Tuesday by his Special Adviser Media,Nneka Ikem Anibeze  commiserated with President Muhammadu […]

Again, Soldiers Burn Down Communities In Benue In Retaliation For Death Of Colleague

by Breaking Timeson April 19, 2018
Some persons suspected to be Nigerian soldiers invaded the phase two communities in Naka, the headquarters of Gwer West local government area of Benue state and set many houses ablaze. This was as Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday, April 19, 2018, launched an attack on Agasha, a community near Governor Samuel Ortom’s […]
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‘Soldiers’ Allegedly Kill 26 People In Retaliation For Missing Colleague

by Breaking Timeson April 14, 2018
Gunmen in army uniforms yesterday went berserk, killing 26 people, following an attack on Jandeikyura, a border settlement between Taraba and Benue states. The incident occurred in the wee hours of Friday, April 13, 2018, in Tiv dominated villages, bringing the total number of people murdered in the area to 67. The Benue border community […]