Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, said the sad incident occurred on Wednesday, adding that three other soldiers have been declared missing in action.
Troops of the Nigerian Army in conjunction with operatives of the Department of State Services DSS, has arrested 3 suspected Chadian terrorists that belonged to the Albaranawi faction of Boko Haram.
The Nigerian Army authorities have explained that the libel suit against Premium Times was instituted by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai in his personal capacity, not in in his capacity of COAS.
The Nigerian Army has given clarifications on the video that went viral on the social media in which many dehydrated soldiers were seen collapsing, while others complained bitterly of lack of food and water.
Three would – be suicide bombers were killed in the early hours of Friday by men of the Nigerian military patrol team in troubled Borno State.
An attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group on troops of the Nigerian military at Kangarwa Village in northern Borno State on Monday night has left one soldier and thirteen terrorists dead.
The Nigerian Army says it has rescued another of the schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram Terrorists in Chibok, Borno State.
Nigerian Soldiers in the ongoing clearance operations in the Northeast have averted what would have been a suicide bomb attack in Yamtake, Gwoza Local Government of Borno State.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have captured Kadiri Umate, a suspected drugs supplier to the Boko Haram terrorists.
The Nigerian army authorities have said that five Nigerian soldiers and four members of the civilian vigilante group were killed on Sunday in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in Damboa local government area of Borno State.