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The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, has assured troops fighting to clear the Sambisa forest of insurgents that very soon additional equipment will be sent to them to boost their campaign against Boko Haram.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have called on the Nigeria Army to support the campaign against polio in the Northeast to ensure total eradication of the disease.
The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole operating in Borno State have recovered over 200 cows from Boko Haram members, while three of insurgents were killed during encounter with soldiers.
Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Christmas eve, following a report that suspected Boko Haram terrorists carted away over 200 cows at Makandari Village in Kala Balge Local Government Area, mobilized a fighting patrol which pursued the terrorists to Beneri village.
The Commandant of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-East (Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole), Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has warned that as highly respected soldiers all globally, the troop should no longer allow the “untrained Boko Haram to rubbish them.”
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has tasked field commanding officers to demonstrate good leadership qualities to ensure successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno.
The 2 Division of the Nigeria Army said it would begin Annual Inter Brigade Combat Proficiency competition on Monday in Benin.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged persecution of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, in a property forfeiture suit filed against him by the Federal Government.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been linked to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich as a possible replacement for Jupp Heynckes next season.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has halted temporarily, the withdrawal of policemen attached to Very Important Persons to enable the force to carry out an assessment of the current personnel deployment.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday reiterated the determination of the present administration to focus on the development of the people of the country.
The European Union's law enforcement agency says police have smashed a Nigerian organised crime ring in one of the largest European operations against human trafficking.
Senator Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, has accused Innocent Umezulike, a former chief judge in Enugu state, of stealing and doctoring his will.
Leicester City’s Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has agreed to join Liverpool this summer, according to a report on the Daily Star.
Three people were killed and 23 injured by a major hotel fire in the Philippine capital Manila on Sunday, with others plucked by helicopter from the rooftop of the building engulfed in thick black smoke, authorities said.
Over 100 employees of local government councils in Benue State, whose names were recently removed from the local government pay vouchers, have staged a peaceful protest to the state’s House of Assembly to demand a correction of that anomaly.
Global oil benchmark, Brent crude, rose to its highest level so far this month on Tuesday, as tension in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output helped offset the negative impact of growing United States’ crude production.