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President Buhari eulogises as General Shagaya is buried with full military rites

The late Brigadier-General John Shagaya (rtd), former Minister of Internal Affairs and Field Commander of ECOMOG in Liberia, was on Saturday buried at his country home in Langtang North area of Plateau State with full Military honours.

Plateau killings: Soldiers recover 23 corpses, arrest 7 suspects

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, has confirmed that 23 corpses were recovered at Mararaba Dare village during a search by troops of the 3rd Division Garrison, Jos, Plateau State, after a clash by Irigwe people in Miango Community and Fulani herdsmen in Bassa local government area.

General Buratai urges traditional rulers to restore moral values among youths

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has challenged traditional rulers and religious leaders to wake up to their responsibility of restoring moral values and discipline among the youth.

NYSC chief warns against aiding absentee corps members

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure has warned that the scheme will not spare any corps employeror other persons aiding and abetting absenteeism and abscondment from service by corps members.

Troops arrest 4 herdsmen, recover weapons in Benue

The troops of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) deployed in Benue State, yesterday, arrested four herdsmen, who were caught grazing on farmland in Yelwata area of the state.

Nigerian Army: There are security threats at Nigeria-Cameroon borders

According a statement by the Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division Col Sagir Musa “the meeting is to confirm/assess the reported occasional security threats at the border areas between Nigeria and Cameroon with the view to addressing the situation”.

Troops arrest herdsmen while destroying farmland in Benue

The Nigerian Army said in a statement by its spokesman, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, that it is determined to fish out criminals and recover weapons use in killing innocent citizens, adding: “Therefore the public is please requested to cooperate and support the Army on the ongoing exercise.

Nigerian Army chief urges support for education sector

The General Officer Commanding 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Okudili Azinta has urged well meaning Nigerians to support the government in its quest to raise standard of education in the country.

Syrian anti-aircraft downs Israeli fighter jet

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet has been shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire on a raid to destroy Iranian facilities allegedly responsible for launching a drone into Israel.

Army chief Tukur Buratai loses father

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Friday lost his father, Alhaji Yusuf Buratai.

Nigeria remits $496m for America’s fighter jets

Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali has confirmed that Nigeria paid the United States government $496 million for the acquisition of 12 Super Tucano fighter jets.

Insurgency: Cameroonian Defence Forces inducted into Operation Lafiya Dole

In an effort to intensify the onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents, the Nigerian military has inducted Cameroonian Defence Forces into Operation Lafiya Dole.

Service year, period of sacrifice – NYSC chief

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Suleiman Zakare Kazaure, has reminded corps members that the time of national service is a period of sacrifice.

NYSC chief urges corps members to embrace scheme’s cardinal points

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier-General Suleiman Kazaure, has advised corps members to embrace and explore the four cardinal points of the scheme.


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