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