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We’ll expose Boko Haram collaborators – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday vowed to expose those he described as political collaborators of Boko Haram terrorists, just as it denied an online publication that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai was ambushed and wounded by Boko Haram.

Nigerian Army urges militants to surrender arms

The Commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier-General James Ataguba on Monday advised the militant youths in the Niger Delta area of Ondo State to surrender their arms and embrace the amnesty programme of the Ondo State and the Federal Governments.

Nigerian Navy elevates 78 officers

Seventy-eight senior officers of the Nigerian Navy, among whom, 18 Commodores, 40 Captains and 20 Commanders have been elevated to the next higher rank in the force, authorities of the Navy has revealed.

UN opens probe of peacekeepers’ response in Central African Republic

The United Nations on Monday opened an independent investigation to determine whether UN peacekeepers responded appropriately to an outbreak of recent violence in the Central African Republic.

Embattled ex-South Sudan army chief Paul Malong seeks asylum

The under siege former South Sudan Chief of Staff, Gen Paul Malong, is seeking political asylum.

Four Boko Haram fighters killed as troops foil attacks on IDP camp

Troops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno state killed four Boko Haram fighters plotting to carry out suicide bombing attacks on camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, officials have said.

Buratai visits operational base, meets Abia’s deputy gov

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday paid a one-day working visit to the operational base of Operation Python Dance II at the Nigerian Army Language Institute (NALI) in Isuikwuato Local Council of Abia State where he held a closed door meeting that lasted for one and half hours with Deputy Governor Ude Oko Chukwu.

Convicted soldiers drag Army before presidential probe panel

Erstwhile Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, Enitan Ransome-Kuti, who was demoted from the rank of Brigadier-General to Colonel, was among soldiers that, yesterday, that demanded justice from the presidential probe panel sitting in Abuja.

APC-led administration in Kogi is a disaster – Ogbeha

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Senator Tunde Ogbeha, has expressed displeasure over the present state of governance in the state.

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Israel, Turkey leaders trade insults over US Jerusalem decision

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Man gets N50,000 bail for allegedly stealing N8000 shirts

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