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President Buhari inaugurates food security council

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, inaugurate National Food Security Council with the aim of evolving sustainable solutions to protracted violence being unleashed on farmers by herders.

President Buhari arrives in Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to trouble areas in the country.

DHQ: Senator Ekweremadu’s coup comment diversionary, derogatory

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has drawn the ire of the military on its “who says the army can’t take over” comment.

Ex-CDS Ogomudia urges soldiers to sustain peace

Former Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS), Gen. Alexander Ogomudia (rtd.), has urged the military to remain resilient and committed in the discharge of their duties to ensure peace and stability in the country.

GOC: Operations Python Dance 2, Crocodile Smile 2 successful

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh said Python Dance 2 and Crocodile Smile 2 exercises were successfully conducted.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to meet President Buhari in Abuja next week

As the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram at Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, intensifies, the United States Government yesterday announced that its Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and some other African countries next week over terrorism challenges in the continent.

Nigerian Army reviews counter insurgency operations

The Nigerian Army has reviewed the pattern of information management in all ongoing counter insurgency operations and will henceforth communicate only successes rather than strategies of operations.

Video: Boko Haram contacted me over Dapchi schoolgirls – Aisha Wakil

As the Nigerian government extended to neighbouring countries, the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted last week in Dapchi, Yobe State, a human rights activist, Mrs Aisha Wakil, claimed a Boko Haram faction had contacted her to confirm it has the girls.

Dapchi schoolgirls: Boko Haram faction contacts Aisha Wakil

As the Nigerian government extended to neighbouring countries, the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted last week in Dapchi, Yobe State, a human rights activist, Mrs Aisha Wakil, claimed a Boko Haram faction had contacted her to confirm it has the girls.

Federal govt extends search for Dapchi girls to Chad, Niger, Cameroon

The federal government announced today that the search for the 110 schoolgirls who were abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State, has been extended to the neighbouring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon.

Dapchi: Service chiefs meet troops commanders in Maiduguri

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, a Nigerian Army General, was on Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, alongside other service chiefs where they held a three-hour meeting with troops commanders over the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls.

Borno community commends President Buhari over released 10 abducted Margi women

The Concerned Margi Elders of Askira Uba Local government of Borno state residing in Maiduguri have commended president Muhammadu Buhari for the timely release of the 10 Margi women abducted by Boko Haram last year.

Stakeholders mum on outcome of security meeting with President Buhari

The prevailing security challenges in the country may have necessitated a Security Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Monday.

Military completes re-orientation of 95 repentant Boko Haram combatants

Maj.-Gen. Bamidede Ashafa, the National Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, has said that the programme has concluded the deradicalisation of the first batch of 95 surrendered Boko Haram combatants.


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Federal government to assist Nigerian Army upgrade institute to full-fledged University

The Federal Government has announced its readiness to assist the Nigerian Army to upgrade its Institute of Technology and Environmental Science, Biu in Borno State to a full-fledged University.

House of Representatives temporarily lifts ban on IHS masts installation nationwide

‎The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.

Ex-Govenror Nyako: APC national leadership tenure elongation unconstitutional

The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.

Outbursts only increase pressure on defiant Jose Mourinho

First came the impassioned defence of his record as Manchester United manager, then a stinging rebuke of his players' "lack of personality" to meet the demands of the 20-time English champions from Jose Mourinho.

Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham have edge as FA Cup shifts to Wembley

Jan Vertonghen said Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semifinals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.

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President Buhari: We‘ll average 1 million metric tons of fertilizer in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of a boost in the agriculture value chain of the country by increasing fertilizer production to at least 1million metric tons by the end of 2018.

NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has rejected the 50 percent reduction of the Land Use Charge recently reviewed by the Lagos State Government.

Mohamed Salah reiterates Liverpool dream to quash Real Madrid talk

Mohamed Salah has reiterated his happiness and ambition at Liverpool to further quash talk of a possible move to Real Madrid.

Enugu set to relaunch transport company

The Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO) says it will acquire new fleet of buses and relaunch its operations in 2018.

Kremlin: Britain’s claim Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning ‘unforgiveable’

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the attack on an ex-double agent were "shocking and unforgiveable".