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Troops nab arms supplier in Nasarawa

Troops of the Guards Brigade deployed to Mararaba, Nasarawa state for internal security operations arrested a man with arms and ammunition on Thursday during a stop and search operation at “the checkpoint.”

Nigerian Army launches ‘Operation Cat Race’ to tackle herdsmen crisis

The Nigerian Army has said it would begin a special exercise tagged: ”Operation Cat Race”, which in Tiv language means “Ayem Akpatuma’’ to tackle the recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes and criminal activities in the states.

Military operations begin in Benue, Taraba, others

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday announced the planned commencement of its special operation to clampdown on those perpetrating killings and other violent crimes in Benue State and environs to restore peace in the areas.

Nigerian Army’s 6 Division gets new GOC

Maj.-Gen. Musa Yusuf has taken over as new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, the division’s Spokesman, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, said.

Army chief Tukur Buratai calls for prayers for soldiers

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called for prayers and support for soldiers engaged in the counter insurgency war and other security operations within and outside the country.

2018 will be tough for terrorists, militants, criminal groups – General Buratai

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that 2018 will be a tough year for members of the Boko Haram terrorists group, militants and other criminals disrupting the peace of the Nigerian nation.

Major shake up in Nigerian Army, redeploys 399 senior officers

Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.

Terror attacks still likely in Abuja, other northern states – US, UK

The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.

President Buhari commends Guards Brigade’s professionalism

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Guards Brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian Army.

Nigerian Army formations have difficulty training – Tarfa

He equally said the development had in similar circumstance touched the various formations in organizing capacity building programmes as outlined in their training directives.

Nigeria has no alternative to Buhari now – NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Sunday said the jubilation that followed the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari was an indication that the country had no alternative to him now.

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Police nab ex-convict for impersonating Ogun director to swindle people

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Probe Attorneys-General who didn’t prosecute murder suspects – Femi Falana tells NBA

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475 Boko Haram suspects freed for lack of evidence

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NLC facilitates release of 23 inmates in Gombe

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