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Armed Forces Remembrance: Governor Ajimobi charges Nigerians on sacrifice, peace

As the nation marks the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has tasked Nigerians to continue to sacrifice toward the nation’s unity, peace and progress.
Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.

Nigerian Army appoints new war commanders against terrorism

Following the recent directive by Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, that Operation Lafiya Dole be reorganised for effective results, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has appointed new operational commanders to prosecute the war on terror.

Nigerian Army to court-martial nine officers

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division Nigerian Army, Odogbo Ibadan, Fidelis O Azinta, a Major General, on Monday, inaugurated a General Court Martial (GCM) to try no fewer than nine erring personnel of the division.

Oyo government introduces levies on churches, mosques, businesses, others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday introduced levies on churches, mosques, and other business organisations in the state.

Nigerian Army: Soldiers not involved in harassment, shooting of cars in Ibadan

The 2 Division of Nigerian Army has described online publication alleging that soldiers in Ibadan harassed and shot at motorists for about four hours at Iwo Road general area, within Ibadan Metropolis last Friday as false and misleading.

2019: Abdulsalami Abubakar warns against Nigeria’s disintegration

Former Head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge Nigeria into crisis.

Nigerian Army assures of victory over insurgency, kidnapping

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division, Ibadan, Maj-Gen. Okwudili Azinta, has assured Nigerians of victory over insurgency and kidnapping in the North East Zone and the rest of the country.

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.

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.

Kwara PDP seeks Senator Shaaba Lafiagi’s recall over protest killings

The Kwara State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Iyiola Oyedepo, and the youth wing of the party have demanded that a former Governor of Kwara State and the incumbent Senator, representing Kwara North, Shaaba Lafiagi, be recalled from the Senate.

Court stops Nigerian Army from demolishing houses in Ibadan estate

Residents of Mesiogo Estate in the Akobo area of Ibadan, Oyo State, have secured a court injunction against the planned action of the 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, to demolish their houses and take over the land.

Nigerian troops arrest barge laden with 456,600 litres of illegal commodity

Troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, participating in the on-going Operation Crocodile Smile II, have arrested a barge laden with 456,600 litres of suspected illegally refined Automated Gas Oil (AGO).

Buratai calls for support of Nigerians on security

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Turkur Buratai, has called on all Nigerians to be supportive and committed to the resolve of government to stem the tide of criminality.

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FRSC certifies 1,950 vehicles for election duties in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

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