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Ex-Adamawa investment coy chief alleges moves to kidnap him

A Yola resident and owner of a block of 21 flats in Karu, near Abuja, has cried out that property racketeers are stalking him, apparently to kidnap and force him to sign off the Karu property.
Sagir Musa

Minor shake up as Nigerian Army appoints new GOC, commanders, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of a new General Officer Commanding (GOC), and redeployment of several commanders to boost its operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Nigerian Army: We’ve curtailed herdsmen/farmers crisis in Adamawa, Taraba

The Commander, 23 Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Bello Muhammad, said his command had succeeded in curtailing clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa and Taraba States.

Nigerian Army arrest 71 suspects in Adamawa

Troops from the 23 Brigade, Yola, deployed to check the sectarian violence between Lunguda and Waja communities in Guyuk and Lamurde local government areas of Adamawa have arrested 71 suspects over the mayhem.

Nigerian Army reiterates commitment to troops’ welfare

The Nigerian Army has reiterated its commitment to the welfare of troops fighting the insurgency in the northeast.

Military provides free medicare to 784 patients in Taraba

The 23 Brigade, Nigeria Army, Yola, on Saturday treated more than 784 patients in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba under its Medical Outreach Programme.

Nigerian Army donates clinic, borehole to Taraba community

Nigerian Army has inaugurated a Primary Health Care facility and a solar powered borehole worth millions of Naira which it donated to Ibi community in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba.

Taraba: Troops allegedly withdraw over rumours of attack

The Taraba State government on Saturday expressed shock over the sudden withdrawal of troops deployed in the state to enforce peace and security.

Troops arrest three Boko Haram suspects in Borno

Military troops on counter-insurgency operations in northeast Nigeria have arrested three suspected Boko Haram members in central Borno State.

Soldiers nab wanted Boko Haram terror suspect, 3 others in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counterinsurgency operations in the northeast have arrested one Bubayi Isa, a wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Borno state.

General Buratai urges traditional rulers to restore moral values among youths

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.

Nigerian Army assures public of safety of medical outreach in Taraba

The Nigerian Army has assured the public of the safety of its medical outreach which started on Monday in Wukari, Taraba.

17 suspects paraded in connection with killing of Adamawa PDP scribe

The Brigade Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade Yola, Brig.-Gen. Muhammed Bello, and the Adamawa State police command had, on Thursday, paraded 17 suspects in connection to Tuesday’s killings in Gwamba which claimed the life of the state Publicity secretary of the PDP and former Adamawa state commissioner for Youth and sports, Sam Zadok.

DSS, troops arrest suspected killers of Taraba lawmaker Hosea Ibi

Troops of 23 Brigade deployed in Wukari, Taraba State on Exercise Ayem Akpatuma and a team of the Department of State Services from Jalingo conducted a cordon and search within Takum on Saturday during which three suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hon. Hosea Ibi, a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly.

Nigerian Army flags-off empowerment scheme for IDPs in Adamawa

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged-off the first batch of military empowerment programme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa.

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Zamfara state government has assured that it would implement every recommendation by the federal and states security administrators forum after two days of deliberation on how to end the constant mayhem in the state.
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Minister: Nigeria needs executive to end open defecation

Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says an executive order is needed to end open defecation in the country.
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YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

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