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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.
The Nigerian Army says its troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Chibok and 28 Task Force Brigade Damboa during joint clearance operations from Gumsuri to Gambori villages in Borno State last Friday killed two Boko Haram commanders it identified as Abu RAJAL and Tuja Sa’inna Banki.
The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday night that three of its soldiers fighting on Operation Lafiya Dole and two members of Civilian JTF were killed in a confrontation with Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno State while three of the terrorists also met their Waterloo.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign.
An Oke-Bola-based trader, Olabisi Adejola, has pleaded with a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, to dissolve her 16-year-old union to her husband, Paul because he is too sex hungry and often rape her.
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.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to "recover their confidence" during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.
Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says an executive order is needed to end open defecation in the country.
YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
The African Regional Office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that malaria-related deaths in the region have dropped from 555,000 to 403,000 between year 2010 and 2017.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for April 24 in the appeals filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inclusion of Justice Joseph Oyewole as a member of the Osun State Governorship Election Appeal Tribunal.
President Mohammadu Buhari is expected to unveil a new aircraft to be inducted into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), during the main event of activities lined up for the 2019 NAF day celebrations tagged [email protected]