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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.
10 Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram.

Nigerian Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian Army kills 14 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.

Clearance of Sambisa a major milestone of insurgency war – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said that troops’s clearance of Sambisa forest is considered a major milestone in the war against insurgency operations in the Northeast.

Nigerian Troops kill 7 Boko Haram fighters

Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed seven Boko Haram fighters in the Sambisa forest in Northern Borno in an operation supported by the Air Force.

Why Nigerian Army took Christmas celebration to Gwoza – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said he celebrated the Christmas with troops in Gwoza to attest to the success so far recorded in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North-East.

Troops kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents at Dure village in Gwoza local government area of Borno.

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Unai Emery: Arsenal need to recover confidence at Leicester City

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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

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.