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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.

General Buratai’s father buried in Maiduguri

Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), was laid to rest in Maiduguri on Friday.

Soldiers kill 7 Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops recorded more successes in the ongoing clearance operation to route out remnants of the terrorists in Sambisa Forest.

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.

Nigerian Army promotes 123 officers

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of 123 officers across various ranks.

Nigerian Army explains why troops searched UN House in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army on Friday admitted carrying out a cordon and search operation at a building housing staffers of the United Nations, UN, in Maiduguri but said it was in response to alert on high-profile Boko Haram members.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army decorates 65 gallant soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign.

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Ogun Catholic faithful protest herdsmen’s killings

In compliance with the directive of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, the Catholic Diocese of Abeokuta, on Tuesday, embarked on a peaceful protest.

Minister: National Housing Programme designed to integrate persons with disabilities

The Federal Government on Tuesday said that the National Housing Programme was designed with ‘Ramps’ for mobility and interactions in consideration of people living with disabilities.

Biafra: Police dislodge MASSOB/BIM members in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State police command, on Tuesday, dislodged members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) who had gathered at Oko, near Asaba to celebrate the 18th anniversary of Biafra as declared by Ralph Uwazuruike.

President Buhari: ‘Clandestine forces’ plotting to instigate religious war in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said persistent killings going on in various parts of Nigeria are not spontaneous even as he affirmed that there are clandestine forces with a sinister agenda to instigate war in Nigeria for selfish purposes.

Russia and Japan warn US of $1 billion in tariff retaliation

Russia and Japan have warned they could retaliate against the US tariffs on steel and aluminum by imposing sanctions worth one billion dollars, the World Trade Organisation filed on Tuesday.