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Sokoto state government said it has allocated land and structures to serve as temporary headquarters for the take-off of the new 8 Division for the Nigerian Army in the state.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday restated the army’s commitment to rescuing the 110 Dapchi school girls abducted by insurgents.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, restated the army’s commitment to rescuing the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by insurgents.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Monday that the creation of new formations across the country was part of strategies to address insecurity, as well as defending the nation’s territorial integrity.
The National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, on Wednesday inaugurated a helipad set up by the Nigerian Air Force in Monguno town, to enhance its operation against the Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has commended the Nigerian Army for its plan to site a tertiary military hospital in Sokoto to serve as centre of excellence for military related diseases.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the days of the rump of Boko Haram terrorists are numbered, in spite of occasional attacks of Nigerian targets.
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.
The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed 20 insurgents and captured 17 others in its ongoing Operation Deep Punch.
A suspected Boko Haram cattle rustling syndicate was on Sunday busted by Nigerian soldiers who engaged the armed gang in a shootout that left three of them dead and a soldier injured.
In compliance with the directive of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, the Catholic Diocese of Abeokuta, on Tuesday, embarked on a peaceful protest.
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.
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 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 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.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria retained the 47th position in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday.
The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.
The Governor made the call on Monday during a courtesy visit a study tour team of advanced command course from Prisons Academy, Ijebu-Igbo in Ogun state led by Assistant Controller General of Prisons, ACG Oluwayiopese Benson at the Government House Council Chamber, Katsina.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The Presidency says it is ready to partner with the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to combat HIV and AIDS prevalence in the country.