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Nigerian Army holds promotion examination

The Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) has commenced promotion examination in Sokoto for 150 Captains moving to the rank of Major, from different Army formations across the country.
Stevenson Olabanji

Nigeria Army seeks media support in Zamfara

The newly-established 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Gusau, has solicited for a cordial working relationship with media practitioners in Zamfara.

President Buhari in Borno for Nigerian Army Day celebration

The president proceeded to the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Munguno, about 150 kilometres from Maiduguri to participate in the activities lined up to mark the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL).

Sokoto government allocates land, structure to new Army division

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.

COAS: Nigerian Army committed to rescuing missing schoolgirls

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.

General Buratai: Nothing like Boko Haram resurgence in North East

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.

General Buratai: New army formations aimed at improving internal security

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.

Boko Haram: NSA inaugurates Helipad in Monguno, Borno

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.

Nigerian Army to site a tertiary military hospital in Sokoto

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.

Days of Boko Haram remnants numbered – General Buratai

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.

Major shake up in Nigerian Army, redeploys 399 senior officers

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.

Boko Haram: 20 insurgents killed, 17 captured in two weeks – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed 20 insurgents and captured 17 others in its ongoing Operation Deep Punch.

Nigerian troops kill three suspected Boko Haram cattle rustlers after gun battle

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.

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