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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Oyo: Police deny rejecting suspects delivered by Amotekun

Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, has described the news making the rounds that the Command rejected suspects delivered to it by Amotekun operatives as false.
Disaster was averted at the Tarkwa Bay area of Lagos after naval operatives attached to the newly established Forward Operations Base (FOB) rescued all 12 passengers of a capsized commercial boat.

Naval operatives rescue dozen passengers of capsized boat in Lagos

Disaster was averted at the Tarkwa Bay area of Lagos after naval operatives attached to the newly established Forward Operations Base (FOB) rescued all 12 passengers of a capsized commercial boat.
Troops of the Nigerian Army during a raid on bandits' hideout in Katsina state.

Nigerian Army launches ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ in Southeast

The Nigerian Army is preparing for the launch of ‘Exercise Crocodile Smile VI’, Aliyu Yusuf, the spokesman of the 82 Division, Enugu said in a statement on Tuesday.

Jigawa governor urges Nigerians to support military campaign against insecurity

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has urged Nigerians to support the Nigerian Army in its bid to end insecurity, maintain peace and stability in the country.

Nigerian Navy launches operation to avert attacks on oil facilities

The Central Naval Command (CNC) has initiated moves to avert threats by restive youths in the Niger Delta region especially in Delta State to attack oil facilities and other maritime infrastructure.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

Army Day: General Buratai inaugurates projects nationwide

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has inaugurated several projects across the eight divisions of Nigerian Army nationwide in commemoration of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2020.

NSCDC deploys 250 personnel to enforce government directives in Anambra

The Anambra State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, says it has deployed 250 of its personnel to move into the state and enforce the recent order by the state governor, Willie Obiano.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Nigerian Army: How troops repelled terrorist attack on Garkida

The Nigerian Army says its troops of 232 Battalion of 23 Armoured Brigade under Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Garkida, Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa successfully thwarted planned attacks by the Boko Haram terrorists on Friday.
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Military foils 419 pipeline vandalism attempts in 2019

Four hundred and nineteen oil pipeline vandalism attempts by hoodlums were foiled in the Niger Delta region in 2019, the Nigerian military has said.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

2020: Nigeria Army charges personnel to redouble effort

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen Faruq Yahaya, has charged its personnel to redouble their efforts and achieve more this year.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army intercepts 85 bags of smuggled rice in Ebonyi

The Nigerian Army has intercepted 85 bags of smuggled rice in a compound in Abor-Uwani community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

Nigerian Army conducts humanitarian, community services in ongoing exercise

The Nigerian Army says it has conducted 19 humanitarian and community services in host communities of troops participating in the ongoing Atilogwu Udo 1, otherwise known as Peaceful Dance.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army conducts community services

The Nigerian Army says it has conducted 19 humanitarian and community services in host communities of troops participating in the ongoing Atilogwu Udo 1, otherwise known as Peaceful Dance.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army nabs 86 ‘high profile criminals’

The Nigerian Army said it has arrested about 86 suspected high profile criminals in the South East and Cross River in the ongoing “Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’’.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army takes medical outreach to Ebonyi community

No fewer than 302 residents of Akpoha community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State have benefitted from the Nigerian Army free medical outreach.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army begins operation in Bayelsa with medical outreach

The Nigerian Army at the weekend commenced the fourth edition of Operation Crocodile Smile (OCS) in Bayelsa State with a free medical outreach.

Operation Crocodile Smile: Nigerian military moves to rid South West of criminals

The Nigerian Armed Forces have commenced training of personnel of security agencies in preparation for a massive military manoeuvre tagged EXERCISE CROCODILE SMILE 4, intended to caste an iron shield cordon on the country against criminal elements.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Troops capture wanted Boko Haram commander, nine others

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said ten Boko Haram key Commanders have been captured by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following the bombardment of criminal enclaves in Borno State.

Military committed to constitutional role – Army chief

Military authorities wednesday restated commitment to their constitutional role of safeguarding the territorial integrity of the nation even as they intensified operations against criminal elements across the country.

Soldiers rescue 57 hostages, kill 2 terrorists, recover arms, ammunitions in Borno

The Nigerian Army said its troops fighting the counter-insurgency war in the North East have killed two terrorists and rescued 51 civilians held hostage by the terrorists.

Nigerian Navy deepens collaboration with other agencies

Speaking at the event, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral, Oladele Daji, said that the exercise was basically created to promote Inter-agency cooperation through the combined exercise which gave him great pleasure and sense of honour to attend.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

MNJTF: Security has improved in Lake Chad region

The security situation within the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJNTF) Area of Responsibility in the Lake Chad region has improved since the activation of OP YANCIN TAFKI on January 22, an official has said.

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FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the World Trade Organisation Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks during a press conference remotely on the annual global WTO trade forecast at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland March 31, 2021. Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool via Reuters/File Photo

WTO chief: U.S. support for coronavirus patent waiver will push WTO talks

A United States’ proposal to discuss waiving patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines will intensify talks on the issue within the World Trade Organisation, the WTO director general said on Friday
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. The “Nixing the Fix” report details a host of repair restrictions, especially those imposed by mobile phone and car manufacturers.

FTC report blasts manufacturers for restricting product repairs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. The “Nixing the Fix” report details a host of repair restrictions, especially those imposed by mobile phone and car manufacturers.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House summons NNPC, Addax, others over ‘irregularities’ in oil sector

The House of Representatives Committees on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), which is investigating the circumstances surrounding the revocation and award of oil mining leases (OML), has given the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Addax Petroleum Company Limited and Santex Nigeria Limited two-week ultimatum to appear before it and explain alleged irregularities in the corporations.
Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood, set a new record featuring in Thursday’s Europa League clash at Roma.

Mason Greenwood sets new Manchester United record

Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood, set a new record featuring in Thursday’s Europa League clash at Roma.
FILE PHOTO- A health worker receives the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during the vaccination campaign at the Ridge Hospital in Accra, Ghana March 2, 2021. REUTERS-Francis Kokoroko

Ghana to start second vaccine doses with re-deployed Congo COVAX shots

Ghana received 350,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Friday, which will enable it start offering second doses of the shot after it nearly ran out, the health ministry said.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate in close session with security chiefs, others over insecurity

Senate on Thursday at plenary went into closed session with some heads of security agencies in the country.
Popular Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola, has explained why she will not allow her son represent Nigeria if he becomes a professional footballer despite his eligibility.

Nollywood actress: Why I won’t allow my son play for Nigeria

Popular Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola, has explained why she will not allow her son represent Nigeria if he becomes a professional footballer despite his eligibility.
The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) says that its Harmonized Bill is an improved tool of collection of all revenue due for payment from taxpayers across the State.

KWIRS seeks EFCC help on tax evasion in Kwara

The Kwara Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) has solicited the support of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in dealing with the increasing rate of tax evasion in the state.
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Abducted Kogi council boss regains freedom

The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the release of the abducted Chairman of Yagba West Local Government Area, Pius Kolawole.
Peloton is issuing a voluntary recall for all of its treadmill products — including both the Peloton Tread and Tread Plus — following a series of accidents that have resulted in multiple injuries and at least one death.

Peloton recalls its treadmills following series of accidents

Peloton is issuing a voluntary recall for all of its treadmill products — including both the Peloton Tread and Tread Plus — following a series of accidents that have resulted in multiple injuries and at least one death.