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Don’t retaliate herdsmen, others killings – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said as dangerous, deadly and heartless as killings by Fulani herdsmen in Adamawa, Benue and Jos and that of Badoo in Lagos and Ogun states were, retaliation was not the answer.

Govt responsibility is to defend peoples’ rights, religion, others – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the government’s responsibility, through the armed forces, to defend the territorial integrity of the country.

Boko Haram has been defeated – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Sunday restated a widely held stance by federal officials that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated.

Boko Haram recruiting unemployed youths, illiterates – General Buratai

Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Sunday decried Boko Haram insurgents recruitment of the teeming unemployed youths that lack morality and are illiterates in their fight.

Governor Bindow seeks financial support to families of fallen heroes

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State, on Friday, urged Nigerians to give financial support to families of fallen heroes.

Armed Forces Day: Governor Shettima honours retired soldiers

The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday said he would remain grateful to the Nigerian armed forces for the sacrifices made in ensuring Boko Haram does not overrun the state in the last eight years.

President Buhari launches appeal fund for Nigeria’s fallen soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the 2018 Emblem and Appeal Fund in Abuja for the support of Nigerian veterans and fallen heroes.

C’ttee to involve youths for 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Youths, including school children are to be involved in the planning and activities to commemorate 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, according to National Planning Committee for the event.

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British lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
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Wolves complete signing of Barcelona star

Wolves have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal worth around £29m.
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Real Madrid confirm entire first-team squad recorded negative virus tests amid midfielder’s reports

Real Madrid have confirmed that their entire first-team squad and coaching staff have tested negative for coronavirus, ending speculation that Martin Odegaard would have to self-isolate after reports on Tuesday claimed that he had contracted the disease.