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NIPR approves appointment of Colonel Sagir Musa as army spokesperson

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has approved the appointment of Colonel Sagir Musa as the spokesperson of the Nigerian Army.
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New Army spokesman Sagir Musa assumes duty

The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, assumed duty on Thursday at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.
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Nigerian Army gets new spokesman, others

Col. Sagir Musa has been appointed as acting Director, Army Public Relations.

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers, gets new spokesman, DDI

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.

Nigerian Army division hosts 2019 promotion exams

The 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba near Jos is hosting the 2019 Lieutenant to Captain promotion examination.The 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba near Jos is hosting the 2019 Lieutenant to Captain promotion examination.

General Buratai seeks support from South Korea against Boko Haram

In a renewed bid to defeat the rampaging terrorists in the North-east, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has visited South Korea.

Pastor Bakare: Terrorists’ attacks on Borno evidence of declining patriotism among troops

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Presiding Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, has said that the recent setbacks recorded by the country in the anti-terror war were more of declining patriotism among the troops, more than other reasons.
Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.

Nigerian Army appoints new war commanders against terrorism

Following the recent directive by Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, that Operation Lafiya Dole be reorganised for effective results, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has appointed new operational commanders to prosecute the war on terror.
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Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.

Nigerian Army threatens legal action over Metele attack

The Nigeria Army has warned again about the fake news fabricated to demoralise troops, cast aspersion and discredit the military in its operations against the Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast.

Tukur Buratai reaffirms combat readiness against militancy in Niger Delta

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has passed a vote of confidence in the abilities of his men and officers operating both on land and along the coastal areas to tackle insurgency and other social vices capable of disrupting the peace currently prevalent in the region.

Insurgency: Nigerian Army constructs holding facility in Borno

The Nigerian Army says it has embarked on the construction of a holding facility in Borno to improve detainee management of insurgents during investigations.

Idris Alkali: Tukur Buratai wants security re-assessment in the country

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday called for re-assessment of the Nigeria’s security architecture for possible re-organisation.
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DHQ faults Amnesty International’s narratives on Shiite protest

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has expressed worry that the narrative of the Amnesty International (AI) in matters of national security and unity of Nigeria has continued unabated in spite of verifiable evidences to the contrary.
The remain of General Alkali recovered from an abandoned well

Nigerian Army recovers remains of General Idris Alkali in abandoned well

The remains the former Head of Administration, Army Headquarters, Major General Idris Alkali (Rtd.) has been recovered from an abandoned well in a village known as Guchwet in Shen district of Jos south local government area in Plateau State.
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DHQ: Why soldiers killed three Shi’ites in Zuba

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has explained that the military killed three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, weekend, because they attempted to overrun soldiers who were on escort to Kaduna, with a view to carting away the ammunition and missiles they were escorting to the state.

Three killed as Nigerian troops clash with Shiites in Abuja

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops killed three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly called Shiites, who had allegedly attempted to overrun troops’ convoy and steal missiles and ammunition.

Nigerian Army confirms three dies in Shiite, troops clash in Abuja

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) or Shiite, died on Saturday, while two solders sustained injuries when the sect clashed with troops at Zuba in the FCT.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
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Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.