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Speaking during the final screening for 80 regular recruits at Falgore forest in Kano, the army chief told the recruits to make up their minds to defend the country against external aggression.
The Nigerian Army has reiterated commitment to improving the welfare of its personnel towards effective discharge its constitutional mandate.
Army chief Tukur Buratai has approved new postings and redeployments of some senior officers to different divisions, units and formations, army spokesman, Sagir Musa said on Saturday in Abuja.
Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai; General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army and Attorney General and Minister of Justice, have been sued at the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Maiduguri for illegal detention.
Eduok was a former Chief of Air Staff and Minister of Aviation, and his death is coming barely two weeks after that of Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (rtd).
The troops of Operation Sahel Sanity destroyed 197 bandits’ hideouts, neutralised 220, arrested 892 suspects and recovered large cache of arms in North West in the second half of 2020, says Defence Headquarters.
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has charged the Northern elders to contribute their part in the fight against Boko Haram and leave Service Chiefs alone.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Nigerian army will shame and disgrace the Boko Haram and Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in 2021.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday attended Christmas church service with troops of Operation Lafiya Dole at the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Bunu Yadi in Yobe.
The Chairman of South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, weekend called on the people of the region to ignore the so-called security outfit set up by the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that plans are underway to boost the ongoing operation in the North-East codenamed “Lafiya Dole’ with newly commissioned Vehicle Ultra-Light Carriage Artillery (VULCAR) and Self Propelled Light Guns into the Army.
A former governorship candidate on the platform of the African Action Congress in Adamawa State, Alhaji Said Uba, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order compelling President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the service chiefs for their alleged failure to curb insecurity in the country.
Human rights lawyer Joe Nwokedi has filed a N50 billion lawsuit against the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force over their roles in the #EndSARS protests.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said he was wrongly judged by some of his friends and political opponents before the 2015 presidential election because of his personal convictions and the vision he had for the country.
The Nigerian Army says 26 personnel have so far been tested positive for COVID-19 following the death of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division Port Harcourt, Maj.- Gen. Johnson Irefin.
Non–teaching staff of Bayero University, Kano, Tuesday organised a peaceful protest against the failure of the Federal Government to honurr a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) it entered with their Unions.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is contemplating introducing new technologies to improve the conduct of the 2023 general elections.
In what could be described as a proactive move to prepare for the planned COVID-19 vaccines promised by the Federal Government, Ekiti State has acquired 187 solar-powered cold chain refrigerators for vaccine storage for its primary healthcare centres in the 177 wards of the state.
It was learnt that the death of the farmer is coming after the family had allegedly paid the sum of one million, six hundred and fifty thousand naira as ransom for the release of their kinsman.
The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 on Tuesday said schools across the country will resume on Monday, January 18, 2021 pending the review by the federal government.
Rapper and legendary producer Dr Dre posted that he was “doing great” late Tuesday after being hospitalized with a possible brain aneurysm.
“During the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, amidst a global pandemic, the courageous work of Nurses and Midwives deserves, more than ever, to be honored—not just by applause. Let us use the stories of their everyday heroism and service to call for all countries to invest in decent work and a new social contract for nurses and midwives as part of their commitment to health for all,” it explained.
The Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has elevated his spokesperson, Ismaila Misilli, from Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Director-General (Press Affairs).
Manchester City will not shortchange their FA Cup ambitions despite the tight tussle they find themselves in for the Premier League title, insists goalkeeper Zack Steffen.
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, the mediator of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for Mali arrived in Bamako, Mali.