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Petty jealousy, envy responsible for police, army rivalry – ex-police chief

A retired Assistant Inspector General, AIG, of Police, Ambrose Aisabor, says so long as there is no proper sharing of information among security agencies, the rivalry would remain a regular occurrence.

APC stalwart tasks Nigerians on collaborative efforts to halt insecurity

Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.
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UN: 35,000 killed so far by Boko Haram in Nigeria

An estimated 35,000 persons have lost their lives in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States and other parts of Nigeria since the beginning of the conflict in 2009, the United Nations has said.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.

Police: Gunmen attack mourners in Benue, kill four

The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari’s Next Level is real – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Lanre Razak, has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari with a view to assisting him to consolidate and improve on his first term performance.

Insecurity: Oba of Benin calls for prayers, urges federal government to listen to cries...

The Oba of Benin has called for prayers over the security situation in the country, even as he tasked the federal government to listen to the cries of Nigerians and tackle the menace decisively.

13 Adamawa vigilante members killed in two months

Thirteen members of the Adamawa State branch of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria have been killed and 20 others injured in the past two months.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Three soldiers killed as troops foil Boko Haram attack on Borno village

Three soldiers are said to have died when troops of Operation Lafiya Dole averted a Boko Haram attack on Molai village in Borno State.
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 redeploys generals in fresh shake-up

The Nigerian Army has announced another set of postings which centred largely around the Boko Haram war in the North-east.
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 redeploys generals, appoints new commander for Boko Haram war

The Nigerian Army has announced yet another set of postings which centred largely around the Boko Haram war in the North-east.
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Femi Fani-Kayode: Northern Christians are being destroyed

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode says that Christians in Northern Nigeria are being destroyed as a result the security crises occasioned by the rise of Boko Haram and the herder-farmer conflict, which has led to a substantial loss of lives.

Female suicide bomber kills six in Chad

A female suicide bomber has killed six people after blowing herself up in western Chad early Wednesday, a senior army officer said, in an attack attributed to Nigeria’s Boko Haram.
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Four soldiers killed as Boko Haram attack brigade in Borno

Four Nigerian soldiers who joined their colleagues to wage a brave combat against Boko Haram thugs have been killed in Borno State.

Boko Haram: Borno community celebrates first Sallah in five years

According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims.

Army chief charges troops on loyalty, sacrifice

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has tasked troops of Nigerian Army in Maiduguri to ensure that loyalty, obedience and sacrifice, were constantly observed in their operational conducts.
3 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Air Force hits Boko Haram tactical base in Borno

More successes are being recorded by the Nigerian Air Force against Boko Haram terrorists as the terrorists’ tactical based in Izza, Borno state was hit by airstrikes on Monday.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor shuns Sallah as troops repel insurgents in town

Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday visited Gubio Local Government Area, after soldiers of the 5 Brigade repelled dozens of Boko Haram fighters, who stormed the council.

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Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.