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Boko Haram kills six traders in Borno ambush

Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday.

Nigerian Army arrests suspected suppliers of fuel to Boko Haram

Soldiers have arrested two suspected suppliers of fuel to Boko Haram terrorists at Yusufari Local Government Area of Yobe State.

AI Report: Federal government not defensive – minister

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said its response to Amnesty International’s (AI) report on human rights in the country, had never been defensive.

Nigerian Army warns against fake vacancies

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday warned Nigerians to desist from making payment and consulting intermediaries for fictitious recruitments into the force.
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Iranian general accuses Israel of stealing country’s snow and weather

An Iranian general has accused Israel of ‘manipulating weather’ to prevent rain over the Islamic republic. He said they also stole the country’s clouds.
President Buhari at the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018

President Buhari vows to fish out politicians sponsoring killings

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Monguno, Borno State, promised to fish out and punish politicians who are allegedly instigating violence in some states of the federation “in their quest for relevance in the country’s political landscape.”

Suspected herdsmen kill policeman, others in Adamawa

Armed men suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen have invaded Kola, a sleepy community in Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing a policeman and raising down the whole town.
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Nigerian Army: 32 Boko Haram terrorists surrender

Thirty-two Boko Haram terrorists have willingly surrendered to the Nigerian Army troops at different locations in the theatre Borno State.

Troops nab looting arsonists in Adamawa

Troops of 20 Battalion on confidence and fighting patrol to Dem village, ahead of Mayolope general area arrested three bandits suspected to be masterminds of arson on Fulani settlement and looting of valuables items at Kpanikwa village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Federal government bans local vigilance group in Zamfara

The Minister of Defence, Alhaji Mansur Dan Ali, has directed the armed forces serving in Zamfara State to stop all the activities of local vigilante group popularly known as Yansakai and ensure that no individual or group flouts the law.

Troops kill suspected bandits, recover weapons in Benue

The Nigerian Army on Friday, said its troops of 72 Special Force Battalion killed some suspected armed bandits while some escaped with gunshot wounds during an encounter last Thursday, in Benue State.

General Buratai: We’re re-strategising to deal with terrorists, kidnappers, cattle rustlers

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Army was re-strategising to deal decisively with kidnapping and cattle rustling which is backing rampant in North Central and North West part of the country.

Nigerian Troops kill many bandits, arrest Boko Haram logistics supplier in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops of 1 Division Garrison Nigerian Army Kaduna, deployed in ‘Operation Idon Raini’ on Thursday 6 June 2018 while carrying out cordon and search at Dogon Dawa arrested one Abdulkadri Samaila a logistics supplier to bandits.

Federal government to probe #EkitiGate after Governor Fayose’s tenure

The Federal Government will begin a comprehensive probe of the Ekitigate scandal in Ekiti State immediately the tenure of Governor Ayodele Fayose ends in October, it has been gathered.

Amnesty Office: Federal government didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia

The Federal Government has denied reports that about 19 postgraduate students of the People’s Friendship University of Russia who were granted scholarships by Presidential Amnesty Programme were abandoned.

Military launches Operation Whirls Stroke to flush out killer groups in Benue, others

He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin in consultation with service chiefs and commanders of other security agencies re-strategised and constituted the operation to ensure peace and security of lives and properties in the affected states returned back to normal.

Soldiers destroy militia strongholds in Nasarawa, arrest spiritual leade

Soldiers of the 177 Guards Battalion, Keffi, have destroyed strongholds and camps used by militia groups terrorizing the people of Nasarawa state and surrounding areas.

Senate queries Military Pensions Board over N44bn pension funds

The Senate, yesterday, took a swipe at the over N44 billion the Military Pensions Board expended without budgetary provisions between 2015 and 2017.

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