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The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of the Southeast for the general elections, Micheal Ogbizi Anthony, has warned politicians and hoodlums not to underrate the resolve of the Police and other security agencies to deal decisively with anyone planning to subvert Saturday’s election.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is set to unveil a "state-of-the-art" domestically produced submarine, which the defence ministry said is capable of firing cruise missiles.
Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.
As Nigeria prepares for the presidential election next week Saturday, February 16, 2019, the Defence Headquarters has warned it personnel against fraternising with any political party or association.
Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public Relations, has announced his voluntary retirement from the Nigerian Army.
The Nigerian Army has denied reports making the rounds that the payment of uniform allowances to its officers and soldiers was aimed at inducing them to vote for a particular political party.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid has received the endorsement of retired military officers of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Air Force.
A military court on Monday began hearing the trial of an army general charged with treason for allegedly plotting a rebellion against President Salva Kiir’s government.
The deputy chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying to halt their development.
Residents of Apapa and its environs have issued a fresh 21-day ultimatum to the federal government to relocate the articulated vehicles causing traffic gridlock in the area.
The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole lost their lives while successfully fighting to repel Boko Haram terrorists who attacked Rann in eight gun trucks on Tuesday.
The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Tukur Buratai, has responded to the joint Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in the Northeast.”
The Commander, 23 Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Bello Muhammad, said his command had succeeded in curtailing clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa and Taraba States.
The ongoing counter-insurgency war should not be left to the military alone, Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has said.
The Defence Headquarters on Wednesday said some roads in the city centre in the FCT would be closed on January 15 for the celebration of the 2019 Armed Forces Day.
Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Senator Shehu Sani, Saturday expressed satisfaction with the way and manner voters organized themselves to exercise their franchise.
The head of ECOWAS Election Observers Mission to Nigeria, Madam Ellen Jonhson-Sirleaf, on Saturday led a delegation of election monitors to many polling stations in Abuja.
A top Catholic cardinal admitted Saturday that Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up, a move which allowed paedophiles to prey on others.
The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, says Nigerians should hold the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) responsible for the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
Sokoto State Chapter of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has refuted the rumour being circulated in social media platforms about last minute shift of its political support, describing the message as “fake news’’.
Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel after Israel’s acting foreign minister said on Monday that “many Poles” had collaborated with the Nazis in World War Two and shared responsibility for the Holocaust.
The Nigerian government Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat to ballot papers snatchers should be “seen as a strong message against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country.”