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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday, hinted that some of the newly promoted senior officers will be moved to the North East to strengthen the ongoing counter terrorism operations.
The Nigerian Army said it has identified some persons who released false death toll on Metele attack, saying it was pressing legal action against them.
The Nigerian Army has warned against “subverting the democratic process by peddling fake news and falsehood in order to demoralise the military in the war against insurgency and promote a change of government.”
The Nigerian Army has denied media report that the removal of its Spokesman, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, and replacement by Brigadier General Usman Sani was as a result of the former handle and manage proper information regarding the ongoing counter insurgency in the north east.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, reassured Nigerians that the 2019 elections will be free and fair.
A team of military and other security agencies under the aegis of Clearance Operation 777 has arrested 20 suspected criminals including one Mr. Eleme Salihu a suspected kingpin at Itobe, Kogi State.
Worried by the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram last Sunday during an attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State, near the Nigeria – Chad boarder, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, summoned an emergency meeting with the Service Chiefs.
The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of sweeping the report by an investigative panel on the abduction of the Chibok Girls ‘under the carpet, describing the book as mere fiction devoid of facts.
Boko Haram jihadists at the weekend attacked three military bases in northeast Nigeria, putting the spotlight on insecurity in Nigeria just three months before presidential polls.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has said President Muhammadu Buhari was aware of his decision to pick a fellow Muslim, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Tuesday cleared the air on the emergence of Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election in the state.
The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.
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Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has cautioned corps members against active involvement in partisan politics while discharging their Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ad-hoc assignments.
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.
Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).
A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.
Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.
The Police in Enugu State says it has started investigation into the incident involving one Chibuzor Okonkwo, who killed his lover, Nkemakonam Onovo.
Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential debate slated for January 19 2019 if that is what the Federal Government wants.
Suspected cultists on Monday killed three members of a rival cult group in Wurukum, a suburb of Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”.
The Law Graduates Forum of the National Open University of Nigeria on Saturday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the NOUN Amendment Act.