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Troops eliminate top Boko Haram, ISWAP commanders

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force and Nigerian Armed Forces have eliminated at least seven commanders of Boko Haram terrorists in Tumbus of Lake Chad region, Army Headquarters says.
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 court martial former GOC over alleged stolen N400 million

The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Hakeem Otiki, a major general, over alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers under his command.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Military super camp strategy helping terrorists to hold positions

The Super Camp strategy adopted by the military in the war against insurgency in the North-east may have given the terrorists opportunity to occupy more territories from where they launch assaults on the troops, an investigation has revealed.
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 hands over Yobe land in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has formally handed over a 3.8 hectre land belonging to Yobe State in Kaduna State to the Yobe Government.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

ISWAP attacks three Borno towns, six soldiers killed

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State – Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP.

Army chief urges Nigerians to stop glorifying Boko Haram, bandits

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has called on Nigerians to stop glorifying and giving undue publicity to criminals and terrorists through social media and propaganda.

General Buratai hails efforts to tackle terrorism, insurgency

The Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) and the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) have brought stakeholders together to address terrorism, insurgency and electoral violence.

Nigerian Army, NEPAD engage stakeholders on terrorism, insurgency

The Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) and the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) have brought critical stakeholders together to address the menace of terrorism, insurgency and incidence of electoral violence in Nigeria.

General Buratai advocates re-orientation on civil-military relations

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called for reorientation of personnel on civil-military relations and inter-service cooperation to ensure discipline and professionalism.

COAS combined 2nd and 3rd quarter conference opens in Abuja

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) combined second and third quarter conference is ongoing in Abuja.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Federal government pledges improved welfare for army officers

The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

What defence minister told army troops in Maiduguri

The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Boko Haram: Federal government promises improved welfare for armed forces

The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai encouraging a wounded soldier in hospital in Monguno, Borno State after encounter with Boko Harram terrorists

Boko Haram: General Buratai boosts troop’s confidence with visit to victims

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai encouraging a wounded soldier in hospital in Monguno, Borno State after encounter with Boko Harram terrorists

General Buratai charges RSMs to to embrace information technology

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, yesterday, tasked the 306 Regimented Sergeant Majors (RSMs), who are currently attending a week-long convention in Kaduna to embrace information and communication technology (ICT), so that they could be digital officers.
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COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara peace initiative yielding result, no attack in 59 days – governor

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state is now peaceful as the peace initiative of the state government with the efforts and cooperation of the Nigerian Army is yielding a positive result.

Military invasion: Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion compensation

Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.

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