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Nigeria on Wednesday faced calls to prosecute soldiers for using excessive force against Shiite Muslim protesters, exactly three years after a military crackdown killed more than 300.
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.
Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolence to the family of Salihu Ibrahim, who was the nation’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) from 1990 to 1993.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, as well as the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, were among the dignitaries who graced the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival on Thursday at the National Stadium Abuja.
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 has mobilised a reinforcement of troops to fortify Jakana, a town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
The federal government has directed Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, to join Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff in the north-east to coordinate the Nigerian air force operations.
Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.
The leadership and members of the Northern Elders, Professionals and Stakeholders’ Forum [NEPSF] have faulted the recent call for the sack of service chiefs by the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General T.Y. Buratai, says troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in the northeast have what it takes to flush out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they are hibernating.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says fake news not only poses threat to national security but makes the ongoing counter terrorism operation in the North East more difficult.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and a former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, on Sunday in Abuja thanked God for his goodness to Nigeria and also prayed for a more prosperous nation.
The Nigerian army says it is yet to get $1 billion approved to fight insurgency and other security challenges in the country.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai has told troops of the Nigerian Army deployed to the North-East that they have what it takes to flush out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they are hibernating.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered a thorough investigation into the discovery of militia camp in Rivers State by troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army, on November 26, 2018.
A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday held a public hearing on the financial transactions of the 16 local governments across the state within the last one year.
Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.
The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday warned Nigerians/ importers on the grave consequences of importation and use of fairly used cooking gas cylinders.
The Lagos State Government on Thursday sent forth 21 Permanent Secretaries (PS) who retired from the civil service between January and November, 2018.
Following the sack of Javi Calleja by the Club, Nigeria youngsters, Samuel Chukwueze and his colleagues would now be working under a new manager at La Liga side, Villarreal.
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) explains why it stayed action on the planned withdrawal of security and fire-fighting services to some debtor-airports in the country
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) it had earlier signed on with 39 other political parties with the aim of presenting a consensus candidate for 2019 presidential election.
National Coordinator, Conditional Cash Transfer Unit, Mrs. Temitope Sinkaiye, says the Federal Government has spent up to N15bn on 1.8 million vulnerable women across 20 states.
Isaac Success extended his goal drought to six games in the EPL for Watford who played out a 2-2 draw away to Everton in Monday night clash at Goodison Park.