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Nigerian Army vows to ensure credible polls in Rivers

The military has promised to ensure that today’s election is credible in Rivers State, irrespective of the attack against it by politicians.

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu resumes duty as new Defence spokesman

The new Acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday assumed office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.

Elections: Governor Wike alleges assassination attempt on him

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged an assassination attempt on him, revealing how he survived it on Thursday night, after soldiers from the 6 Division confronted his security details.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike alleges plot to disrupt elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to disrupt elections in the state because its candidates are not on the ballot.

I can’t remember my earnings as Chief of Army Staff – General Bamaiyi tells court

Retired General Ishaya Bamaiyi has told an Ikeja High Court that he could not recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.
Nigerian Army University Biu

Nigerian Army University matriculates 1,016 students

The newly established Nigeria Army University, Biu, in Borno State has matriculated 1,016 students for the 2018/2919 academic session.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army: Video of soldiers beating man is fake

The Nigerian Army has said that a viral video showing men in military camouflage beating up an undressed man is most likely fake.

PDP accuses APC over alleged plot to use security personnel to rig elections in...

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, has alleged plot by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, with some unscrupulous security personnel, whom it claimed, were in the payroll of the party (APC) to harass and arrest members of PDP in the State.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.

General Buratai: No military escorts for politicians during elections

The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that there would be no military escorts for politicians, especially retired military officers, during the general elections.

General Buratai warns officers, soldiers to be loyal or resign

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday gave officers and men of the Nigerian Army with doubtful loyalty to the Federal Government Friday deadline to resign from the service.

Elections: General Buratai meets with GOCs, commanders

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, is again meeting with General Officers Commanding (GOCs), Field Commanders and Brigade Commanders over the rescheduled elections holding Saturday, February 23.

Fraud: Court adjourns Fred Ajudua’s trial till February 21

A Lagos High Court, on Tuesday, adjourned the trial of Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, till February 21.

Five terrorists, four soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on Yobe

Five Boko Haram members, an officer and three soldiers died on Saturday, at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, during encounter between troops and the terrorists.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Coalition salutes troops over responsiveness to Boko Haram threats to disrupt elections

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.
LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army

Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.

Nigerian Army establishes situation room to monitor election violence

In a renewed bid to track election violence ahead of next Saturday’s election, the Nigerian Army Wednesday launched the 2019 Election Monitoring Situation Room which it said was configured for real-time monitoring of events during the general election.

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Election: INEC replaces malfunctioning card reader in Ifaki-Ekiti

The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
[FILES] Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at one of the polling units in Lagos on February 23, 2019. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Police arrest nine for molesting voters in Lagos

Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.

Watertight security at National Collation Centre, INEC headquarters

Security operatives on Saturday mounted heavy security presence at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Collation centre situated at the International Conference Centre (ICC) and the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja.

Governor Ganduje urges would-be losers to accept defeat

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has appealed to whoever loses at the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections to accept defeat in good faith.
Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m-br --#OsunDecides2018. Photo-Twitter- inecnigeria

Election: Enugu witnesses low turn out of voters, missing, late arrival of materials

There was low turn out of voters in the presidential and National Assembly election in Enugu state just as late arrival and missing ballot booklets delays the commencement of the election.