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Army commander renews call on Boko Haram to surrender

The newly promoted General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, has renewed call to Boko Haram insurgents to surrender their arms.
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: How terrorists killed colonel, captain, three soldiers in Borno

Army authorities on Friday, confirmed the killing of a Colonel, Captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky: Government preparing fresh insurgency – Femi Falana

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has warned that the federal government was preparing a fresh insurgency of the Boko Haram type with its handling of the Shiite leader Sheik Ibraheem El Zakzaky issue.

General Buratai: Cries suggesting insecurity is Nigeria are political

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has insisted that security agencies have successfully tackled the security situation describing the cries of insecurity across Nigeria as a ‘political game.’

Coalition renews call for retirement of service chiefs

A coalition of civil society organisations under the banner of Coalition of Civil Rights for Justice, Peace and Security, Monday, joined in the agitations in some quarters that the nation’s service chiefs be retired.

General Buratai approves army officers postings, appointments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments for officers of the Nigerian Army.

GOC: What golf means to the military

A top military officer, Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, who is the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division Nigerian Army, Rukuba, near Jos, has revealed the reason golf sport is most common among personnel of the force.
R- Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and the Peanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Mrs Nuratu Batagarawa decorating the newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun (Middle) in Jaji, Kaduna State on 12-7-2019

Coalition lauds President Buhari, Nigerian Army for promoting officers

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has reacted to the recent promotion of two senior officers of the Nigerian Army.
Lamidi Adeosun

Lamidi Adeosun decorated Lieutenant-General

The newly promoted Lieutenant-General, Lamidi Adeosun, has been decorated with his new rank.

Central bank, service chiefs collaborate to enforce executive order

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Service Chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies are closing ranks to tackle smuggling and dumping of textiles in Nigeria, currently robbing the country of billions of naira in revenue.
Lamidi Adeosun

Lamidi Adeosun now lieutenant general in new army promotion

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two Generals and a Subaltern of the Nigerian Army as reward for their gallantry and exemplary leadership.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari rewards loyalty, promotes General Adeosun, Biu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army.
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: How drones helped us raid 18 kidnappers’ camps

The 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Akure says it has raided no fewer than 18 camps of suspected kidnappers in the last one month with the help of its newly acquired drones.

General Burutai: Army will continue to ensure security, safety in Lagos, Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Burutai, has pledged that the Nigeria Army will continue to play its role in ensuring security and safety in Lagos and the entire country.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

No fewer than eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in Ngaba, Borno State, have been rescued by troops of 152 Task Force Battalion under 21 Special Armoured Brigade.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai treats troops to Dubar in Borno

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has treated troops in the front lines to a colourful Dubar as part of measures to boost their morale.Operation LAFIYA DOLE

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

Troops of Operation HALAKA DODO, a Hausa phrase meaning “kill the devil”, have rescued eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists at Ngaba in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Friday morning.
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.

GOC: We’ve depleted bandits activities in Northwest

The General Officer Commanding 8 Division of the Army, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, has said operation “Harbin Kunama III” initiative has made landmark breakthrough by the tremendous achievements it recorded against armed banditry in the forests across the four states.

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NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.