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The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.
The Nigerian Army is to embark on a special operation with a multidimensional approach, which includes enforcing the restriction of movement and compulsorily moving sick people to hospitals.
The Director, Directorate of Army Recruitment, Resettlement and Reserve, Brig.-Gen Emmanuel Akpan, made this known on Friday, saying it was in line with global best practices to reinvigorate the force.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday disclosed why he is yet to revisit Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps since last year August.
The Captain of the Nigerian Army, who allegedly ordered the shooting and killing of Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team and their civilian informants, Tijani Balarabe, has proceeded on a Course in Kaduna.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has called on the Nigerian Army to take the ongoing war against insurgency in the North East to the insurgents’ enclaves to clear the remnants of the terrorists in the region.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to release 10 Army officers, who have been charged alongside an alleged Taraba State kidnapping kingpin, Bala Hamisu, also known as Wadume.
Nigerian Army says it has recently stepped up anti-banditry operations in the North Central and western parts of the country, to protect lives and properties.
Troops of Nigerian Army fighting to rid the North East of Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists as well as the North West and Central to rout armed bandits have neutralized 7 terrorists and 9 bandits after several confrontations.
Insurgency: Soldiers intensify operations nationwide, kill scores of terrorists, bandits, rescue abducted persons
The Nigerian army said its troops on counter-insurgency war and anti banditry operations in the northeast and northwest parts of the country have made tremendous successes with the arrest, killing of several terrorists/bandits and other criminals and the recovery of various arms and ammunition from them.
The Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) has called on Nigerians to reject the Senate’s proposed bill on the Armed Forces Service Commission, describing it as a ‘taboo’.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), student groups, the Media, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), among others on Monday rejected the social media regulation bill.
General Buratai: Nigerian Army will emerge victorious against enemies of our national peace, security
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says Nigerian army in collaboration with sister services will emerge victorious against enemies of national peace and security.
The Nigerian Army has started engaging Rivers youth planning to enlist in the army to boost its internal security operations in the country, an official said.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai says the Nigerian Army is highly determined to end terrorism and is developing capacity to contribute to the country’s economic agenda.
Ex-Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, and his gallant troops for a display of sheer “gallantry and patriotism” against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has dealt a deadly blow on Boko Haram terrorists in Damboa, Borno State leading to the killing of scores of the terrorists on Wednesday.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, yesterday vowed that violent crimes in the Niger Delta demanding military intervention would be squarely dealt with, restating the commitment of the military to flush out criminal elements in the region.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
The management of the University of Ilorin says it has stepped up its fight against COVID-19 by using the institution’s radio station, UNILORIN 89.3 FM, to enlighten and sensitise the public against the pandemic.
The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the recovery of a total of 14 bodies from River Benue following last Sunday’s tragic boat mishap that claimed the lives of 26 youths in Makurdi.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.
West Ham have been linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi.
The bodies of at least 50 jade miners were pulled from the mud Thursday after a landslide in northern Myanmar, fire services said, as monsoon rains worsen already deadly conditions.