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The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops neutralise scores of insurgents in Borno, Yobe

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been neutralized between Borno and Yobe axis when they attempted to overrun a military base.

Troops foil Boko Haram attack on military base in Borno

Troops of 152 Battalion, on Tuesday, killed some members of the Boko Haram terrorists when they attempted to infiltrate their location around Bula-Yobe, Banki axis in Borno State.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai alleges politicians plan to carry out assassinations, disrupt elections

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has raised the alarm over plans by some politicians to employ mercenaries to carry out assassinations, infiltrate domestic staff of political opponents and use the social media for smear campaigns to disrupt the governorship and state House of Assembly elections on March 9.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: General Buratai must produce killers of Bayelsa PDP leader, photo journalist

The Bayelsa State Government yesterday called on the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce the soldiers who murdered the Government House Photographer, Mr. Reginald Dei, and a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ward leader, Mr. Seidougha Taribi.

Governor Wike’s commissioner, PDP lawmaker, others paraded in Rivers

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has paraded Governor Nyesom Wike’s Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical Planning, Dr. Reason Onya; and the representative of Ahoada West constituency in Rivers House of Assembly, Nwanaka Okpokiri, for rigging last Saturday’s elections in the state.

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.

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.

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.
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.

Official: Troops kill 11 insurgents, recover ammunition in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed 11 Boko Haram members in a fresh attack coordinated by the insurgents at Madagali town, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.

General Buratai denies meeting with President Buhari, INEC over rigging

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has denied meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged plans to rig the presidential election slated for Saturday.
David Ejoor

Former Governor David Ejoor passes on

Former Military Governor of the defunct Mid-Western Region of Nigeria Major General David Ejoor (Rtd) has passed on.

Nigerian Army retires 130 generals, colonels, others

There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.

General Buratai orders immediate clampdown on IPOB activities

Ahead of the general elections,, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has directed immediate clampdown on activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) across the South East region.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army to export combat vehicles by 2030

The Chief Of Army Staff, (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has stated that the Nigerian Army will begin to export combat vehicles to other African countries in the year 2030.

Nigerian Army vows to sanction personnel found culpable in electoral malpractice

The Nigerian Army in Lagos says it will sanction any personnel found culpable of committing any electoral malpractice during the coming General Elections.
Olusegun Obasanjo

Abubakar Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo laid the foundation for the problems confronting Nigeria

Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.

General Buratai seeks support from South Korea against Boko Haram

In a renewed bid to defeat the rampaging terrorists in the North-east, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has visited South Korea.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

Theatre commander tasks troops to end Boko Haram insurgency

The Theatre Command of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has tasked troops to sustain high combat spirit to end Boko Haram insurgency and restore peace to the North-east.

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Oluwo to lead protest against ritual killings, corruption

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Manchester United condemn online racist abuse of Paul Pogba after penalty miss

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Google stops sharing Android user data with wireless carriers

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