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Not less than 13 soldiers of 198 battalion were killed Tuesday along Damboa-Maiduguri highway in Borno State when they ran into an ambush laid by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
The troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, have inflicted heavy casualties on the Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an attempted attack on Gubio town in Borno on Tuesday.
The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of Sector 3 and the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have foiled an attack on Gubio town by the Boko Haram terrorists and killed scores of their fighters.
A total of 11,000 youths are to be engaged in Gombe State for the Federal Government powered Extended Special Public Works Programme which is aimed at reducing the rate of unemployment in the state.
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 75 Boko Haram terrorists in 17 encounters within the North-East theatre of operation in June, Defence Headquarters has disclosed.
The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, confirmed this in a statement issued on Sunday.
The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Saturday denied allegation of leaders of Tiv people in Taraba State under the aegis of Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) accusing Nigerian military personnel deployed in Taraba State of raping their wives and daughters and also destroying their properties in the name of manhunt for bandits in Southern Taraba.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have eliminated four armed militia men at Rafin Kada in Wukari Local Government Area and Yojaa in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba.
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a briefing from Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in State House.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received an update from the Chairman of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, at the State House, Abuja
Ahead of the primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, the youth wing of the party has called on the leadership of the party to be free and fair in the conduct of the primary election of the party scheduled for next month.
The Defence Headquarters said soldiers on Operation HADARIN DAJI under OPERATION ACCORD, have killed 12 bandits and rescued 2 kidnapped victims in Kastina and Zamfara States.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Boko Haram’s logistics base and killed scores of terrorists in an air raid in Borno.
The Acting Chairman of All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Igo Aguma, on behalf of the party in the state has congratulated the National Caretaker and the extraordinary convention planning committee led by Malam Mai Mala Buni, Governor of Yobe State.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State said yesterday that the state is now deploying the carrot and stick approach in dealing with the insecurity problem in the state, especially banditry which has claimed the lives of hundreds of people.
Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.
Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.
The Edo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Yinka Omorogbe, on Friday, reiterated Obaseki-led administration’s commitment to Open Governance Partnership, OGP, in adding value to lives of the people in the State.
Barcelona are interested in a move for their former winger Adama Traore but are behind Manchester City and Juventus for the Wolves winger.
The retirement of two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan signals the end of a golden era of Chinese sporting superstars, state media said on Tuesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself), before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the allegations of financial recklessness and misappropriation of funds leveled against the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are unacceptable hence the decision by the Senate to investigate the activities of the Commission.