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A Cenotaph inaugurated by Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai at Gudumbali, Guzamala LGA of Borno, in memory of troops, who died in course of battle against Boko Haram terrorists in North East.

Nigerian Army inaugurates cenotaph in memory of fallen heroes in North East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai has inaugurated a cenotaph at Gudumbali, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno in memory of troops, who died in the course of battle.

32 killed, 84 injured in Borno explosion

A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.

General Buratai urges Borno IDPs to return home

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has called on internally displaced people (IDPs) in Borno north to return home.

General Buratai : Operation Last Hold primarily to relocate IDPs to communities

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities”.

Nigerian Army begins operation last hold in Borno, Lake Chad

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, Friday said the army would commence Operation Last Hold in northern Borno and parts of Lake Chad Basin to complete the decimation of the Boko Haram Terrorists and ensure the restoration of normal economic activities in the Zone.

Boko Haram: Give me Abubakar Shekau dead or alive – Genetal Buratai tells troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.

Army chief Tukur Buratai charges troops to get Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau dead...

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.

Nigerian Army launches ‘Operation Cat Race’ to tackle herdsmen crisis

The Nigerian Army has said it would begin a special exercise tagged: ”Operation Cat Race”, which in Tiv language means “Ayem Akpatuma’’ to tackle the recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes and criminal activities in the states.

Nigerian Army launches 44-day operation in Benue, Taraba, others

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it will begin Exercise Ayem Akpatuma covering Benue, Taraba, Kogi, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states in order to tackle the cases of kidnappings, herdsmen/farmers’ clashes among others.

Boko Haram has been defeated – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Sunday restated a widely held stance by federal officials that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated.

Boko Haram recruiting unemployed youths, illiterates – General Buratai

Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Sunday decried Boko Haram insurgents recruitment of the teeming unemployed youths that lack morality and are illiterates in their fight.

Boko Haram: Army chief Tukur Buratai hails Artillery Corps immense contributions

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, has commended the Artillery Corps for its immense contributions in routing Boko Haram and other criminal elements in the country.

Army chief Tukur Buratai warns officers against misconduct

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday in Lagos tasked officers of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps (NAFC) on conduct, professionalism and hard work as he inaugurated the Data Recovery Centre.

Army chief Tukur Buratai tasks officers on conduct, professionalism, inaugurates data recovery centre

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday in Lagos tasked officers of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps (NAFC) on conduct, professionalism and hard work as he inaugurated the Data Recovery Centre.

Military launches counter violence campaign in Borno

The military has launched counter-religious extremism and violence campaigns in Borno State to curtail possible recruitment of youths into violent groups as witnessed in the Boko Haram insurgency.

Kanu: Biafra National Guard declares war against Nigerian Army

Biafra National Guard (BNG) says the Operation Python Dance II, to be carried out by the Nigerian Army in the South-east was targeted at Nnamdi Kanu and other agitators.

Nigerian Army to check violent agitations in South East

The Nigerian Army is to launch “Operation Ogbu Eke II’’ – “Python Dance II’’, in the South East between September 15 and October 14, to check violent criminals, agitators and other forms of criminalities.

Injured soldier insists on continuing the fight against Boko Haram

Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maiduguri, says he go back to the frontline to continue the fight against the terrorists.

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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 soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
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Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.