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The presidency yesterday in Abuja warned Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, to desist from what it described as his “nonsense” and “dubious” attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and focus on the state’s challenges.
The Commander, 23 Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Bello Muhammad, said his command had succeeded in curtailing clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa and Taraba States.
The Presidency on Friday came down hard on some leaders who recently faulted the way President Muhamamdu Buhari is handling the nation’s security challenges, describing them as selfish leaders.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Army was re-strategising to deal decisively with kidnapping and cattle rustling which is backing rampant in North Central and North West part of the country.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.
Nigerian Army has inaugurated a Primary Health Care facility and a solar powered borehole worth millions of Naira which it donated to Ibi community in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba.
Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has warned Army personnel to steer clear from politics, especially as 2019 elections draw near.
Governor Samuel Ortom will allow the law take its course after the Nigerian Army arrested one of his aides for allegedly masterminding recent killings in Benue State, his top adviser has said.
The Nigerian Army has said its troops of 101 Special Forces Battalion deployed in ‘Exercise Ayem Akpatuma’ on Wednesday 18 April 2018 while on patrol to Zamban village in Suntai Local Government Area of Taraba state successfully repelled an attack by armed Fulani bandits.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said thirteen soldiers were killed during a special operation in five states code-named “Operation Ayem Akpatuma.”
About 182 suspects were arrested in Benue, Taraba and Kaduna states during the conduct of “Exercise Ayem Akpatuma’’ by the Nigerian Army in the three states and three others.
As controversy continues to trail the killings in Taraba State, the Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Wednesday accused politicians in the state of inciting the people against the military and attempting to confront soldiers.
The Nigerian Army has declared five persons wanted in connection with the recent killings in Takum LGA of Taraba State.
The chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs and Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, on Monday told the probe panel investigating TY Danjuma’s remarks that Nigerians have lost confidence in the military.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai has charged the various commands of the Nigerian Army especially “Operation Lafiya Dole“ to sustain the numerous successes being recorded by the Army across board on daily basis.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday inaugurated a 10-man committee to probe the allegation levelled against the army by Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, a retired, former chief of army staff.
The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.
Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted DAAR Communications and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.
Nigeria overtook Indonesia in global piracy incidents in the maritime sector, accounting for one out of every four reported cases in 2018, according to the latest report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, a global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group.
Three–time champions Nigeria have a full house in Asaba, Delta State, ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations send-forth friendly against the Warriors of Zimbabwe, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.