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Your sacrifices will not be in vain – GOC tells troops

The General Officer Commanding, 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen Muhammad Muhammad, has assured troops serving in Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole in the Northeast that their sacrifices will not be in vain.

GOC urges troops to deploy basic military tactics in fight against Boko Haram

Brig-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Div., Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, on Saturday urged his troops to deploy professionalism and basic military tactics to neutralise remnants of ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in the North East.

Nigerian Army assures of victory over insurgency, kidnapping

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division, Ibadan, Maj-Gen. Okwudili Azinta, has assured Nigerians of victory over insurgency and kidnapping in the North East Zone and the rest of the country.

GOC: Nigerian Army committed to human rights advancement

The Nigerian Army is committed to the protection and advancement of human rights, protecting women and children in the course of its counterterrorism operations in the Northeast.

IGP Ibrahim Idris: President Buhari has ordered me to redouble strategies to curb killings

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered him to redouble efforts to tackle the killings across the country.

Governor Ambode gives self pass mark on security

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said the security of lives and property of residents is the biggest achievement of his administration in the last three years.

Governor Ambode: Security of lives, property my biggest achievement in three years

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday described the security of lives and property of residents as the biggest achievement of his administration in the last three years, saying it was gratifying to note that the State is now the safest in Africa.

Kaduna council polls: Nigerian Army gives PDP ultimatum to retract allegation against GOC

The 1 Division Nigerian Army, on Saturday, gave an ultimatum to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to issue retraction of unfounded allegation against its General Officer Commanding (GOC), Maj. Gen. M Mohammed, on or before Saturday 26 May 2018 or face legal action.

General Buratai gives troops three weeks to ‘flush out’ bandits from Kaduna community

The chief of army staff (COAS), General Tukur Buratai, has given troops of 2 battalion in Kompanin- Doka, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state three weeks to flush out the bandits attacking the area.

Police: IGP Ibrahim Idris was invited to brief Senate on Senator Melaye

The Nigeria Police Force has insisted that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris was invited to brief them on Senator Dino Melaye and not because of the security concerns in the country.

Ibrahim Idris: I owe Senate no apology

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the Force does not owe any individual or group any apology in discharging its duties.

NAF fighter jet hits Boko Haram with rockets, cannons

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that scores of suspected Boko Haram elements were killed on Monday, when their location at Koleram town in Borno State, came under heavy rocket and cannon attacks.

Nigerian Army: Crime rate in North gone down by 50 percent

The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna on Wednesday said the crime rate in the north had gone down by about 50 percent due to increase synergy between security agencies and the general public.

Suspected cultist dies during initiation in Lagos

An unidentified youth has lost his life shortly after being initiated into Eiye confraternity in Eginrin Depression area of Ikorodu, Lagos.

Soldier, two others wounded as Army, cultists’ clash in Lagos

A solder attached to the 174 Battalion, Ikorodu and two suspected members of the Eiye confraternity were injured during a clash between Nigerian Army operatives and cultists.

Nigerian Army arrests 23 suspected cultists, 15 pipeline vandals

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it arrested 23 suspected cultists, who were conducting physical training for new recruits, initiation, robbery and kidnapping.

Nigerian Army warns personnel to update their data or be delisted

Personnel of the Nigerian Army who fail to update their data with the Electronic Nigerian Army Pay System (e-NAPS) would be delisted as a member of the force, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has warned.

Suspect: I deserted Nigerian Army over Boko Haram

A Lance Corporal, Emmanuel Anthony, who was dismissed for deserting the Nigerian Army, said on Monday he fled the army because he was afraid to fight the Boko Haram sect.

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