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The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Nigerian Army, General Otiki lay claim to forfeited N136m

She added that the 7th interested party as well as partly the personal funds of the 2nd interested party (Maj.-Gen. Otiki) given to the said Aliyu Ado for the purpose of carrying out the main business of the 1st interested party.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops intercept 4,630 rounds of ammunition in Zamfara, neutralize 13 bandits

Troops of Operation Hadari Daji (OPHD) has recorded another significant success as part of its continuing operations against armed banditry and all other forms of criminality in Zamfara state.
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 Army records 100 percent candidates’ success in lieutenant to captain practical promotion exams

The Nigerian Army has recorded 100 per cent success among candidates that took part in its just concluded Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination (LCPPE) 2020.

Cancer: NAOWA screens 502 women in Enugu

No fewer than 502 women benefited from a free breast and cervical cancer screening exercise organized by the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) in Enugu on Saturday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Our joint security outfit is ready – Southeast governors

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has revealed that a Regional security outfit has been formed to protect lives and properties in the Southeast.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong approves layouts for servicemen in Plateau

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has approved layouts for serving and retiring officers and men of the Nigerian Army in the state, the Commissioner of Lands, Survey and Town Planning , Mr Yakubu Dati, has said.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits free kidnapped Customs officers in Katsina

Armed bandits operating in parts of Katsina State have released two Customs officers they abducted at Jibia last Wednesday.
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.

2020: Nigeria Army charges personnel to redouble effort

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen Faruq Yahaya, has charged its personnel to redouble their efforts and achieve more this year.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army to prioritise soldiers’ welfare

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has promised to make the welfare of officers and men of the Nigerian Army a top priority.

General Buratai inspects completed, ongoing projects at 3 Division

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has inspected some completed and ongoing projects at 3 Division, Nigerian Army, Rukuba, near Jos.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governors lauds Nigerian Army on insurgency fight

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has commended the Nigerian Army in tackling the activities of Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast and restoration of peace in Adamawa state.
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 Army conducts community services

The Nigerian Army says it has conducted 19 humanitarian and community services in host communities of troops participating in the ongoing Atilogwu Udo 1, otherwise known as Peaceful Dance.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara to step up security amid fresh investment drive

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said the administration is paying closer attention to security of lives and security as part of its strategic plan to reassure investors and the citizens.
The Acting Commander, Nigerian Army Education Corps, Brigadier General BH Mohammed has stated the commitment of the Army to protect and facilitate infrastructural develompent in Command Secondary Schools across the country.

Nigerian Army: We’ll continue to protect Command Schools

The Acting Commander, Nigerian Army Education Corps, Brigadier General BH Mohammed has stated the commitment of the Army to protect and facilitate infrastructural develompent in Command Secondary Schools across the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

Don’t allow politicians to use you – Rivers governor tells senior military officers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised top military personnel not to allow themselves to be used by politicians, because the security architecture suffers when politicians influence military operations.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina governor, army urge bandits to hand over weapons

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari and the Army yesterday called on leaders of repentant bandits and their followers to hand over their weapons to the government.

General Buratai donate 1,000 books, remodel primary school in Kaduna

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has donated 1,000 books to pupils of his alma matter, Unguwar Sarki Musulmi LEA Primary School, Kaduna.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.