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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.

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.

Nigerian Army arrests 40 suspects, recovers 400 jerry cans of petrol from vandals

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that it arrested 40 suspected vandals, cultists and impersonators and recovered over 400 jerry cans filled with petroleum products.

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.

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.

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.

Major Jokolo: Colonel Dasuki facilitated 1983 coup that brought President Buhari to power

Mustapha Jokolo, who was the Aide de Camp, ADC, to Mr. Muhammadu Buhari after the coup that toppled the government of President Shehu Shagari, made this claim in an interview, while reacting to a new book authored by Muhammadu Bashar, a retired general who replaced him as Emir of Gwandu, after he was deposed.

General Buratai lambasts those accusing military of bias

The 11 soldiers killed by bandits on March 20, in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, have been laid to rest on Thursday in Kaduna.

General Buratai: ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa forest

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on Saturday in Apapa, Lagos.

Two soldiers killed, two others injured in Plateau

The soldiers were riding in the convoy of their garrison commander on Wednesday morning.

Senseless killings, violence will be tamed – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to ending the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country in recent times.

COAS: Nigerian Army committed to rescuing missing schoolgirls

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday restated the army’s commitment to rescuing the 110 Dapchi school girls abducted by insurgents.

General Buratai: Nothing like Boko Haram resurgence in North East

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, restated the army’s commitment to rescuing the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by insurgents.

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