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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it arrested 23 suspected cultists, who were conducting physical training for new recruits, initiation, robbery and kidnapping.
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.
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.
The 11 soldiers killed by bandits on March 20, in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, have been laid to rest on Thursday in Kaduna.
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.
The soldiers were riding in the convoy of their garrison commander on Wednesday morning.
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to ending the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country in recent times.
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.
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.
Workers of the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have started an indefinite industrial action.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command in Badagry, says it has destroyed expired and seized medicaments in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4 million.
An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.
Some traders operating within the premises of Oja Oba market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, have lost property worth about N150 million to fire.
The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate sack of a senator, Atai Aidoko, as the member representing Kogi East.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Sunday said the 6 a.m to 6 p.m curfew imposed in Bwari town in the territory, will remain until further notice.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said utilisation of local raw materials in the country has steadily increased over the past three years, hitting 63.21 percent in 2017, due to increasing government support for backward integration.
The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says it has started sensitising residents to early-warning flood signals in the flood-prone areas of the Kaduna metropolis.
Argentina forward Paulo Dybala has stated that the entire squad is solidly backing Lionel Messi despite his tough start to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.