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Guards Brigade: Why we deployed soldiers to National Assembly

The Guards Brigade, Nigerian Army, has said that it deployed its soldiers to the three arm zone where the National Assembly is located earlier today to forestall a planned invasion of the area by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as the shiite group.

General Buratai: We must continuously train to defend Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has stressed the need for continuous training of troops to be able to defeat the enemy, defend the nation, as well as for self-defence.
Muhammadu Buhari

Guards Brigade alerts Abuja residents of heavy artillery gunfire

The Guards Brigade, Nigerian Army, has alerted residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) not to panic as it is set to carry out the traditional firing of artillery gun salute for the visiting President of France, Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday.

Nigerian military warns Shiites protesters in FCT

The Nigerian military Wednesday warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) protesting against the detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, not to disturb the peace and security of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Troops nab arms supplier in Nasarawa

Troops of the Guards Brigade deployed to Mararaba, Nasarawa state for internal security operations arrested a man with arms and ammunition on Thursday during a stop and search operation at “the checkpoint.”

Nigerian Army launches ‘Operation Cat Race’ to tackle herdsmen crisis

The Nigerian Army has said it would begin a special exercise tagged: ”Operation Cat Race”, which in Tiv language means “Ayem Akpatuma’’ to tackle the recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes and criminal activities in the states.

Military operations begin in Benue, Taraba, others

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday announced the planned commencement of its special operation to clampdown on those perpetrating killings and other violent crimes in Benue State and environs to restore peace in the areas.

Nigerian Army’s 6 Division gets new GOC

Maj.-Gen. Musa Yusuf has taken over as new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, the division’s Spokesman, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, said.

Army chief Tukur Buratai calls for prayers for soldiers

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called for prayers and support for soldiers engaged in the counter insurgency war and other security operations within and outside the country.

2018 will be tough for terrorists, militants, criminal groups – General Buratai

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that 2018 will be a tough year for members of the Boko Haram terrorists group, militants and other criminals disrupting the peace of the Nigerian nation.

Major shake up in Nigerian Army, redeploys 399 senior officers

Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.

Terror attacks still likely in Abuja, other northern states – US, UK

The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.

President Buhari commends Guards Brigade’s professionalism

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Guards Brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian Army.

Nigerian Army formations have difficulty training – Tarfa

He equally said the development had in similar circumstance touched the various formations in organizing capacity building programmes as outlined in their training directives.

Nigeria has no alternative to Buhari now – NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Sunday said the jubilation that followed the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari was an indication that the country had no alternative to him now.

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Gernot Rohr: Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for others

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities for some other performers to step onto the runway.

Presidential committee on Amnesty visits Jos prison

As part of its mandate to recommend inmates serving jail terms in various prison formations for amnesty, the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy, on Friday visited the Jos Prison.

Police uncovers gun factory in Delta

Officers and men attached to the Eagle-Net Special Squad under the Delta State Police Command have recorded a major breakthrough in the ongoing war against violence, crime in the society with the discovery of a gun factory in Oleh town, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.

NDLEA arrests fake policemen smuggling cannabis in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in the Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Ikemba Uzoezie

Anambra: We’re unfazed by purported suspension – APGA lawmakers

Mr Ikem Uzoezie, factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed.