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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
He equally said the development had in similar circumstance touched the various formations in organizing capacity building programmes as outlined in their training directives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.
A woman has been arrested after a "complex" investigation into an Australian strawberry scare where needles were found stuck into the fruit, police said Sunday, in a crisis that sparked nationwide panic.
The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has flagged off construction work on the state’s West Africa Advanced Teachers’ Continuous Training College.
Novak Djokovic has defended Roger Federer over claims the Swiss great enjoys preferential treatment on tour.
A Gabonese opposition party on Tuesday accused the government of peddling a "lie" over the health of President Ali Bongo after he was hospitalised in Saudi Arabia nearly three weeks ago.