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Nigerian Army ends training of troops in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army concluded its five-day training for non-commissioned officers in the Niger Delta at the weekend, with a vow to continue to uphold the highest level of professionalism in carrying out its constitutional duties.

‎Tricycle operator pours acid on undergraduate

Fatima Usman, a 26 years old final year student of the Department of Nursing at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), is battling for her life after acid was poured on her by two unknown tricycle operators in Borno State.

Prof. Adedoja seeks accelerated hearing over suite against PDP’s National Convention

The post-national convention crisis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) re-emerged as one of the aggrieved Chairmanship aspirants, Prof Taoheed Adedoja, has approached a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, seeking accelerated hearing of his suit against the election of Prince Uche Secondus as the national chairman of the party.

General Buratai’s father buried in Maiduguri

Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), was laid to rest in Maiduguri on Friday.

Insurgency: Cameroonian Defence Forces inducted into Operation Lafiya Dole

In an effort to intensify the onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents, the Nigerian military has inducted Cameroonian Defence Forces into Operation Lafiya Dole.

Soldiers kill 7 Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops recorded more successes in the ongoing clearance operation to route out remnants of the terrorists in Sambisa Forest.

Nigerian Troops kill 7 Boko Haram fighters

Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed seven Boko Haram fighters in the Sambisa forest in Northern Borno in an operation supported by the Air Force.

Yuletide: Police provide strict security in Borno

The Borno Police Command has raided black spots as proactive measures to ensure peaceful Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army decorates 65 gallant soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign.

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