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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday, hinted that some of the newly promoted senior officers will be moved to the North East to strengthen the ongoing counter terrorism operations.
The Army Council has approved the promotion of 29 Brigadiers-Generals to Majors-General, 95 Colonels to Brigadiers-General, 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant-Colonel.
Israel has launched what it calls "an operation to expose and neutralise" tunnels between Lebanon and Israel allegedly made by armed group Hezbollah.
President Donald Trump on Thursday warned that soldiers deployed to the Mexican border could shoot Central American migrants who throw stones at them while attempting to cross illegally.
Ten people were burnt to death in ethnic attacks in DR Congo's volatile east and seven fishermen were missing Saturday in Lake Edward, where tensions have spiked with the Ugandan navy.
The investigative panel set up by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on the alleged partisanship of the military while conducting operations to tackle security challenges across the country, following the outcry by the former Minister of Defence, Lt-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, has submitted its report with a verdict that the claims of the former COAS were untrue.
Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on the sidelines of an African security summit.
A 43-year-old social worker, Jacob Daniel, was on Thursday brought before a Kaduna Magistrates’ Court over alleged impersonation of an army officer.
Ethiopia's legislature has elected young and outspoken Abiy Ahmed as prime minister, amid hopes that he will be able to quell sustained anti-government protests in Africa's second most populous nation.
The government of South Sudan has beefed up security in the capital, Juba, following a fresh bout of clashes between government troops and rebels, officials said on Friday.
Palestinian scouts played drums and bagpipes at Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem on Sunday, but many tourists stayed away with tensions still simmering following Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is 'untouchable', according to Jose Mourinho, who has hailed the attacker's attitude as an example for others within the squad.
Cambodia has seized more than 3.2 tonnes of African ivory hidden in a storage container from Mozambique, a customs official has said.
The US Department of State said on Saturday it has ordered non-emergency government staff and family members of government employees to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo a week before a presidential election that it fears could turn violent.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Rivers, Mr Tonye Cole, says he is deeply touched by the high poverty level and infrastructure deficit in Rivers communities, pledgeing to tackle the problem if elected.
An Ethiopian court has jailed 66 soldiers over a rare protest in the capital in October demanding better pay, state media reported on Saturday.
Budapest emerges as the host city of the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships
The National Executive Committee of the Christian Association of Nigeria has dissolved the Nigerian Christian Elders Forum after a panel set up by the committee concluded an investigation into allegations of misconduct against the CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, passed into law a bill for a law to Provide for Self Accounting of the state House of Assembly for effective legislation and service delivery.
Despite threats by petroleum depot owners to shutdown operations if their unpaid N800 billion subsidy claims were not cleared, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has sufficient petroleum products in its facilities and urged consumers across the country not to engage in panic buying.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is desperate about the signing of amended 2018 Electoral Act because it had perfected plans with Russian agents to hack the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).