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Nigerian Army redeploys Boko Haram war commander, others

The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.
President Muhammad Buhari has been confirmed to perform the opening ceremony of this year's Ministry of Interior Games, tagged MIGA 2018, on November 22 in Kaduna.

Muhammadu Buhari to open second Interior Games in Kaduna

President Muhammad Buhari has been confirmed to perform the opening ceremony of this year's Ministry of Interior Games, tagged MIGA 2018, on November 22 in Kaduna.

FEC approves N11 billion for fire vehicles, building complex for Immigration Service

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday in Abuja approved N11 billion for the purchase of 22 fire fighting vehicles for the Federal Fire Service and construction of technology building for the Nigeria Immigration Service.

Nigerian Army establishes Cyber Warfare Command to counter terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has inaugurated the Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command, a new corps to protect its data/network against cyber attack and curb terrorists’ activities.
Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

2019: Ibok-Ete Ibas warns naval officers to be non-partisan

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, has warned officers not to engage in political activities ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Asim Munir

Pakistan appoints new head of powerful intelligence agency

Pakistan has appointed a new chief for its powerful intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), as the previous appointee completed his term, the military said.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

2019: Donald Duke emerges SDP presidential candidate

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has emerged as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party for the 2019 general election.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops to prosecute war against Boko Haram with aggressive posture

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has embarked on a 3-day operational visit to the frontline, traversing the Division’s deployments in Bama and Gwoza Local Governemnt Areas of Borno State.

Israel’s Avigdor Lieberman angered by leak of West Bank security warning

Israel's defence minister called Friday for the security services to intervene to stop cabinet leaks after details were broadcast of a confidential military briefing urging increased aid for the West Bank to avert new violence.

Court orders General Buratai to pay N11 million to 11 Gombe indigenes for illegal...

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, to pay N11 million as damages for the breach of fundamental rights of 11 Gombe State indigenes illegally detained by officers of the Nigerian Army.
Frank Amaku

Two Nigerians jailed for life in South Africa for human trafficking

South Gauteng High Court in South Africa has handed three life sentences and an additional hundred and six years imprisonment to two Nigerians for human trafficking.

Soldiers protest in Borno, engage in shooting spree

Soldiers of the Special Strike Force deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole have protested against their posting to Marte, a Local Government Area in the Northern part of Borno State, Channels TV is reporting.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi backs Vice-President Osinbajo on state police

The Chairman, South-East Governors Forum and the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, has lent his support to the call for the establishment of State Police as a way of checking incessant intra and inter-State conflicts raging through all the nooks and crannies of the country.
Lt Gen Hun Manet at a military exercise. KT-Chor Sokunthea

Cambodian premier’s son gets military roles amid human rights concerns

The son of Cambodia's long-serving leader was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to tighten his family's grip on the country's leadership.

China general slams ‘irresponsible comments’ on South China Sea

A Chinese general Saturday lashed out at "irresponsible comments" on Beijing's military build-up in the South China Sea after the US defence chief accused China of intimidation and coercion in the disputed waters.

VSF reconstruct Adamawa local council secretariat destroyed by Boko Haram

The Victims Support Fund has expended the sum of N387 million in financing the reconstruction of Michka Council Secretariat in Adamawa State destroyed by insurgents four years ago.

2019: General Buratai warns soldiers to steer clear of politics

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has warned Army personnel to steer clear from politics, especially as 2019 elections draw near.

General Buratai insists Boko Haram has been defeated

Despite pockets of suicide bombings in the North East (NE), the Nigerian Army (NA), Thursday maintained that the military have decimated the Boko Haram sect.

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Muhammadu Buhari: Free, fair election in 2019 remains sacrosanct

As the nation moves into election mode with the commencement of election campaigns next week, President Muhammadu Buhari has again, given assurances of his determination to lay a foundation for free, fair and credible elections in the country.

NGO covers 13 states with contraception awareness campaign

Marie Stopes International Organization, Nigeria Mission, said it has secured a three-year grant to improve the use of contraceptives among women in 13 states of Nigeria.

Primaries: INEC worried over violence – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Enugu, says it is worried over the spate of violence that characterised the recently concluded party primary elections in the state.

Police nab armed gang members over Bayelsa student’s murder

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested two suspected members of an armed gang in connection with the murder of Seiyefa Fred, a level 100 student of the Niger Delta University, in Yenagoa.
Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa

Tanzania’s Benjamin Mkapa tasks African leaders on corruption

Former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania has called for more efforts by African countries in the fight against corruption and other vices that retarded development.