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Troops of the Nigerian Armed forces on Sunday foiled attempts by Boko Haram to take over Dikwa, headquarters of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after a 17-day medical trip to London, the United Kingdom.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Tuesday, condemned the appointment of a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
In attendance are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Minister of Defence, Major-General, Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd); Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd).
The grant according to the wife of the Chief Of Army Staff, Mrs Fati Attahiru, was made possible through the federal government NIRSAL COVID-19, palliative that provides small and medium scale entrepreneurs with funds to boost their businesses.
Egyptian authorities suggest the Ever Given ship running aground on Tuesday morning could be due to "human error," according to MailOnline.
President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad has expressed the hope that the task of defeating Boko Haram insurgency would now be less cumbersome as Nigeria introduces new security apparatus and changes in the leadership of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
The Nigerian Army troops of 28 Task Force Brigade in Chibok and Askira have neutralised about 48 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 11 abducted victims in latest onslaught in Borno State.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has tasked the Nigerian Army Officers Wives’ Association (NAOWA) to seek international collaboration with their counterparts in India, and other advanced nations with a view to helping the association actualize some of its cardinal objectives of empowering the wives and children of Army officers and soldiers.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has said the Nigerian Army will proactively deal with security threats facing the nation.
In an operation described as “hitch-free”, troops of the Nigerian Army on Sunday evening descended heavily on ISWAP and Boko Haram elements, killing over 30 and rescuing 60 locals held hostage by the terrorists.
Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, who is on a one-week operational visit to Borno, said his visit was to enhance the ongoing fight against insurgency in the North East.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, and the three service chiefs in very plain terms that they have just few weeks to adequately secure the nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals.
Notable rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, Sunday, urged newly appointed security chiefs to uphold the constitutionally guaranteed rights of Nigerians in their quest to rid the country of insurgency, banditry and all forms of criminality.
A leading civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association Nigerians (HURIWA) has pledged to collaborate with the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, in the promotion and protection of human rights of Nigerians.
Former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo almost put an end to his military career 21 years ago.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has welcomed the appointment of new service chiefs, while expressing gratitude to outgoing service chiefs, particularly chiefs of army, and Air Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai and Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique with whom Borno government worked more closely in the fight against Boko Haram.
Four Philippine private universities rejected accusations on Sunday by the authorities that they serve as recruitment grounds of Maoist rebels, days after students protested against security force patrols at some university campuses.
President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
Washington responded with calm determination as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges of murdering George Floyd, ending a trial that has put the country on edge as it confronts the realities of racial injustice and police violence.
An unidentified number of students of Green Field University located along the Abuja-Kaduna highway have been abducted when armed men attacked the school.
Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, has tentatively fixed the conduct of elections in the 20 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the state for July 24, 2021, as clearly stated by the 1999 Nigerian Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Senate at plenary yesterday had a heated debate on a Bill for an Act to provide for the National Livestock Bureau to ensure protection, control and management of livestock, registration and cattle rustling in the country.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the Super League was doomed from the start and that it was only created as a "strategic weapon to get more out of UEFA".
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang confirms he has been hospitalised after contracting malaria while on international duty.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday, visited the Gusau Central Market to assess the prices of foodstuff and other essential commodities.
Some residents of Kano and Katsina States have blamed cement manufacturers over the prevailing scarcity and high cost of cement nationwide.
The civil society organisations (CSOs) and other stakeholders in Ekiti State have lauded the strides of the state Governor, Kayode Fayemi, in moving the state from 28th position in 2018 to fourth position out of 36 states in the Budget Transparency Index.
“I am proud to announce that at 00:40 … Iranian scientists were able to produce 60% enriched uranium,” Mohammad Qalibaf said on Twitter.