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I can’t remember my earnings as Chief of Army Staff – General Bamaiyi tells court

Retired General Ishaya Bamaiyi has told an Ikeja High Court that he could not recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.

Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.

Elections: General Buratai meets with GOCs, commanders

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, is again meeting with General Officers Commanding (GOCs), Field Commanders and Brigade Commanders over the rescheduled elections holding Saturday, February 23.
In this handout photograph taken and released by Pakistan’s Prime Minister House (PMH) on February 18, 2019, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan (2L) and Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (R) walk along with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (2R) on his departure the Nur Khan Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base in Islamabad. – Pakistan was set to confer its highest civilian honour on the Saudi Crown Prince on February 18, a day after he signed investment deals worth $20 billion in the cash-strapped country — his first stop on a high-profile Asian tour. (Photo by HANDOUT / Pakistan’s Prime Minister House / AFP) /

Imran Khan: Pakistan ‘ready to talk’ on Kashmir, warns India against attack

Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.
Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan taking the oath as a Member of Parliament. AFP

Imran Khan: India’s allegations against Pakistan ‘without any evidence’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday India "leveled allegations against Pakistan without any evidence" after New Delhi accused Pakistani spy agency of involvement in last week's deadly attack on security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.
LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army

Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.
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Nigerian Army debunks IPOB’s allegations of killing, abduction of civilians in Southeast

The Nigeria Army has debunked allegations of killings and abduction of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the Southeast.
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Nigerian Army warns Southeast youths against confrontation with soldiers

The Nigerian Army has warned youths and other individuals against confronting soldiers on Operation Python Dance 111 (Egwueke 111) in the southeast geopolitical zone.

Nigerian Army retires 130 generals, colonels, others

There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.

Nigerian Army denies shooting IPOB members

The Nigerian Army has warned youths and other individuals against confronting soldiers on Operation Python Dance 111 (Egwueke 111) in the Southeast geopolitical zone.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills four Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it killed at least four Boko Haram insurgents and recovered weapons in a clearance operation on the sect’s suspected hideout along Makinta Meleri in Konduga Local Government Area, Borno state.

Minister: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Idris had no regard for my office

The Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), has slammed former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for not having any regard for his office.

Nigerian Army: We’ve curtailed herdsmen/farmers crisis in Adamawa, Taraba

The Commander, 23 Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Bello Muhammad, said his command had succeeded in curtailing clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa and Taraba States.

General Buratai: President Buhari concerned about Nigerian Army welfare

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Sokoto, said President Muhammadu Buhari is appreciative of the great role the Army continue to play in ensuring peace and stability in the country.
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Nigerian Army launches Operation Python Dance in Kebbi on Tuesday

The Nigerian Army will on Tuesday launch Operation Python ‘3’ in Kebbi state, North West region of Nigeria, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olanisakin, accompanied by Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibot-Ette Ibas, on Saturday paid operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri-1

CDS, service chiefs visit Maiduguri to assess security situation

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olanisakin, accompanied by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibot-Ette Ibas, on Saturday paid operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Abuja women celebrate Nigerian Army over peaceful yuletide

The Nigerian Army has received massive commendation from a coalition of Abuja women under the aegis of FCT Women of Honour over the peaceful atmosphere that pervaded the Christmas celebration across the nation.

Tukur Buratai: Be wary of Boko Haram propaganda

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has urged troops prosecuting the counter terrorism operation in the North East to be wary of Boko Haram’s increasing misinformation propaganda.

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Elections: Large turnout of voters in Osun

The Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday witnessed a large turnout of voters in Osogbo and Obokun Local Government Areas of Osun.

Elections: Card readers malfunction in FCT, rectified

Some card readers have failed to respond to voters’ cards in several polling units in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Elections: Two killed, three injured in Ebonyi

Two persons have been killed while three others were injured in Amagu ward one in Ikwo Local Government Area of the Ebonyi State.
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Late arrival of materials, officials delay voting in Kano

Late arrival of election materials at most of the polling centres delayed the commencement of voting in Tarauni and Nasarawa local government areas of Kano state on Saturday.
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Elections: Exercise hitch-free in Bauchi

Accreditation and voting commenced on schedule in some polling units in Bauchi metropolis in today’s Presidential and National Assembly polls.