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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.

Federal government declares public holidays for Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year

The Federal Government has declared December 25 and 26, 2018 and January 1, 2019 as public holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year celebrations respectively.
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Ethiopia moving troops from Eritrean border amid new peace

General Asrat Denero, head of the army's Western Command, says the "threat level from the Eritrean side has declined sharply. So we have decided that there is no use in keeping that massive force in the border areas. It will be deployed to other locations."

Nigerian Army sends reinforcement to Borno town over reported impending terrorist attack

The Nigerian Army has mobilised a reinforcement of troops to fortify Jakana, a town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Tukur Buratai urges troops to flush out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General T.Y. Buratai, says troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in the northeast have what it takes to flush out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they are hibernating.

Boko Haram: Tukur Buratai charges troops to dominate everywhere, deny terrorists freedom

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai has told troops of the Nigerian Army deployed to the North-East that they have what it takes to flush out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they are hibernating.

Tukur Buratai orders investigation into alleged discovery of militia camp in Rivers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered a thorough investigation into the discovery of militia camp in Rivers State by troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army, on November 26, 2018.

COAS assures Nigerians of adequate security in South East

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Nigerian Army (NA), Lieutenant General Tukur Y. Buratai has assured residents and visitors to any part of the South-Eastern Nigeria of their safety.

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.

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If Zinedine Zidane and his charges make it to the final of the competition, they will land 15 million euros, with the winner of that game taking home a further 19 million euros.

Zinedine Zidane denies reports that he is leaving Real Madrid

“How can I tell my players that I’m leaving the club at this stage of the season? We’re playing for our lives in this league and I’m going to say I’m leaving? You can say anything you want to say. I will never say that to my players. How can I say that. At the end of the season, we will see what will happen. We can’t constantly talk about my future.”

Kaduna in total blackout as workers begin strike

Kaduna State on Sunday was thrown into total blackout ahead of the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress to commence from midnight of Sunday in the state.
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ASCAB: Kaduna governor sacked over 60,000 workers in six years

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond say Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has sacked over 60,000 workers since he took office in May 2015.
Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.

Manchester United board in disagreement with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over Paul Pogba

Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.
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Ex-President Jonathan calls for synergy among state governors

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday called for more synergy among the state governors in order to resolve the numerous challenges affecting the country.

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The Catholic Bishop of Issele-Uku Diocese of Delta State, Michael Odogwu Elue on Sunday, urged journalists to always be on the side of truth.

Catholic bishop urges journalists to be on the side of truth

The Catholic Bishop of Issele-Uku Diocese of Delta State, Michael Odogwu Elue on Sunday, urged journalists to always be on the side of truth.
A statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu on Sunday explained that the station, named Mike Okiro Police Station, located along Umuahia-Uzoakoli Road, close to Ubani market was not burnt down.

Official: Umuahia police station not burnt

Following the reports of the burning down of the popular Ubani Market in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State on Sunday, May 9, 2021,...

INEC to harmonise reports from states on polling units expansion

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans harmonise reports from states on Polling Units (PUs) expansion, to ensure that they are in conformity with its guidelines.

ICPC declares President Buhari’s son-in-law wanted over ‘$65 million fraud’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, and two others wanted over alleged misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.
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Abductors of Deeper Life Pastor demand N30 million ransom

The abductors of a Deeper Life Bible Church Pastor, Otamayomi Ogedengbe in Ondo State have made contact with his family.