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At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Coalition salutes troops over responsiveness to Boko Haram threats to disrupt elections

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.
Sagir Musa

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.

Nigerian Army: No soldier attached to any politician in South-east

The Nigerian Army says no soldier or group of soldiers is attached to any politician or political party in any state in the South-east.

Soldiers kill four Boko Haram fighters in Borno border town

The military command in Maiduguri, Borno State, has said that four Boko Haram insurgents were, on Saturday, killed by Nigerian troops during a gun battle.

Nigerian Army division hosts 2019 promotion exams

The 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba near Jos is hosting the 2019 Lieutenant to Captain promotion examination.The 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba near Jos is hosting the 2019 Lieutenant to Captain promotion examination.

Nigerian Army expresses readiness for general elections

The Commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. James Ataguba, on Saturday said the army was ready for the forthcoming general elections.
Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama

Olowu hails Nigerian Army for reclaiming Baga

The Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, has applauded the recent exploits of Nigeria Army in recapturing Baga town, the Kukawa Local Government Council of Borno State earlier lost to the Boko Haram insurgents.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

Nigerian military flags off ‘Operation Python Dance III’ in Maiduguri

The Nigerian military command at the 7 Division Nigeria, Maiduguri, on Monday, flagged off Exercise Egwu Eke III aimed at curbing criminality.

Nigerian Army inaugurates strategy to curb crime in Katsina

In a bid to rescue Katsina State from the fangs of kidnappers, cattle rustlers, the Nigeria Army has inaugurated the Egwu Eke III (Python Dance).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Armed Forces Day: VP Osinbajo lauds the fallen heroes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday commended the Nigeria Army particularly, the fallen heroes for putting up a huge sacrifice for the nation.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army unveils measures to end kidnapping, cattle rustling in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has unveiled Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) as part of effort to curtail kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed banditry in Katsina State and its environs.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong commends Nigeria Army for launching Operation Python Dance

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended the Nigeria Army for launching Operation Egwu Eke III which is aimed at ensuring a successful 2019 general elections.
Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos APC

Governor Ambode apprehends ‘one-way’ traffic offenders

Irked by the flagrant abuse of Lagos State traffic laws, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday evening came down hard on some recalcitrant motorists who drove against traffic along the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Road, Ikeja.

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.
Nigerian Army

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.
Boko Haram

How to explain the return of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants?

Nigeria’s Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified attacks against the army in

Governor Ortom donates N30 million to victims of Wadata market fire

The Benue State Government has donated N30 million to the victims of the fire that gutted some sections of Wadata Market, Makurdi, the state capital, early Wednesday morning.

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.

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