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No Nigerian soldier is missing – Army spokesman

The Nigeria Army on Monday debunked the news that some Nigerian soldiers and military trucks were missing after an alleged attack by Boko Haram in Bama, Borno.

Military provides free medicare to 784 patients in Taraba

The 23 Brigade, Nigeria Army, Yola, on Saturday treated more than 784 patients in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba under its Medical Outreach Programme.

General Buratai: Plateau, Zamfara, other killings influenced by external, internal factors

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says the army has made “giant strides” in the last one year in combating security challenges. He also said the security outlook of the country “is very positive.”

NSCDC arrests fake army officer, suspected cable thieves

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a fake army officer and seven suspected cable thieves in Kogi State.

Police to deploy 3,500 officers for Sallah in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has disclosed that it will deploy 3,500 men and officers to the Eid-el-Fitr praying ground, recreation centres and other public places to ensure a hitch-free Sallah celebration in the state.

Gunmen kidnap fuel station manager, wife in Ekiti

A petrol dealer based in Ekiti State, Mr. D. Alalade, and his wife have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen .

Nigerian military denies sexual harassment allegations

The Nigeria Army has denied accusations of sexual misconduct by the Amnesty International (AI).

Show of force: Troops, other security agencies patrol Southeast cities

Apparently miffed by the threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to disrupt a summit by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo on restructuring yesterday in Awka, Anambra State, the Nigeria Army yesterday conducted operation show of force in Enugu, Enugu State and Owerri, Imo State.

Monarch commends army, police over enhanced security in Ikorodu

The Olotu-Ebi of Ereko, Chief Moshood Kalejaiye, has praised the Nigeria army and police for their continued presence in communities ravaged by pipeline vandals in border communities between Lagos and Ogun States.

General Buratai: No Army collusion with bandits in Taraba killings

The investigative panel set up by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on the alleged partisanship of the military while conducting operations to tackle security challenges across the country, following the outcry by the former Minister of Defence, Lt-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, has submitted its report with a verdict that the claims of the former COAS were untrue.

Nigerian Army arrests, hands over drug traffickers to NDLEA

The 23 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army, in Yola, Adamawa State, has handed over two suspected drug traffickers in possession of 80 blocks of cannabis sativa to the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Yola.

Ekiti APC guber primary: Governor Al-Makura Meets with security chiefs

In a bid to ensure that the rescheduled governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State is successful, the Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, is currently holding a meeting with security chiefs in the state.

Nigerian Army holds drills to showcase fighting powers

The Nigerian Army is currently holding a demonstration exercise to showcase its military powers to protect and defend the territorial integrity of the Nigerian nation.

Nigerian Army bars officers from attending church services outside barracks

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has barred officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army from attending church services outside the barracks.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army committed to research development for improved operations

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday, reaffirmed the commitment of the Nigerian Army to research and development for effective operations.

Livestock Guard: More herdsmen, cattle move into Benue since military exercise

Commander of Benue State Livestock Guard, Alhaji Aliyu Tershaku, has blamed the ongoing Nigeria Army Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (‘Cat Race’) in the State for the current influx of the Fulani Herdsmen into the state.

Survivors: How armed persons attacked Kogi community, killed 25

Some survivors of last week’s attack in Kogi State have been narrating their ordeal.

Kogi killings: Governor Bello to set up judicial panel of inquiry

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Saturday said that government would set up a judicial panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the March 14 herdsmen/farmers clash that claimed several lives in Ogane-Enigu.

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Compulsory Retirement: Court fixes date to decide fate of ex-DSS spokesperson Marilyn Ogar

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FRSC: Trucks to be barred from Lagos bridges

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Nigerians in Netherlands urge President Buhari to end killings

Nigerians in The Netherlands Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to speedily put an end to the protracted killings of innocent Nigerians in the country.