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President Buhari urged to sign VGN Bill to end kidnapping, banditry

Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) has the ability to end kidnapping, banditry in the country if the bill that will establish the organization as a law enforcement agency is signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Insurgency: NHRC, UNHCR train Nigerian Army on human rights protection

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have commenced a two-day training for the Nigeria Army on human rights and civil protection during counterinsurgency in the Northeast.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops neutralise bandit, rescue 13 kidnap victims in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigeria Army under exercise HARBIN KUNAMA III, have neutralised one bandit and rescued 13 kidnapped victims in Kuyelo community in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

General Burutai: Army will continue to ensure security, safety in Lagos, Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Burutai, has pledged that the Nigeria Army will continue to play its role in ensuring security and safety in Lagos and the entire country.

General Buratai tasks journalists on patriotic reportage

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has appealed to journalists to put Nigeria’s interest first in their reportage.

Governor Masari commends Nigerian Army for taming attacks

Governor Aminu Bello Masari has expressed big relief at the declining rate of banditry attacks in the state saying efforts by the Nigeria Army who swung into action on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari has yielded a quick result as the state is fast experiencing the return of peace and tranquility.

Nigerian Army deploys drone to fight kidnapping, banditry in Ondo, Ekiti tick forests

The 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army (NA) Owena Barracks, Akure, has deployed the use of technology to fight the scourges of kidnapping and banditry within the Ondo and Ekiti States axis.

Death toll in Niger bandits attack rises to 70, eight villages sacked

The death toll in Sunday’s attack on some communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state has risen to 70 as armed bandits continued their onslaught on the people unabated.
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Suspected kidnapper arrested in Ondo

Suspected member of a syndicate using military camouflages to terrorise the people of Ondo state for ransom has been arrested.
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General Buratai: Nigeria army battle ready to deal with remnants of terrorist groups

Lt .Gen. Yusuf Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, on Monday reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Army to rid the country of remnants of unrepentant terrorists.

Fake army officer faces trial in Lagos

A 26-year-old man, Nonso Nwosy, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged impersonation and possession of the Nigeria Army uniform.

Boko Haram: Police assure Yobe residents of safety

The Police in Yobe on Wednesday called on the general public to remain calm and to continue their normal daily activities without fear of molestation.
Troops of the Nigerian army wiped out a band of Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Damaturu, the capital of Yobe on Tuesday.

Nigerian military repels Boko Haram attack in Yobe

The Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole of Nigeria Army in Damaturu on Wednesday, said it successfully repelled suspected Boko Haram insurgents that attempted to attack Damaturu, Yobe capital, on Tuesday.

General Buratai: Insecurity worsened by poor funding f Army

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has attributed the worsening insecurity in the country to poor funding of the Army and other security agencies.

De-radicalised ex-Boko Haram members beg for forgiveness

Some repentant members of the ‘Boko Haram’ sect on Wednesday pleaded with Nigerians for forgiveness over their past unwholesome activities.
The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Rivers elections: AAC governorship candidate blasts defected deputy

Governorship candidate of African Action Congress, (AAC) in Rivers State, Biokpomabo Awara, has lambasted his erstwhile running mate and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defector, Akpo Bambo Yeeh, after his resignation on Monday.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army to hold three day outreach in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army, 8 Division, Sokoto, said Sunday, that it will be organising a 3 day symposium/ outreach in commemoration of the 2019 world oral health day from 19 to 21 March, 2019.

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Maurizio Sarri believes 19-year-old Juventus striker Moise Kean is surplus to requirements and is ready to offload the player this summer.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.