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COAS Spikers saw off Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-17) in the women’s match of the Day 2 at the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Abuja.

Volleyball: COAS Spikers beat Immigration in Premier League clash

COAS Spikers saw off Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-17) in the women’s match of the Day 2 at the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Abuja.

Bayelsa/Kogi election: 62 chairmen of political parties indict police, politicians over violence

Sixty-two Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties under the aegis of Forum of Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties on Monday Indicted security agents and politicians over the violence and other electoral fraud that took place in the just concluded Bayelsa/Kogi states gubernatorial elections.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army arrests ‘drug peddler’ with 60 wraps of cocaine

The 9 Brigade Command of the Nigeria Army, Ikeja Cantonment in Lagos State, on Saturday paraded a hard drug peddler, Okafor Collins, caught with 60 wraps of substance suspected to be cocaine.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram fighters burnt as troops repel attack by insurgents

Scores of Boko Haram fighters were at the weekend burnt to death in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State during a fierce battle with troops of 64 and 98 Task Force Battalions and elements of the Armed Forces Special Forces Battalion at Malam Fatori.
Security personnel had mounted checkpoints in major junctions in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, as the state votes to elect its governor.

Bayelsa guber: Police, Army, DSS, others tighten security at INEC headquarters

There is tight security at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Bayelsa State as the state governorship election commences.

Nigerian Army, COAS ordered to suspend Operation Positive Identification

Justice Rilwanu Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Army and its Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to suspend the ongoing Operation Positive Identification by the army.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has flagged off Exercise (Ex) A KPATUMA II (Ex Cat Race) in Benue to curb the rising cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, armed banditry and communal clashes in the state.

General Buratai flag off Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Benue

The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has flagged off Exercise (Ex) A KPATUMA II (Ex Cat Race) in Benue to curb the rising cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, armed banditry and communal clashes in the state.
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Reps minority leader frowns at military Operation Positive Identification

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP), has raised concerns over the planned nationwide implementation of Operation Positive Identification (OPI) by the Nigerian Army.
Nigeria Taekwondo Federation

Delta wins Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup

Delta State has won the 10th edition of the Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup with five gold, two silver and two bronze medals which ended on Sunday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Aminu Masari

Insecurity: Katsina governor calls for Mobile Police empowerment

Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Friday advocated for the empowerment of the Police Mobile unit to reduce the over stretching of the Nigeria Army to fight the menace of armed bandits and other societal ills in the the country.

Court jails two oil thieves in Port Harcourt

Justice I. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and jailed one Michael Adamu for two years for dealing in petroleum products without an appropriate licence.
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

Why Nigerian Army has not defeated Boko Haram – commander

The major factor that hinders the Nigerian army from defeating Boko Haram is the lack of an “army aviation,” the man who heads the army’s operations against the terror group said.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army rescues six abducted students in Kaduna

Troops of the Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of the Government Day Secondary School, Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school on Thursday morning.g

Widow, 37 others drag Nigerian Army to ECOWAS court over ‘compulsory retirement’

Ruth, the widow of O.A Baba-Ochankpa, a Lieutenant-Colonel, and 37 other retired army generals and colonels have asked the Community Court of Justice of ECOWAS in Abuja to declare as unlawful their compulsory retirement from the Nigerian army.

Nigerian Army rescues 51 civilians from Boko Haram captivity

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued some civilians from Boko Haram captivity and recovered weapons from the insurgents during an attack in Gubio, Borno State, this week.

Insecurity: Nigerian military urged to monitor dismissed officers

Sunday Adebomi has called on the authorities of the Nigeria Army to pay more attention to the cases of dismissed officers, who have now adopted kidnappings and banditry as their new career.
Action Against Hunger

Nigerian Army seals off Action Against Hunger offices in Borno, Yobe

Nigerian soldiers were said to have sealed the offices of Action Against Hunger in Maiduguri and Damaturu.
Action Against Hunger

Nigerian troops seals humanitarian group’s office in Borno

Nigerian soldiers have surrounded the Maiduguri office of Action Against Hunger, an international nongovernmental working in Borno State.

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Josh Maja named in French Ligue 1 Team of the Week

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The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Federal government suspends eight officials over electrocution at Ikoyi Custodial Centre

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.

Amosun, 3,000 others defect to PDP in Ogun

A candidate of the House of Representatives election in Ogun state, Akeem Amosun, has defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), ahead of the Local Government elections expected to be conducted in the state next year and general elections in 2023.
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Centre honours 69 students after mathematical sciences Olympiad competition

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.