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NMA salutes gallant soldiers at Armed Forces Day

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Tuesday joined the President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians to celebrate the Armed Forces Remembrance Day usually marked on January 15 every year.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar commends Borno elders for rejecting release of ‘repentant’ Boko Haram members

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the call by the Borno Elders Forum, on President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop the practice of releasing the so called `repentant’ Boko Haram members.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian Army’s victory in Baga excites fishermen

Fishermen in Borno, whose means of livelihood were disrupted by insurgents, have hailed the military over the victory against Boko Haram insurgents.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar attacks President Buhari for not attending burial of late NAF officers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to attend the burial of the five officers of the Nigerian Air Force who died in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency.

New Year: Let’s support military against Boko Haram – Governor Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has called for collective support to the military to enhance successful campaign against Boko Haram insurgents.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari calls Zamfara emir, expresses sadness over bandit attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday on telephone conversation with Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari, expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property following the banditry attacks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari expresses sadness over Zamfara bandit attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday during a telephone conversation with Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari, expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property following the banditry attacks.

Mansur Dan-Ali: Drug abuse, unemployment responsible for insecurity in Zamfara

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, says drug abuse, unemployment and governance are responsible for the “deplorable security situation in Zamfara”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

NAF graduates 769 UK-trained special forces

Determined to rout terrorist group, Boko Haram in the North-east, the Nigerian Air Force yesterday graduated 769 special forces trained in partnership with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT).
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Muhammadu Buhari: Author of confusion about me ‘ignorant, irreligious’

“It’s real me, I assure you. I will soon celebrate my 76th birthday and I will still go strong.” Those were the words of President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday in Krakow, Poland, at an interactive session with the Nigerian Community in the country.

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.
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EFCC: We will monitor donations to political parties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that it would monitor donations to political parties during next year’s polls and the identities of the donors.

APC: Ayodele Fayose not wanted in our party

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has advised outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose to look elsewhere for political sanctuary, should he jump out of the PDP.

Ibrahim Babangida: I don’t have social media accounts

A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name.
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DHQ: Anti-military reports dampen troops’ morale

The Defence Headquarters has lamented that antimilitary reports discrediting the efforts of the troops in the Northeast dampen troops morale.

Nigerian Army sets up rehabilitation centre for injured soldiers

The Nigerian Army has set up a modern rehabilitation centre for soldiers injured in combat and non-combat operations in the country.

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President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
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Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.