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Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.

General Buratai: No military escorts for politicians during elections

The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that there would be no military escorts for politicians, especially retired military officers, during the general elections.

General Buratai warns officers, soldiers to be loyal or resign

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday gave officers and men of the Nigerian Army with doubtful loyalty to the Federal Government Friday deadline to resign from the service.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF jet destroys terrorists’ camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Operation LAFIYA DOLE has decimated a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) camp and neutralised some of their fighters at a settlement called Arboko in Borno.

Elections: General Buratai meets with GOCs, commanders

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, is again meeting with General Officers Commanding (GOCs), Field Commanders and Brigade Commanders over the rescheduled elections holding Saturday, February 23.

PDP: APC plotting to use army, police to scuttle elections in Rivers

Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council in Rivers State on Tuesday raised alarm over what it described as alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in connivance with the security agencies, especially the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, the Police Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, to scuttle elections in state.

Nigerian Army uncovers plan to use armed thugs during elections in Niger Delta

The Sixth Division of Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered a plot to use armed thugs in fake military uniforms to cause confusion in Saturday’s rescheduled polls.

Nigerian Army uncovers plan to attack polling centres in four states

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.

Nigerian Army rescues 14 children from traffickers

Their traffickers, including two females, Evelyn Jerry, 27 and Stephen Rebecca 30 as well as Mr. Richard Patrick, 38, were arrested and handed to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

Police parade 63 suspects over pre-electoral violence in Akwa Ibom

Also paraded were suspects arrested in connection with the pre-election violence in Obot-Akara local Government area where two persons were killed and thirteen vehicles burnt on Saturday.

Governor El-Rufai condemns attempts by ‘busybodies’ to deny Kujura killings

The Kaduna State Government has condemned what it described as attempts by some ‘busybodies’ to deny the killings of 66 people in fulani settlements in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
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Boko Haram launches attacks in Borno, Yobe

Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday carried out coordinated attacks in different parts of North-east Nigeria, specifically targetting military locations.
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Nigerian Army confirms 66 killed in Kaduna attack

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of 66 people in the attack on Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
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Nigerian troops killed in coordinated ISWAP attacks

A Boko Haram group affiliated to the Islamic State Saturday night launched coordinated attacks on three military formations in Buni Yadi in Yobe State and Gajiganna and Gajibo in Borno State.
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.

Fulanis abandon community after 66 killed in Kaduna attack

The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead.

Kaduna community deserted after death of 66 people

The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children, dead.
LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army

Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.

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Election: Mosque, market targeted for bombing in Kano – foreign observers

A team of foreign observers under the aegis of the Pan African Women Project International Observers have raised the alarm over classified information of a planned bomb attack on selected targets in Kano.

N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.
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Palladium tops $1,500 for first time

Precious metal palladium on Wednesday reached above $1,500 per ounce for the first time in trading thanks to supply deficit worries, according to analysts.
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Election: INEC completes configuration of smart card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the deployment of voting materials to the 774 Local Government Areas of the country will be completed on Thursday.
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Gunmen attack APC senatorial candidate in Kwara

Kwara Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked a Senatorial Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Arch. Lola Ashiru, and his campaign train in Ojoku in Irepodun Local Government area of the state.