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Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army: Standard operating procedure against cruelty to man

The Nigerian Army says its Training, Code of Conduct, Rules of Engagement and Standard Operating Procedure are against cruel punishment and decapitating fellow human being in or out of conflict situations.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF denies bombing innocent civilians in Zamfara, demands evidence

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has called on anyone with evidence that innocent civilians were targeted by the NAF during its recent air strikes in Zamfara, to produce such evidence.

Police: Sergeant who killed teenager to face murder charges

The police in Lagos have said that an officer who was responsible for the death of a senior secondary school 1 student in the Ikorodu area would be charged with professional misconduct.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Elections: DHQ warns politicians against unlawful conduct

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday warned politicians against engaging in unlawful behaviour and urged them to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law in today’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. This is...

Elections: Nigerian Army responds to allegations of partisanship

The Nigerian Army, on Saturday, said its activities in the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly polls were within the ambit of the law and rules of engagement.

Five dead as Nigerian Army denies killings in Bayelsa

Five persons have been killed in various locations in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Sagir Musa

Election: Nigerian Army remains apolitical, neutral – spokesperson

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it attached soldiers to politicians with the explanation that the army would “remain apolitical, neutral and totally insulated from any form of politics”.

Nigerian Army: No soldier attached to any politician in South-east

The Nigerian Army says no soldier or group of soldiers is attached to any politician or political party in any state in the South-east.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari warns military to stay away from politics

Ahead of next year’s general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of the Armed Forces to remain non-partisan, but vigilant in dealing with issues of security.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari orders military to end Boko Haram threat

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the war against terrorism is “a must win,” and has ordered the military to eliminate Boko Haram threat.

Nigerian Air Force holds 2018 legal conference in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has held a three-day Legal Conference for NAF field commanders and legal officers at the Air Vice Marshal (AVM) EE Edem Multipurpose Hall, NAF Base, Maiduguri.

Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 Special Forces to Taraba

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana Local Government Council in Taraba.

Nigerian Army vows to court martial Commanders who fail to deal with arsonists, killers

The Nigerian Army on Sunday warned arsonist and killers in Benue, Taraba and Adamawa States to desist from their acts or “face decisive action by troops”.

Nigerian Army threatens decisive action against arsonists, killers in Benue, Taraba, Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Sunday warned arsonist and killers in Benue, Taraba and Adamawa states to desist from their acts or “face decisive action by troops.

Three policemen dismissed for reckless shooting

Three policemen attached to Lagos State police command was this morning dismissed for alleged reckless shooting.

General Buratai probes N0.3m bribe for military escort in Borno

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has ordered investigation into alleged extortion of truck drivers by soldiers on the Maiduguri-Gamboru Ngala road in Borno.

Army chief Tukur Buratai orders immediate investigation on alleged extortion in Borno

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, has on Sunday ordered for an immediate investigation on allegation of long queues of trucks and extortion of motorists and drivers along Gamboru Ngala Road Borno state.

Nigerian Army denies killing, burning down houses in Benue community

The Nigerian Army has denied the report that its men allegedly invaded Kastina-Ala LGA in Benue State, killing many persons and razing several houses.

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UHC: Society wants recognition of family physicians

Dr Gbenga Ogunfowokan, the SOFPON Chairman, FCT/Keffi Chapter, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja in commemoration of the World Family Doctors Day (WFD), marked on May 19 annually.

VIO: ‘For Sale’ sign on moving vehicles is illegal in FCT

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Directorate of Road Traffic Services, VIO, says pasting “For Sale” sticker on moving vehicles as a way of marketing is illegal and a violation of the law.

CPC: Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers

The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoyeh, has said that vote-buying is so rampant and widespread in the country that it is difficult to arrest and prosecute offenders.
Nigeria Police

One killed, as gunmen abduct seven others in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly shot and killed a passenger at Okada junction, Benin/Lagos highway, during the weekend.

UNIUYO student drowns in hotel swimming pool in Akwa Ibom

A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.