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Nigerian Army, NEPAD engage stakeholders on terrorism, insurgency

The Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) and the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) have brought critical stakeholders together to address the menace of terrorism, insurgency and incidence of electoral violence in Nigeria.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Scores dead, secretariat, houses razed as Boko Haram overrun Borno towns

Two Local Government Areas of Gubio and Magumeri in Northern Borno Senatorial District are currently under the control of Boko Haram when the insurgents in their large number launched a coordinated attack on the communities beginning from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning without confrontation.
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.

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Man jilted by girlfriend commits suicide

The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.
Folasade Yemi-Esan

Folashade Yemi-Esan assumes duty as acting head of service

Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
Nigeria Police

Man arrested for ‘raping 6-year-old girl’

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi

Sheikh Gumi: Ex-President Jonathan, Buhari lack education on how to lead Nigeria

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.