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General Buratai approves army officers postings, appointments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments for officers of the Nigerian Army.
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 denies video clip linking it with unmanned aerial vehicle

Authorities of the Nigerian Army has denied any link with a video clip circulating on the social media of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) bought by the Nigerian military.
Lamidi Adeosun

Lamidi Adeosun now lieutenant general in new army promotion

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two Generals and a Subaltern of the Nigerian Army as reward for their gallantry and exemplary leadership.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari rewards loyalty, promotes General Adeosun, Biu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

No fewer than eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in Ngaba, Borno State, have been rescued by troops of 152 Task Force Battalion under 21 Special Armoured Brigade.
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General Buratai treats troops to Dubar in Borno

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has treated troops in the front lines to a colourful Dubar as part of measures to boost their morale.Operation LAFIYA DOLE

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

Troops of Operation HALAKA DODO, a Hausa phrase meaning “kill the devil”, have rescued eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists at Ngaba in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Friday morning.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Nigerian troops repel jihadist attack on military base – army

Nigerian troops have thwarted a Boko Haram attack on a military formation in the volatile northeast, killing dozens of jihadists, the army said Thursday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops ambush, kill terrorists in failed Yobe attack

Troops killed a number of terrorists in an ambush after they attempted to attack military a location at Gonori in Yobe at about 6.33 p. m. on Wednesday.
Some of the weapons recovered from ISWAP in a recent operation at Doron Naira by MNJTF troops

Troops neutralise three terrorists in Borno, recover weapons

Troops have again neutralised three terrorists in Borno to consolidate on the achievement of the clearance operations in the northeast.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army arrests bandits in Sokoto

The army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement in Abuja named one of them as Malam Ibrahim.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops neutralise several bandits in Sokoto, lose a soldier

Troops have neutralized scores of bandits/kidnappers in Sokoto and arrested ransom collectors and informants working for them, the Nigerian Army said on Monday.

Boko Haram: Troops rescue 42 women, 51 children

Troops have rescued 42 women, 51 children and two men used by Boko Haram terrorists as labourers on farm in different clearance operations in Borno.
Sagir Musa

20 bandits, kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Troops have arrested 20 bandits and kidnappers in Katsina State, among them a notorious kingpin, the Army said yesterday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops nab notorious kidnap kingpin, 20 others terrorising in Kastina

Troops of 17 Brigade on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, have arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, one Mallam Bawa Gomna and 20 others during operations around Batsari, Jibia and Safana local government areas of Katsina State.
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Troops destroy Boko Haram camps in Borno

Troops of 112 Task Force Battalion have destroyed Boko Haram camps along Kajeri village in Borno State.
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Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander

The Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military location at Kareto village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, killing the Commanding Officer of 158 Battalion, and an undisclosed number of soldiers.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army confirms killing nine Boko Haram social media ‘personalities’

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it killed nine “social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.