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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave strong assurances that security will be restored to Borno State, North East and nation at large, following the recent adoption of new strategies and the acquisition of modern military equipment.
Following the worsening security situation in the country, especially in the Northern flank, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Governors of the North East and Security heads at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Army have lauded the effort of Nigerian Army in curtailing banditry and other security challenges in the North West.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to listen to the call for sack of security chiefs.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
The Lagos State Government has called for synergy among security agencies to make the state safer for residents and visitors.
Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
Troops of Nigerian Army and Defence Headquarters Special Operations Forces deployed in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states to fight banditry under operation codenamed Operation Sahel Sanity have neutralised 80 bandits and nabbed 33 others.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37 Generals and five Colonels to different formations and units in his effort to rekindle the spirit of professionalism in Nigerian Army (NA).
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, says the current scourge of banditry activities in the north west will soon be a thing of the past with the launch of operation Sahel Sanity.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Monday said the ongoing military operation codenamed Operation Sahel Sanity will successfully eliminate banditry in Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Niger States.
The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, disclosed this at a press briefing on Sunday in Faskari, Kastina State.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday honoured a soldier who rescued twenty-seven students from a burning vehicle in Zaria.
Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.
Lilo Aderogba, evicted Big Brother Naija season 5 housemate who left last week Sunday joined mediaroomhub host, Azuka Ogujiuba, on Instagram live.
A former Managing Director of Alpha Beta Consulting Limited and Alpha Beta LLP, Mr. Dapo Apara, has called on the new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mohammed Umar, to revisit his petition against the company.
As schools open after months of lockdown following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigeria Academy of Education (NAE), has advised government to release adequate funds directly to schools to provide the needed care for students.
The President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Mrs. Onome Joy Adewuyi, has called on Nigerians to embrace and patronize “Made-in-Nigeria” products post covid-19.
Former Senate Minority Leader Biodun Olujimi has denied speculations she was planning to dump the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressive Congress (APC).