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Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu resumes duty as new Defence spokesman

The new Acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday assumed office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
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Nigerian Army University matriculates 1,016 students

The newly established Nigeria Army University, Biu, in Borno State has matriculated 1,016 students for the 2018/2919 academic session.
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Nigerian Army: Video of soldiers beating man is fake

The Nigerian Army has said that a viral video showing men in military camouflage beating up an undressed man is most likely fake.
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Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

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.

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.

Five terrorists, four soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on Yobe

Five Boko Haram members, an officer and three soldiers died on Saturday, at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, during encounter between troops and the terrorists.
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.
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.

Nigerian Army establishes situation room to monitor election violence

In a renewed bid to track election violence ahead of next Saturday’s election, the Nigerian Army Wednesday launched the 2019 Election Monitoring Situation Room which it said was configured for real-time monitoring of events during the general election.
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.

Official: Troops kill 11 insurgents, recover ammunition in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed 11 Boko Haram members in a fresh attack coordinated by the insurgents at Madagali town, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Election: General Buratai inaugurates ‘situation room’, issues emergency numbers

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday inaugurated the ”Nigerian Army Situation Room for the 2019 General Elections’ Security Monitoring’’.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army debunks IPOB’s allegations of killing, abduction of civilians in Southeast

The Nigeria Army has debunked allegations of killings and abduction of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the Southeast.
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General Buratai: Military will break Boko Haram, IS unholy alliance

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has vowed that the military will break the unholy alliance between the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State West Africa or ISWA.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army warns Southeast youths against confrontation with soldiers

The Nigerian Army has warned youths and other individuals against confronting soldiers on Operation Python Dance 111 (Egwueke 111) in the southeast geopolitical zone.

Nigerian Army retires 130 generals, colonels, others

There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.

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Election: Card reader rejects Speaker Dogara’s fingerprint

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has lamented that the card reader rejected his finger print when he came out to cast his vote in Saturday’s election.
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Election: Senator Remi Tinubu overwhelmed by high turnout

The senator representing Lagos Central, Mrs Oluremi Tinubu has expressed satisfaction with the large turn or of voters at her polling unit.

Election: Police arrest 10 for attempting to snatch ballot boxes in Abia

The Abia State Police Command have arrested 10 suspected ballot box snatchers in Bende, Abia State.
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Election: Heavy security presence in Abakaliki, conduct stop and search on vehicles

Major roads and streets in Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital on Saturday witnessed heavy presence of Joint security operatives deployed to conduct stop and search on every vehicle operating during the election period.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Election: Impressive turnout in Ekiti

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Affairs, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has said that the shoot-on-sight order on electoral box snatchers issued by the president has cautioned potential poll riggers in the state and particularly in his area to desist from acts capable of truncating the process.