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Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
At least 60 persons were killed by Boko Haram and its partner, the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, on Saturday, following attacks on communities in Gubio, Monguno, Nganzai, Magumeri and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.
Insurgency: Soldiers intensify operations nationwide, kill scores of terrorists, bandits, rescue abducted persons
The Nigerian army said its troops on counter-insurgency war and anti banditry operations in the northeast and northwest parts of the country have made tremendous successes with the arrest, killing of several terrorists/bandits and other criminals and the recovery of various arms and ammunition from them.
Troops of the Nigerian Army in continuation of the crackdown on criminal syndicates have encountered and overpowered several terrorist elements in the north east theatre of operation even as free medical outreaches by the Army have been extended to some communities as part of non kinetic military efforts to win support of the people.
The Nigerian Army has said 31 persons comprising 14 women and 17/children have been rescued from insurgents by troops in yet another successful operations launched against terrorists in Borno State.
In continuation of clearance operations against terrorists in North East and criminal elements in other parts of Nigeria, troops bombardments have resulted in 16 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists surrendering.
The authorities of the Nigerian Army wish to inform the general public of the change of name of one of its annual training exercises code-named, “Exercise Egwu Eke” to “Exercise Atilogwu Udo”.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has directed troops fighting bandits, marauders and other criminals in Zamfara, Katsina and Sokoto States, among others, to deal decisively with all criminal elements in their areas of operations.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has re-emphasised commitment to the welfare of Army Veterans, whom he noted, remain key stakeholders in the discharge of the Nigerian Army’s constitutional roles.
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.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered a thorough investigation into the discovery of militia camp in Rivers State by troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army, on November 26, 2018.
Ghana received 350,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Friday, which will enable it start offering second doses of the shot after it nearly ran out, the health ministry said.
The Spaniard has enjoyed three spells in English football to date, first, establishing himself as a firm fan favourite during his time at Liverpool, steering the club to Champions League glory on that night in Istanbul.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has threatened to sanction any traditional ruler in the state who is unable to contain the activities of cultists in his domain.
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has said an unspecified number of persons were burnt to death in an auto crash on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Ebonyi State Government has described the 15-point Communiqué of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-east on their resolution for states to maintain a joint security vigilante to be called Ebubeagu Joint Security Network as an exercise in futility and an attempt to mislead the general public.
Management of Nigeria Export–Import Bank (NEXIM) has been commended for returning the bank to profitability and reduction in non- performing loans.
In continuation of a three-nation tour by Dr. Patrice Motsepe, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which newsmen reported on recently, a joint CAF and FIFA delegation arrived in Liberia on Thursday, to hold meetings in Monrovia with the Liberian Football Association and government officials.
Manchester City will be hoping for a Liverpool victory at Manchester United tomorrow in order to win a third Premier League title in four years after running out 2-0 winners over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The United States on Sunday denied a report by Iran's state television that the arch-foes had reached a prisoner swap deal in exchange for the release of $7 billion frozen Iranian oil funds under U.S. sanctions in other countries.
Pep Guardiola admits his Manchester City players are tired after their huge Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain as they aim to take a big step towards the Premier League title.