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The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Ambassadorial appointment: I have no word for opposition – General Buratai

Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Sunday night said he performed creditably well during his tenure to the extent that appreciative officers at Army Headquarters compiled a dossier of the numerous projects and Infrastructural development he embarked all over the country.
The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Nigerian army chief commends Airforce for decisive roles in foiling Boko Haram invasion

Following the ambush by troops of Operation Tura Takaibango against Boko Haram terrorists when they foiled attempted attack on troops’ location at the outskirts of Marte, in Borno State, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has commended the Nigerian Airforce whose fighter aircraft made the difference during the encounter.
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: We dealt with terrorists that came from Sambisa forest yesterday

Gallant troops of 28 Task Force Brigade of Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) that attempted to attack Askira Uba in Borno State yesterday.
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.

Nigerian Army approves new posting, appointments of officers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has approved the appointment of a new Theatre Commander for Operation Lafiya Dole, as well as a new General Officer Commanding 1 Infantry Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, inspecting projects at Bama Barracks on 31st Dec. 2019

Former police chief hails Army chief, troops over gallant display against Boko Haram

Ex-Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, and his gallant troops for a display of sheer “gallantry and patriotism” against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
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Boko Haram/ISWAP: We are days away from finally defeating terrorism – General Buratai tells...

Following recent heavy victories and bloody nose inflicted on several Boko Haram and ISWAP hideouts and bases as well as the neutralization of many of their Commanders, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has declared that defeating the terrorists finally and ending Boko Haram menace is just a matter of days away.
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 redeploys senior officers in new postings

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that due to the recent promotion of some of its senior officers, it became imperative to deploy them to appropriate appointments to the new ranks.

Eid-Maulud: Archbishop eulogises role of Nigerian military in sustaining peace

As Muslims in Nigeria join the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid Maulud, the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace has called for fervent prayers for the Nigerian military.
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 releases promotion of Major-Generals, Brigadier Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.
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Three soldiers dead, eight others injured in shoot out with terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian army said three of its soldiers were killed and eight others injured during a shoot out with the Boko Haram terrorists group at Munguno in Borno State.
R- Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and the Peanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Mrs Nuratu Batagarawa decorating the newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun (Middle) in Jaji, Kaduna State on 12-7-2019

Coalition lauds President Buhari, Nigerian Army for promoting officers

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has reacted to the recent promotion of two senior officers of the Nigerian Army.
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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
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.

Soldiers nab bandits’ contractor, informant in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army on Monday said its soldiers on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA, have arrested a major informant and logistics supplier to bandits in Sokoto State.
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.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them

General Buratai visits troops in war fronts during Sallah

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has visited troops of Operation Hadarin Daji at their headquarters in Gusau , Zamfara state as part of efforts to boost their morale.

Elections: General Buratai inaugurates panel to probe misconduct by soldiers

The Nigerian Army yesterday in Abuja inaugurated a committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against its personnel during the 2019 general elections.
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Abubakar Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo laid the foundation for the problems confronting Nigeria

Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.
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Operation Python Dance: Troops nab seven hoodlums in Sokoto

Troops of the Nigerian Army participating in Exercise EGWU EKE III (Python Dance) in Sokoto on while on routine patrol on Wednesday ran into a group of hoodlums causing mayhem, extorting and threatening the lives of innocent citizens along Sokoto – Gusau road.

Boko Haram: Tukur Buratai charges troops to dominate everywhere, deny terrorists freedom

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai has told troops of the Nigerian Army deployed to the North-East that they have what it takes to flush out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they are hibernating.

Nigerian Army to launch own combat patrol vehicle

The Nigerian Army says all is now set for the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen. TY Buratai to launch first Nigerian Army Combat Patrol Vehicle.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops kill three Boko Haram terrorists, rescue minors in Dikwa

Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison in Dikwa local government area of Borno State, supported by vigilantes on deliberate offensive patrol, yesterday infiltrated a Boko Haram terrorists’ camp at Kaltunbere, and killed three terrorists while rescuing two minors.
Mohammed Idris Alkali, the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on Sept. 3.

General Alkali: Nigerian Army condemns attack on search operation, warns against hoarding of information

The Nigerian Army has warned against what it describes as ‘withholding of useful information’, by the public to assist in its search of one of its retired officer for Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd), who has been missing since September 3.

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South Africa losing cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to coronavirus

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The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded some suspected kidnappers and robbers apprehended in different states at the SARS office in Abuja.

Report: Non-state actors in possession of five million weapons

A report prepared by a research and consultancy group, Beacon Consulting Ltd., a member of ASIS International, world’s largest association for security management professionals, has shown that of the 6.5 million small arms and light weapons circulating in Nigeria, 5 million are in the possession of non-state actors while 568,000 are in the hands of law enforcement agencies.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed his condolences on the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

Ekiti governor condoles with Pastor Adeboye over son’s death

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed his condolences on the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
Authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM), Benue State, have confirmed the abduction of an undisclosed number of its students on Sunday night.

FUAM: Governing council unveils institution’s new name

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University, Abba Alkasum has formally unveiled the new identity of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) as Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi (JSTUM).
As agribusiness continues to be the focus of wealth and job creation towards boosting food security, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, has concluded plans to boost cassava production with a packaging plant in Ogun State.

NALDA to boost cassava production with packaging plant in Ogun

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Troops nab Boko Haram’s collaborators in Yobe

Less than 48 hours after the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, renamed Operation ‘Lafiya Dole’ (OLD) to Operation ‘Hadin Kai’ for mobilizing critical stakeholders’ in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists, residents have started providing useful information to the military in their communities.
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May Day: Former Ekiti deputy governor greets workers

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NPopC seeks traditional rulers’ support for enumeration area demarcation

The National Population Commission (NPC) has called on the traditional rulers in Zamfara to support the ongoing Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise in the state.