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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.
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.

General Buratai denies meeting with President Buhari, INEC over rigging

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has denied meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged plans to rig the presidential election slated for Saturday.
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 denies shooting IPOB members

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

General Buratai: Nigerian Army to export combat vehicles by 2030

The Chief Of Army Staff, (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has stated that the Nigerian Army will begin to export combat vehicles to other African countries in the year 2030.

General Buratai seeks support from South Korea against Boko Haram

In a renewed bid to defeat the rampaging terrorists in the North-east, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has visited South Korea.
Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama

Olowu hails Nigerian Army for reclaiming Baga

The Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, has applauded the recent exploits of Nigeria Army in recapturing Baga town, the Kukawa Local Government Council of Borno State earlier lost to the Boko Haram insurgents.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian military has destroyed Boko Haram

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.

Nigerian Army launches Operation Python Dance to checkmate election violence

The Nigerian Army yesterday launched “Operation Python Dance III” which it said was designed to checkmate violent groups and ethnic militia, to ensure a successful 2019 election.

Tukur Buratai blasts Amnesty International, others for allegedly undermining Nigeria

Lt-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has again blamed Amnesty International (AI) and other non-governmental organisations for undermining their reputation by demoralising troops through unfounded allegations on human rights abuses.

12 soldiers killed, dozens missing in battle with terrorists

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.

NGOs ask Tukur Buratai for details of spending on military operations

The groups said: “If the requested information is not provided within 14 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, our organizations shall take all appropriate legal action under the Freedom of Information Act to compel you to comply with our request.”

Tukur Buratai reaffirms combat readiness against militancy in Niger Delta

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has passed a vote of confidence in the abilities of his men and officers operating both on land and along the coastal areas to tackle insurgency and other social vices capable of disrupting the peace currently prevalent in the region.
Nigerian Army on Friday commenced 'Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise at 16 Brigade in Bayelsa State and extended to all States under 6 Division Area of Operational Responsibility to stop the tide of pipeline vandalism in the region.

Nigerian Army reaffirms commitments to civil partnership

The Commander, Sector 1, ‘Operation Delta Safe’, under the 6 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army, Col. Alhassan Grema, has assured the indigenes within its area of responsibility of the cooperation of his men and officers in enhancing cordial relationship through its civil-military efforts.

Operation Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army donates books to schools in Delta

Over 700 primary school pupils in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, in Thursday, benefited from the free educational materials outreach embarked upon by the Sector 1 Command of Operation DELTA SAFE.

Federal government bans unauthorised acquisition of firearms, drones, others

President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government has banned the unauthorised acquisition of firearms, drones and broadcast equipment.

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.

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Nigerian Army uncovers plan to use armed thugs during elections in Niger Delta

The Sixth Division of Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered a plot to use armed thugs in fake military uniforms to cause confusion in Saturday’s rescheduled polls.
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NSE All-Share Index rebounds by 0.67 per cent

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices rebounded by 0.67 per cent on Tuesday after reacting to polls shift.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

Taiwo Ogunjobi to be buried on March 15

The family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi on Tuesday announced March 15 for the interment of the former NFF Secretary-General, according to a statement signed by Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi, the deceased’s younger brother.

Kano INEC to commence distribution of sensitive materials Wednesday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it will commence distribution of sensitive materials across the 44 local government areas of the state on Wednesday.

INEC: Materials for Saturday election intact, safe

INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, has assured residents that all sensitive materials for the conduct of Saturday election are safe and intact.