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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.
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.

Seven soldiers killed, 16 wounded as troops kill 76 insurgents

The Nigerian Army yesterday said troops killed 76 insurgents in a major confrontation with the terrorist group, Boko Haram, in northern Borno State.

Nigerian Army to build 221 Post Service Housing worth N7.5 billion in Benue

The Nigerian Army Post Housing Development Limited (NAPHSDL), said it has concluded arrangement to build a total of 221 units housing estate worth N7.5 billion in Benue State.

DSS: Insecurity threat to 2019 election

The Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Alhaji Lawal Daura, has identified insecurity as a major threat to the 2019 general elections.

General Buratai: How we will tackle Kaduna bandits

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Yusuf Buratai, has said that the Army will collaborate with other security agencies in the country to dislodge miscreants who hide in Birnin Gwari axis along Kaduna expressway to wreck havoc on innocent citizens.

Vice President Osinbajo advises couples on peaceful married life

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised newly wedded couples to always imbibe the teachings and lessons of almighty God in their marital life to enable them have peace and joyful married life.

General Buratai tasks graduating NATRAC soldiers on professionalism

Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Monday, charged soldiers training young officers of 76 regular intake NATRAC to demonstrate a high sense of professional conduct while discharging their constitutional responsibilities.

Nigerian governors mourn General Buratai’s father

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum on Sunday, joined other Nigerians to mourn the death of Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Abba Kyari-led presidential delegation observe fidau prayer for General Buratai’s father

Alhaji Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday led a presidential delegation to the fidau prayer of Yusuf Buratai, father of Lt- Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff.

MURIC mourns General Buratai father’s demise

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commiserated with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt General Tukur Buratai over his father’s death which occurred on Friday.

IGP Ibrahim Idris condoles with President Buhari over sister in-law’s death

The Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, on Saturday, visited Daura, Katsina State where he condoled President Muhammadu Buhari over the demise of his sister-in-law.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar condoles with President Buhari, General Buratai over death of loved ones

Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the passing away of his sister-in-law, Hajiya Aisha Mamman.

Senator Saraki commiserates with General Buratai over father’s demise

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has condoled with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the death of his father, Malam Yusuf Buratai.

President Buhari condoles with General Buratai over father’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

General Buratai’s father buried in Maiduguri

Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), was laid to rest in Maiduguri on Friday.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

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The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”