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Army Court Martial sentences one soldier to death, jails five others

Babatunde Opalana  The Nigerian Army Court Martial (NACM) sitting in Maiduguri on Friday sentenced one soldier to death for murder and gave another a life jail, while four others bagged different terms for unlawful possession of 2,714 rounds of ammunitions at their duty posts. The President of the Court Martial, Brig- Gen

Nigerian Army to enhance IGR for sustenance strategy

Babatunde Opalana  Rising from the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2017 held at the World Lilies Events Place Apata, Ibadan from 10 – 14 December 2017 with the theme “Re-appraising the Nigerian Army’s Operational Efficiency in Combating Contemporary National Security Challenges”, the Nigerian Army has identified the need for enhanced revenue for

Insecurity: Group hails STF, says peace has returned to Plateau

A pressure group under the aegis of Coalition of Concern Plateau Elders (COCPE),  has commended the Special Military Taskforce in Plateau State codenamed Operation Safe Haven for restoring peace in the state. The organisation also appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to see reason by supporting a proposed law to ban open grazing  in the state, saying

Army boss inspects projects in Calabar military barracks

Babatunde Opalana The General Officer Commanding 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar has inspected some ongoing Chief of Army Staff's renovation works on Soldiers and officers' living accommodation in 146 Battalion  Barracks in Calabar. The Deputy Director Army Public Relations 82 Division, Colonel Sagir Musa said the GOC used

NAF commissions hostel, immortalises victim of Boko Haram insurgency  

Babatunde Opalana  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Tuesday, commissioned a new hostel accommodation for senior students of the Air Force Girls Comprehensive School (AFGCS) Jos to further enhance the existing conducive learning environment for the students. Also commissioned was a block of 30 x one bedroom fully furnished residential accommodation, which was

Boko Haram: Theatre Commander replaced over ‘embarrassing’ terrorist attacks 

By Ola Lanre The Nigerian military is replacing the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, fighting against Boko Haram after half a year, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, following a string of insurgency attacks despite years of official claims the group has almost been defeated. The shake-up underscores the fragility of the