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Boko Haram: Buratai briefs President Buhari on counter-terrorism operations 

Jude Johnson The Nigeria's  Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces today 21 on the Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency efforts against Boko Haram in the North East. This was disclosed on Friday on Nigerian Army on

Despite setbacks, Army intensifies search for Gen. Alkali

•Chinese company forced to stop drainage of pond •Motor part discovered but no concrete clue yet Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has intensified its search and rescue operations to unravel the fate of Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) who was declared missing on September 4, 2018. He was travelling to Bauchi from Abuja

Russia trains over 1,000 central African military personnel

Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadera presided over a ceremony to mark the completion of training of the fourth group of Central African Armed Forces (FACa) personnel by Russian instructors on Monday, September 17. According to a report by the Network of Journalists for Human Rights in Central African Republic (RJDH), 154 FACa personnel

Flood: NAF provides medical succour to over 1,000 victims , 5000 others in Niger state

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has deployed a Team of medical experts to Zungeru in Wushishi Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State to alleviate the plights of the victims of the recent flood that ravaged the State. Air commodore Ibukunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI)

Four Shiite members arrested for attacking police, destroying property in Zaria

Four members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly called Shiites, have been arrested for attacking the police during a procession at Muchiya, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna State on Thursday. The Kaduna State Police Command Spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the arrest in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. Sabo said

Police mop-up large cache of arms, recover N8.9bn, $470.5m

•Target vigilantes, militants, bandits, others  •Seize two vessels, seven speed-boats, 83 trucks   Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has seized large cache of arms and ammunition as well as recovery of monetary and non-monetary Federal Government assets. This was disclosed  on Thursday in Abuja, by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Jimoh

Nigerian military struggles against Islamic State in West Africa-Reuters

Islamist militants have killed hundreds of soldiers in attacks in northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks, security and military sources say, forcing a turnaround in the course of an insurgency which the government has frequently claimed to have vanquished. The fatigued, ill-equipped government troops have reached breaking point, they said. The setback in

Accidental discharge kills two soldiers in Gwoza-Army

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•Buratai orders immediate investigation •Nigerians react Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has confirmed that two of its soldiers in the North East operation against Boko Haram terrorists were killed by friendly fire in Gwoza, Borno State. This was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Army twitter handle and Facebook page @HQNigerianArmy and HQ Nigerian

Osun Poll: Constable to be paid N50,000 for 10 day-election duty- Police

  Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has admitted that the sum of N50,000 is the amount that would be paid to a Constable on Election Duty in Saturday's  Osun State gubernatorial polls. The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Jimoh Moshood , in a statement on Wednesday, said the money is the

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