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Illegal oil bunkering: Navy hands over 22 suspects, vessels to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over two motor vessels,Large Wooden (Cotonou) Boat and 22 crew allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Benin Zonal Office, Edo State for further investigation and possible prosecution. This was disclosed in a statement by Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman. According to

ISWAP in latest video claims killing, execution of 29 Nigerian soldiers 

Jude Johnson with Agency  A Boko Haram splinter group, the Islamic State in  West Africa Province (ISWAP) has in its latest video claimed to have killed about 20 Nigerian soldiers. ISWAP had in a report by Reuters claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it

Nigerian military not sentimental about retirement policy — Group

The Young Christians Forum of Nigeria (YCFN) has described as unfounded allegations of lopsided recruitment, postings, appointments and retirements of military personnel by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN). Nigerians were taken aback last week when malicious reports spread across the media about the military's alleged favouritism for a particular religion

Troops nab 22 suspected drug traffickers, bandits, others in Sokoto

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says its synergy among security agencies in Sokoto State has yielded positive result as 22 suspected criminals were arrested in Sokoto State. The 1 Brigade Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Lt Ayobami Oni-orisan who said this in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested for

Dasuki: US arrests citizen over illegal arms deal with Nigeria  

Jude Johnson   The United States  government has arrested a Californian man over illegally brokering the sale of military-grade weapons to the Nigerian government under the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd). Ara Dolarian, 58, was arrested last week in the central California city of Fresno for arms deal

War against Terror: Nigerian Army to boost operations against Boko Haram, ISWAP with more equipment–Buratai

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army has announced plans to induct more equipment into the theatre of operations to strengthen the fight against terrorism. Nigerian troops are battling Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) in parts of the North East and Lake Chad Basin contiguous borders with Chad,