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How Sambisa fell under ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ – Buratai

The professionalism and determination of ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa Forest in the North East part of the country. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai,  said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on  Saturday  in Apapa,

Army donates educational materials to IDPs

The Nigerian Army has donated educational materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Maj.-Gen. Idris Musa, Chief of Administration, who represented the Chief of Army Staff, said that the gesture was aimed at enhancing the standard of education in the area as well as

Boko Haram: NAF’s undetonated bombs still a threat to Adamawa Communities- Residents

•Says air force attacks constitute act of genocide Jude Johnson  The residents of communities in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria, have raised the alarm over some undetonated bombs dropped by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the course of its counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists. In a statement made available

Nigerian Navy to establish naval base in Niger state

Jude Johnson The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS),  Vice Admiral Ebok-Ete Ibas has disclosed that the Nigerian Navy is to establish a base in Shagunu, Borgu local government of Niger State. To this  end, the naval chief has sent a team of experts to the state for on-the-spot assessment of the area

Breaking: Buhari sacks N/Delta Amnesty Coordinator, Gen. Boroh, appoints Dokubo

•Directs NSA to probe agency from 2015 Jude Johnson  Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants, Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd). Buhari in a statement on Tuesday by his Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Mr. Femi Adesina, has also approved

Nigeria initiate strategies against chemical terrorism, IEDs

Jude Johnson and Babatunde Abiodun The Nigerian Government has initiated strategies for the countering and containment of chemical terrorism and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). This was disclosed by the Coordinator Counter Terrorism Centre, Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA),  Commodore YEM Musa,  at the opening ceremony of the National Chemical Security

Nepotism allegations on Buhari unfounded, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has absolved President Muhammadu Buhari of allegations of nepotism being levelled against him. He said ministers from the southern part of the country were in charge of more strategic ministries, adding that the Federal Executive Council had more Christian members despite that Buhari is a Muslim.  Osinbajo was said