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Nigerian Army spokesperson, Sani Usman retires from service

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman has retired from the Nigerian Army. Usman announced his voluntary retirement from service in a statement on the issued on Thursday. He informed that Colonel AA Yusuf, the Chief of Staff, will take over from him Directorate of Army Public Relations,

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of the United States

Trump describes ‘American carnage’ in dark inauguration speech in which he vows to transfer power from political elites ‘back to you, the people’ President Donald Trump has set out a bleak portrayal of a nation under siege, vowing to end “American carnage” in an inaugural address that fired up his supporters

Nigerian Army clears the air on video alleging maltreatment of soldiers (video)

•It was an act of sabotage •Concerned about the welfare of personnel ...Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has made clarifications on the video trending on the social media alleging maltreatment of soldiers in the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram in the North East. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani

Nigerian Army begins show of force exercise in Aba

The Nigerian Army has kicked off a week-long operation tagged, ‘Show of Force Exercise’, in Aba in Abia state.  The Soldiers of 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West local government area, Abia State started the exercise, which will last through the festive season, started from Ngwa High School Forward Operation Base, FOB, through

China Boosts Defenses on Artificial Islands

STATE DEPARTMENT — The Chinese military is building anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems on the artificial islands it has constructed in the South China Sea, in what analysts believe is a prelude to deploying combat aircraft to the disputed territory, according to a U.S. research organization. "This is further evidence that the

Nigerian Troops Rescue 605 Boko Haram Hostages

...Mohammed Uba The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, have rescued 605 people held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from their Sambisa forest enclave. These terrorists remnant hideouts has come under heavy bombardment since the military lacked Operation Rescue Finale, to free the whole of North East from terrorism. The Theatre

EFCC:Nigerian Senate rejects nomination of Magu

The Nigerian Senate has rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The lawmakers said they could not okay President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Mr. Magu based on security report available to them. The spokesperson for the upper legislative chamber, Aliyu Abdullahi, revealed this