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Edwin Clark, southern leaders, middle belt elders meet with Theophilus Danjuma over state of the nation

Edwin Clark, southern leaders, middle belt elders meet with Theophilus Danjuma over state of the nation

Edwin Clark, southern leaders, middle belt elders meet with Theophilus Danjuma over state of the nation
Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion

Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion

Indigenes of Bilabiri 1 community in Ekeremor local council of Bayelsa state have fled their homes over fear of military invasion, following the attack on Tunu flow-station and the subsequent killing of three soldiers in a bloody.

Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion
Abiola could have been alive now, if he listened to me - Anenih reveals in new book

Abiola could have been alive now, if he listened to me - Anenih reveals in new book

Tony Anenih, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) which had late MKO Abiola as its presidential candidate, has revealed in his book titled My Life and Nigerian Politics the intrigues that transpired after June 12.

Abiola could have been alive now, if he listened to me - Anenih reveals in new book
Soldiers' alleged killing of baby, mother, 2 others in Bayelsa provokes protest, tension among youths

Soldiers' alleged killing of baby, mother, 2 others in Bayelsa provokes protest, tension among youths

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, a body of young persons in Bayelsa, has outrightly condemned the killing of four persons during a military operation in Oluasiri community in the Nembe local government area of the state.

Soldiers' alleged killing of baby, mother, 2 others in Bayelsa provokes protest, tension among youths
Nigerian Army assures of rescuing Leah Sharibu and Chibok girls, says military operations are ongoing

Nigerian Army assures of rescuing Leah Sharibu and Chibok girls, says military operations are ongoing

The Nigerian Army, through its deputy chief of policy and plans, Maj Gen Attahiru Ibrahim, has assured that there were ongoing military operations to rescue Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi schoolgirl in Boko Haram den.

Nigerian Army assures of rescuing Leah Sharibu and Chibok girls, says military operations are ongoing
Do not miss ► Nigerian Military School closing date

Do not miss ► Nigerian Military School closing date

What is needed for the Nigerian MILITARY SCHOOL admission form, requirements and closing date? The school runs a six years programme which is divided into junior and senior years; students receive military and academic training.

Do not miss ► Nigerian Military School closing date
Breaking: Soldiers battle Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state

Breaking: Soldiers battle Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state

Soldiers have engaged Boko Haram insurgents in a gunfight at Auno, a community in Kada local government area of Borno state. However, the security operatives were said to have succeeded in repelling the militants.

Breaking: Soldiers battle Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state
How procurement of military hardware is done in the army

How procurement of military hardware is done in the army

Military hardware comprises of the machinery and physical equipment that used by the armed forces, such as tanks and aircrft. The governments of some countries purchase their hardware directly through the ministry of defence.

How procurement of military hardware is done in the army
Nigerians no longer have confidence in the military - Monarch tells army panel

Nigerians no longer have confidence in the military - Monarch tells army panel

The Aku Uka of Wukari and chairman of the Taraba State Council of Chiefs, Dr Shekarau Masa Ibi (Kuvyo II), on Monday, April 16 told an army probe panel that Nigerians had lost confidence in the Nigerian military.

Nigerians no longer have confidence in the military - Monarch tells army panel
Security expert faults Governor Fayose’s criticisms of $1bn military fund

Security expert faults Governor Fayose’s criticisms of $1bn military fund

A security expert, Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo retired, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose’s ignorance informed his criticism of President Buhari’s approval of the sum of $1billion for the purchase of military equipment.

Security expert faults Governor Fayose’s criticisms of $1bn military fund
2 soldiers killed as troops neutralize 21 armed bandits, recover weapons in Zamfara (Photos)

2 soldiers killed as troops neutralize 21 armed bandits, recover weapons in Zamfara (Photos)

Two soldiers and several armed bandits have been reportedly killed in a fierce gun battle that occurred in Bawar Daji village in Anka local government area of Zamfara state. The council chairman of the LG Mustapha Gado confirmed.

2 soldiers killed as troops neutralize 21 armed bandits, recover weapons in Zamfara (Photos)
Herdsmen attack: Depend on yourselves for protection, not on the military - Group tells Yorubas

Herdsmen attack: Depend on yourselves for protection, not on the military - Group tells Yorubas

Alhaji Suleiman Salami, the assistant secretary general, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), said Yorubas should not depend on the military and other security agencies for safety against herdsmen attacks throughout the country.

Herdsmen attack: Depend on yourselves for protection, not on the military - Group tells Yorubas
Bandits allegedly attack Nigerian military base, 11 soldiers feared killed

Bandits allegedly attack Nigerian military base, 11 soldiers feared killed

An attack by armed bandits on a Nigerian military detachment has reportedly left eleven Nigerian soldiers dead. During the attack on the military base by the bandits, three other soldiers were said to have sustained injuries.

Bandits allegedly attack Nigerian military base, 11 soldiers feared killed
Blame military not Buhari for security challenges in Nigeria - Afe Babalola

Blame military not Buhari for security challenges in Nigeria - Afe Babalola

The proprietor of ABUAD, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, has absolved President Muhammadu Buhari of blame in the killings and insurgency in the country, blaming it on the lopsided unitary system introduced by the military in 1966.

Blame military not Buhari for security challenges in Nigeria - Afe Babalola
Amazing Taraba district head sends kidnappers to flight, kills two, injures three others

Amazing Taraba district head sends kidnappers to flight, kills two, injures three others

Jauro Hammangabdo, a district head of Mayo Selbe in Gashaka local government area of Taraba, has defeated a gang of kidnappers who tried to abduct him. He killed two and injured at least three of them on Wednesday, March 14.

Amazing Taraba district head sends kidnappers to flight, kills two, injures three others
Who says the army cannot take over? Let us not joke with our democracy - Ekweremadu warns

Who says the army cannot take over? Let us not joke with our democracy - Ekweremadu warns

The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has stated that it is not unlikely for the military to take over, as he noted that the nation’s democracy is receding. He said this in reaction to a motion sponsored by a colleague.

Who says the army cannot take over? Let us not joke with our democracy - Ekweremadu warns
Nigerian military strategies on rescuing abducted Dapchi school girls

Nigerian military strategies on rescuing abducted Dapchi school girls

The military on Friday, March 2, said it has reviewed the pattern of information management in all ongoing counter insurgency operations and will henceforth communicate only successes rather than strategies of operations.

Nigerian military strategies on rescuing abducted Dapchi school girls
Military condemns amnesty international’s report in rights abuse

Military condemns amnesty international’s report in rights abuse

The Nigerian military has formally reacted to Amnesty International’s report alleging gross human rights abuses against the Nigerian Armed Forces especially in the military’s counter insurgency war against Boko Haram.

Military condemns amnesty international’s report in rights abuse
School to confirm abduction of students - Military spokesman

School to confirm abduction of students - Military spokesman

The spokesman of the military counter-insurgency operation in the northeast Onyema Nwachukwu said the military was unaware of the abduction of students of Government Girls Secondary Schools Dipcha in Yobe state.

School to confirm abduction of students - Military spokesman
Update: Tears as Tukur Buratai buries father, Governor Shettima, others attend event (photos)

Update: Tears as Tukur Buratai buries father, Governor Shettima, others attend event (photos)

Alhaji Yusuf, the father of Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Buratai who died in Maiduguri as announced by Brig Gen SK Usman, the spokesperson of the security organisation, has been buried amid tears.

Update: Tears as Tukur Buratai buries father, Governor Shettima, others attend event (photos)
Defence minister lists achievements of Nigerian military on anti-Boko Haram fight (full speech)

Defence minister lists achievements of Nigerian military on anti-Boko Haram fight (full speech)

The minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali has said that Nigerian troops had freed 30,000 captives from Boko Haram Terrorists and that Donald Trump had commended Nigeria’s military strength when they met at a recent security meeting.

Defence minister lists achievements of Nigerian military on anti-Boko Haram fight (full speech)
BREAKING: Abuja stands still as Army honours fallen soldiers; Buhari to lay wreath at ceremony (photos, video)

BREAKING: Abuja stands still as Army honours fallen soldiers; Buhari to lay wreath at ceremony (photos, video)

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to participate at the Wreath Laying Ceremony to mark the grand finale of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations, today, Monday, January 15. It would take place in Abuja.

BREAKING: Abuja stands still as Army honours fallen soldiers; Buhari to lay wreath at ceremony (photos, video)
Nigerian military appoints new director of defence information

Nigerian military appoints new director of defence information

The Nigerian military has appointed a new Defence spokesman in the person of Brigadier General John Agim. Agim who replaced Major General John Enenche, was formally commandant, Nigerian Army School of Public Relations.

Nigerian military appoints new director of defence information
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