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Due Process In Army Procurement

8 hours ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says in line with the Federal Government's intolerance to financial corruption, it is taking steps to educate its personnel on procurement laws and best practices. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Abuja when he visited the Director-General of the Bureau for...

Nigeria, Pakistan To Revamp Joint Commission

11 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigeria-Pakistan joint commission will be revamped as a veritable platform to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries. President Buhari gave the assurance on Saturday in Istanbul at a bilateral meeting with prime Minister Shahidkhakanabbasi, on the margins of the ninth d-8 summit in turkey. The...

Nigerian Army To Commence Medical Outreach Exercise In Bayelsa Next Week

14 hours ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson is calling on the people of the state to give the Nigerian Army adequate support when it commences it's medical outreach programme in the state next week. Governor Dickson made the call while receiving the Nigerian Army chief of logistics, Major General Rogers Nicholas and other...

Federal Govt. Denies Reports Of Monkey Pox Infection Through Vaccination

5 days ago /
Health  Nation 

The Nigerian government has denied reports that military personnel are infecting people with the deadly monkey pox virus. Speaking against the backdrop of growing apprehension which has forced parents to withdraw their children from schools as a result of the monkey pox vaccination scare in parts of the country, minister of...

Senate Pushes For Free And Compulsory Education At All Levels‬

5 days ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday pushed strongly for free and compulsory education for citizens at all levels. The senate resolution follows a motion by Senator Ali Wakili, (Bauchi south) drawing attention to October 17 which is set aside by the united nations to commemorate international day for the eradication of poverty. No...

Panic In Akure Over Military Medical Outreach

5 days ago /
Nation 

There was panic and confusion at most public and private schools in Ondo state on Tuesday, following rumours that military personnel are immunizing students with poisonous vaccines. The panic resulted in parents withdrawing their wards from primary and secondary schools in Akure, the state capital. While the management of Fiwasaye girls' grammar...

Exercise Crocodile Smile II

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says emerging security challenges in the country call for better training of its personnel to address the threats. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Takwa Bay when he flagged off Exercise Crocodile Smile II in the 81 Division Nigerian Army Area...

Defence Headquarters Assures On Medical Outreaches By The Armed Forces

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria's Defence headquarters says the campaign of calumny against the Nigerian army regarding the outbreak of monkey pox should be disregarded. The director of Defence information, major General John Enenche said in a statement that the armed forces often conduct quick impact medical outreaches during deliberate operations such as the war...

Parents Withdraw Children From Schools Over Rumoured Monkey Pox Vaccination

1 week ago /
Nation 

There was tension in Umuahia, Abia State, following rumours in the social media about forceful monkey pox vaccination by the Nigerian Army, in schools. As a result, there was massive withdrawal of school children by their parents in some schools located in Umuahia metropolis.  The deputy chief of staff to Governor Okezie...

Army Denies Allegations On Monkey Pox Vaccination

1 week ago /
Health  Nation 

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that its ongoing free-medical outreach in the southeast is aimed at infecting people with the monkey pox virus. A statement from eighty-two division of the army signed by Colonel Sagir Musa noted that the rumour was engineered to discredit the nigerian army. Colonel Musa added that...

Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Gwoza

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigerian troops have repelled a Boko Haram attack at their base in Yamteke axis of Gwoza, Borno state.                            Confirming the incident in a statement, army spokesman brigadier general Sani Usman, said the terrorists had attempted to infiltrate the military base with vehicles and persons-borne improvised explosive devices on Tuesday night. He said...

Operation Python Dance II: Army Arrest 42 Suspects For Armed Robbery, Cultism

1 week ago /
Nation 

Few weeks after the launch of the military exercise code-named Operation Python Dance II in the South Eastern part of the country, the military has announced the arrest of 42 suspected criminals in Imo State. The suspects were said to have been arrested for various crime ranging from armed robbery to...

Buhari Pledges ‘Full Support’ For Military, Security Agencies

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged the full support of the Federal Government for the military and other security agencies in tackling all forms of crime across the country. The President’s pledge followed a meeting with the service chiefs on Tuesday at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. “Briefing today from the...

No Isis Operations In Nigeria - Army

1 week ago /
Security 

  The Nigeria Military has denied reports that 30 Nigerian soldiers were ambushed and executed by the ISIS terror group. The report had been published online by Amardanews.com, and credited to one Chris Tomson. A statement from the Theatre Command, Operation LAfiya Dole, signed by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, says that there was...

Buhari Mourns General Malu

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  has extended his condolences to the Malu family as well as the government and people of Benue state on the death of lt. General victor Malu (retired), a Former Chief Of Army Staff (COAS). President Buhari also commiserated with the Nigerian armed forces on the demise of a...

Ex-Chief Of Army Staff Victor Malu Is Dead

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former chief of army staff, lt. Gen. Victor Malu, is dead. Gen. Malu died at the age of 70. Gen. Malu, according to a family source, Bemadoor, died on Monday morning, at a Cairo, Egypt hospital where he had traveled to for normal medical check-up two weeks ago. The former ECOMOG...

Cameroon troops attack separatist rallies

2 weeks ago /
International News 

Witnesses and rights groups said troops and attack helicopters opened fire on protesters at the height of separatist rallies in English-speaking areas of Cameroon over the weekend, killing and wounding people. The army dismissed the reports from sources in five towns as “completely false” and said helicopters had only been used...

Attack on U.N. base in eastern D.R Congo leaves two dead

2 weeks ago /
International News 

UN mission says militia fighters in eastern democratic republic of Congo attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base on Friday, triggering clashes that left two of the fighters dead and two peacekeepers slightly wounded. Thirty-four rebels from a Mai-Mai militia have been killed in fighting with Congo’s army in the past week, local...

Troops Kill Suspected Boko Haram Cattle Rustlers, Recover Weapons

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has engaged some members of the  Boko Haram sect  in what appears to have also taken to cattle rustling, in order to survive, recovering deadly weapons from them. The Army engaged the suspects over the weekend in Borno and Yobe states, killing four of them and recovering assorted...

Asaba marks 50 years of genocidal

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

50 years after the Nigerian Biafran war, the people of Asaba in delta state organized a memorial for the massacre of over 700 innocent Nigerians made up of men and boys by the soldiers of the second division of the Nigerian army.  The remembrance, a week long activity, was attended by...


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