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Lekki shootings: Lagos govt calls us to help enforce 24 hr curfew, Army says

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army has finally broken its silence over the shooting at Lekki tollgate, Lagos, saying that soldiers were deployed...

Jukun youths support Gana’s killling, chide Tivs for joining issues with Army

The Federation of Jukun Youths has lambasted Tiv Youths for joining issues with the Army over the killing of Benue wanted gang leader Terwase...

Despite truce bandits strikes Zamfara again, killed many in Maradun

This latest development came at a time the governor insisted that dialogue with the bandits remains the best way to tackle insecurity in the state.

Army counters Zulum says counter insurgency operation not facing sabotage

The Nigerian Army Wednesday night dismissed the allegation by Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum that there was sabotage in the counter-insurgency operation.

Exposing sponsors of Boko Haram not our duty – Army

The Nigerian Army has said it is not their duty to expose those sponsoring Boko Haram in the country.

Army repels Boko Haram attack, kills scores of fighters

The Nigerian Army under the aegis of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-East has repelled an ambush by Boko Haram elements who tried to infiltrate an Army location at 3 Battalion in Borno State's Gamboru region, and succeeded in killing scores of the Boko Haram fighters

Despite renewed strength, Buhari believes Boko Haram substantially defeated

Despite its seeming renewed strength and the resilient exuberance with which it attacks military formations across the northeast region, President Muhammadu Buhari still believes that Boko Haram has been substantially subdued in the ongoing war against the 10-year-old insurgency campaign.

N13m: You are on your own, APC tells Wadume, asks him to produce evidence

The All Progressives Congress has debunked a statement by the rearrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, that the party paid him N13m for the 2019 presidential election.

Pray for me, wanted kidnapper, Wadume, begs from hideout

Hamisu Bala, aka Wadume, an alleged kidnap kingpin who escaped from arrest and is wanted by both the police and the military, recently asked his close friends to pray for him, a report has revealed.

Military allegedly confines Gen Otiki to house arrest over huge cash haul

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto Major General Hakim Otiki has been confined to house arrest by military authorities over huge cash haul he ordered soldiers to escort from Sokoto to Kaduna, top security sources disclosed.

Army killed several terrorists in renewed onslaught on Boko Haram’s strongholds

Several Boko Haram terrorists were on Friday killed by troops attached to Operation Lafiya Dole and 7 Division Nigerian Army during a major and simultaneous onslaught of insurgents’ hideouts in Borno State.

Armed assailants kidnap army officer, 3 family members in Taraba

An army officer was abducted with his wife and two children along Wukari-Ibbi road on Sunday.
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