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7 Jun
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, says the Nigerian Army must continue to draw lessons from the Nigerian Civil War in tackling contemporary security challenges bedeviling the nation.
31 May
The Nigerian army high command boss, Lt. General Faruk Yahaya today performed a groundbreaking ceremony for the proposed army conference centre situated at Lungi Barracks, Asokoro, Abuja. General Yahaya, who was elated over the construction of the facility, noted that on completing the project, the challenges faced by the Nigerian Army in securing ample space…
27 Apr
The Nigerian Army on Thursday conducted a historic trooping and presentation of colours parade, retiring and replacing 53 units’ regimental colours and issued 28 new ones for newly established units. The ceremony was conducted by the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with military tradition across the globe. Historically, the…
22 Apr
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, has felicitated officers, soldiers, civilian staff and their families as Eid-el-Fitr is celebrated.
21 Apr
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has felicitated Officers, Soldiers, civilian staff, and their families as the Eid-el Fitir is celebrated. This is contained in a goodwill message signed by the COAS extending his gratitude and appreciation to Almighty God for His mercies, guidance, and protection upon the troops of the…
6 Apr
The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has stated categorically that there is no feat that the Nigerian Army cannot accomplish judging by the calibre and crop of officers it has.
24 Feb
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, has charged Nigerian Army personnel to be conscious of their physical fitness to ensure quality military delivery.
17 Feb
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya has directed officers and soldiers to ensure discipline and professionalism during the 2023 general elections.
15 Feb
Troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) in the North East and the Civilian JTF have killed eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Mafa Council, Borno State. The ground troops also arrested a suspect on December 26, 2022 as well as recovered four motorcycles and AK-47 rifle.
28 Dec 2022
Troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) in the North East and the Civilian JTF have killed eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Mafa local Council, Borno State.
19 Dec 2022
Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor and the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya have urged 62 retired and retiring Generals to be good ambassadors, urging them to propagate and sell the army in good light.
19 Dec 2022
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Faruk Yahaya, has urged the military and other security agencies to aggressively synergise to tackle threats to national security.


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Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
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The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
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Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
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The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
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