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24 Nov 2019
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the super camp concept adopted to tackle activities of insurgents and other criminal activities in the country has yielded the desire results.
5 Dec 2018
The Air Council under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has directed the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, to join the Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, in the North East to coordinate the Nigerian Air Force operations. The council which also deliberated on general issues…
29 Jan 2017
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the training exercises conducted by the Nigerian Army in 2016 helped to curb criminality and other nefarious activities during the period.
19 Jan 2017
A high-level Federal Government delegation arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State capital yesterday to deliver President Muhammadu Buhari’s sympathy to the victims of Tuesday’s deadly Air Force fighter jet accidental bombing of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Rann.
4 Jan 2017
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai said Nigeria would deploy 800 soldiers to the United Nations–African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).Buratai made the disclosure yesterday at the Nigerian Army Peace Keeping Centre during....
21 Nov 2016
The military on Monday in Maiduguri unveiled the photographs of another 55 Boko Haram terrorists it had declared wanted, bringing the number of wanted terrorists so far to 257.
8 Nov 2016
The remains of Lt. Col. Muhammed Abu-Ali and six other soldiers killed in battle last Friday were committed to earth at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja, yesterday.
24 Oct 2016
The Army will establish additional Forward Operation Bases (FOBs) to support increasing operations nationwide.The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) , Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, who disclosed this yesterday, said the establishment....
28 Sep 2016
The Nigerian Army will soon launch “Operation Rescue Final’’ aimed at rescuing all abducted persons.
8 Sep 2016
Coastal communities in Bomadi-Patani Federal Constituency of Delta State have warned militant groups that they are unwelcomed in their area.A youth leader and Teren 1 of Niger Delta, Paul Timidi, told The Guardian yesterday in Asaba....
28 Jul 2016
The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has accused the Federal Government of foot-dragging dialogue with militants, in order to execute a devious plot against Niger Delta people.
19 Jul 2016
In order to find ways towards ensuring better security of lives and properties in the polity, the House of Representatives Committee on Army yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai.


The chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Buba Marwa Thursday said Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos is the epicentre of drug trafficking in Nigeria. Marwa based his assertion on the volume of drugs seized at the airport since the beginning of the year. "Murtala Mohammed International Airport remains the epicentre of the…
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A 25-year-old man appeared in court on Thursday after being charged with the murder of British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death last week in what lawyers said was an attack with a "terrorist connection". Ali Harbi Ali, who was arrested at the scene of the killing in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, last…
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Danbatta sees huge role for the media in conflict resolution From January to August, 2021, about 34 million calls were made by Nigerians, who were seeking succor during emergencies or under any circumstance posing security issue and unrest within their communities. These emergency calls were made using the 122 Emergency Number. The calls were processed…
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R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
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Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…