Thursday, 21st October 2021
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Sagir Musa

15 Dec 2020
The Nigerian Army, yesterday, revealed that 26 personnel had tested positive for COVID-19 after the death of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Major-General Johnson Irefin.
10 Nov 2020
The Nigerian Army says the computer-based pre-selection examination for Short Service Combatant 47/2020 (SSC 47) and Direct Short Service Commission 26/2020 (DSSC 26) will hold on November 14 in 15 centres nationwide.
14 May 2020
Troops of Sector 1, Operation Lafiya Dole have killed nine Boko Haram terrorists; while crossing Maiduguri-Damaturu road in the Mainok/Jakana axis of Borno state.
13 Apr 2020
The Nigerian Army has refuted claims by a Chadian military officer that his officers who were occupying Nigerian territory on the fringes of Lake Chad region had been waiting to hand over.
22 Feb 2020
A former Military Administrator of Kebbi State and immediate past Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Col. John Ubah (rtd), has advised the federal government not to enter into any negotiation with insurgents, bandits and kidnappers.
20 Sep 2019
Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force and Nigerian Armed Forces have eliminated not less than seven commanders of Boko Haram terrorists in Tumbus of Lake Chad region, Army Headquarters says.
17 May 2019
A Joint security team from 8 Division Nigerian Army, Sokoto has visited their counterpart in Niger republic to discuss modalities to tackle common border crimes.
18 Mar 2019
The military high command has redeployed senior officers in a fresh major reshuffle. A statement yesterday by Army spokesman, Sagir Musa, said Maj.-Gen. H.O. Otiki had been moved to 8 Division, Sokoto as General Officer Commanding (GOC) while his predecessor, Maj.-Gen. S.O. Olabanji, heads for the Infantry Corps Centre as Commander. Brig.-Gen. H.I. Bature leaves…
11 Mar 2019
The army has accused politicians of providing thugs with military uniforms to impersonate soldiers and perpetrate various crimes in furtherance of their political interests.
18 Feb 2019
The military at the weekend lost four officers in a gun duel involving its Special Forces of Army (SFA) and Boko Haram insurgents who were attempting to seize the Buni/Yadi military base in Gujba council area of Yobe State.
17 Feb 2019
Five Boko Haram fighters and four soldiers were killed in fighting in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest clashes between troops and jihadists. Army spokesman Sagir Musa said five rebel fighters "met their Waterloo" as they attempted to overrun a military base in Buni Yadi, in Yobe state, at about 6:00…
15 Sep 2017
State governors in Nigeria on Friday moved to calm fears after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and the military risked taking on a wider ethnic dimension.


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