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March, 2020

  • 14 March

    Boko Haram: 105 Soldiers Killed, Not Missing, Wike Confronts Presidency, Military

    Nyesom Wike, Rivers State governor, has refuted claims by the military and the Presidency, that 105 soldiers who went missing after sporadic gun battle with Boko Haram Insurgents on Thursday, are missing. Read Also: Those Behind Oshiomhole’s Travails Working For PDP – Uzodinma Wike said military sources confirmed that the combatants …

  • 8 March

    Army Will Crush Boko Haram Despite Resurgence, Insists Buratai

    Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has insisted that the Nigerian Army, in collaboration with other security agencies, would neutralise all non-state actors causing the disruption of peace and security in the country. Read Also: WHO Commends Nigeria For Swiftness, Transparency On Coronavirus Buratai gave the assurance at …

February, 2020

  • 28 February

    Buratai Relocates To North-East Over Boko Haram Resurgence – Report

    Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has relocated to the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre in Maiduguri, Borno State, to oversee the war against Boko Haram following renewed attacks by the terrorists, a report has revealed. Read Also: Coronavirus Patient Landed In Lagos, Visited Ogun – Hamzat The relocation …

  • 21 February

    Boko Haram’ll End When Nigerians Stop Sinning, Says Sultan


    Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has said that insurgency will come to an end, when Nigerians stop committing sin. Read Also: I’m Against Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Bill, Says Ndume Sultan stated this at the 5th International Conference on “Love and Tolerance: Countering Violent Extremism for Peaceful Coexistence”, which …

  • 17 February

    Buratai Promotes Three Soldiers For Gallant Performance Against Boko Haram

    Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has promoted three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) to their next rank for their gallant performance in the war against Boko Haram in the North-East geopolitical zone. Read Also: Coronavirus: Nigerians Trapped In Wuhan Beg Air Peace Boss, Onyema, For Help …

January, 2020

  • 9 January

    Real Reason Insurgency Will Persist In North-east – Ndume

    Senator Ali Ndume, Chairman of Senate Committee on Army, has said unless some critical challenges confronting the country’s armed forces are urgently addressed, the renewed insurgency experienced in the North-East will continue. Ndume, a former leader of the Senate, stated this in an interview with our correspondent on Wednesday. He …

December, 2019

  • 17 December

    FG Reviews Counter Insurgency Operation In North East

    The Federal Government said it has adopted proactive measures to review the counter insurgency operation to ensure total eradication of the remnant of Boko Haram insurgents hibernating in parts of the northeast. The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Salihi Magashi (rtd), stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to Gov. …

October, 2019

  • 28 October

    Insurgency: Army Needs More Funding, Says Buratai

    Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has called for improved funding for the Nigerian Army to meet with the current challenges in the fight against insurgency in the country. He made the call at the opening of the 12th Biennial Training Conference of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps …

August, 2019

May, 2019

  • 5 May

    Insurgency: Army Cautions Media Against Unverified Information

    The Nigerian Army in Lagos on Saturday advised the media against publishing unverified information which might endanger national security. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, gave the advice during his inauguration and inspection of some projects in Lagos. “We call on the media to be very cautious …

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