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October, 2019

  • 13 October

    Military Retirees Demand Own Ministry

    Military retirees in the country have urged the Federal Government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a ministry to cater for their welfare. The retirees made the call in a communiqué issued to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja at the end of a 3-day …

September, 2019

August, 2019

  • 17 August

    Identify, Eliminate Bandits Anywhere You Find Them, Buhari Charges Military

    Buhari speaks to troops

    President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits. He gave the order in Katsina on Saturday while ordering them “not to spare bandits’’. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu …

  • 17 August

    Don’t Spare Any Bandit, Buhari Orders Military

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Katsina, charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits, ordering them ‘not to spare bandits’. Addressing 15 officers and 160 soldiers of the 17th Army Brigade and Nigerian Air Force 213 Operational Base in …

  • 1 August

    We’ll Assist Military To Fight Insurgency, Says Lawan

    Ahmed Lawan, President of the Senate, has said the National Assembly would give its full support to the Nigerian Military in its ongoing fight against insurgency in the North East and other security challenges in other parts of the country. Lawan, who was represented by Sen. Michael Nnachi, made the …

July, 2019

June, 2019

  • 8 June

    Man Abducted By Kidnappers In Military Uniform Regains Freedom

    The Osun Police Command on Saturday said it had rescued one Bewaji Oladipo, who was allegedly kidnapped by a gang in Lagos, at Railway Crossing, Inisa, in Osun. The command, in a press statement by its spokesperson, SP Folashade Odoro, said the kidnapped victim was rescued at about 6:45pm, on …

  • 3 June

    Boko Haram Attacks Military Bases, Cart Away Weapons

    Boko Haram insurgents have carried out multiple attacks on military bases in Borno state, overrunning three of them and stealing weapons, security sources said on Monday. Fighters believed to be from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the IS-linked faction of Boko Haram, stormed four bases from Friday through Sunday …

  • 3 June

    Security Forces Move Against Anti-government Protesters In Sudan

    One Killed As Sudanese Forces Fire Live Ammunition On Protesters

    Sudanese security forces have attacked a pro-democracy protest outside the military headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. Live ammunition has been used and eyewitnesses say there are fatalities. The security services moved on the main protest site early on Monday. Khartoum residents reported hearing heavy gunfire and seeing smoke rising from …

May, 2019

  • 15 May

    Military, Opposition Agree Three-year Transition In Sudan

    Sudan’s military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) said the alliance would have two-thirds of the seats on a legislative council. At a joint news conference on Tuesday, Lt. Gen Yasser al-Atta said …

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