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September, 2020

  • 27 September

    FG, Military Giving False Hope Over War Against Boko Haram – ACF

    Abubakar Shekau

    The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has reacted to the attack on the convoy of Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, by Boko Haram insurgents on Friday. Read Also: NLC Insists On Strike, Gives FG 12 Midnight To Reverse Fuel, Electricity Hike About 30 security operatives were said to have died from the …

  • 1 September

    Mali: Military, Others To Hold Transition Talks Weekend

    Mali’s junta, which seized power in a coup last month, will hold transition talks with political parties and civil society groups this weekend, an official said Tuesday. The August 18 putsch has prompted Mali’s neighbours along with ally and former colonial ruler France to call for a swift transfer of …

August, 2020

June, 2020

  • 21 June

    Nigerian Military Retires 342 Soldiers

    The Nigerian military on Friday retired 342 Non-Commissioned Officers, NCOs, from service after equipping them with skills for self-reliance. The retirees comprising 243 from the Army, 100 Navy and 16 Air Force personnel were disengaged at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, NAFRC, Oshodi, Lagos, where they were camped for …

  • 19 June

    Nigerian Military Destroys Boko Haram’s Tactical Command Centre In Borno

    The Defence Headquarters says Air Task Force, (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorists’ tactical command centre and neutralised some of their fighters at Yuwe in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno. Read Also: Reopening Airports On June 21 Not Feasible – FG John Enenche, the Coordinator, …

May, 2020

  • 27 May

    Children Fleeing Boko Haram Captivity Tortured By Military – AI

    Amnesty International (AI) has said hundreds of children who escaped from Boko Haram captivity are being detained in military barracks and tortured. This was said in a report titled, ‘We dried our tears’ on Wednesday. The report said the children are kept in overcrowded cells without access to food, water, …

  • 19 May

    Senate Commends Buhari Over Military Action Against Banditry 

    Senate President

    The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent directive to launch a military offensive against bandits in Katsina State. Read Also: CBN, NNPC To Fund Feeding, Accommodation Of Evacuees, Says FG The commendation came against the backdrop of a motion considered on the floor on the need to …

April, 2020

  • 14 April

    We Didn’t Kill Civilians In Borno Airstrike – Military

    The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) has said reports that it killed civilians in an airstrike at Shokotoko village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State on Thursday are false. Read Also: PHOTOS: Police Arrest 150 Persons Terrorising Ogun Communities It insisted that “credible intelligence reports” confirmed that target location …

  • 10 April

    Stop Painting Us As Bad, Brutal In Comedy, Drama Skits – Army

    The Nigerian Army has urged Nigerians to stop producing drama skits and video clips that cast the military and the security forces in bad light. Read Also: 600 People Die After Drinking Alcohol To Prevent COVID-19 The Army made the appeal in a statement by the Acting Director of Army Public …

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