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Indian High Commissioner visits COAS; Says India ready to work with Nigerian Army to defeat Terrorism.

The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Aghay Takur has expressed the willingness of India to work closely with the Nigerian Army in its determination tackle the menace of terrorism currently causing discomfort in the North East of the country. Speaking during a visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai […]

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Buratai Commissions’ Ultra-Modern HQ Military Secretary, Army’s (MS) Office at Mambilla Barracks.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Wednesday commissioned the newly built Office of the Military Secretary, Army, the office responsible for keeping records as well as generation of postings, promotions and other vital documentation of officers of the Nigerian Army. The new building aside from being a state of the […]

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Navy arrest 12 suspects, MV Sword Fish V for illegal bunkering in Akwa Ibom; hands them to EFCC for prosecution

Following the arrest of an oil bunkering vessel, MV Sword Fish V and its crew members for illegal bunkering activities, the vessel and its 12 crew members have been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for prosecution. Towards this end, a team of operatives of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), […]

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Saraki Mourns Etsu Patigi

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of a foremost traditional ruler in Kwara State, the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Umar Chatta Ibrahim. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the late royal father as a man of peace whose reign witnessed […]

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NAF Commissions Newly established Geo-Spatial Intelligence Data Centre for Operational Effectiveness.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, 19 March 2019, commissioned a new, state-of-the-art Geospatial Intelligence Data Centre (GIDC) at the Headquarters NAF Abuja. The GIDC is to further enhance the ongoing Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) efforts in the North East and other parts of Nigeria. The Centre, which is equipped with high-tech computer hardware […]

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US Army Africa Command CG visits COAS; Pledges better Cooperation with Nigerian Army

The newly appointed Commanding General (CG), United State Army Africa (USARAF), Major General Roger Cloutier has commended the Nigerian Army’s efforts in curbing contemporary security challenges especially the Boko Haram terrorism. He gave the commendation Tusday the 19th of March 2019 when he paid a visit to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General […]

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Sheikh Sulaiman: Kidnappers of Buhari’s Prayer-Warrior demand N300m Ransom; Scholar prayed for Buhari’s re-election at rallies

The kidnappers of a famous Islamic scholar and prominent reciter of the Holy Quran, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman have demanded for a ransom of three hundred million Naira before his release. PRNigeria gathered that the abducted Sheikh Suleiman, a prayer-warrior and fanatical supporter of President Buhari had offered prayers for the re-election bid of Mr. President […]