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Nigerian Army Buries Fallen Heroes In Kaduna

Burial of fallen soldiers at the at the Commonwealth cemetery in Kaduna State, January 11, 2019.   The Nigerian Army has buried 13 soldiers and an officer who were attacked by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State in December 2018.

I Will Raise The Standard Of Nigerian Armed Forces – Buhari Tells Shettima

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja met a delegation from Borno State, during which he reasserted his administration’s unwavering support to equip the military to overcome the insurgency in the North-East. The President also told the delegation led by

Prepare Yourselves For Leadership, Buhari Tells Nigerian Youths

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerian youths to prepare themselves for leadership as his generation will eventually quit the scene for the younger ones to take over. The President

ASUU Strike: Buhari Meets With National Association Of Nigerian Students

File Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari   President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with National and Zonal leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS). The meeting which was scheduled for 11:30 am has the delegation of the students’ body seated

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Goes Missing In Combat With Boko Haram

  A combat helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has gone missing while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion at Damasak in Northern Borno State. The development was confirmed in a statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director

BREAKING: Former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari Is Dead

  Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, GCFR a Second Republic President, is dead. Shagari reportedly died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday after a brief illness. The former president died at the age of 93. His demise was announced

Farmers-Herders Clash: Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Govt Of Impunity, Says 3,641 Killed Since 2016

  Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of impunity in the way it has been handling killings of innocent citizens in parts of the country. The Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, made the allegation in her remarks

Nigerian Army Buries Fallen Metele Heroes

  The Nigerian Army has buried 19 of the 23 soldiers it said were killed by Boko Haram during the November 18 attack on Metele, Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State. At a solemn ceremony, held at the military

Something Is Wrong With The Leadership Of The Nigerian Army – Ex-British Police Officer

Vince Onyekwelu believes a lot needs to change in the way the Nigerian Army operates. A former British police officer, Vince Onyekwelu, says there is a problem within the leadership and operation of the Nigerian Army. This, according to him,

Buhari Has Signed More Bills Than Any Nigerian President – Senate Leader

  Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan believes President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to more bills passed by the National Assembly than all his predecessors. The lawmaker stated this during a briefing with State House Correspondents on Friday in Abuja, the Federal

23 Soldiers Killed, 31 Injured In Metele Attack – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has given an account of military losses in recent weeks to Boko Haram terrorists following recent attacks on military locations in Borno State. Brigadier General for Chief of Army Staff, Sani Kukasheka Usman said on Wednesday that

Nigerian Army Threatens Legal Action Over ‘Fake Videos’ Of Boko Haram Attacks

  The Nigerian Army has threatened to sue individuals and groups that disseminate fake videos, stories and photos of purported Boko Haram attacks against the military. In a statement on its social media pages, the army said it was dismayed

Nigerian Army Confirms Attack On Soldiers, Warns Of Boko Haram Propaganda

  The Nigerian Army has confirmed that there was an attack on soldiers in Metele in Borno State. The Army, which confirmed the attack in a statement on its official Twitter handle on Friday night, however, described the casualty figures

After Attack On Nigerian Soldiers, IS Claims It Killed 118 Persons In ‘West African Province’

A faction of Boko Harambacked by IS and known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for several attacks in recent years.   The Islamic State group has claimed to have killed 118 people in its self-styled