Army offers N.5 million cash reward for information on suicide bombers

Sequel to fresh incidence of suicide attacks by the deadly Boko Haram sect, particularly with the recent suicide attack on Zannari ward in Maiduguri, where two female suicide bombers detonated themselves in the process of attacking the community on Friday, night, the Nigerian army is offering a cash reward for any member of the public with information More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Alleged Fake Defence Contract: Nigerian Army replies Fayose

Asks him to seek his relevance elsewhere The Nigerian Army on Thursday replied Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State over his allegation that the military took advantage of the anti-insurgency war to create More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Shake-up: 32 top prisons officers elevated, redeployed

The Comptroller- General of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, has ordered immediate redeployment of 32 senior officers  who were recently elevated to the position of Deputy Comptrollers More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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Ambush: Army admits killing of UNIMAID, NNPC staff, soldiers by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Sunday morning clarified on the true position of casualties suffered by it in the latest Boko Haram ambush on troops. The Director of Army Public Relations Officer, Brigadier General sani Usman More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Buratai to Troops: Capture Shekau dead or alive

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has given the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, 40 days to smoke out and capture leader of the deadly Islamic sect called More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Reminiscences: I was not among those that arrested Buhari in 1985—Dasuki

Gives reasons why he didn’t flee after his indictment A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Sambo Dasuki, has refuted the claim that he was one of the military officers that arrested President Muhammadu More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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At last, FG abolishes BSc/HND dichotomy in paramilitary services

The Federal Government on Thursday declared that it had finally abolished the dichotomy between university degree holders and those of Higher National Diplomas (HND) in the paramilitary services. According to a More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Army chief hails NDDC over infrastructural support

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Enobong Okon Udoh, has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), for supporting the Army in developing infrastructural More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Eviction Threat: Don’t panic—DHQ

The Defence Headquarters on Friday assured Nigerians of maximum security wherever they reside in the country, advising that they should not panic over the threat of eviction issued by some Arewa youths and its More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Nigeria military chiefs did no wrong in extending officers’ service – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says the Service Chiefs of the Armed Forces of Nigeria have not committed any illegality in extending the service of career officers. John Enenche, the Director Defence Information gave More...