Buratai moves army unit to Buhari’s hometown, Daura

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. -Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday, established a Forward Operation Base, named Muhammadu Buhari Base, in Daura town, Katsina State. Buratai said the move was to enhance security in parts of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army’s area of responsibility. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. -Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Boko Haram suspect with ID card of late soldier, 125 others nabbed in Borno IDPs camp

The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist bearing the identity card of a late soldier, at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State. The late soldier was killed by More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Coup Rumour: Buratai warns army officers against secret meetings with politicians

Following Tuesday’s ​statement by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai, that some individuals have been approaching top Army officers and soldiers for​ ​political reasons, DAILY POST More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Obasanjo blasts Bamaiyi for accusing him of plotting his death—Obasanjo

Advises EFCC to improve on investigation of cases, choice of prosecutors to stop loss of cases Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday dismissed as arrant nonsense the allegation the claim by a former Chief More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Real Boko Haram leader, Shekau, yet to be caught—Military

The military on Thursday admitted that the factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau is still alive, explaining that the many faces of Abubakar Shekau as factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Alleged Illegal Arrest: Peace Corps slams N2bn suit against Police, DSS, AGF

Peace Corps of Nigeria and some of its members on Thursday commenced a lawsuit at the Federal high court sitting in Abuja to enforce their fundamental human rights against the Nigeria Police, the Department of More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Nigerian, Cameroonian troops clear Boko Haram from seven border villages – Official

Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have cleared seven villages of Boko Haram terrorists in the border between the two countries in a two-day joint operation. The towns and villages, according to a statement issued More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Military destroys 80 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Troops of the military joint task force code named Operation Delta Safe have intensified its onslaught against crude oil thieves leading to the destruction of 80 illegal refineries in Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Why we apprehended Peace Corps Commandant, others – Nigeria Police

How history shows NPF is always on war-path with budding paramilitary organisations in Nigeria 24 hours after a combined team of security officials from the Nigeria Police, the Nigerian Army and the Department More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Our troops killed 48 Boko Haram fighters, arrested 7,898 suspects in the last 28 days – Military

Troops fighting insurgency in northeast Nigeria have arrested not fewer than 7, 898 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and killed at least 48 others in various operations last February, the Nigerian military authorities More...