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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Sunday, visited the wounded officers and soldiers receiving treatment at the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Kaduna and served them with sumptuous meal. Buratai said the visit was part of his effort to encourage the personnel who were wounded while fighting in various theatres of operation …

Gbeleyi Abayomi According to the Chief of Army Staff,Tukur Buratai , he says troops in the north-east killed 1,429 Boko Haram insurgents and arrested 166 informants of the group in two months. This the COAS disclosed while speaking with journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, Buratai said there have been “tremendous” achievements …

Nigeria’s national security adviser, Babagana Monguno, has accused President Mohammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, of undue and dangerous interference on matters bordering on national security. Consequently, Mr Monguno has fired a warning memo to all service chiefs to desist from taking further directives from Mr Kyari, according to documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES. …

Gbeleyi Abayomi At least 30 persons were lost and several women abducted when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked passengers in Auno, a town 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital. According to TheCable, it was gathered that the passengers who were en route to Maiduguri were attacked around 10pm on Sunday. They had stopped over …

…Assures Military of Support Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday welcomed Operation Crocodile Smile IV by the Nigerian Army, saying the exercise is a right move towards ensuring peace and security in the South West and South South regions during the festive season. The Governor assured the Nigerian Army of his administration’s continued …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The World street Journal last week in a story claimed The Nigerian Army and the federal government are secretly buring soldiers who died in the Boko Haram war. In a swift reaction, The army insisted that it did not bury any soldiers without the knowledge of their families, adding that Adah and others …

Boko Haram terrorists attempted to sack a military base located at Goniri in Yobe State on Wednesday when they invaded the area in seven gun trucks, the Nigerian Army said on Thursday. The insurgents engaged the troops in a fight during which many of them were shot dead while five gun trucks and ammunition were …