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Army Corporal ln Trouble For Brutalizing Abuja Disco Female Staff Over Disconnection 

   ....unions threaten service withdrawal over assault, others An Army Corporal, Ibrahim Auta NA07NA2672 of the 266, Light Battalion, Abuja has reportedly pounced on a female marketer with Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc. (AEDC), leaving a deep cut on her head. Miss Khadijat Umar is...

Gubio, Magumeri: Military decision to set up ‘super camps’ responsible for attacks- Zulum

  Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has said the decision of the military to establish “super camps”, is responsible for last week’s attack by Boko Haram on Gubio and Magumeri local government areas of the State. Zulum stated this at the...

DHQ Constitutes Probe Panel on Killing Of IRT Police Operatives in Taraba

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin on Friday constituted a 7 man Joint Investigation Panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police that resulted in...

Buhari orders Investigation into killing of three police officers in Taraba

The Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has set up a committee to investigate the killing of three police intelligence officers in Ibi, Jalingo, Taraba State. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who disclosed this...

Boko Haram kills eight soldiers in Yobe raid

At least eight soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military camp and looted food from villagers in Yobe state, a military source disclosed on Thursday. The attack in Sasawa village, some 45 kilometres (28 miles)...

Former Chief of Army Staff General Victor Malu is dead.

Former Chief of Army Staff General Victor Malu  died in a Cairo hospital in Egypt on Sunday. Malu was appointed Chief of Army Staff in May 1999 at the start of President Olusegun Obasanjo's administration and was dismissed in April...

Fear, Pandemonium as Nigeria Army invade Nnamdi Kanu’s community

Barely 48 hours after the clash between the Army and IPOB members on Sunday, which left three people injured, a detachment of soldiers from the Nigerian Army has surrounded the Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People...

Crack Military Unit Ordered To Hunt Down, Arrest or Kill Shekau in 40 Days

The Operation Lafiya Dole has made the  factional leader of calamitous group Boko Haram its number one target, with fresh orders to hunt him down. The elite military unit has been ordered to take down Abubakar Shekau in a “kill...

Four Top Boko Haram Members Renounce Terrorism

By Amos Dunia, Persecond News, Abuja. The Nigeria Army on Tuesday said four top Boko Haram terrorists willingly deserted their hideouts and surrendered themselves to 120 Task Force Battalion at Goniri on Monday July 17, 2017 It said that among the...

Nigerian Army Defies Court Order Awarding Junior Officer N9 Million For Wrongful Dismissal

Nigerian Army has refused to comply with the judgment of the Industrial Court, sitting in Makurdi, Benue State capital, which asked it to pay a junior officer, Lance Corporal Zuberu Rafiu, who was wrongly dismissed from the Army after...
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Nigeria reports 5 additional COVID-19 deaths, over 385 more cases

  According to the NCDC as of 11 p.m. Wednesday, Nigeria now has 8,733 cases of COVID-19 with 2,501 recoveries. The...
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Continental Reinsurance firm Honours Top African Journalists at Virtual Awards Ceremony

  By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri A Leading Pan African Reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc, has honoured winners of its 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards at...

Alleged corruption at AfDB : I’m unperturbed, innocent, says Dr Adesina

        In spite of spirited efforts in some quarters to tarnish his reputation and prejudice the bank’s governance procedures, the President of the African Development...

COVID-19: FG to amend National Endowment for the Arts Act

  In a bid meet the demands of the creative sector and reposition it post-COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government says it will soon send a...

COVID-19: FG proposes shift system as it reopens schools soon

  Ahead of the re-opening of schools across the country, the Federal Government said on Thursday that it would soon announce measures for safe resumption by students. The government said...