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Buratai: How we spent funds for military operations


The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has responded to the joint Freedom of Information request by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, the Enough is Enough and the BudgIT requesting him to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in …

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B/Haram war has been politicised – Army

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The Nigerian Army on Monday said some people in the country had politicised the fight against Boko Haram in the North-East, warning that it would “monitor and take necessary action against the perpetrators”. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Sani Usman, in a statement, said the military would no longer …

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Buhari, most suitable to stop corruption, says Bajowa


Retired Maj.-Gen. Oluyemi Bajowa says President Muhammadu Buhari is the most suitable Presidential candidate that can successfully eradicate corruption in Nigeria. Bajowa made this known on his twitter handle on Friday on the occasion of his 78th birthday message to Nigerians. “We will need President Buhari once again for he …

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Buratai: Why B/Haram appears strong

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Boko Haram terrorist group is appearing to be very strong because it has instilled fear in Nigerians, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Yusuf Tukur Buratai, has said. He said the group had long been degraded but that the effectiveness of its psychological warfare on the psyche of Nigerians …

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2019: We’ll remain non-partisan, says Army


The Nigerian Army has restated its determination to remain non-partisan ahead of the 2019 general elections. The General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Major-General Jamil Sarham, made this remark while inaugurating a 200hp gunboat for troops of Sector 3, Operation Delta Safe, in Ogoloma, Okrika Local …

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Military: We’ve dealt mortal damage to Boko Haram insurgents

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The Nigerian military has said it had dealt a mortal damage to the Boko Haram insurgents in the latest attack on Gudumbali. The insurgents who had always gained upper hand in the battle of Gudumbali in the past, according to a military source, met their Waterloo when they invaded the …

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Soldiers’ Massacre: You are insensitive, APC tells Atiku, PDP


The All Progressives Congress has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of being insensitive and playing desperate politics with the blood of soldiers killed in the Melete attacks. The ruling party also said the allegations by the opposition PDP that military funds had been diverted to finance its 2019 election campaigns was …

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5 die, 2 injure in Kogi ghastly road accident

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No fewer than five persons have lost their lives in an auto crash involving a Honda Sport Utility Vehicle with the number plate, EPE 307 XU and a Sienna marked, AK ILIKA 1 on Anyigba Itobe Road, Kogi State. NEWSTIMES learnt that the accident happened around 3.45 pm on Friday …

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