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Mass retirements loom in Armed Forces

Abuja—Indications have emerged that hundreds of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Army and other services who have served the mandatory 35 years in service or attained 60 years of age have been served letters of retirement by the services.
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Fayemi charges Nigerians to emulate Armed Forces’ sacrifices

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has called on Nigerians to emulate the sacrificial and selfless efforts of the men of the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies in sustaining the peace and unity of the country. He said Nigeria will continue to appreciate the sacrifices of officers and men who laid down their […]
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Wike acknowledges military’s roles in promoting Nigeria’s unity

Wike acknowledges military’s roles in promoting Nigeria’s unity

TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the roles played by the armed forces in promoting the unity of Nigeria will always be recognised. Speaking after the Juma’at prayer to mark this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day at the 6 Division, Bori Camp, in Port Harcourt, Governor Wike acknowledged fallen […]
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Buhari drafts defence, army chiefs to Borno

Buhari drafts defence, army chiefs to Borno

Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, instructed the GOC 8 Division, Nigerian Army to relocate his tactical headquarters from Sokoto to Gusau, Zamfara State Molly Kilete, Abuja The fight against insurgency has received a major boost with the marching order by the Federal Government to the Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to relocate to […]
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Benue leaders allege FG collaborating with killers of Benue people 

Benue leaders allege FG collaborating with killers of Benue people 

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The forum of the three major socio-cultural organisations in Benue State, namely, the Mdzough U Tiv, OchetohaK’Idoma and Omi Ny’ Igede has accused the Federal Government of collaborating with killers of people of the state to change the narratives about the herdsmen killing in the state. The leaders of the ethnic nationalities […]
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Stop playing politics with armed forces, security issues, DHQ appeals to politicians

The Defence Headquarters has appealed to politicians to stop playing politics with security issues and the Armed Forces of Nigeria.   Director Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, at a press briefing yesterday in Abuja, stated that such act is capable of dampening the morale of the military and in the long run, cause more havoc […] …

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