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Nigerian Army redeploys generals, appoints new commander for Boko Haram war

Nigeria, Aug. 15 -- The Nigerian Army has announced yet another set of postings which centred largely around the Boko Haram war in the North-east. The reshuffle, which took effect from August 14, com... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Buratai goes tough on top officers over sack of key brigade

Nigeria, Aug. 15 -- The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has taken punitive measures against senior military officers under whose watch a key brigade fell to Boko Haram terrorists last week, PREMIU... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Buhari's letter suspending Obono-Obla from office

Nigeria, Aug. 14 -- Okoi Obono-Obla, the chairman of presidential panel on recovery of public assets, has finally been served a letter of his immediate suspension from office. The letter, obtained by... Read More


Nigerians protest detention of Sowore, other activists by Buhari govt

Nigeria, Aug. 14 -- Nigerians again took to the streets of Abuja on Wednesday to demand immediate release of journalists and activists imprisoned by the Nigerian government. The protesters, led by De... Read More


I spend N15 million on marijuana monthly - Mike Tyson

Nigeria, Aug. 14 -- Mike Tyson, a former professional boxer, has admitted he smokes a ridiculous amount of weed. Mr Tyson, 53, revealed that he takes marijuana worth roughly $40,000 each month with hi... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Why Buhari moved against Okoi Obono-Obla

Nigeria, Aug. 14 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has finally moved against Okoi Obono-Obla, more than a year after the head of asset recovery panel was first slammed with claims of certificate forgery, ... Read More


China moves soldiers near Hong Kong as protesters occupy airport for second day

Nigeria, Aug. 13 -- Flight operations at Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world's busiest terminals, have been disrupted for a second day on Tuesday. All check-in services have been suspen... Read More


Brave Nigerian soldiers fall as Boko Haram sacks key brigade

Nigeria, Aug. 13 -- Four Nigerian soldiers who joined their colleagues to wage a brave combat against Boko Haram thugs have fallen in Borno State, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The insurgents descended o... Read More


Taraba Attack: Nigerian Army issues advisory to soldiers on handling police anger

Nigeria, Aug. 12 -- The Nigerian Army has issued an advisory for all soldiers to tread carefully anywhere they sight police officers in the coming weeks. The directive comes as anger intensified over... Read More


JUST IN: Shiite leader El-Zakzaky, wife arrive Abuja airport en route India

Nigeria, Aug. 12 -- Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Shiite movement in Nigeria, and his wife, have arrived at the Abuja international airport on their way to India. Associates of the cleric tol... Read More