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43 Borno farmers killed, not 110 civilians, Defence Headquarters replies UN

“Probably we may count up to the figure he (Kallon) gave in the future but as it is now, what we have counted with the locals is still 43 and we are hoping that we don’t get beyond that.

Military Airstrike hits bandits’ camp along Abuja-Kaduna highway, kills scores —Defence Headquarters

“The second wave of attacks was executed by NAF helicopter gunships which, while continuing to engage the bandits’ location, also provided close air support to the land component as they advanced from Kagarko via Kuku into the bandits’ enclave.

Nigerian Army kills 75 Boko Haram terrorists, loses three soldiers in Borno –Defence Headquarters

“Regrettably, one officer and two gallant soldiers paid the supreme price while four other soldiers were wounded in action over the period. However, the wounded soldiers have since been evacuated to a military medical facility and are currently responding to treatment.”

Defence Headquarters investigates purported viral video of Naval Rating alleging torture

“However, in line with global best practices, the Military High Command has commenced investigation on the viral video with a view to unraveling the true state of affairs.

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Police recover AK47 live ammunition, others from passenger

“The bag was identified by other passengers as his own. When search was conducted on the bag, 138 rounds of AK47 live ammunitions, one AK47 magazine, one Baretta pistol magazine and a knife were discovered.”

9th senate empathy for the wounded in action (WIAs), an ‘ESPRIT DE CORPS’ for the agile soldier, says NAPMAIDEs chairman

"The visit of the leadership of the 9th Senate led by the Senate President, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Lawan to a military hospital in Kaduna to show empathy for the Wounded In Action (WIAs) who were brought there from the various theater of operations is a shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the unarmed soldiers in war front".

Denmark v Finland match: Christian Eriksen stabilised in hospital after collapsing in match

Eriksen’s partner, wearing a Denmark shirt, came to the touchline and was comforted by the captain Simon Kjaer and the goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Democracy: Ayade derailed, disappointed those who trusted him — Senator Onor

“I was one of Ayade’s campaigners. I believed in him because I thought he was sincere in his dreams for our state. I had thought we had seen a messiah with the ability to cause a great transformation in our state, based on his statements. But the man has disappointed all of us and I feel terribly disgusted about the way things have nosedived