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Morale High as 5000 Soldiers get Promotion

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The Nigerian Army has approved the promotion of 5,000 soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and others involved in similar operations, as part of steps to boost their morale. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, made the announcement on Monday in Abuja, at the opening of the 2015 Chief of Army Staff Third Quarter Conference, held at the Army Headquarters Conference Hall. Buratai said the promotion of the soldiers was one of the many measures introduced by the Army under his command to boost troops’ morale and reposition its operations. ADVERTISEMENT He added that it was also in line with the vision of the Army command to reward gallant troops in any way deemed fit to boost their combat readiness and willingness to serve their fatherland. He said that troops serving in the North-East and in other operations in the country would regularly receive rewards from the Army’s high command for their selfless service to the nation. The COAS said, “…

Police Nab Suspected Fake Recruitment Consultant

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A suspect, Mr. Isah Ade-Jimoh, who had allegedly been duping unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of recruiting them into the Nigeria Police Force, has been arrested by the Kwara State Police Command. Also arrested is one Ibrahim Oladele, who allegedly claimed to be a lecturer at the University of Ilorin. He was said to have duped an admission seeker, Mr. Olawuyi Olufemi, of N450,000. The new Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Esosa Amadesu, while parading the suspects on Monday in Ilorin, said Ade-Jimoh was arrested when a team of detectives from the command’s Special Investigation and Intelligence Bureau swooped on the suspect at a Cyber Café on Muritala Mohammed Way, Ilorin. He said, “The suspect had displayed a signpost advertising the sale of police recruitment forms. The suspect also advertised forms for the recruitment into the Nigerian Army. “In the course of searching the Cyber Café, the detectives recovered four printed fake police recruitment forms; o…