In Yobe, NHRC trains military on civilian protection

September 14, 2020 Editor 0

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has engaged key officers and soldiers of Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole in Yobe state in a training to reduce the high rate of infringement and violation against civilians. The training which was declared open at Summit Hotel in Damaturu, Yobe state capital by the Executive Secretary of the Commission represented by deputy director Investigations, Read More

For the third time, Mailafia goes for DSS invitation, opens up

September 11, 2020 Editor 0

One time former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, is set to honour another invitation by the Department of State Services (DSS) over his recent comments on Boko Haram. This is the third time Mailafia who contested 2019 presidential election has been invited by the DSS to appear on Monday. DSS had on August 12 invited Mailafia Read More

Gov Zulum’s resilience against insurgency

August 4, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Marking his one year in office,  the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, urged the citizens of the state to continue to remain steadfast and committed to the noble objective of moving the state forward, adding that with such vigour and resilience the state will soon be out of the mess created by the Boko Haram insurgency,  and finally Read More

Angry Zulum to Military: We’ll mobilise hunters, CJTF, vigilantes to recapture Baga if…

Accuses command structure of sabotage Absolves Buhari, Buratai Attack on gov’s convoy an isolated incident – Army Soldier suffering depression kills senior officer Multiple explosions kill 1, injure others in Maiduguri Borno state Governor Babagana Umara Zulum said “there is s complete sabotage in the fight against insurgency in the North-east and the attacked on his convoy.” He also asserted Read More

Lawan condoles with Zulum over CoS’s death

July 2, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sent condolences to Borno state governor, Umara Babagana Zulum over the death of his Chief of Staff, Dr. Babagana Wakil. Lawan in a statement in Abuja Wednesday, commiserated with the family of Wakil, the government and people of Borno over the sad loss. Lawan described Dr. Wakil as a loyal and trusted aide to Read More

Monguno’s critics and the futility of mischief

June 29, 2020 Gidado Ibrahim 0

It is without doubt, that the fight against insecurity has intensified and insurgents, kidnappers, bandits and cattle rustlers can attest to increased intelligence and spy power coordinated by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Mongonu (rtd), in recent times. They are now scampering in all directions. Some have even been intercepted in Southern states, all because there is Read More

Boko Haram: Rights activists advocate endowment funds to end insurgency

June 21, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

Two rights lawyers, Barristers Ugochukwu Osuagwu, and Charles Ogboli, Esq have advocated the establishment of endowment funds to enable the military prosecute the war against insurgents to its logical conclusion.In a statement on Sunday, the lawyers said the government alone cannot shoulder the financial needs of the military in the fight against insurgents adding that service chiefs should be supported to finish Read More

Zulum commends COAS for establishing hospital in Maiduguri

June 1, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Babagama Umara Zulum of Borno state has commended the gallantry of officers and men of the Nigerian Army for their efforts, sacrifices and doggedness in the counter insurgency operations. He also commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, for the ultra modern reference hospital for the Nigerian Army and host communities, which he described as Read More

2 soldiers killed, as NAF aircraft destroys terrorists’ logistic base in Sambisa

May 21, 2020 Musa Umar Bologi 0

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed some compounds in Njimia on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest, where it is beleived Boko haram terrorists keep their logistic items. Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche disclosed this in a statement. He said the operation was conducted Tuesday 19 May 2020. following credible intelligence reports Read More

Several terrorists killed, as military continue onslaught in Borno

May 19, 2020 Musa Umar Bologi 0

Troops of 212 Battalion of Sector 1, Operation LAFIYA DOLE with the support of the Air Task Force have killed several Boko haram/ Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters, and revived arms and ammunition during a repel attack at Gajigana in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State. Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche disclosed in a Read More

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Buratai: Nemesis for Boko Haram

May 18, 2020 Ukeni Patience 0

“Try as we might to postpone them, days of reckoning inevitably arrive” – Brandon Mull It may take days, weeks, months even decades but it eventually comes and the transgressor has no option but to face it as it is a natural phenomenon. No one can escape it, Just like Boko Haram terrorists cannot escape what has come for them. Read More