Security: PMB and his loudest trumpet

September 20, 2020 David Onmeje 0

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has scored many goals in different sectors of the Nigerian economy since 2015 when he assumed leadership of the country. Even though this fact has not been highlighted strategically by the media handlers of the President, in some quarters, it was stated that the body language of the president is not keen on grandstanding Read More

Revealed! How Gana’s gang members caused his death – Eye witness account

September 20, 2020 Editor 0

New facts have emerged on the circumstances that led to the death of Terwase Akwaza popularly known as Gana, the notorious militia leader that terrorised Benue state and environs for several years. According to information gathered from reliable sources, Gana died when members of his gang attempted to release him forcefully from the captivity of troops of Operation Ayem Akpatuma Read More

Security: Nigerians in diaspora hail Buhari, Service Chiefs

September 18, 2020 Editor 0

The United kingdom (UK) chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari and the Service Chiefs for improving the security situation in the country.  Describing the progress made as “giant strides”, the group said its feedback mechanism back home rates the current administration high in the war against terrorism, bandits and other criminal gangs.  In a Read More

How Buhari’s emergence, Military’s counter-insurgency tactics wiped out Boko Haram from Bauchi – CSOs

September 18, 2020 Editor 0

A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s emergence in 2015 and the military’s counter-insurgency measures have ended Boko Haram activities in Bauchi state and other parts of the North East.  The team led by Global Amnesty Watch (GAW), also consisting of non-governmental organisations and the media came to this conclusion at the end of Read More

CSR: Oduduwa group hails Nigerian Army

September 17, 2020 Editor 0

The Oduduwa Progressives Youth Congress (OPYC) has described the Nigerian Army as the “guardian of democracy” with its enhanced civil-military relationship.  The group’s commendation trails the construction and commissioning of a bridge and hospital in two communities in Osun state by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen TY Buratai.  With these and other completed projects, the OPYC said the army Read More

Amnesty, CSOs hail Buhari, military for eradication of Boko Haram from Yobe

September 16, 2020 Editor 0

The Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) and a coalition of civil society organisations have commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the military for totally wiping out Boko Haram insurgents from Yobe state.  The group made this known on Wednesday at the end of a tour around the state wherein it accessed the situation on ground in post-Boko Haram era and the peace process in place. Read More

Buhari, military efforts in North East under-reported – Don

September 15, 2020 Editor 0

A University lecturer at the Kwararafa University, Dr Uzah Thomas, has observed the prevailing security situation in Northeast Nigeria and revealed that efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and that of the military in dealing with security situation in the region is grossly under-reported. Dr. Thomas who is also the head of Mass Communication Department of the University, said Read More

Truthful words that make one proud of our Military

September 15, 2020 Emmanuel Kolawole 0

The role of the Nigerian Military in the preservation of democracy in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. This much has been stated in numerous forums due to her exploits in fulfilment of its constitutional mandate of preserving the territorial integrity of the country as well as its invaluable interventions in internal security operations across the country. The exploits of the Nigerian Read More

Gana and the rest of us

September 13, 2020 Richard Murphy 0

In the most bizarre turn of events yet, Benue State Government and leaders from Sankera axis of the state said they have accepted the killing of notorious militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, aka Gana, “as an act of God” while also elevating themselves into a pontificate conclave with the powers to grant absolution to the Nigerian Military against which they said Read More

DICON on the match to regain lost glory – Magashi

August 13, 2020 Musa Umar Bologi 0

The Minister of Defence,  Maj.  Gen.  Bashir Magashi (rtd),  has said that the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON)  was on the match to regain its lost glory by maintaining global acceptable standard  in the production military weapons and equipment. The Minister said this Thursday in Kaduna while concluding a two-day working visit to DICON Kaduna,  where he inaugurated the Read More

Fishing, livestock business allegations against soldiers baseless – DHQ

August 13, 2020 Musa Umar Bologi 0

…Says we‘re leaving nothing to chance on US warning The Defence Headquarters has described the allegation that soldiers fighting Boko haram/ISWAP terrorists in Baga axis of Northern Borno of engaging in fishing and livestock business as “baseless”. Briefing journalists on update of military operations across the country at the Defence Headquarters Abuja Thursday, the coordinator Defence Media operations,  Maj.  Gen.  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

Air force kills scores of bandits, destroys camps in Zamfara

July 13, 2020 Musa Umar Bologi 0

Following its sustained onslaught against bandits and other criminals in the North-West and North-Central states, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed scores during several strikes at bandits’ camp in the Southwestern part of Kwiambana forest in Zamfara state. Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche said the air strikes executed on 10 July Read More

Alleged rape: We‘re professional in our operations, military tells TCSA

July 4, 2020 Umar Musa Bologi 0

The Defence Headquarters has said that the Nigerian military is always guided by rules of engagements, International Laws of Armed Conflict and sufficient intelligence in any operations it embarks on. This came as a result of online reports by one Tiv Cultural and social Association (TCSA) accusing Nigerian military personnel deployed in Taraba State of “raping their wives and daughters, Read More

Security: We’re short of manpower, funding – Defence Minister

June 4, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd) said Wednesday that the armed forces were short of man power and funds. The minister said this during the ministry’s presentation at the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. “We spoke about our short comings. We talked about man power shortage, inadequate funding for the ministry of Read More