2023: Agitation for power rotation ‘ll kill democracy – Hon. Jaji

October 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, is the immediate past Chairman, House Committee on Internal Security in the 8th Assembly. He also contested the APC governorship ticket in Zamfara during 2019 general elections. In this interview with BODE OLAGOKE, he speaks on the agitation for Southern Presidency, insecurity in the and the economy. What is your take on insecurity affecting the nation Read More

Breaking:Troops rescue Maj. Datong abducted at NDA

September 18, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Air Task Force, Department of State Services and other security agencies have resued Major CL Datong who was abducted at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Permanent on 24 August 2021.A statement byA statement by Deputy Director Army Public Relations Col. Ezindu Idimah said Maj. Datong was rescued after exchanged fire with Read More

You’re already a failure, PDP mocks Buhari

August 21, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for saying he won’t leave office as a failure. Buhari, according to the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno, made the statement during a meeting with service chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. Reacting, the PDP described the statement as medicine after death, adding that the President Read More

Magashi assures on enhanced military equipment to end insecurity

August 6, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (retd) has assured the Nigerian Armed Forces of government’s efforts towards galvanising their capabilities to deliver on national defence and security mandate. A statement by the minister’s media aide, Mohammad Abdulkadri, quoted Magashi as saying this Thursday at the commissioning of the fifty- six (56) blocks of flats and fifty-six (56 ) Read More

Security of lives, property top priority in 9th Senate – Senator Musa

June 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As part of activities to commemorate the second anniversary of the ninth Senate, the chairman Senate Committee on Senate Services, Senator Sani Musa, in this interview with ROSEMARY MORIBIRIN delves into a range of topics including the insecurity and measures towards restoring peace. How has the 9th Senate been able to manage its differences in cooperating with the executive? Right Read More

NCFront demands urgent council of state meeting to address insecurity

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Consultative Front, (NCFront) has appeal to former heads of state, former Presidents and other stakeholders to take a break from their rest and work together to rescue Nigeria from imminent civil war. The group which gathered in Abuja to discuss what they described as “pervasive killings, kidnappings, wanton destructions of public assets and general insecurity in Nigeria” said Read More

Pan-Nigeria group commends Buhari’s choice of Farouk Yahaya as COAS

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

A pan-Nigeria group, Nigeria First, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice of Major General Farouk Yahaya as late Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru’s successor for the position of Chief of Army Staff. According to the group, Maj Gen Yahaya’s appointment was another evidence of President Buhari’s commitment to the war against insurgency and insecurity across the nation. Nigeria First, which made Read More

Group decries plot to ‘blackmail’ Buratai, other ex-service chiefs

May 21, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria First movement has said a grand plot is underway to blackmail the immediate past Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai (rtd), and other recently retired service chiefs. According to the group, a well-orchestrated campaign of calumny is already in motion with a report aimed to denigrate their personalities and incredible track record while in service Read More

Security: Where the service chiefs?

May 20, 2021 Samson Ayuba 0

I was scared to turn on my radio this morning for fear of listening to another terrible news. The state of insecurity in my beloved country Nigeria has drastically worsened. The one peaceful country is now being gradually torn apart from its insides by the demon called insecurity. Every Nigerian citizen has now been forced to live in constant fear. Read More

Nigerian Army and war against insurgency beyond slogan

May 18, 2021 Isaac Ikpa 0

I don’t know him; may be, only a few Nigerians might have encountered him in the sanctuaries of books and there is no possibility that any Nigerian would ever have a chance of knowing him personally, but Frederick C. Blesse is a living legend or a genius of wisdom by conquering the essence of existence with his timeless philosophy. Blesse Read More

Group commends NAF’s drive for collaboration with other Services

May 14, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, the Nigerian Advocates for Peace (NAP) has hailed the Nigerian Airforce for showing renewed commitment on cooperation and collaboration with other Services in military operations. NAP in a press statement signed by its convener, Dotun Akindele on Friday, said the theme of NAF 57th Anniversary celebration:”Enhancing Nigerian Airforce Airpower Capabilities For Effective Joint Operations in Response to Contemporary Read More

Elephant in the room; the sad case of Yobe

May 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The state of affairs in Yobe state has become considerably a topic of major concern since the inception of Governor Mai Mala Buni’s administration. Indigenes of the state have been hopeful, transiting to the administration with bells on. This is because they believe having a governor of Buni’s caliber will bring amazingly great things to the state, considering his age, Read More

Insecurity: Review appointment of service chiefs, southern governors tell Buhari

May 11, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

The Nigeria Southern Governors Tuesday asked President Mohammadu Buhari to review appointment of security agencies to reflect federal character as Nigeria’s overall population is heterogeneous. In the communique issued and read at the end of its meeting that lasted for over two hours in Government house, Asaba by the Governor of Ondo state and chairman of forum, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the Read More

Breaking: Senate moves meeting with Service Chiefs as Buhari summons another security interface

May 4, 2021 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Senate has fixed Thursday this week for strategic interface with the Service Chiefs on way out of challenges of insecurity bedeviling the Nation.  The upper legislative chamber had on the strength of a motion debated last week Tuesday on rising wave of insecurity in the country, resolved to summon the Service Chiefs for explanations on way out. It also Read More

Terrorism expert to Buhari: Create ‘third force’ to fight B/Haram, bandits

May 4, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

A Nigerian-born terrorism expert based in the United Kingdom, Dr. Joseph Sunny Ifedimma has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to establish a third force to effectively tackle the lingering insecurity across the country. Ifedimma, who is the Director, Africa Counter Terrorism and Security Academy, England lamented that Boko Haram and other terror fraternities in Nigeria are seriously challenging and undermining Read More

Incorporate Buratai, other ex-service chiefs in security architecture, PFN tells Buhari

May 1, 2021 Editor 0

Following worsened security situation across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to integrate Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai (rtd) and other immediate past service chiefs into the nation’s security architecture. According to the Patriotic Front of Nigeria (PFN), Buratai and other former military heads “still have a lot to offer the country in this critical point of our existence”. Read More

Banditry: Uba Sani wants service chiefs to redouble efforts

April 24, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

Senator Uba Sanii (APC, Kaduna Central) has tasked the service chiefs to redouble the fight against banditry with all seriousness in order to ensure a defeat of all bandits and other criminal elements. This, according to the lawmaker, is one sure means of saving the country from the painful daily bloodletting. Senator Sani said the National Assembly also restated the  Read More

PDP laments fresh killings in Zamfara, insists on state, community policing

April 23, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lamented the Tuesday night’s massacre of no fewer than 30 in simultaneous bandit attacks on four villages in two local government areas of Zamfara state. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Thursday also bemoans the killing of a staff as well as abduction of unknown number of students of Greenfield Read More

Updated: Buhari returns to Abuja after 16 days in London

April 16, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the new acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to work to meet the high expectation of Nigerians in him. The President gave the charge on his arrival in Nigeria from his medical trip in the United Kingdom (UK) Thursday evening. Buhari returned to Abuja from the United Kingdom 16 days after he left for Read More

Medical tourism: Any hope for ordinary Nigerians?

April 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent medical tourism by President Muhammadu Buhari to London has generated lot of uproar across the country, many people are criticising the trip saying the president is not a patriotic citizen as he claims in several events. After meeting with the service chiefs, President Buhari surprised Nigerians with the announcement on his medical trip to London. This is indeed Read More

Military pension fund: Probe alleged diversion of N2.5bn, FG urged

March 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group, Opinion Pole Assembly (OPA) has called on the federal government to investigate the alleged looting of N2.5 Billion Military Pension Fund, recover the missing fund and sanction the culprits appropriately.  In a statement issued Wednesday in Abuja by the Publicity Secretary, Bashir Mohammad, the group specifically demanded that the Chairman of the Military Pension Board, Commodore Saburi Abayomi Read More