Breaking: FG reveals Sunday Igboho’s major sponsor, exposes Nnamdi Kanu

October 22, 2021 Editor 0

The federal government on Friday said it has uncovered major financier of the Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho. Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami who disclosed this revealed that a member of the National Assembly is capable. Malami, who was silent on the identity of the federal lawmaker, said a Read More

Breaking: IPOB drops fresh sit-at-home, ‘no Nigerian flag’ Oct 1 declaration, threatens residents

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has again warned those in Southeastern part of the country to stay at home on October 1. The biafran group while also declaring operation “no Nigerian flag” in the region as from September 25, 2021, warned residents to adhere. A statement from the Media and Publicity Secretary of the group, Emma Powerful, reads: Read More

Zamfara: We’ll extend telecom shutdown beyond 2 weeks – Matawalle

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle has said more than 100 informants have been arrested during the ongoing military operations aimed at riding the state of bandits. He said the two-week shutdown of communication services will be extended. Matawalle stated this in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, ‘Ganimun hanya,’ aired Saturday morning. “When I became governor I entered into treaty with Read More

NAF admits ‘bombing’ of civilians in Yobe, sets up Board of Inquiry

September 16, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has set up a Board of Inquiry to investigate the circumstances leading to the bombing of civilians at in Yunusari local government area of Yobe state. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Residents of Buhari community, in Yunusari local government area of Read More

Take fight to terrorists, bandits’ enclaves, COAS charges commanders

September 15, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Faruk Yahaya, has tasked Army commanders to take the fight to terrorists, bandits and other enemies of the country. He said, “You must take the fight into the identified and known enclaves of terrorists and criminals to neutralize them.”  He also said the Nigerian Army will henceforth talk to the terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and Read More

Breaking: Power sharing tussle tears Taliban leaders apart

September 15, 2021 BBC 0

A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up a new government in Afghanistan, senior Taliban officials told the BBC. Supporters of two rival factions reportedly brawled at the presidential palace in the capital Kabul. The argument appeared to centre on who did the most to secure victory over the US, and how Read More

Pictures: Another 400 boko haram members surrender to Nigerian troops

September 9, 2021 Editor 0

Following onslaught from superior fire of NIgeria’s Armed Forces, another set of Boko Haram members numbering over 400 have surrendered to the Nigerian troops. Reports say the terrorists gave up terrorism from their sites in Bama and Mafa on Thursday September 9, 2021. The list is as follows, BAMA (1)Male- 259. (2) Female-43 (3) Children-70 MAFA (1) Male-35 (2) Female-23 Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Security situation in West Africa gives causes for concern, by Ali Djawad

August 31, 2021 Ali Djawad 0

The bloody attack in the Ansongo Circle, Mali, that took place on August 8 shocked the international community: shortly before nightfall armed men arrived on motorcycles and opened fire on civilians of the villages of Ouattagouna, Karou, Dirga, and Daoutegueft. According to the Malian Armed Forces’ Directorate of Information and Public Relations (Dirpa), at least 49 people were killed in Read More

Ortom to Presidency: You’ll kill us to actualise grazing reserve

August 21, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state government, Friday, said if the President Muhammadu Buhari administration must actualise the “cattle agenda through grazing reserves or any other thing different from ranching it should be ready to kill everybody in Benue state. The government also said the decision of the president was capable of plunging the country into avoidable crisis. A statement by Terver Akase, Read More

On the Rukuba killings

August 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is a disheartening that the “Irigwe Youth” allegedly carried out the gruesome killing of over 25 Muslim Fulani while several others got injured and some were missing last Saturday around Rukuba area, in Plateau state. The victims were on their way back to their homes after attending a special Jumma’at Dhirk and prayers for peace in Nigeria which held Read More

Please, re-equip our military

August 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Nigerian milliary must be commended and encouraged for their inexhaustible labour in the combat against insurgency subduing the country by all patriotic Nigerians. It is evident that Nigerian milliary are neutralising terrorists camps across the country based on various reports recorded so far. But its unpatriotic for Nigerians to, instead of encouraging them, always blame upon them when they err. Read More

Banditry, Kidnapping: PDP unqualified to speak on insecurity – APC

August 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not qualified to criticise the current administration on the worsening insecurity in Nigeria. Responding to an earlier statement released by the PDP, APC reassured Nigerians that “the security of the nation is of the highest priority to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and this government is Read More

Sustain onslaught against terrorists, Arewa youths charge NAF

August 5, 2021 Editor 0

Arewa Youth Federation has charged the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) to sustain airstrikes targeted at hideouts of ISWAP-Boko Haram fighters to overpower the remainder of the insurgents in the northeast. The group made the appeal in a statement by its President, Muhammad Matazu, while reacting to media reports that scores of Boko Haram-ISWAP terrorists were eliminated on Monday by airstrikes Read More

Troops kill 11 terrorists, recover arms, petroleum products

July 5, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Army on Sunday says troops Operation HADIN KAI have killed 11 Boko Haram terrorists and recover arms, ammunitions and a truck of petroleum products in the North-east.Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu who stated this in a statement, said the feat was achieved in three separate operations The statement reads in parts: “Troops of 82 Division Task Read More

Northern group commends Armed Forces of Nigeria’s joint operations in region

June 8, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, the Northern Solidarity Forum (NSF) has commended the ongoing joint military operations aimed at tackling insurgency, banditry, and other forms criminality in some parts of the region by the Armed Forces of Nigeria.In a press statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Umar Gundiri on Tuesday, NSF said the proactive leadership of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has translated to Read More

Army Kills 7 IPOP/ESN terrorists, arrest 5 in Rivers

May 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Army Saturday said troops of 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt and 29 Battalion in conjunction with operatives of Nigerian Police, DSS, and NSCDC on Thursday, killed 7 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Esthern Nigerian Network (ESN) terrorists. Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima who stated this in a statement Saturday, said they were killed in a clearance/raid Read More

Faruk Yahaya: Thanking Buhari for a right choice as COAS

May 30, 2021 Emmanuel Ani 0

The recent appointment of the Chief of Army Staff has generated reactions in the polity regarding the suitability of Major General Farouk Yahaya for the plum but demanding job. The interesting part is that some that are ignorant of the dynamics involved in such appointments have taken centre stage with insinuations and illogical conclusions so much so that it defeats 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

YAF to South-west youths: Don’t aide terrorism through secession agitation

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Tuesday, in Akure, Ondo state, warned South-west youths against aiding terrorism by certain groups and individuals acting under the guise of agitating for an independent of Yoruba nation. YAF stated that Yoruba youths should be cautious and vigilant to avoid unknowingly aiding or participating in terrorist activities under unpatriotic Read More

Lawmaker confirms impeachment move against Buhari

May 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A member of the National Assembly representing Gwer East federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Mark Gbillah, Monday confirmed that impeachment move was eventually moved against President Muhammadu Buhari because of the administration’s failure to respond to issues of national security.  Gbillah who is the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), spoke on a private radio station, Read More

Mohammed Idris at 55, Blueprint at 10

May 2, 2021 Ibrahim Sheme 0

In my life, there are three people that I call Chairman, and they are related in more ways than one. First, all three happened to come from Niger State. Two of them are Nupe, so those are my “Katsina slaves”. But all three were my masters, on a serious note. Why? They employed me at one time or the other. Read More