Counter-terrorism: CSO lauds Irabor over achievements, hails synergy among security agencies

November 2, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI), a civil society group with vested interest in peace building in Nigeria, has commended the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, for effectively leading the policy and operational initiative in the counterterrorism warfare.  The group, in a statement Tuesday, signed by its Executive Director, Amb. Melvin Ejeh, also hailed the Chief Read More

PMB’s knack for merit and the Faruk Yahaya challenge

May 30, 2021 Philip Agbese 0

The appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Faruk Yahaya on May 27, 2021, has generally elicited loud endorsements from Nigerians. His appointment followed the sudden demise of his predecessor, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a plane crash, along with 10 other Army personnel in Kaduna a week ago. (May their souls rest in 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

Boko Haram: Buni calls for intensive air patrol in North-east

May 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has called for intensive air patrol and warfare to effectively check the resurgence of insurgency in the North-east. The region is witnessing the resurgence of dreaded Boko Haram activities. The APC Chairman made the called Monday when he met with the the President of the Read More

At last, Rita Edochie breaks silence day after death of Ada Jesus

April 22, 2021 Editor 0

,Veteran movie star Rita Edochie has now taken to her social media page to react to the sad demise of popular Comedienne Ada Jesus. Edochie spoke amidst the backlash she received from Nigerians. Many Nigerians started to point accusing fingers at Edochie after Ada Jesus finally gave up the ghost. In a series of online post, the actress has now Read More

50 armed herdsmen nabbed, under prosecution over insecurity – NSCDC boss

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, said the Corps has arrested over 50 suspected armed herdsmen, in ongoing operations to check the escalating insecurity in the country. The NSCDC boss said this at the agency’s headquarters Wednesday in Abuja, where licences were presented to new private guard operators. The CG, however stressed Read More

Buying into General Irabor’s push for kinetic military operations in Nigeria

March 29, 2021 BENJAMIN SAMSON 0

Recently, security experts and stakeholders gathered at the National Defence Collage Abuja to brainstorm on the imperatives of kinetic military operations in Nigeria. BENJAMIN SAMSON reports. It is no longer news that Nigeria is currently experiencing a wide range of national security threats like terrorism, insurgency in the North-east, farmers/herders conflict, ethno-religious conflicts, kidnapping and banditry in other parts of Read More

Insecurity: In need of National Guards?

March 23, 2021 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

      Often times I have had to prevaricate between loving politics and politicians, and loathing them. And ever since I actively joined politics, against the wishes of my well wishers, I have had no choice but to defend my ‘citizenry constituency’ of politics! However, my rather patriotic bent has never failed to make me see that my constituents Read More