Election: Nigerian Army assures Borno residents of adequate security

 

By: Zagazola Makama

 

The Nigerian Army has reiterated its readiness to provide the required security in Borno during and after the Feb. 25 presidential and...

Buhari calls for strengthening early warning systems to limit conflicts in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African Union (AU) member countries to strengthen early warning systems to limit conflicts on the continent.

He also urged...

 

KDSG warns against breakdown of law and order

-Directs security agencies to nip in the bud all threats to peace

The Kaduna State Government has received credible intelligence reports of plans by various groups to deliberately disrupt...

Successes of military operations have rekindle citizens’ confidence – GOC

 

Maj. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja,  General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division Nigerian Army, says the successes of various military operations have decreased security...

Police arrest suspected female gun runner in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command has arrested a suspected female gunrunner for allegedly supplying arms and ammunition to bandits.

The police  had also recovered 325 live ammunition of AK 47...

Irabor tasks military personnel on peaceful elections

 

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, says the nation is looking up to the armed forces and other security agencies to ensure peaceful and smooth elections.

Irabor, who was...

ISWAP frees Medical Doctor Abducted in Gubio
By: Zagazola Makama
Dr Geidam Bulama, a Principal Medical Officer, PMO, who had been  held captive by  the Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), has been released.
Bulama was...

FCT, 32 states in Nigeria risk high floods, severe consequences, FG warns 

 

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu has warned that 178 Local Government Areas(LGAs) in 32 states and the Federal Capital Territory(FCT) fell...

Troops neutralize seven bandits in Chikun LGA 

 

A combined team of troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy have neutralized seven bandits during clearance operations in the Kasso general area of Chikun LGA.

 

Operational feedback to...

Reuters And The Burden Of Proof

By: Zagazola Makama

 

The Reuters report, early December, 2022, accusing the Nigerian military of forcing the abortion of the pregnancies of over 10,000 Boko Haram female abductees since 2013 has raised...

Irabor backs review of military laws, unveils book in Abuja

 

 

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, on Thursday expressed support for calls to review the Armed Forces Act to make it more professional and...

Insurgency: UN ready to provide humanitarian response to vulnerable communities

 

By: Zagazola Makama 

 

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has expressed UN readiness in providing...

Polls: Police to deploy 300,000 personnel to 176,846 polling units nationwide

 

Zagazola Makama

 

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali, says over 300,000 police officers and men have been mobilised for deployment nationwide to...

Nigerian Army reacts to killing of soldier by Policeman in Lagos

 

The Nigerian Army on Thursday reacted to the alleged killing of a Soldier by a Policeman on Wednesday in Lagos State.

The reaction is contained in a statement signed by...

Protests rock Ibadan over naira, fuel scarcity

 

 

 

Protesters, in their thousands, on Wednesday, blocked major roads within Ibadan metropolis over the scarcity of fuel, new naira notes and the rejection of the old notes by...

Police neutralise 2 terrorists, rescue kidnapped victim in Katsina

 

 Police operatives in Katsina State have neutralized two terrorists and rescued a kidnapped victim while repelling attack on two communities.

The command’s Public...

Troops nutrialised 8 Boko Haram in Banki, recover weapons 
By: Zagazola Makama 
Troops of 152 Battalion Banki of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have neutralised eight Boko Haram terrorists in Banki, in Bama local government area of Borno State....

Nigeria military is overstretched as Armed Forces arrest 492 vessels in 8 years–Magashi

The Minister of Defence, retired Gen. Bashir Magashi has said that the Nigeria Armed Forces is overburdened because of inadequate manpower and numerous security...

Theartre Commander OPHD applauds 7 Division's proactiveness in sustaining operational successes in NE

 

 By: Zagazola Makama 

 

The Theatre Commander (TC) Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) Major General...

 

 

Sector 3 Commander urges troops to remain focused, resilient and avoid being distracted 

 

By: Zagazola Makama

 

The Commander Sector 3 Operation HADIN KAI, Major General Abdulsalami Abubakar has charged the...