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DHQ Setup Committee To Investigate Clash Between Personnel Of The Nigerian Navy And Police In Calabar

3 months ago /

The Nigeria’s defence headquarters has setup a high profile committee to investigate the remote and immediate causes of the recent clash between personnel of the Nigerian navy and police in Calabar, Cross river state, that led to loss of lives and destruction of properties. A statement by the director, defence information,...

President Trump To Unveil US Plan To Tackle Boko Haram In Nigeria, Lake Chad Area

3 months ago /

The Trump administration is expected to reveal to lawmakers its five-year plan to address the Boko Haram rebellion in north east Nigeria and Lake Chad region. This is pursuant to a law signed by former President Barack Obama last December. The law arose from a bill proposed by congresswoman Fredericka Wilson. Indication...

Nigerian Troops Kill Boko Haram Terrorists In Jarawa

3 months ago /

The Nigerian Army says its troops along with members of the civilian joint task force have eliminated several Boko haram terrorists converging around Jarawa village, in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State. Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said in a statement that those killed include the notorious...

Buratai Orders Investigation Of Alledged Misconduct By Soldiers In IDPs Camp

3 months ago /

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. – Gen. Tukur Buratai, has ordered investigation into alleged misconduct by security personnel in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Bama, Borno. Brig. – Gen. Sani Usman, the Director Army Public Relations, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri on Tuesday. ‘‘The Nigerian Army...

Nigerian Army Introduce Call Centre, With Phone Short Code 193

3 months ago /

Information sharing between the public and the Nigerian Army will become easier in the days ahead, with the introduction of a new call centre with a phone short code. The short code number is 193, and is toll free across all networks within Nigeria. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said...

Air Force Bombs Boko Haram Insurgents

3 months ago /

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said its newly acquired all-weather helicopter gunship, Mi-35M Super Hind, recorded its first hit in battle against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya  said on  21 May, NAF Component of Operation “LAFIYA DOLE” conducted...

Biafra: Police Warns Against Unlawful Activities During Sit-At-Home Order By IPOB

3 months ago /

The Nigeria Police, Enugu and Anambra State Commands have warned pro-Biafra agitators against unlawful activities following the May 30 sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The state commands gave this warning in separate statements issued on Monday, 29th of May, 2017. According to the Daily Post, Anambra state Commissioner...

Lagos school abduction: Gun men Abducts students of Lagos model college

4 months ago /

Gunmen numbering over ten this Thursday stormed the Lagos model college at Igbonla area of Epe and reportedly abducted four students and the principals of both the junior and senior secondary schools. The Lagos police command is yet to confirm the development but findings reveal that the kidnappers might have alerted...

Some DPOs On Payroll Of Fraudsters – Lagos Police Commissioner, Owoseni

4 months ago /

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni has revealed that some Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state are on the payroll of fraudsters. The CP made this revelation on Wednesday at a lecture on code of conduct for law enforcement officers. Owoseni said the era of impunity and corruption among officers was...

Peace Corp Commandant Begs Court To Permit Him Write His Exams

4 months ago /

A federal high court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of the National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh brought against him by the federal government due to the absence of the defendant in court on Tuesday  The Peace Corps Commandant, Dickson was said to have written a letter dated...

Nigeria And India Seek Defence Partnership

4 months ago /

Nigeria and India are seeking collaboration in the area of information sharing and training in order to strengthen their defence capabilities Major general Madhavan Chandran who led other top officers from India’s defence circle said at a meeting with senior officers from Nigeria that the partnership between both countries is strategic                                       Director of...

Nigeria And Cameroon Navies To Combat Threats On Maritime Domain

4 months ago /

The Nigerian Navy is seeking closer working relationship with the Cameroonian counterpart to check piracy, sea robberies and other maritime crimes within the Gulf of Guinea. Flag officer commanding (FOC), eastern naval command, Rear Admiral James Oluwole, gave the indication when he received the commanding officer of the Cameroonian navy ship (CNS) lt...

Nigerian Army Establish New Unit In Daura

4 months ago /

The Nigerian Army has established a new unit in Daura, Katsina state, on the Nigerian border with Nigér. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says the Forward Operating Base, F.O.B. Daura, became necessary as part of efforts to curtail the movement of Boko-Haram terrorists and other criminal elements along Nigeria’s border regions. Buratai explained...

Suicide Bombers Strike At UNIMAID

4 months ago /

Three male suicide bombers Thursday night struck at University of Maiduguri(UNIMAID), but their mission was largely a flop. It was the fourth attack on the school since January. The bombers at about 23.45 attempted to enter the female hostel, but were stopped by eagle-eyed security men. One of them hurriedly detonated the...

NSCDC Command Indicts Rogue Officials, Sends Report To Abuja

4 months ago /

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps says 12 suspended officials, who allegedly robbed and tortured two tanker drivers and a manager, have a case to answer. The command said the report of a committee set up to investigate the operatives had been sent to the...

DPO Arrested For Killing Fashion Designer

4 months ago /

The Lagos State Police Command wednesday detained the Divisional Officer (DPO) of Ijeshatedo, Mohammed Yakubu, for allegedly killing a fashion designer, Jamiu Ayoade. Yakubu was detained after the state government commenced an investigation into the incident that occurred last Sunday night. This is just as residents alleged that Ayoade was the third...

Boko Haram Commander Surrenders

4 months ago /

A suspected boko haram commander has surrendered himself to troops of 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade, at Damasak, Borno state. The terrorist, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metel, was a high profile commander, and is listed as serial number 253 on the Nigerian Army's Wanted Boko Haram terrorists poster. Army Spokesman, Brigadier...

ONDO MILITANT LEADER KILLED

4 months ago /

Military operatives on operation Delta safe have killed a militant gang leader known as Ossy Ibori around Ajakpa community, in the creeks of southern Ondo. Spokesman of operation Delta safe, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, said in a statement that Ibori and some of his gang members had launched an attack on the location of military troops...

Air Force Jets Strike Boko Haram Artillery In Sambisa

4 months ago /

Nigerian Air Force fighter jets have successfully destroyed an artillery weapon which the Boko haram terrorists were attempting to sneak into Sambisa forest.  The Air Force surveillance aircraft while on daytime patrol in the Sambisa general area sighted the artillery piece, which was concealed under a tree. Air Force Director of Public Relations and Information,...

Federal Government To Hold National Conference In June To End Farmers-Herdsmen Clashes

5 months ago /

The Federal Government says it will hold a national conference to discuss and proffer solutions to farmers/herdsmen clashes currently ravaging the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, disclosed this when a joint dialogue to analyse the root causes of the crisis submitted its report in Abuja...


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