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President Buhari to Visit Borno Today

2018-11-28T10:51:31+00:00

President Buhari will on Wednesday visit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The President will use his visit to flag off the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) conference which begins today. He is also expected to meet the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole at the theatre command fighting insurgency in the north-east region. The planned visit by the Commander-in-Chief comes about two weeks after the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram splinter group, killed dozens of soldiers in Metele, a remote village near the border with the Niger Republic.

President Buhari to Visit Borno Today 2018-11-28T10:51:31+00:00

LEGEND OF THE DAY

2018-09-21T11:06:36+00:00

Today on legend of the day, we will celebrate legends who have left their comfort zones, sacrifice their resources, energy, time and even lives for the sustenance of peace in Nigeria be it as an Individual, Government, Civil Societies Organization, Traditional Leaders, Religious Leaders, Security Agencies and many more. Death or alive, we celebrate and acknowledge your immense contribution towards ensuring we live in a peaceful environment. We celebrate you for raising your voice in condemning crimes, advocating for justice, protecting lives and properties, advocating for peaceful coexistence, providing humanitarian aid, protecting the rights of people especially those in the IDPs [...]

LEGEND OF THE DAY 2018-09-21T11:06:36+00:00

LEGEND OF THE DAY: Aderonke Kale

2018-08-23T12:17:44+00:00

Nigeria’s first female Army General Today, we are taking a look at the first Nigerian woman to ever become a Major-General (two-star general) in the Army and in any of the three wings of the Nigerian Armed Forces which includes the Navy and Air Force. Her name is Major-General Aderonke Kale. Retired Kale was reportedly trained as medical practitioner before she decided to join the Nigerian Army as an officer. She specialized in psychiatry. According to her, she disclosed that she was inspired to join psychiatry by the late medical giant, Professor Thomas Adeoye Lambo. Africa’s first professor of psychiatry. As [...]

LEGEND OF THE DAY: Aderonke Kale 2018-08-23T12:17:44+00:00

WE WILL DEAL WITH PERSONNEL OVER SOCIAL MEDIA LEAK- ARMY

2018-08-10T20:06:21+00:00

The Nigerian army has started clamping down on its personnel who use social media negatively and against the laid down rules of the force. Major General Idris Alkali, the chief of administration who made this known said the army has put in place mechanisms to deal with further leaks. General Alkali who spoke on behalf of the chief of army staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said the army will not hesitate to deal with offenders who employ social media to discuss classified service matters and express grievances. The army chief while speaking at the opening ceremony of the ongoing the Management [...]

WE WILL DEAL WITH PERSONNEL OVER SOCIAL MEDIA LEAK- ARMY 2018-08-10T20:06:21+00:00

IPOB: Nigerian Army Finally speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s Location

2018-08-10T20:00:17+00:00

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, has maintained that family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu knows where Kanu is hiding. Usman urged Nigerians to ask the younger brother and lawyer to the IPOB leader, Ifeanyi Ejiofor of Kanu’s whereabouts. The Army spokesman also said Kanu was somebody without any means of livelihood, but used “propaganda” to attract public sympathy. Speaking in Abuja, while rounding off a two-day media conference on the military’s enhancement of human rights, Usman said Kanu’s followers were in a “one-chance vehicle.” He made these remarks while insisting [...]

IPOB: Nigerian Army Finally speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s Location 2018-08-10T20:00:17+00:00

Breaking News: Governor Ikpeazu Of Abia State Declares 3-day Curfew In Aba Following IPOB And Hausa Clash

2018-08-10T19:51:34+00:00

The clash this afternoon between IPOB members and Hausas in Oyigbo area of Rivers State has caused governor Ikpeazu of Abia state to declare a 3-day curfew in Aba, as soldiers invade the city. Read the press statement below…   “PRESS STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNOR OF ABIA STATE OKEZIE IKPEAZU Ph. D ON THE SECURITY SITUATION IN THE STATE Abia State has for the past few days been the focus of security searchlight occasioned by the reported skirmish between some groups in the State, especially Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) with men of the Nigerian Army. Government notes and has observed [...]

Breaking News: Governor Ikpeazu Of Abia State Declares 3-day Curfew In Aba Following IPOB And Hausa Clash 2018-08-10T19:51:34+00:00

“I Cant Ascertain My Client’s Condition Right Now” – Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Cries Out

2018-08-10T19:50:50+00:00

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says his client has been placed under house arrest by the Nigerian army. Soldiers surrounded Kanu’s home in Umuahia, Abia state on Tuesday, two days after they had clashed with his supporters in the area. In a statement issued shortly after the incident, Ejiofor said he got a distress call from Kanu but that he couldn’t confirm whether he is alive or dead. He also accused the soldiers of killing four members of IPOB in the area. “Just to notify the world that my client’s (Nnamdi Kanu) [...]

“I Cant Ascertain My Client’s Condition Right Now” – Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Cries Out 2018-08-10T19:50:50+00:00

I Go Dye Honored by the Nigerian Army

2018-08-10T19:42:10+00:00

The Nigerian Army has honored comedian I Go Dye, as chief of Army staff General  TY Buratai presented him with award plaque. Congrats to him.

I Go Dye Honored by the Nigerian Army 2018-08-10T19:42:10+00:00

ARMY REPELLED BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON MAIDUGURI

2018-08-10T19:23:26+00:00

  The attack by members of the Boko Haram on Maiduguri was yesterday successfully repelled by the Nigerians military. It was reported that the attack on the Jiddari Polo area of the city, a few kilometers from the elite Government Residential Area, G.R.A. In its response, the army said it neutralized the attackers. According to Army spokesperson, brigadier General Sani Usman Kuka Sheka, “in a merciless operation, Nigerian troops have neutralized Boko Haram Gunmen, who attempted to attack Jiddari Polo Community in Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital. He added that residents of the area had planned to flee their homes but [...]

ARMY REPELLED BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON MAIDUGURI 2018-08-10T19:23:26+00:00

Reps to El-Rufai: Stop deceiving Nigerians, you published security budget not security vote

2018-08-10T19:19:22+00:00

Yakubu Dogara; Speaker Nigerian House of Representatives The House of Representatives on Tuesday April 11, told the Kaduna state Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai not to deceive the public with his alleged published security vote, claiming that what the governor published was his security budget and not security vote. Report confirmed that the House also advised governor El-Rufa’i that as he was preaching transparency which was normal, he should also be aware of his past and how the company he had interest in, the Pentascope, allegedly operating from an abandoned Church in the Netherlands, ruined the Nigeria Telecommunications, NITEL. Yakubu Dogara, [...]

Reps to El-Rufai: Stop deceiving Nigerians, you published security budget not security vote 2018-08-10T19:19:22+00:00