Insecurity as the bugbear of the presidency
Sir: Nigerians had high hopes when he was elected into office.
Nigerian Army refutes missing soldiers report
Nigeria Army Monday said the reports that many soldiers went missing after their post was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents were not true. An AFP reports Sunday said hundreds of soldiers after the attack, a second in days, on a remote military base which held about 734 troops in northeast Nigeria. The base is reported…
Nigerian Army warns against fake vacancies
Nigerian Army on Tuesday warned Nigerians to desist from making payment and consulting intermediaries for fictitious recruitments into the force. "The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to the activities of a syndicate trying to defraud members of the public of their hard earned money through alleged recruitment into the Nigerian Army," the army…
Borno Speaker commends Nigerian Army for restoring peace to Borno
The Speaker, Borno House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulkareem Lawan, has commended the Nigerian Army for the successes so far recorded in the war against Boko Haram and restoration of peace to the North-East. Lawan, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) in Guzamala on Sunday, also thanked the military for celebrating the…
A nation beyond shock
The killings continue – remorselessly and even ruthlessly - unabated. And so the wailings and the gnashing of the teeth arising from the sorrow and the utter anguish that are customarily attendant on the fate that is now beyond the control of the poor and the hopeless – a people who have, willy-nilly, given in…
Army arrests two Boko Haram fuel suppliers
The Army has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of supplying fuel to Boko Haram terrorists located in Nafada area of Gombe State. Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu in a statement on Monday, named the suspects as Mohammed Adamu Zika, a driver and Bukar Adamu Haji, an assistant filling station manager in the area.…
Your sacrifices won’t be in vain, Nigerian Army assures Troops
The Nigeria Army has assured troops serving in Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole in the northeast that their sacrifices will not be in vain.
The power elite who signed away June 12
The Federal Government, which was last week basking in the glory of its boldness in recognizing the June 12, 1993 election winner, Chief MKO Abiola spoke in tongues about the power elite who conspired against June 12 election result.
Return to your communities, Buratai tells IDPs
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai has called on displaced people in Borno North to return home to restart their lives as their communities are now safe and secured. Buratai made the call at the inauguration of nine gunboats for the Amphibious Task Force Detachment at Baga, for patrol and clearing the remaining…
GOC urges better strategy to eliminate Boko Haram terrorists
The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, has charged Operation Lafiya Dole troops to deploy professionalism and basic military tactics to neutralise Boko Haram terrorists.
`Operation Last Hold’ primarily to relocate IDPs to communities
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities.’’
Nigerian Army launches Island Project in Lagos
The Nigerian Army yesterday launched its Apple Island Project. Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, set the ball rolling for the initiative, which will be located off Banana Island, Lagos State. The project, under the auspices of the Nigerian Army Properties Limited (NAPL), is contracted to Van Oord and Julius Berger, with Tauraf…