Senate summons Pantami over use of communication devices by Boko Haram, kidnappers
The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, and impress on him the need to implement
How insecurity undermines SME growth
In faraway Bangladesh, Mohammed Yunus taught us how we can grant prosperity to our beleaguered nation. Bangladesh, a nation of 161.6 million people who got independence from Pakistan by revolution only in December 1971
Centre urges northern govs to curb forced child begging
The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has urged state governments in northern Nigeria to develop and implement measures that would permanently address the menace of forced child begging in the region.
Boko Haram funding and UAE’s example
I commend the United Arab Emirates in its legal fight against sponsors of Boko Haram in Nigeria. UAE is the first country to openly support Nigeria with legal instruments in its fight against Boko Haram.
#EndSARS aftermath and hypocrisy of FG
The Federal Government should indeed be worried by the growing loss of public confidence in its sincerity to address genuine demands of the EndSARS protests.
Troops overrun terrorists, apprehend IEDs makers in NE – DHQ
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Fire Ball have overran some Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and arrested their Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) makers in the North East. The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. He said that the troops operating…
Air Force to deploy Super Tucano Fighter jets against Boko Haram in 2021
Hard times await the Boko Haram Islamist terrorist group, as the six Super Tucano aircraft procured by the Federal Government would soon be at the disposal of the Nigeria Air Force. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, who appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Air Force to defend the force’s…
Zulum inaugurates new civilian JTF to fight Boko Haram terrorists
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, yesterday, unveiled a new Civilian JTF mobile team to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the state. He said the Army killed or arrested about 66.6 per cent of the fourth batch of the 86 Boko Haram terrorists that were declared wanted.
Troops eliminate 8 terrorists, rescue victims, recover arms in North East
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ”Operation Fire Ball” have eliminated eight terrorists of Boko Haram and Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) in recent encounters in the North East.