Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali
Buhari summons service chiefs over Metele attack – Army
President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned service chiefs to an emergency security meeting over the reported killing of some Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram sect along the Nigeria-Chad border on Sunday.
Lawmakers demand Dan-Ali’s resignation over remarks
The Benue House of Assembly yesterday called on the Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali to immediately resign his position for saying the state’s anti-open grazing law was responsible for the killing of 73 persons by suspected herdsmen on New Year Day. The resolution followed a debate on a motion of urgent public importance moved…
Minister links killings to blockade of grazing routes
The Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) has blamed the recent massacre in Benue and Taraba states on the people’s blockade of grazing routes reportedly encouraged by the laws passed by their houses of assembly. Briefing State House correspondents yesterday after a meeting of heads of the nation’s security agencies in Abuja yesterday, the…
FG to provide more support for Armed Forces – Minister
The Minister of Defence, Retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, said on Saturday that the Federal Government would provide more support for the Armed Forces, despite the country’s dwindling revenue.