Governor Zulum shelves Eid-celebrations over botched Boko Haram attack
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has shelved activities lined up for the Eid-el Kabir celebrations to visit Gubio, headquarters of Gubio Local Government Area (LGA) of the state over Saturday’s botched Boko Haram attack.
833 children released by CJTF in Borno – UNICEF
The Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) fighting against the Boko Haram in Northeast Nigeria, has released 833 children from its own ranks.
‘Untrained 30,000 CJTF in Northeast could pose serious security threat’
If the about 30, 000 strong Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and vigilantes are not removed from the streets of the Northeast by way of training and skill acquisition, they could constitute potential danger to national security when the insurgency is over. The Coordinator, CJTF, in the zone under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),…
Dealing with sexual violence in Nigeria
I am not a fan of false equivalences, so I admit to not joining in conversations about why the #MeToo movement that is sweeping Western countries cannot or is not happening here.
‘After independence, cattle colony sounds strange’
Alhaji Aliyu Tershaku is the coordinator of Livestock Guards, the security outfit charged with the implementation of Benue State’s Anti-Open Grazing Law...
UN partners CJTF to end child soldier recruitment in Northeast
The United Nations (UN), in collaborations with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Borno State, has signed a “plan of action” to end massive recruitment and use of children in the armed conflict in the Northeast.