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7 Jan 2019
6,000 ISIS members that were dislodged in Syria and Iraq have all relocated to the Sahel portion in Africa. If we cannot restrict these various dreaded terrorist groups now, there may not be a country called Nigeria in the nearest future. These terrorist groups are threats to 2019 general elections. How do you conduct elections…
5 Dec 2018
The country’s gallant forces battling the unrelenting Boko Haram insurgents must always keep in mind the popular soccer parlance which says it’s not over until it’s over. And so they cannot layback because it’s not over. Not by any means. And the military authorities - from the Commander-in-Chief himself to the field commanders in the…
3 Dec 2018
The leadership and members of the Northern Elders, Professionals and Stakeholders’ Forum (NEPSF) have faulted the recent call for the sack...
29 Nov 2018
Aside from the occasional death of soldiers in their battle against Boko Haram, the nation is now confronted in Metele with a seeming culmination of the military’s losses to the insurgents in the north-east. The government has often fumed at the obduracy of its traducers who instead of trumpeting the wonders of its military in…
28 Nov 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Borno state to meet the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole at the theatre command fighting insurgency in the north-east region. The President will also attend the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) conference at the state’s capital Maiduguri and declare it open before proceeding to see the troops. The…
26 Nov 2018
The presidency has said the Nigerian Army didn't declare the number of casualties of the Metele attack by Boko Haram on its base in line with global practice. The presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in an interview with Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. "All over the world, the military does not or rarely disclose the figure…
26 Nov 2018
Outraged at the increasing atrocities of insurgents, especially the killing of dozens of troops by Boko Haram in Metele, Borno State, Nigerian citizens and groups have urged an investigation into spending by the military.
25 Nov 2018
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians to resist the temptation of playing politics with the killing of soldiers in Metele, Borno State by a Boko Haram faction. "We must resist the temptation to play politics with the tragedy of the deaths of our soldiers." Buhari tweeted on Sunday. "They are heroes on the frontlines,…
24 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday finally broke his silence over the killing of soldiers in Metele, Borno State by a Boko Haram faction. The Islamic State sponsored faction of the terrorist group killed over 100 soldiers of the 157 Task Force Battalion in an attack on November 18. Buhari's reaction comes almost a week after…
24 Nov 2018
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.
23 Nov 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is being criticised for his silence over the killing of several soldiers in a recent attack in Metele, Borno state. Reports in the country said terrorists on Sunday overran a Nigerian Army battalion, 157 Task Force Battalion, in the village to kill at least 44 troops. However, an officer among the…
23 Nov 2018
The course of Nigeria's war against Islamist militants has turned against the government with reports that as many as 100 soldiers have been killed by an Islamic State offshoot since Sunday, Lucy Fielder reports. As many as a hundred Nigerian soldiers have been killed in the northeast of the country since Sunday, November 18 with…

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