Fresh gunfire at Thai mall after soldier kills at least 20 in mass shooting
Gunfire volleys rang out early Sunday hours after Thai security services stormed a mall where a soldier who killed at least 20 people was believed to still be holed up.
NAF’s remarkable gender inclusion
It am cheering news that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) recently registered itself on the side of global trends on gender sensitivity. For the first time in its 55-year-history, NAF commissioned two ladies into its fighter aircraft sections
Dotun Saseyi… On-air-personality who would have been a soldier
His is one voice most radio audience around the world, especially in the South West of Nigeria can’t resist listening to. Not only for its booming quality that reminds you of Don Cornelius, the famous anchor of the popular American musical show, Soul Train of the 70s and 80s, but also the enlightenment proffered by its highly cerebral and witty owner.
Daily ghosts of news
Being an indigene of coastal Nigeria, I cannot but be a lover of water, rivers, streams, brooks, islands and lakes, but certainly not of seas and oceans. And as I write this I cannot but remember and recall our rain-cry and lyric of yester-years. “Rain, rain, go away. Little Tony and Jonny want to play.”…
How soldiers helped my escape, by kidnap kingpin Wadume
It was jubilation yesterday in Taraba State as police re-arrested the suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, who confessed that soldiers assisted him to escape after being nabbed by the slain policemen.
Army detains suspected Abia killer soldier
The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has detained one Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson suspected to have killed a commercial cyclist at Umuokereke Ngwa in Abia. Umuokereke Ngwa is in the Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia.
Spokesman dismisses demise of soldier in Abia
The Abia State Police Command yesterday debunked the killing of a soldier in Aba. The Police Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, made the denial in Umuahia
Nigerian soldiers dying in vain
Sir: I am the product of the loins of a former Nigerian Army soldier, a Civil Warrior who almost lost his life fighting to establish a federal beachhead at the Onitsha sector of the River Niger in the heat of the civil war and whose very young wife (my late mother) had the rare, almost…
Army confirms killing of soldier, two NSCDC operatives in Rivers
A soldier and two operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were shot dead on Sunday following a gun duel with suspected militants in Rivers. The security operatives were killed and their weapons carted away while preventing militants from vandalising an oil and gas facility in Gio community, Tai area of Rivers.…
DHQ flays troops caught on video maltreating suspects
Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has described as highly regrettable the conduct of troops caught on video maltreating suspected bandits arrested along Kaduna/Abuja road. Acting director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, while reacting to the trending video yesterday, stated that “the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has ordered a thorough investigation into the incident to bring to…