What did you vote for?
Even as late as the morning of February 23 when the Presidential and National Assembly elections were rescheduled to hold, the issue was still, will it or will it not hold.
HURIWA urges Nigerians to support Army in internal security
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged Nigerians to support the army in its internal security operations during the elections.
An election Nigeria must win
While President Muhammadu Buhari’s genuine concern about the conduct of the general elections, beginning tomorrow, is understandable, his recent order to security personnel to deal ruthlessly with any persons who may attempt to disrupt the conduct of the general elections is curious and has appropriately generated controversy. But Nigerians should not let any such controversy…
Fresh controversy over Buhari’s shooting order
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday faulted the advice by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that the Nigerian Army should disregard President Muhammadu Buhari’s...
Frank challenges Buratai, INEC on commitment to credible polls
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has challenged the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu...
Army to clamp down on IPOB, splinter groups to prevent disruption of election
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday urged troops to clamp down on activities of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its splinter groups to prevent disruption of the forthcoming election.
Nigeria groans under war against Boko Haram
Sir: In 2017, a police recruit committed suicide the very day he received his letter of posting, indicating that he was posted to Borno State, the heartland of the war against Boko Haram. Such incidences mean nothing to Nigeria’s warrior-rulers, including the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who started the unjustifiable war against Boko Haram…
Buratai tasks soldiers on more dedication
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday directed soldiers to show gratitude to the administration’s commitment to their welfare through more dedication.
Troops neutralise 3 female suicide bombers
Troops on Sunday neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.
Defence chief charges commanders to end insurgency
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has charged commanders and their troops to improve operational performances to end Boko Haram insurgency.