Gunmen kill scores, abduct women in Nasarawa, Kaduna
Suspected militias reportedly launched a fresh attack at the weekend on Umaisha, headquarters of Opanda chiefdom, in Toto council area of Nasarawa State, killing scores and burning down many homes.
Senate summons security chiefs over illegal arms
The Senate, yesterday, summoned heads of the nation’s security agencies with a view to curbing illegal possession of firearms.
Army sets up committee to probe Gen. Danjuma’s allegation
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday inaugurated a 10-man committee to probe the allegation levelled against the army by Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, a retired, former chief of army staff.
Herdsmen attacks: A national security failure
As the National Security Adviser, you have to be grossly incompetent to not know how the Fulani herdsmen (yes, they are herdsmen and they are Fulani) conduct their raids.
‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa forest,says Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on Saturday in Apapa, Lagos.He was represented by Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division of the Nigerian Army.
Coup: Publish names of dismissed senior military officers, HURIWA tells DHQ
A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to publish the names...
Military plans strategies to rescue Dapchi schoolgirls
The military, along with the service chiefs, is planning strategies to rescue the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls.
Buratai charges troops to get Shekau dead or alive
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.
Saraki commiserates with Buratai over father’s death
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has condoled with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the death of his father, Malam Yusuf Buratai.
Buratai’s father buried amid tears in Maiduguri
Hundreds of people on Friday attended the funeral prayer for late Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the remains of Buratai were buried at the Gwange cemetery in Maiduguri.