Reps panel decry N7 billion allocation for Army to buy weapons
House of Representatives Committee on Army has decried the N27b capital allocation to the Nigeria Army in the 2021 budget. Chairman of the Committee, Abdulrazak Namdas, who spoke at the 2021 budget defence of the Nigeria Army amounting to N509b
The military and curious destabilisation plot
Report of general concern over the warning on alleged destabilisation of the country issued by the Nigerian Army is understandable given the intricacies that have trailed the Endsars Movement, and the protest to end police brutality and poor governance policies.
Soldiers in Operation Burst detained over assault of lady
Some soldiers in the Operation Burst security outfit in Oyo State have been detained in connection with the assault of a lady at Beere area of Ibadan. The detention of the soldiers was confirmed yesterday by the commander of the operation, Captain Usolo.
GOC seeks collective support of Nigerians to end criminality
Brig.-Gen. Aminu Mande, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Sokoto, on Friday urged Nigerians to see security as a collective responsibility of all.
CSOs seek removal of Buratai, others over Lagos attacks
A Coalition of 100 civil society organisations (CSOs), yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the killing of unarmed protesters on Tuesday evening at Lekki tollgate in Lagos.
No military force, Nigerians warn
Ethnic nationalities yesterday voiced support for the ongoing Anti-SARS protests as military plans deployment of troops for routine operations tomorrow.
IGP warns commanders, officers against use of force
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned police officers and their commanders against use of force on peaceful protesters.
Akwa Ibom retools military, communities with homes, transformers
Governor Udom Emmanuel has commissioned 168 reconstructed homes at 6 Battalion, Wellington Bassey Barracks, Ibagwa in Akwa Ibom State. Speaking yesterday at the event to mark Nigeria’s 60th anniversary
Nigeria at 60: Nigerian Army has played its part effectively – Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army has discharged its constitutional responsibilities effectively in defending the sanctity and integrity of Nigeria in the last 60 years.