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A source has disclosed that the fed govt may opt to take military action to deal with perpetrators of the killings recorded in many parts of the country, most especially in Benue state, which have been attributed to herdsmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, January 26, declared that the military force and law enforcement measures alone could not defeat terrorism. He said African leaders must adopt what he described as a multifaceted approach.
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole involved in Operation Deep Punch II have annihilated the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa Forest. The development was made public in a statement signed by Brig Gen Sani K. Usman.
The political atmosphere in the Western region looked bleak and dismal and the after-effects of the elections were even more severe and devastating. Defeated political candidates had in the past run to the courts to challenge.
The Nigerian army has joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush. A source in the military who pleaded anonymity made this known, adding that effort was being made in rescuing them.
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Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa who was killed during Nigeria's first military coup in 1966, was the country's prime minister during the First Republic. He was killed by Major Emmanuel Ifeajuna the day he was captured from his home.
The last time I visited Nigeria was in 2013. My husband approved my request to visit home to celebrate the Christmas and New Year. I came with our three children, Chidi, Okey and my lovely little daughter, Amarachi.
A militant leader, Oyawerikumor Peregbabofa, aka Kareowei, who killed a senior security officer in Bayelsa and killed over four soldiers in an ambush, has been arrested by a combined team of security operatives in Delta state.
We lost the soul and integrity of a once cherished armed force because they could not perform their professional and Constitutional duties. Meanwhile, soldiers became astute backdoor electoral kingpins and election riggers.
The Nigerian military has appointed a new Defence spokesman in the person of Brigadier General John Agim. Agim who replaced Major General John Enenche, was formally commandant, Nigerian Army School of Public Relations.
The Nigerian army has disclosed that Boko Haram terrorists are using special roofing techniques in order to avoid air detection and bombardment from the Nigerian Air Force; and that Shekau is in a terrible state of health.
A factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Mamman Nur, has been fatally injured during an operation by the Nigerian army. Nur was a member of the faction that separated from the popular Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.
Residents of Ekeremor community in Bayelsa have fled the area due to the alleged killing of a security operative by militants. It is reported that the deceased was negotiating with a militant leader before the incident occurred.
Addressing some journalists in Abuja, the president general of SERG, Charles Mbani, said army, its leadership and President Muhammadu Buhari has again shown that he has the best interest of the country at heart.
A Twitter user simply identified as George Sketch took to his social media page to narrate how a bus driver was punished and made to sweep the roadside by some soldiers after he refused to stop at a military checkpoint.
Former Boko Haram commander, Abdulkadir Abubakar, has warned the leader of the group to stop using innocent girls who are being hypnotised as human bombs.
The commander of the 2nd brigade, Lagos, Brig Zakariya Maimalari was killed during the 1966 coup that took the lives of prominent First Republic politicians.
The US makes plans for a military solution to the North Korea crisis and looks for ways to stop the development of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.
I love his courage and resilience. I love his passion for the job; I like his guts; I love his dexterity in counter-insurgency operational strategies.
The national publicity secretary of the APC Bolaji Abdullahi on Monday, December 18, reacted to the PDP allegation over the $1 billion insurgency fund.