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Owerri market: Nigerian military exonerates self from killing of 10-year-old boy

Jude Johnson The Nigerian military has denied reports that troops of  34 Artillery Brigade were responsible for the death of a 10-year old boy killed  allegedly,  by  soldiers during the demolition of buildings at Eke - Ukwu market at Douglas Road Owerri. The Brigade's Spokesperson, Capt. Haruna Tagwai, in a statement obtained by Global

Cautious Optimism as INEC Prepare for Anambra Polls

Moshood Isah It’s at least cheering news that prospective voters are willing to come out and be registered to vote in the upcoming elections in Anambra state as citizen observation reports that the just concluded Continuous Voters Registration witnessed an encouraging turnout. The decentralized Continuous Voters Registration to ward Registration centers in

Nigeria troops decimate key Boko Haram location, top commanders

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military has destroyed important Boko Haram terrorists location in Borno State, killing their top commanders in the process. This was vased on received information about the location of some suspected top Boko Haram terrorists’ leaders. According to the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman,  Nigerian Army

Why Nigerian military monitor citizens’ comments on social media- Spokesperson 

The Director Defence Information, Major General John Enenche, has defended the military’s decision to carry out social media surveillance, saying it is necessary for the military to get vital information that will aid its activities. Enenche spoke about the controversial surveillance during an appearance on Channels Television’s breakfast programme Sunrise Daily

AI Reports: Shiites calls on military to account for missing persons

Jude Johnson  The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites Sect has called on the Nigerian  military to account of the allegations of enforced disappearances of persons as revealed  by the latest Amnesty International (AI) report. The IMN Spokesperson, Mr. Ibrahim Musa, in a statement on Wednesday said the military

Kidnap Kingpin, Evans pleads guilty

Josephine Ella-Ejeh The Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans was on Wednesday, arraigned by the Lagos State Government before an Ikeja High Court for masterminding series of high profile kidnapping in the state. A statement signed by Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Lagos state Ministry of Justice, Kayode Oyekanmi,  which was obtained

Farmer-herdsmen conflict, impediment to Nigeria’s agricultural revolution-Expert

By Babatunde Opalana An expert in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies as well as Security Strategist, Prof. Isaac Olawale Albert, has underscored the need to find a lasting solution to the perennial farmer-herdsmen conflict rocking different parts of the country. The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan,  spoke