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US security chief commends Nigerian military (photos)

... Nneoma Ndibe The United State Director of Defence Intelligence Agency,  Lt Gen Vincent Stewart, has commended the resilience of the Nigerian Armed Forces for defeating Boko Haram and chasing them out of their once safe haven, Sambisa forest. Lt Gen Stewart made this remark when he visited the Nigeria Chief

ECOWAS, EU launch 29M euros for peace, security

...Jude Johnson  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in collaboration  with the European Union (EU) has launched 29 million Euros for peace, security and stability of the West African sub-region. The Vice President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Edward Singhateh, on Monday the Commission Headquarters in Abuja, said the implementation of the

Nigerian army: Libel suit’s between Premium Times and Buratai

...Jude Johnson  The Nigerian army has exempted its self from the ongoing legal battle between the online medium, Premium Times and Chief of Army Staff  (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai. The Director of Army Public Relations  (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, on Monday, January 23, clarified that the controversy which have seen the arrest

Presidency warns migrants to avoid Libya, as NEMA evacuate 2000 Nigerians

...Jude Johnson The Nigerian Presidency has warned black migrants to avoid going to Libya as it is increasingly becoming a killing field for  Nigerians and other Sub-Saharan Africa. Against this backdrop,  National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA) has helped to evacuate about 2000 Nigerians from conflict ridden Libya. The  Senior Special Assistant to the

NAF prepares for war, deploys 200 troops to Senegal ahead of Barrow’s inauguration

...Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military has mobilised troops ahead of Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow's inauguration. The military's move in deploying troops is in readiness to enforce a power transition between President Yahya Jammeh and Barrow. Global Sentinel gathered that the Nigerian military moved into Senegal in  preparation in case the incumbent president carries

9 things you need to know about the professor killed by Boko Haram today (photo)

... By Nneoma Ndibe On Monday, January 16, Boko Haram terrorists launched twin deadly attacks on the University of Maiduguri in Borno state. The attack which was carried out by a seven-year old suicide bomber left a professor of medicine Aliyu Mani and four others dead. Mani, Global Sentinel gathered died in a

10 Boko Haram terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in Kangaraw

....Jude Johnson The ongoing clearance Operations by the Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have seen about 10 Boko Haram terrorists and three soldiers killed in the recent clashes in some parts of Borno State in North East of the country. The Nigerian army spokesperson Sani Usman, on Saturday, January 14,

US donates 8 military-grade tents to Nigeria police in Borno

...By Nneoma Ndibe The United States of America on Friday, January 13, donated eight modular, general purpose, military grade tents to the Nigerian police. The tents were donated by the director US international narcotics and law enforcement affairs, Nigeria, Rosalyn Wiese and received by the assistant inspector general of police Yakubu Jibrin

Boko Haram planning attacks in Kaduna – DSS

...Jude Johnson In furtherance to tactical operations across different parts of the country, The Department of State Services (DSS) has in furtherance to its tactical operations across the country, arrested a member of Boko Haram terrorists planning attacks in Kaduna State, North West of Nigeria. The Service in a statement signed by Mr

How Ricky Tarfa declined to sign asset declaration form – Witness

...Press Release The trial of Ricky Tarfa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, continued on Friday, January 13, 2016 before Justice A.A. Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court Igbosere, Lagos, with a prosecution witness, Danladi Daniel, an operative of the EFCC, revealing how the defendant had declined to sign the