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Nigerian troops kill over 10 Boko Haram terrorists

Recover logistics, rustled animals Organises civil-military relations seminar Ibrahim Uba Yusuf      The Nigerian troops of 8 Task Force Division have In continuation of ongoing efforts to deny terrorists freedom of action in its Area of Responsibility,  neutralised over 10 Boko Haram terrorists in Maza village in Marte Local Government Areas (LGA) of Borno

Nigerian Military to Boost Security Amid Surge in Boko Haram Attacks

Since April, Boko Haram has carried out more than 100 attacks in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri. Efforts are underway to secure the city, including the relocation of military chiefs to Maiduguri, and to tighten security at the university after staff abductions and repeated suicide bombings. In the past week, the

Nigerians paid N400 billion bribe in 12 months ―UNODC, NBS Survey

A joint survey by some national and United Nations agencies have concluded that Nigerians paid bribes amounting to N400 billion or $4.6 billion in the 12 months between 2015 and 2016 to public officials across 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The National Corruption Report titled, “Bribery: public experience and

Gunmen storm EFCC Office, threaten forex fraud investigator

Babatunde Opalana  A major security breach was recorded at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in the early hours of Wednesday, August 16, 2017 as unknown gunmen attacked the office located at Wuse Zone 7, Abuja. According to the Commission’s spokesperson, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, the group of heavily

Boko Haram: MNJTF lauds counter-terrorism Radio Station in Chad

Ibrahim Uba Yusuf  The Multinational Joint Task Force (HQ MNJTF) has lauded the launch of a new Radio Station in its Headquarters complex in Ndjamena, Republic of Chad, aimed at countering Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad region. Speaking at the official launching on Wednesday, the founder of the station known as Dandal Kura

NAF condemns Airman to death by hanging

The 10-man General Court Martial of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Tuesday sentenced Air Craftman Benard Kalu to death by hanging for the killing of his colleague, Corporal Oladipupo, alleged to be his girlfriend. Kalu had on March 12 this year shot and killed Oladipupo at her Corporal and Below Quarters, Compound

Insurgency: Nigerian military launches Mobile Strike Force

To protect, sustain human rights in Operation Lafiya Dole Babatunde Opalana    The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, Tuesday flagged off Mobile Strike Teams (MST) of soldiers to ensure complete denial of freedom of action and final decimation of Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast sub-region of the country. Launching the strike teams

Is ISIS Bankrupt?

While remaining one of the biggest threats to the world, ISIS has suffered a loss of territory and is in financial decline. Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, ISIS’s founder and spiritual leader, knew exactly what he was doing when he chose to make his first (and only) public appearance on video in the A-Nur Mosque in

NAF, USAF co-hosts 2017 African partnership flight workshop

•88 participants from Nigeria, US, other African countries  Jude Johnson  The combined military training organised by the United States Air Force (USAF) Command in Europe in partnership with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has opened in Lagos. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya , on Monday said