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Buhari orders military crackdown on IPOB, Boko Haram, others

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has barely 48 hours after arriving the country,  ordered military crackdown on the terrorists as well as secessionist groups.  According to the  Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, the issues of the alleged Secret Service of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Boko

List of candidates in aptitude test for 2017 recruitment exercise- Navy

The Nigerian Navy wishes to inform the general public and the candidates who applied for the 2017 Nigerian Navy Recruitment Exercise that the list of successful candidates in the aptitude test held nationwide on Saturday 12 August 2017 has been released. Candidates are therefore advised to check online at for their names.

Army 38: Victims of injustice?

By Emeka Mba    Since the announcement in June last year that 38 Senior Army Officers were retired on charges of professional corruption bordering on their involvement in the 2015 General elections and the Arms Procurement fraud, I have followed the story with keen interest, waiting for the day when they will

‘The battle has changed’-Osinbajo (full speech)

  By Yemi Osinbajo      Editor’s note: The Acting President of Nigeria has urged the Nigerian military in particular and the security architecture in general to change their strategy in the ongoing internal security, counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations across the country. Osinbajo is making this call in the light of the asymmetric nature

Boko Haram: Donor Community Condemns Military Search on UN Base Station

Babatunde Opalana  The donor community in Nigeria's North East ravaged by Boko Haram terrorism has condemned the search  incident in humanitarian base station in  Maiduguri on August 11, 2017. The member countries of the donor community in Nigeria in a statement on Friday, expressed their displeasure over the "unauthorised" search for a

Nigerian Army holds seminar on human rights abuses

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army has organised a seminar to sensitise its personnel on human rights abuses in order to have an efficient and effective  civil - military relations and public supports for its operations. The Deputy Director of Army Public Relations (DDAPR), Col. Ogunsanya on Thursday said the one-day sensitization  seminar

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

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