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Nigerian Army denies recruitment via Social Media

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army has warned against the activities of a fraudulent syndicate that has placed fake adverts to deceive unsuspecting members of the public on alleged commissioning into the Nigerian Army. The Army Spokesperson, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, on Tuesday, denied that the service is recruiting through the social media. Usman noted

North-East Counter Terrorism Operations: Challenges and Lessons

By Lt. General Tukur Buratai As we are all aware, the emergence of the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) led insurgency that began in 2009 in the Northeast has  been  one  of  the  most  daunting  national security challenges that have threatened and undermined the peace and security of Nigeria. The activities of

#ENDSARS: Police Reorganizes Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

The Nigeria Police Force has observed the recent trends of event in the Social Media on the #ENDSARSNOW and the controversy being generated by the innuendos from the allegations and other misconceptions as it concerns the Operational roles and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a detachment of the Nigeria Police

Navy nabs recruitment fraudster in Abuja

Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Navy has arrested a 27 year old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, a recruitment fraudster for allegedly attempting to defraud one Mr. Adamu Ibrahim during the last nationwide recruitment exercise.   The Commander Naval unit Abuja, Commodore Gbolahan Olubode–Fazaz in his briefing on Friday, stated that the suspect charged his victim the

Asymmetric warfare: NAF unleashes additional 454 special forces on Boko Haram, others

Trains a total of 560 personnel on counter-terrorism this year Jude Johnson      The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has graduated an additional 454 personnel as Special Forces on asymmetric warfare across the country, especially the in Boko Haram ravaged part of the North East.   The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air

National languages: Centre berates NASS over resolution against Army’s directive

  Jude Johnson      The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CRSJET) has berated the Nigerian House of Representatives over its resolution and stance against the Nigerian Army directive on officers to learn major Nigerian languages.   Against this backdrop, the Centre has expressed dismay over what it sees as lack of depth in

Boko Haram founder’s house to be immortalised to museum- Official

Jude Johnson with agency report   The Borno Government official has disclosed plans to convert the house of the late founder of Boko Haram terrorist group, Mohammed Yusuf, to a museum.   The state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Mohammed Bulama, disclosed this on Tuesday at the sidelines of the 9th National Council

Customs Boss Hameed Ali brands Nigerian importers as criminals

Says 91 percent of them are smugglers By Ubong Ukpong, Chidi Ugwu    The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has branded majority of Nigerian importers as criminals engaged in illegal businesses. According to Ali, about 91 percent of importers in the country are smugglers. The Customs boss