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Soldiers feared dead in Kaduna attack

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Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Twelve soldiers were feared killed on Tuesday night when bandits attacked them at Kampanin Doka Village in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The soldiers were said to part of a special force deployed in the area to protect expatriates and people working on a new road linking

Blame the Military not Buhari for insurgency, killing-Babalola

Iconic legal practitioner and founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has absolved President Muhammadu Buhari of blame in the killings and insurgency in the country but held that the security agencies should be blamed. Chief Babalola, who spoke on Thursday after being honoured by the National

Chibok 2.0: Conflicting figures trail kidnap, recovery of missing Yobe school girls

•Commissioner for Education says 48 out 94 missing girls 'found' •Governor confirms over 50 missing •Police declares over 100 still missing •Nigerian troops said to have 'rescued' some of the missing girls •Buhari orders military to take charge Jude Johnson In what seems to remind Nigerians of the horrifying experience of the early days of Chibok

The Myth of Buhari’s Boko Haram “Success”

By Farooq Kperogi The question I always ask people who talk of the Buhari administration’s “success” in “downgrading” or “technically defeating” Boko Haram (whatever in the world that means) is: what exactly has Buhari done that hasn’t been done by his predecessor to bring about his so-called success? They can’t answer

Boko Haram: Military to purchase more MRAPS, APCs with approved $1bn warchest- Buratai

By Jude Johnson •Visits troops at the frontline The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff (COAS Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the recently approved $1 billion war chest would be used to purchase more military hardware, weapons and equipment such as Mine Resistance and Ambush Protected (MRAPs) vehicles and Armoured Personnel Carriers

Nigerian Air Force and COIN Operations

By Kishore Kumar Khera Nigeria has been trying to contain the insurgency confronting it with all possible means. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has started playing a major role in this mission and has intensified air operations in North Eastern Nigeria. NAF operations from December 20-22, 2017 neutralized scores of Boko

Nigerian Military School Zaria conducts field exercise

Babatunde Abiodun  The Nigerian Military School (NMS)  is set to conduct a Tactical Exercise nicknamed IKE OGU within Chindit Cantonment, Zaria. Capt. Haruna Mohammed of Army Public Relations said the exercise which intends to expose Boys of class five to practical application of the theoretical military lessons is billed for Saturday 17 February