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NAFDAC operatives seize 33 containers of Tramadol

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control has said that its operatives intercepted and seized 33 containers of Tramadol which were being conveyed to a yet-to-be-ascertained location in the country. The NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Christiana Adeyeye, disclosed this in Abuja while speaking at the National Chemical Security

Mama Boko Haram appeals to Albarnawi to release Dapchi girls

With a strong conviction that the Abu Musab Al-Barnawi-led faction of Boko Haram might be responsible for the abduction of Dapchi School Girls, a respected North-East human rights activist, popularly called Mama Boko Haram, Barrister Aisha Alkali Wakil has appealed to the abductors to release the young female captives. Aisha Wakil,

Boko Haram: NAF to air documentary on humanitarian side of counter-terrorism efforts

•'Winning the hearts and minds of the locals...'   Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced that the first episode of the Programme titled ‘DIRAR MIKIYA’ will hit the airwaves in selected media this Sunday. According to the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya,  Programme is part of

Boko Haram: State of the Counter – Insurgency Operations

By Col. Timothy Antigha Editor’s note: Nigeria has been battling with Boko Haram terrorist menace for almost 10 years with no end in sight. While there has been appreciable progress but both security experts and enlightened public believe that a lot needs to be done. This piece is an attempt to provide

How Boko Haram terrorists evade air raid – Army

Says Shekau’s health in terrible shape Al-Barnawi to be captured soon Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has revealed how Boko Haram terrorists tricks and evade air raids by the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole combating insurgency in parts of the North East of Nigeria, adding that terrorist leaders’ days are numbered. The

Boko Haram: NAF crew survives helicopter mishap

Babatunde Opalana A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing and counter-terrorism and  counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram in the North East. The incident, which occurred today, 8 January 2018, resulted in significant damage to the helicopter. There was, however, no loss of

Boko Haram: FG determined to revive the economy of the North East- NSA

Babatunde Opalana  The Presidential Initiative for the North East for 2015-2020 has established a presidential intervention plan to provide emergency assistance and mobilize targeted resources to jump-start the economy of the North- Eastern States of Nigeria ravaged by Boko Haram terrorists. In the midst of these economic interventions, the country is faced