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Ex UN Sec-Gen. Kofi Annan is dead

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is reported dead. He is said to have died in Switzerland, Saturday morning after a short illness. "It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace

Insecurity: Army to establish intelligence, information fusion centre in Kaduna

•Security administrators brainstorm, strategise on way forward    Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army has concluded plans to set up a fusion centre for intelligence and information sharing in Kaduna State,  in response to the prevailing state of insecurity at the North West part of the country ravaged by the activities of criminal gangs

Gen. Irabor: Window on the force commander

Editor's noted:  As part of the ceremony for the send forth dinner for the immediate past Force Commander, Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) the Military Public Information Office presented a 10 minutes video on Maj-Gen Lucky Irabor; Window on the Force Comd. Watch the video here:

Gen. Ude assumes duty as MNJTF commander

•As Gen. Irabor Bids N'Djamena good bye Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army's Maj-Gen. Chikezie Ude has assumed duty as the new Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF). He took over at a ceremony on Thursday  at the Headquarters of the MNJTF in N'Djamena, Chad, where he commended his predecessor for the

UN report reveals how Boko Haram is funded

Abdulkareem Haru The predominance of the cash economy is a major factor fuelling the nefarious activities of the Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the Lake Chad Basin region, a UN report has revealed. This was contained in the 22nd Report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team, pursuant to

Breaking: After three years, DSS appoints substantive spokesperson

Jude Johnson   The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Nnochiri Afunanya as its Spokesman/Public Relations Officer, after three years without a known face. In a statement issued on Thursday by the Public Relations Department of DSS in Abuja, Afunanya replaces the mystic Mr. Tony Opuiyo. Opuiyo who

Navy appoints new principal staff officers, flag officers commanding

Jude Johnson The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of new Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) and Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs). The Director of Information (DINFO), Commodore Ayo Olugbode in a statement yesterday, listed those affected to include Rear Admiral UB Onyia, for Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State. Others are: Rear Admiral DA Adeniran

Saraki reveals intention to run for president

•Saraki recently defected from ruling party to join opposition •President Buhari will seek second term in February elections David Malingha Doya, Sophie Mongalvy and Riad Hamade The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has revealed intention to run against President Muhammadu Buhari when Africa’s top oil producer holds elections in February 2019. “I am consulting