Chadian President Deby Boosts MNJTF Operations against Boko Haram, ISWAP

•As soldiers accuse Army Commanders of betrayal •Requests Air Force take over Command of Operation Lafiya Dole  Senator Iroegbu The Multinational Joint Task Force's (MNJTF) counterinsurgency operations in the Lake Chad Basin has received received a major boost in their battle against the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West

Covid-19: Army debunks plan to enforce military lockdown

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that the federal government is planning to enforce military lockdown on Friday, March 27th over the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak using the Army as completely false. The Army clarified that the Nigeria military has not been directed to enforce any lockdown, but rather to prepare, should

Coronavirus: Lawyer Withdraws Suit Compelling FG to Shut International Airports

•Cites Court's failure to enforce accelerated hearing  Senator Iroegbu An Abuja-based human rights lawyer, Mr. Johnmary Jideobi, has withdrawn as suit seeking to compel the Federal Government and Attorney General of the Federation to enforce immediate closure of Nigerian International Airports as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Jideobi in his

COVID-19: Book on Crisis Communication Strategies Timely—DSS, ICPC, Others

•Stakeholders call for professionalism in crisis communication management •Cybercrime Act has rendered anti-social bill unnecessary—Sen. Tambuwal Senator Iroegbu and John Anyim As the nation fights its way through the present national security challenges as well as the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), stakeholders have canvassed for more professionalism in crisis communications management in Nigeria. The calls

Covid-19: IGP orders zonal AIGs, CPs to enforce social restriction orders

…warns against unnecessary arrest, detention of suspects Godsgift Onyedinefu Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global health threat and the subsequent social restriction orders imposed by governments at all levels, to enable its containment, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered all zonal Assistant Inspectors-General(AIGs) of Police and Commissioners