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10 years after, DSS nabs notorious gunrunner Jonah Abbey

•Oher criminals terrorising Middle Belt Babatunde Abiodun  The Department of State Services (DSS) has finally arrested the dreaded gunrunner, Jonah Abbey and  key members of kidnapping, gunrunning and armed banditry syndicates terrorising Middle Belt states of Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba and Benue. DSS in a statement yesterday by Mr. Tony Opuiyo,  said the that

How Sambisa fell under ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ – Buratai

The professionalism and determination of ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa Forest in the North East part of the country. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai,  said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on  Saturday  in Apapa,

Army donates educational materials to IDPs

The Nigerian Army has donated educational materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Maj.-Gen. Idris Musa, Chief of Administration, who represented the Chief of Army Staff, said that the gesture was aimed at enhancing the standard of education in the area as well as

Boko Haram: NAF’s undetonated bombs still a threat to Adamawa Communities- Residents

•Says air force attacks constitute act of genocide Jude Johnson  The residents of communities in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria, have raised the alarm over some undetonated bombs dropped by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the course of its counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists. In a statement made available

DICON, the first port of call for ordnance-Immigration boss

Babatunde Opalana The Comptroller General, Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS),  Mohammed Babandede, has commended  the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria DICON, describing it as the first port of call in sourcing for the Ordnance needs of his organization. He said DICON has been variously described as the only Defence Industry in the West

CASA calls for indenpendent investigation on Dapchi girls abduction

•Presidential panel set to submit report  Senator Iroegbu  The Council for African Security Affairs (CASA) has called on the Nigerian government to allow for independent investigation of the abduction of schoolgirls by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Yobe State. This is coming as the two-week deadline given the Presidential  Investigative Committee inaugurated

Nigerian Navy to establish naval base in Niger state

Jude Johnson The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS),  Vice Admiral Ebok-Ete Ibas has disclosed that the Nigerian Navy is to establish a base in Shagunu, Borgu local government of Niger State. To this  end, the naval chief has sent a team of experts to the state for on-the-spot assessment of the area