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Army quizzes GOC over stolen N400m by escort soldiers

The Nigerian Army has begun the quizzing of its former General Officer Commanding of the 8 Division, Sokoto State, Maj. Gen. Hakeem Otiki, following the N400m said to have been stolen by escort soldiers in the division. Apart from the quizzing, the former GOC was said to be under close watch

Presidency explains spending on $1bn security fund

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s, PDP allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account, ECA was spent by the Muhammadu Buhari administration on the 2019 general elections. The Peoples Democratic Party in a statement on Sunday asked Buhari to explain to Nigerians what his

‘Understanding Obasanjo’s Parrotism’

By Okanga Agila A Korean proverb says, “ You will hate a beautiful song, if you sing it often.” And that’s why the bird, parrot has no existential value even among the family of birds. It is a meaninglessly talkative bird. The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), describes

Miyetti Allah: Rights of movement, assembly and association not for violent entities–Intersociety

Editor's note:  The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) had  in its latest statement reminded the Miyetti Allah  Kautal Hore threatening other ethnic nationalities in Nigeria that the fundamental human rights of Nigerians to move freely across the country or part of it, assembly themselves or

Jakana: Special Force eliminates 11 Boko Haram fighters, nab six commanders

•NIS boss urges security spokespersons to communicate all the time Senator Iroegbu  In a commando style, gallant troops deployed have killed 11 Boko Haram (BH) insurgents, together with their informants. PRNigeria gathered that the troops, who first disguised themselves, successfully laid an ambush along a road in Jakana axis of Borno State, before

Captain Ohakwe died in accident, not killed by Boko Haram–Investigation

Senator Iroegbu The rumoured news of the killing of one Ohakwe Egegus Ikechukwu, a Captain of the Nigerian Army (NA 15045), by Boko Haram (BH) terrorists in Borno is not true, PRNigeria's investigation has revealed. Capt. Ikechukwu, an indigene of Imo State, was reported by some online media, to have been

Biu to Boko Haram: It’s time to surrender and allow peace reign

Senator Iroegbu The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Maj-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has renewed call to Boko Haram insurgents to surrender their arms. Biu made the call at a feast organized in his honour on Saturday at the Command Guest House Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. President Muhammad Buhari