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Military will bomb Boko Haram to submission, vows Theatre Commander

•Decorates 13 newly promoted Major Generals Senator Iroegbu The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, has vowed to sustain the ongoing onslaught against the Boko Haram terrorists until they surrender unconditionally. Adeniyi made this declaration in Maiduguri, Borno State, during the decoration of the newly promoted Major

Ayem Akpatuma II: Army monitoring team visits super camp in Nasarawa

Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian Army Headquarters Monitoring Team has in furtherance of the implementation of the ongoing Exercise Ayem Akpatuma II in parts of the North Central of the country, visited the Army Super Camp in Nasarawa State. Exercise Ayem Akpatuma II is a Nigerian Army operation against armed bandits, armed

War on Terror: NAF to take delivery of 18 new aircrafts

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force ( NAF) says it will soon take delivery of 18 new aircrafts to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and other forms of criminality in the country. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar disclosed on Tuesday that 19 brand new aircrafts

Gen. Ibrahim Manu Yusuf takes over command of MNJTF

Senator Iroegbu The former General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Manu Yusuf has taken over as the 6th Force Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF).  This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday by the Chief of Military Public InformationMNJTF, Col. Timothy Antigha.Antigha stated that the

Bayelsa: Group lauds Nigerian Army over conduct of troops

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has hailed the Nigerian Army for its professional conduct during last Saturday's governorship election in Bayelsa State. The gallant troops, alongside other security agencies, were on ground in the usually hostile oil-rich state, ensuring that armed militia don't stop Nigerians from performing their constitutional

Car Racing: Shehu of Borno’s Son Knocks Down Civil Defence Officer

Senator Iroegbu A very disturbing new video in possession of PRNigeria has revealed how the son of the Shehu of Borno, Kashim Abubakar- Elkanemi, recklessly knocked down an officer of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) at a car racing in Maiduguri, Borno State. The incident occurred on November 16,

Center charges Buhari to restore electoral process

Maureen Okpe The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has expressed reserve on the general conduct of election in Kogi and Bayelsa states, calling on President Mohammadu Buhari to urgently provide the leadership needed to rescue the electoral process, and by extension the democratic system of Nigeria

Bayelsa gubernatorial election results was manipulated, says YIAGA

Maureen Okpe Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA), a civil society organisation (CSO), has called on INEC and other stakeholders for an inclusive,transparent and accountable audit on the Bayelsa gubernatorial saying there are indications that the results of the election was manipulated. In a press statement made available

Why Goodluck Jonathan ‘Decamped’ to APC

Senator Iroegbu "Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river."--Nikita Khrushchev Did he decamp? No he did not but... It was a sight of disbelief for Nigerians, especially political observers, analysts and supporters of the two main political parties, the Peoples Democratic

Renewable Energy: ERA tasks FG on VAT reduction to 2%

The Environmental Rights Action (ERA) and Friends of the Earth Nigeria has bemoaned the Federal Government's proposed Value Added Tax, thus demands the reduction of tax to 2 percent for all Renewable Energy (RE) products. Available statistics indicates that about 60 percent to 70 Percent of Nigeria's 200 million population do