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Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria | 29.5.19

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. BUHARI ORDERS SERVICE CHIEFS TO HALT SMALL ARMS PROLIFERATION AHEAD of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, who briefed State House

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria|16.5.19

Capt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. KILLING OF SOLDIERS, ‘WAKE-UP CALL’ FOR NEW STRATEGY –BURATAI Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the death of three military personnel on Monday in Borno was a “wake-up call’’ to further strategise to defeat terrorists. He stated this at the burial of Lt-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl.

US accuses Nigerian govt. of gross human rights violations

*Alleges use of state agents for unlawful killings The United States has accused the Nigerian government and it agents of committing gross human rights violations, especially  “arbitrary and unlawful killings.” This was contained in a recent report titled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” available on the Department of State website. The report, which took a look at Nigeria’s

Boko Haram: Despite setbacks, Army charges troops to remain alert

Jude Johnson  The troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. This charge was given by the General Officer Commanding (GOC)  7 Division,  Brig-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, during his operational visit to assess

Nigerian Army laments poor funding

The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has lamented that poor funding of the Nigerian Army which has hindered the effective maintenance of its infrastructure in the country. Butatai said this during a visit by members of the Senate and House of Representatives’ Joint Committee on Army, on

15 killed as army, separatists clash in cameroon

No fewer than 15 people have been killed in a new bout of fighting between Cameroon army troops and separatist rebels, the two sides said on Tuesday, in a rise in violence since President Paul Biya won a seventh term in power in October. The conflict between Anglophone separatists, who want

Army Foils Boko Haram Attack In Yobe

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian army said it's troops of 120 Battalion deployed in operation Lafiya Dole have successfully foiled an attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to attack one of their locations at Katarko ,Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State following a tip off. The Director Army Public Relations Brig. Gen Texas