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We can defeat Boko Haram in 15 minutes, but lack aviation, says Army

The Nigerian Army has pointed out its major hindrance in defeating Boko Haram insurgents in the North East, boasting that it can defeat the insurgents in 15 minutes if they are provided the necessary logistics. Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole disclosed that lack of Army Aviation

Buhari orders Army to investigate killing of there policemen by soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence immediate investigation of the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted in the death of three police officers and a civilian. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this when he briefed State House

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