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Book: ‘The Legend of Buratai’ launched in Abuja

Nosa Enobhayisobo   The author, Dr. Abubakar Mohammed Sani, unveiled the fictional book 'The legend of Buratai',  chronicling the life of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Friday in Abuja. Speaking at the unveiling, the Chairman, Dr. Bashir Jibril disclosed that, "the problem of insecurity and other

Rights Violations: Nigerian Army’s defence lawyer dragged before NBA, legal disciplinary C’ttee 

•Accused of obstruction of justice    Senator Iroegbu    Mr. Michael Owolabi, the Defence Lawyer in the case involving the Nigerian Army and Maj-Gen. Ijeoma N. Ijioma, one of the 38 senior officers contesting unjust retirement in 2016, has been dragged before the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee, for obstruction of justice.   Gen. Ijioma

Special Report: Should the stones become bullets?

•Managing conflicts between Nigeria and its Shi’ites Editor's note: This month’s Nextier SPD Monthly examines the violent clashes between the Nigerian state and the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shi’ites. Based on observation and desk research, it traces the origin, history and causes  the current conflicts, especially the

Army organises seminar for Warrant Officers

Babatunde Abiodun The Nigerian Army recently organized a one-day seminar for Warrant Officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces and their equivalents in the Police and other Para-Military agencies. The seminar with the theme “Warrant Officers and Mentorship” was aimed at complementing certain basic courses and refresher programmes necessary for training Warrant Officers

Dismissed Army officers drag Nigerian govt to ECOWAS court

One and half years after they were dismissed under controversial circumstances, 38 top officers of the Nigerian Army have headed to the community court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. The officers accused the federal government of violating their fundamental rights to fair hearing. The officers, in

Nigerian Army to enhance IGR for sustenance strategy

Babatunde Opalana  Rising from the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2017 held at the World Lilies Events Place Apata, Ibadan from 10 – 14 December 2017 with the theme “Re-appraising the Nigerian Army’s Operational Efficiency in Combating Contemporary National Security Challenges”, the Nigerian Army has identified the need for enhanced revenue for

Nigerian Army says Buratai not ambushed by Boko Haram

  •Vows to expose 'political' terrorist collaborators Babatunde Opalana  The Nigerian Army has refuted news circulating in the social media that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has been wounded in an alleged ambush by Boko Haram terrorists at an unnamed location in the North East while on his way