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Soldiers’ Accounts: How tactical blunders, sabotage exposed Nigerian troops to Boko Haram attacks

In summary •Disbanded Metele unit moved to Malfatori rather than Kukawa Cross •Arage Battalion moved to MNJTF instead of Kekeno •Over 54 soldiers deserted in the last two weeks •Unit Commander dismisses soldiers •37 soldiers still missing after Jeli attack The current upsurge in Boko Haram

Boycott Buhari’s 2019 Budget presentation, CUPP urges Lawmakers 

•Says its budget for consolidation of incompetence, waste and poverty. •President deserves impeachment notice  Senator Iroegbu   The Nigeria's opposition coalition CUPP (Coalition of United Political Parties) has called on the federal legislators, especially opposition lawmakers both in the Senate and House of Representatives to display what it described as the highest level of

Winning the war against Boko Haram–Editorial

Thisday The security agencies tasked with the arduous job of containing the chaos and securing the nation must be well-provided for. Following the recent brazen attacks on our troops by Boko Haram and its allied violent partners, Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), President Muhammadu Buhari has taken some bold steps to

Ibrahim Sakaba: Slain Nigerian Army commander hailed for selflessness in Boko Haram war

  Samuel Ogundipe Ibrahim Sakaba, a lieutenant-colonel, died alongside at least 117 of his fellow soldiers following a catastrophic invasion of their base in northern Borno State on November 18. Colleagues have hailed the bravery of all the soldiers who lost their lives in the attack. But they hailed Mr Sakaba in particular