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How Nigerian security agencies extorted N100bn from Southeast in three years–Report

Jude Johnson  The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has accused Nigerian security and law enforcement agencies of pocketing as much as N100 billion in roadside bribery and extortion in the South-eastern part of the country alone over the last three years. Intersociety in its latest investigative

Special Report: Nigeria’s security situation in three years of Mansur Dan-Ali’s leadership

Samuel Ogundipe As Nigeria’s defence minister since 2015, Muhammad Mansur Dan-Ali has taken on a number of major policy initiatives aimed at fostering a sustainable reduction in security crises and a determination to shore-up defence capabilities in a country beset by perennial unrest on many fronts. Dan-Ali, a retired brigadier-general, remains largely

Four Nigerian Air Force officers gets special promotion

•64 promoted officers decorated to new ranks Godsgift Onyedinefu  Three Air Warrant Officers (AWO) and one  Master Warrant Officers (MWO) of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF)recently promoted to the rank of Flight lieutenant was on Tuesday decorated in their new rank by the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshall Sadique

Fierce battles leave eight soldiers, 10 Boko Haram terrorists dead in Yobe, Borno 

•Terrorists burnt down farmlands in Jere LGA •Too much reliance air support to be difficult during dry season--Expert warns Jude Johnson with Olaleye Aluko  Renewed clashes in the troubled part of North East Nigeria have seen over eight soldiers and 10 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno and Yobe States. Reports said that the

Nigerian Air Force and COIN Operations

By Kishore Kumar Khera Nigeria has been trying to contain the insurgency confronting it with all possible means. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has started playing a major role in this mission and has intensified air operations in North Eastern Nigeria. NAF operations from December 20-22, 2017 neutralized scores of Boko

NAF airlifts rescued hostages from Sambisa forest

Babatunde Abiodun  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF)  has airlifted  rescued hostages who had been in the captivity of Boko Haram terrorists, following concerted efforts by air and ground elements against the terrorists  in the Sambisa Fores Air Vice Marshal  Olatokunbo Adesanya. Director of Information, NAF said the rescued hostages, including the aged,

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