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Boko Haram: Nigeria’s War Against Terror Enters Cyberspace as Pro- and Anti-Buratai Twitter Warriors Battle

Senator Iroegbu Nigeria's social media platforms, especially the Twitter, were set on overdrive on Thursday as some Nigerians expressed concerns over the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the North East. This resulted in a trending hashtag #ThankYouBuratai

British Military trains Nigerian military, paramilitary officers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), in collaboration with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT) has commenced a Joint Campaign Planning Course for selected military and paramilitary officers, including high operational level staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu who made

Nigeria vs AI: Consequences of ignoring credible reports on rights violations–Intersociety

Emeka Umeagbalasi, Uju Joy Igboeli and Chidinma Udegbunam   Combination of Government insincerity and dishonesty, falsehood and propaganda, ethnic chauvinism and religious extremism, tribalism and nepotism, militarization and failed intelligence, incorrigibility and entrenched impunity and intolerance and censorship are the fundamental drawbacks inherent in the central Administration of Retired Major Gen Muhammadu

Nigerian Armed Forces Requires N9bn for military boots Annually

  The Director-General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, Abuja, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Jumo Osahor, says the Armed Forces of Nigeria will require about N9 billion to provide military boots annually to meet soldiers kitting needs. AVM Osahor made this known in a paper he delivered during the Third Annual National Conference

Insurgency: Nigerian Army reorganises, promotes 231 senior officers

•Gets 29 new Major Generals, 95 Brigadier Generals  Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Army Council has in complied with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali (rtd) to reorganise and motivate the officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Armed Forces,  for effective counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts

Metele Attacks: NASS to probe military spending, death of soldiers

Jude Johnson with Nasir Ayitogo of PT The National Assembly has in response to public pressures,  resolved to constitute an ad-hoc committee to investigate the utilisation of all funds appropriated for the Nigerian armed forces. The resolution followed a motion brought under matters of urgent national importance by the deputy minority leader