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Ali Ndume and his crocodile tears on Boko Haram

By Hassan Biu When the expired 8th Session of the Senate under the leadership of the dictatorial, draconian and repressive former Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki slammed a six-months suspension on Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume, in March 2017, the action invoked empathy and condemnations from some of us. We faulted the frivolous reasons the Senate […]

Stop using Boko Haram, substance abuse to divert attention from your contributions to insurgency – NDF warns Ndume

The National Democratic Front has reacted to the recent claim by Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, that Boko Haram insurgents have killed 847 soldiers from 2013 to date. Ndume also claimed that “the deceased officers were buried in the military cemetery located in Maiduguri, Borno capital.” Reacting to the claim, NDF said the […]

Uganda government takes stringent efforts in curtailing the outbreak of measles, polio, rubella

By Victor Akaa More than 18 million children is to be immunised against measles, rubella and polio through a massive vaccination campaign programme in Uganda. Children under 15 years are to benefit from this immunisation exercise. According to the statement made known to newsmen in Abuja, not fewer than 18 million children in Uganda were […]

Nigerian Army through Gen. Buratai’s lens

By Peter Bitrus Loud wailings of a distressed populations, devastated by years of Boko Haram insurgency pierced the serenity of Aso Rock, the seat of Nigeria’s Presidency. Nigerians displaced by the fire of insurgents beseeched Heavens in piteous supplications. The Armies stood in defenselessness, untrained, unarmed and dodgy in battling the menacing and consuming outrage […]

Boko Haram: CSOs score Nigerian troops high after tour of liberated communities

Following a thorough tour of liberated communities in the North-East, the Coalition for Human Rights and Rights Monitoring Group has praised the Nigerian Army for restoring peace to the region. The group, consisting of 10 civil society organisations revealed in a press conference on Monday that it undertook a 10-day assessment to gather first-hand information […]

Revealed: Troops uncover France-based NGO linked to Boko Haram, kill terrorists with ID card

A France-based non-governmental organisation, Première Urgence Internationale, working alongside Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists has been uncovered by Nigerian troops. With headquarters in Asnieres-sur-Seine on the suburbs of Paris, Première prides itself as an “international NGO which helps civilians who are marginalised or excluded as a result of natural disasters, war and economic collapse.” The self-acclaimed humanitarian […]

Provide helicopters and Boko Haram remnants will be history, Army urges NASS

The remnants of Boko Haram terrorists and other forms of insurgency will be crushed in less than no time if the Nigerian Army is provided the necessary gadgets according to Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole. The military chief disclosed that lack of Army Aviation was responsible for its inability to […]

We can defeat Boko Haram in 15 minutes if…– 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 was responsible for its […]

Nigeria’s first lady returns today

By Victor Akaa, Abuja Nigeria’s First Lady and the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari will arrive Abuja, the nation’s capital in the early hours of Sunday. According the report, the President’s wife left London yesterday Saturday evening. Aisha was out of the country for about two months now. She announced her return to […]

Troops intensify clearance, Neutralise bandits, destroy camps and recover ammunition, hundreds of cows

By Victor Akaa, Abuja In continuation of the on-going intensive clearance operations against armed bandits in Zamfara state, troops of Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) have continued to record tremendous successes against the criminal elements/unrepentant bandits. Recall that on 3rd of October 2019, troops deployed at Sunke in Anka Local Government Area, troops came under unprovoked […]