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Do not violate human rights while discharging your professional duties, Buratai tells the troops

By Victor Akaa, Abuja The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has once again directed troops fighting bandits, marauders and other criminals in Zamfara, katsina and Sokoto States among others to deal decisively with all criminal elements in their areas of operations. General TY Buratai made the charge while addressing the […]

Insurgency: Coalition writes Senate President, Speaker over allegations of fraud against INGOs operating in North-East

Following the recent spate of suspicious fraudulent activities involving international non-governmental organisations operating in the North-East, a coalition of civil rights group has written the National Assembly leadership to take prompt action. The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) and Centre for International and Strategic Studies (CISS) formed an alliance in a press conference on Tuesday […]

Justice Tsoho’s name still intact as member NJC

By Victor Akaa, Abuja The name of Justice John Tsoho, the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Abuja is not missing as a member of the National Judicial Council (NJC) as been speculative. Sequel to the   contradictory  report published by a  popular National Daily newspaper that Justice Tsoho’s name was excluded from […]

PenCom to hold conference for company directors

In a bid to foster a sound pension industry anchored on good corporate governance that is consistent with international best practices, the National Pension Commission (PenCom) is convening a conference for directors of licensed Pension Operators to promote capacity building and institutional strengthening of the operators. According to a statement issued by PenCom , the conference […]

Customs collect N5bn daily during border closure –Ali

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Wednesday, told the National Assembly members that the agency had been raking in between N4.7bn and N5.8bn since the Federal Government closed the nation’s borders. Ali stated this when he appeared before the Senate and House of Representatives joint committees on Finance and National Planning, […]

NIFROP lauds Army on spiritual warfare seminar to defeat Boko Haram, extreme religious ideologies

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisation for Peace (NIFROP) has hailed the Nigerian Army for organising a spiritual warfare seminar to combat Boko Haram’s devilish ideologies. Unknown to Nigerians, this practice isn’t new as some reputable nations’ military resorted to aggressive forms of prayers on the battlefield. This concept was utilized by the North Americans […]

Group recommends Service Chiefs, Nigerian troops for national honours over efforts on the war against insurgency

In recognition of their unwavering sacrifices in flushing away Boko Haram terrorists, the Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has recommended special national honours for the Nigerian military, especially the Service Chiefs. The group made this recommendation as part of its message to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence on Tuesday in Abuja. In a statement signed by […]

Boko Haram: Group asks Senate to strip Ndume of Army Committee Chair over attempt to sow terror in the heart of citizens