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Borno Emir Returns Home 5 Years After Displacement By Boko Haram

Borno Emir Returns Home 5 Years After Displacement By Boko Haram

The Emir of Gwoza in Borno State, Mohammed Shehu-Timta, has returned home following relative peace and security five years after displacement from the kingdom by Boko Haram insurgents. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that mammoth crowd gathered at Pulka and major streets in Gwoza metropolis on Monday to give the first class traditional […]

Three Internet Fraudsters Bag Jail Terms in Ilorin

Three Internet Fraudsters Bag Jail Terms in Ilorin

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of three persons charged before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of a Kwara State High Court for offences bordering on internet fraud. The convicts, Apata Oluwakayode, Yusuf Rasheed and Muhammed Ademola pleaded “guilty” to the one-count charge preferred against them by […]

Boko Haram/ISWAP: Centre Identifies High Human Rights Compliance, Buratai’s Regular Visits To Troops As Factors In Nigeria’s War Against Terror

Boko Haram/ISWAP: Centre Identifies High Human Rights Compliance, Buratai’s Regular Visits To Troops As Factors In Nigeria’s War Against Terror

Chris Steven, Abuja The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has identified the secrets behind the success of the Nigerian  troops in their fight  against insurgency in the country. The centre linked the success of the troops to high human rights compliance and regular visits of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai to […]

Centre Scores Buhari, Service Chiefs High On Counter-terrorism Campaign

Centre Scores Buhari, Service Chiefs High On Counter-terrorism Campaign

. ..recommends stability in military leadership to deepen ongoing reforms Chris Steven, Abuja The Centre for International and Strategic Studies (CISS) has given President Muhammadu Buhari and the country’s Service Chiefs a pass mark for the country’s Counter-Terrorism campaign. The Centre made this commendation after a careful appraisal of the proactive measures put in place […]

Sustaining Buhari’s reforms in the Nigerian Armed Forces

Sustaining Buhari’s reforms  in the Nigerian Armed Forces

By Idoko Ainoko In Nigeria today, the Nigerian Armed Forces under the leadership of General Abayomi Olonishakin can best be described as top notch. I recall when I attended a strategic session on institutionalizing the reforms in the Nigerian Armed Forces at Chatham House in the United Kingdom, the bulk of the speakers did commend […]

Ruga Settlement: Middle Belt Forum Blasts Ortom, Ishaku Over Rejection of FG’s Cattle Ranching Initiative

Ruga Settlement: Middle Belt Forum Blasts Ortom, Ishaku Over Rejection of FG’s Cattle Ranching Initiative

… says Governors are deliberately stalling peace efforts The Concerned Middle Belt Citizens Forum (CMBCF) has faulted Benue State Govenror, Samuel Ortom and his Taraba State counterpart, Darius Ishaku, for kicking against the planed Ruga settlement for pastoral herders. Ortom and Ishaku had came out to voice their rejection of the imitative by the Buhari-led […]

A Discourse On The Security Chiefs in Nigeria

A Discourse On The Security Chiefs in Nigeria

By Professor Emmanuel Ome A lot has been said about the security situation in Nigeria. Some have said the situation has worsened, some have also said the situation has improved. While it’s normal for divergent views on the security situation in Nigeria, one thing stands sacrosanct. The security  chiefs in Nigeria have  performed creditably well. […]

Give Us A New Dubai In Nigeria, Citizens Urge Gov Sanwo-Olu As They Hold Unity Of Purpose Rally For Reconciliation, Peace

Give Us A New Dubai In Nigeria, Citizens Urge Gov Sanwo-Olu As They Hold Unity Of Purpose Rally For Reconciliation, Peace

Chris Steven, Abuja A civil society group, Concerned And Patriotic Citizens’ (C&PAC) has tasked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to produce Africa’s “own Dubai” in the state. The group gave this charge in a peaceful public rally held in Lagos on Tuesday. In a statement signed by National President Mr. Jacob Oladayo, the group, […]

Group Makes A Case For Armed Forces, Wants Improved Security Budget

Group Makes A Case For Armed Forces, Wants Improved Security Budget

Chris Steven, Abuja A group of well-meaning Nigerians, under the auspices of One Voice Nigeria, has called on the 9th National Assembly to improve its annual allocation for defence. According to the group, committed to rallying Nigerians of diverse persuasion to adopt a common ground, the budgetary allocation doesn’t match the current realities on the […]

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