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It’s Wrong To Say Election Was Militarised, Says Gen Buratai, Chief Of Army Staff

It’s Wrong To Say Election Was Militarised, Says Gen Buratai, Chief Of Army Staff

The Nigerian Army has been in the eye of the storm over the conduct of soldiers deployed to provide security during the 2019 elections. The soldiers have been roundly accused in several quarters of committing infractions, including partisan interference in the electoral process, that seriously undermined the credibility and sanctity of the elections. In fact, […]

Human Rights Group Petitions National Human Rights Commission Over Coordinated Brutality On Military Personnel By Agents Of Rivers State

Human Rights Group Petitions National Human Rights Commission Over Coordinated Brutality On Military Personnel By Agents Of Rivers State

Chris Steven, Abuja Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), a human rights group has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission over alleged coordinated attacks on military personnel by some persons believed to be working for Rivers State Government. The human rights group specifically frowned at the role of Governor Nyeson Wike in the inhuman treatment, violent […]

Troops Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Michika

Troops Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Michika

Chris Steven, Abuja  The Nigerian says its troops in Adamawa State has repelled Boko Haram terrorists attack Monday evening, on Michika. The Army disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Sagir Musa, a Colonel. He said the terrorists were repelled by the troops and suffered heavy casualties when they attempted to […]

Bayelsa State Govt Vindicates Nigerian Army As COAS Unveils New Barracks

Bayelsa State Govt Vindicates Nigerian Army As COAS Unveils New Barracks

Chris Steven, Abuja The Bayelsa Deputy Governor, retired Rear Admiral John Jonah has implored Nigerians not to blame the army for its involvement in the 2019 general elections. Jonah made the remark on Saturday at Elebele in Yenogoa during the inauguration of some building projects in the 16 Brigade Barracks otherwise known “Tukur Buratai Camp” […]

Building collapse in Nigeria kills 10, scores trapped

Building collapse in Nigeria kills 10, scores trapped

At least ten people have been killed and many others still trapped after a building housing a school and apartments collapsed Wednesday in Lagos, Nigeria. The three-story building collapsed in a place called Ita Faji, a densely populated area, around 10:00 local time. Shocked residents, onlookers and parents raced to the site to initiate rescue […]

Election: INEC Says 72m Nigerians Collected PVCs

Election: INEC Says 72m Nigerians Collected PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says at least 72 million Nigerians collected their Permanent vVoter Cards (PVCs) ahead of the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Thursday while addressing a press conference in Abuja. He said the 72.7 million Nigerians who have collected their PVCs represent 86.3 percent of […]

Don’t Dare Nigeria’s Sovereignty – Buratai

Don’t Dare Nigeria’s Sovereignty – Buratai

1. You are all welcome to this expanded weekly meeting which has in attendance, not only Principal Staff Officers and Directors, but also GOCs and selected field commanders. You will all recall that just 2 weeks ago, we all met here for an Operations Conference that was held to strategize on the NA’s roles during […]

There Will Be Peaceful Election In Abuja, Minister Assures

There Will Be Peaceful Election In Abuja, Minister Assures

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration says it will continue to collaborate with the various security agencies and other stakeholders in the territory to improve the overall security situation in the capital city and ensure a peaceful, free and fair 2019 elections. The FCT Minister,  Muhammad Bello gave the assurance during a meeting […]

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