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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, […]

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 […]

Buratai Talks Tough, Says Military Will Crush Boko Haram, ISWA Alliance

Buratai Talks Tough, Says Military Will Crush Boko Haram, ISWA Alliance

Chris Steven, Abuja The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai says Nigerian military would  break the unholy alliance between the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State West Africa. Buratai spoke in Abuja on Monday, when he declared open a two-day maiden “Career planning and management’’ seminar for senior officers. He maintained that the army was […]

Buratai: A Star Boy From Another Planet

Buratai: A Star Boy From Another Planet

By Abubakar B Tsav An American literary pundit, Joseph John Campbell has archetypal veneration of heroes in all his fictional works. He does not see them as ordinary beings; but people specially endowed and who derive the true worth of existence from their peculiar and unique impacts on the universe. In a time-tested aphorism, Campbell […]

Leah Sharibu’s Death Report ‘Absolutely Fake News’ – FG

Leah Sharibu’s Death Report ‘Absolutely Fake News’ – FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described as ‘absolute fake news’ the reports in the Social Media that the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, has died in captivity. “It’s absolutely fake news. There is nothing like that,” the Minister said at a press briefing in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Sunday […]

Many Voters Might Be Disenfranchised From Voting By Insurgents, Says CAN

Many Voters  Might Be Disenfranchised From Voting By Insurgents, Says CAN

Chris Steven, Abuja  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says many voters  might be disenfranchised from voting in the forthcoming elections if efforts at curtailing insurgency is not increased. The Christian umbrella body said that the present efforts of the government in providing security were not yielding the needed results as wanton killings have continued, […]

CISS Finally Breaks Silence On Suspension Of CJN, Backs Buhari

CISS Finally Breaks Silence On Suspension Of CJN, Backs Buhari

The Centre for International and Strategy Studies, has finally broken its silence on the controversy trailing the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. CISS said the suspension of Onnoghen was a right step in the right direction, adding that the decision was to safeguard the integrity of the judiciary sector. There […]

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