Anxiety in Armed Force as Buhari set to name new CDS, Service Chiefs

265 officers from Army, Navy, Air Force penciled down for retirement By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THERE is high anxiety in the Nigerian Armed Forces as indications are ripe that President Muhammadu Buhari may effect changes in the nation’s military leadership any moment soon. The development, according to Vanguard source, will see the exit of the Chief […]

Buratai decorates late General, 44 others in Maiduguri (Have they defeated Boko Haram?)

Buratai decorates late General, 44 others in Maiduguri — 29th November 2017 From Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri A dead army officer, who commanded the dislodgement of Boko Haram from its spiritual home,  Alagarno camp, was among newly-promoted generals decorated by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. Late Brig. Gen. B Raji, erstwhile director, […]

Biafra: Why I cannot produce Kanu for trial, Buratai tells court

…says soldiers tracked truck load of arms, ammunitions to IPOB leader’s house By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, […]

Army apologises to family of Okada rider beaten to death by soldier in Lagos

The Nigerian Army through its counsel, Mr Bola Oyebanji, has apologised to the family of a commercial motorcyclist, Mr Abubakar Alhaji, who was allegedly beaten to death by Sgt. Taiwo Owoeye in Lagos. Oyebanji, who tendered the army’s apology at the Presidential Panel investigating alleged human rights abuses by the Armed Forces said the culprit has […]

Army, police in grand looting of IPOB leader Kanu’s home

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Tuesday, said men of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force have been looting Nnamdi Kanu’s family house at Afaraukwu, Umuahia, in Abia State. IPOB, which made the allegation in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Emma Powerful, said the latest incident occurred on Sunday, […]

Ndigbo should not allow soldiers to immunize their children -Ezeife

Ndigbo should not allow soldiers immunise their children – Ezeife — 14th October 2017 •North will lose more if Nigeria disintegrates Former Anambra State governor, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has debunked the claims by former Kaduna State governor, Alhaji Lawal Kaita that the North has not benefitted more than any other region in the country. Speaking […]

BREAKING: Ex-COAS, Gen. Victor Malu is dead

From: Rose Ejembi, Makurdi A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Victor Malu, is dead. Gen. Malu died at the age of 70. Gen. Malu, according to a family source, Bem Adoor, died on Monday morning, at a Cairo, Egypt hospital where he had traveled to for normal medical check-up two weeks ago. The […]

Nnamdi Kanu has no means of livelihood, says army

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army has said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has no means of livelihood, but used “propaganda” to make people believe him. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, stated this in Abuja, while rounding off a two-day media conference on the military’s enhancement […]

DHQ declares IPOB a terrorist organisation

DHQ declares IPOB a terrorist organisation The Defence Headquarters has branded the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a “militant terrorist organisation” and urged parents to dissuade their wards from joining the group. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Director, Defence Information (DDI), therefore, restated the commitment of the Armed […]

Breaking(Photos): Thousands of IPOB supporters head to Kanu’s home as army lay siege

Photos show thousands of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, members in tippers, buses and other cars from different South-East states heading to their leader’s home, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Umuhia, the Abia state capital after Nigerian army, again, are seen with armoured tankers in front of Kanu’s home. Read also: Breaking(video): Again Nigerian army […]

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