Nnamdi Kanu: We’ll Respond After Studying N1billion Compensation Judgment –Nigerian Army

Counsel to the Nigerian Army, Amos Tony, on Wednesday said the military would respond to a court order directing it to compensate leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, with N1billion for violating his fundamental human rights. Tony said the army would react accordingly after studying the judgment by Justice Benson Anya of […]

Ex-Osun military administrator, Anthony Obi dies

By Sikiru Obarayese The former military administrator of Osun State, Colonel Anthony Uzoma Obi (rtd) is dead. Obi, who served as the military governor of Osun State between August 1996 and August 1998, died on Saturday, January 1, as announced by his family. Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, in a condolence message, mourned the demise […]

Former Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Inuwa Wushishi, dies in a London Hospital

Niger mourns late former Chief of Army Staff Gen Wushishi From John Adams, Minna The Niger State Government has described the late former Chief of Army Staff, Major General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi (retd), who died on Saturday at a London hospital, as a disciplined and dedicated officer who distinguished himself in his professional career. The state […]

Army denies killing in Enugu community

From Molly Kilete, Abuja The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu have denied a video circulating about the killings of innocent persons and burning down of houses by soldiers in Mgbowo, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The division said the video is aimed at whipping up sentiment and inciting the public against […]

Bandits Attack Joint Base, kill military personnel in Sokoto

By Onuminya Innocent Residents  yesterday  said gunmen suspected to be armed bandits attacked a joint military base codenamed “Burkusuma camp’ located  in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State and  killed unspecified number of military personnel. Villagers and security sources told THISDAY that the attack took place in the early hours of Friday. It was  gathered that the […]

61st Independence: Army notifies FCT residents of movement of heavy military equipment (Is it independence or war?)

The Nigerian Army has urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) not to panic as heavy military equipment will be moved ahead of Nigeria’s 61st Independence celebration. The Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Usman, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Guard Brigade, Capt. Godfrey Abakpa, on Monday […]

General Anthony Ukpo is dead

General Anthony Ukpo is dead By Emma Una, CALABAR BRIGADIER GENERAL Stephen Anthony Ukpo, who served as the Minister of Information and Culture and Rivers State Military Administrator respectively during General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime is dead. Gen Ukpo is reported to have died on Monday morning in his Asi Ukpo hospital, one of the high […]

Attack on NDA: No where is safe any more in Nigeria, bandits are in total control — Retd AVM Ararile

By Kingsley Omonobi, Dapo Akinrefon, Evelyn Usman & Ibrahim Hassan …Fury as bandits attack NDA, Kill 2 officers …Kidnap one officer, injure another ….NDA vows bandits’ll be apprehended ….I suspect insider collaboration — CDS …NDA invasion worrisome — Col Agbede …This should be turning point in fight against banditry — Brig Gen Usman Shock, dis […]

Major abducted by bandits at NDA is dead

Viral picture of the Major with his pregnant wife The military officer Major Christopher Datong abducted today at Nigerian Defence Academy, Afaka in Kaduna has been murdered. According to reports, his body was found on Tuesday evening, hours after he was captured by bandits. The abductors reportedly demanded N200 million to set him free. Datong […]

Insecurity: Change of Service Chiefs has not produced desired effect – President of Catholic Bishops

As the current insecurity challenge facing Nigeria continues unabated, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. (Dr) Agustine Akubueze Sunday  declared  that the change of service chiefs by the Federal Government was yet to produce the desired effect. He spoke during the ongoing second plenary of their Conference taking place in […]

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