Reps Task Service Chiefs Designate, IGP on Rescue of 42 abducted School Students, Staff, Relatives

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, urged the Service Chiefs designates and the Inspector General of Police to intensify efforts in the rescue of the 27 abducted school children and three staff of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara – Niger State. The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion on the ‘Urgent […]

Despite opposition, Senate confirms ex-service chiefs ambassador-designates

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Four former Service Chiefs and a former Director of Defence Intelligence as ambassador-designates following their nominations by President Muhammadu Buhari. This Senate urged the President to post the newly-confirmed ambassador-designates to neighbouring countries like Chad, Cameroon and Niger, where there is an ongoing insurgency war. […]

Cross River: Army foils attempted kidnap of 80-yr-old traditional ruler

Muri Eyamba (sitting) after his rescue From Judex Okoro, Calabar The Nigerian Army through the ‘Operation Akpakwu’ has foiled an attempted kidnap of a traditional ruler, HRH, Muri Stanislaus Eyamba. It was learned that the kidnappers numbering about four stormed the Calabar residence of Muri Eyamba, 80, who is also the Clan Head of Efut Ifako/Mkpara […]

How military destroyed Eastern Security Network camps in Imo

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Hundreds of military operatives yesterday launched heavy attacks on the camps of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, in some parts of the forest Umunna in Orlu and Orsu local government areas of Imo state. Vanguard investigation into the clashes was revealed that the military launched the attacks on hearing that the […]

South-East not fairly treated, Northern elders tell Buhari regarding service chiefs’ appointments

 0 From Okwe Obi, Abuja The Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CONEPD) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being unfair for excluding the South-East in the recent appointments of the federal Service Chiefs, describing it as an ‘injustice being done to the Igbo nation.” CONEPD National Coordinator Engr Zana Goni, in a statement, […]

Boko Haram welcomes new service chiefs to Maiduguri with strike

ON a day the newly-appointed service chiefs paid their first official visit to Borno State to assess the security situation, members of the Boko Haram sect invaded Chabal and some communities in Magumeri Local Government Area of the state, killed two policemen and abducted two others. The terrorists, it was gathered, also seized two operational […]

Army unleashes 300 female soldiers on bandits on deadly Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

Army unleashes 300 female soldiers on bandits on deadly Kaduna-Abuja Expressway By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Nigerian Army has deployed 300 female soldiers to battle bandits and kidnappers on the deadly Kaduna-Abuja Expressway. The soldiers are from the Nigerian Army Women Corps. Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the female soldiers in Kaduna State on Wednesday. According to […]

Don’t politicise security, Wike charges new service chiefs

Don’t politicise security, Wike charges new service chiefs Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has commended president Buhari for appointing new service chiefs for the country even though the appointments came late. The governor, in a statement from the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, charged the new appointees to see their appointments as an […]

Mixed reaction to appointment of new service chiefs

Chinelo Obogo; Chukwudi Nweje; Romanus Ugwu, Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Fred Itua, Abuja; Tony John, Port Harcourt;Noah Ebije, Kaduna; Geoffrey Anyanwu, Magnus Eze, Enugu and Eziomume Solomon, Nnewi.  Reactions have continued to trail the appointment of new service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari, with Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum and immediate past president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nina […]

With rising insecurity, Buhari bows to pressure and fires incompetent service chiefs – appoints new ones

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. President Buhari […]

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