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 […]

Boko Haram surrender depletes ISWAP strength, sows fear – Nigerian Army

By NAN The Nigerian Army says there is confusion and apprehension within the camps of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists following the recent massive surrender of Boko Haram fighters. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, in Abuja, citing the depleting strength of its […]

Why we’re surrendering to Nigerian troops – Modu Malaram, ex Boko Haram fighter

Ayorinde Oluokun, Abuja Modu Malaram, a former fighter of Boko Haram has explained why he other members of the terrorists groups surrendered to the troops of the Nigerian Army in Borno State. According to PR Nigeria, Malaram from is among the former fighters of Boko Haram who surrendered to Nigerian troops in Konduga on Monday. […]

Soldier kills girlfriend NDU student Jennifer Ugadu

Slain Jennifer Ugadu and suspect James Matol By Abankula The police in Bayelsa said they have begun a probe into the killing of Jennifer Ugadu, an undergraduate of the Niger Delta University (NDU), by her soldier boyfriend. SP Asinmin Butswat, Police Public Relations’ Officer in Bayelsa in a statement said that Mr Mike Okoli, the […]

5,000 to benefit as Army offers free medical services in Kaduna

From Sola Ojo, Kaduna About 5,000 residents of Rigasa, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State are currently benefitting from the 1 Division Nigerian Army free medical outreach marking this year’s Nigerian Army celebration week. The choice of Rigasa, Igabi, for the medical outreach may not be unconnected to the fact that the community hosts […]

Gumi’s shocking revelation: Army, police supply weapons to bandits

Sheikh Gumi By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has alleged that some police and army officers aid bandits in the country with weapons and drugs. He said this in an interview on Thursday as he called on the army and police hierarchy to identify and flush out all the bad eggs. The […]

Not 36 years: Army clarifies COAS Yahaya’s service record

Major General Faruk Yahaya, Chief of army staff By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Army has clarified that the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Faruk Yahaya has not spent 36 years in service as widely reported. It said the COAS service record started on Sept. 22, 1990 when he was commissioned as an officer. […]

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