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Reflections from A Wreath Laying Ceremony – Femi Adesina
Reflections From A Wreath Laying Ceremon...

Reflections From A Wreath Laying Ceremony – Femi Adesina

There’s no year I attend the Wreath Laying Ceremony marking the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration that I don’t shed a tear or two. Secret tears. Yes, secret, as men don’t want to be seen giving way to emotions in public. But why not? Charles Dickens wrote: “Heaven knows we need never... read more »

The Decent For The Indecent, The Just For The Unjust – Femi Adesina
The Decent For The Indecent, The Just Fo...

The Decent For The Indecent, The Just For The Unjust – Femi Adesina  

There’s a short video you can find online that brings tears to my eyes. It features soldiers of the Nigerian Army, four spry young men, the type of whom the Good Book says “the glory of young men is their strength,” and they are in a desert-like environment, in front of a rigged camp. Wearing... read more »

How I Survived Dimka's 1976 Coup — Obasanjo
How I Survived Dimka’s 1976 Coup —...

How I Survived Dimka’s 1976 Coup — Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, on Sunday, disclosed how he survived the February 1976 military coup d’etat, led by Lieutenant Colonel Buka Dimka. He said it was General Olu Bajowa (retd.) that indirectly saved him from being killed in the coup, Punch reports. Obasanjo... read more »

#EndSARS Protests: Any Act of Hooliganism to be Dealt with – Buhari
#EndSARS Protests: Any Act of Hooliganis...

#EndSARS Protests: Any Act of Hooliganism to be Dealt with – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration will decisively deal with any act of hooliganism hiding behind peaceful protests. Buhari stated this on Monday while remotely declaring open the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2020 themed, ‘Human Capacity Development in Sustaining... read more »

Lekki Shooting: Soldiers Took Live Bullets to Scene for Self-defence – General Taiwo
Lekki Shooting: Soldiers Took Live Bulle...

Lekki Shooting: Soldiers Took Live Bullets to Scene for Self-defence – Gene...

Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, which was the Army unit deployed to the Lekki Tollgate area on the night of October 20, has admitted that the officers went to the scene with Live and blank bullet. He said that the Phase four of... read more »

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The Anambra State Government has said that proactive plans and effective management of limited resources were key factors that enabled the state win the COVID-19 war. The Special Adviser to... read more »

Nigeria Air Force Opens Training Centre in Makurdi

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Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has disclosed that the remodeled School of Air Intelligence in Makurdi, Benue State, will strengthen the fight against insurgency. At... read more »

EndSARS: Anambra Police Commissioner Visits Vandalised Police Formations, Urges Officers to Remain Steadfast 

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The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang has visited the different police offices destroyed by hooligans during the violent era of the #EndSARS protests that rocked the... read more »

Lekki Shootings: Army Reverses Initial Decision, to Appear Before Lagos Panel Saturday

Lekki Shootings: Army Reverses Initial Decision, to Appear Before Lagos Panel Saturday

The Nigerian Army is set to appear before the Lagos State Panel of Inquiry on Saturday to answer questions relating to the acclaimed shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate... read more »

US Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in Nigeria

US Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in Nigeria

US military forces has rescued an American citizen in Nigeria, the Pentagon stated on Saturday, days after he was kidnapped by gunmen in the south of neighbouring Niger and apparently taken across... read more »