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Buhari welcomes release of Afaka Students
Buhari welcomes release of Afaka Student...

Buhari welcomes release of Afaka Students

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, welcomed the release of the 27 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna State. He also congratulated their friends, families, the government and the people of Kaduna State on the... read more »

Parents of abducted Kaduna students protest at NASS
Parents of abducted Kaduna Students prot...

Parents of abducted Kaduna Students protest at NASS

Parents of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State were denied entry to the National Assembly complex, Abuja on Tuesday during a protest. The protesting parents were joined by members of the Students Union Government (SUG) of the institution as well as... read more »

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday
BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with ...

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

The Senate on Tuesday shifted its proposed meeting with Service Chiefs, the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Inspector General of Police to Thursday. Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this at plenary. Lawan said the security chiefs, who are supposed to brief... read more »

Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Codename to Hadin Kai
Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Cod...

Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Codename to Hadin Kai

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that the war against Boko Haram in the North-East has been renamed Operation Kadin Kai from Operation Lafiya Dole. The change was approved by the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, in a statement issued on Friday, noting it would fortify the fight... read more »

Police debunk attack on UNIABUJA
Police debunk attack on UNIABUJA

Police debunk attack on UNIABUJA

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police Command has refuted viral messages on social media claiming that bandits attacked the University of Abuja. The police advised Abuja residents to disregard what it described as a rumour. A statement issued on Wednesday by spokesperson Yusuf Mariam said: “The... read more »

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Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers in Aerial Attack

Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers in Aerial Attack

At least 20 soldiers have been feared killed in an aerial attack meant to neutralise Boko Haram/Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP). The Nigerian Air Force through its official Twitter... read more »

Boko Haram attacks Geidam, Hometown of Acting IGP

Boko Haram attacks Geidam, Hometown of Acting IGP

Geidam, Yobe State hometown of the Acting Police Inspector General Usman Baba Alkali, came under attack last night from terror sect, Boko Haram, sending residents scampering for their lives. Soldiers deployed in the town responded with fire. Some of the terrorists set shops ablaze. Details were sketchy at press time. But the Police Public... read more »

BBOG Releases Names of 112 Chibok Schoolgirls Still Hel...

BBOG Releases Names of 112 Chibok Schoolgirls Still Held Captive

The Bring Back Our Girls movement has released a list bearing the names of all the girls still held captive by the terror group, Boko Haram after their kidnap... read more »

Pantami withdraws Radical Comments on Terrorists

Pantami withdraws Radical Comments on Terrorists

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami has renounced his radical comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The Minister... read more »

Presidency Reaffirms July Delivery of Six Super Tucano

Presidency Reaffirms July Delivery of Six Super Tucano

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to end insurgency in the country. The Presidency said the fight against insecurity will be revved up soon... read more »

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Military needs Superior Weapons to End Insurgency - Ndume

Military needs Superior Weapons to End Insurgency – Ndume

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has urged the Federal Government to increase the military budget for buying arms to enable them defeat Boko Haram insurgents. He said if the... read more »

Makinde, Gani Adams in Closed Door Meeting

Makinde, Gani Adams in Closed Door Meeting

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde and Aare Onakankafo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Thursday met behind closed doors at the Oyo Government House, Ibadan. Details of the meeting, which lasted for about one and half hours were not made public but it was gathered they may not unconnected with insecurity. Addressing journalists after the meeting, Adams... read more »

Wars and Rumours of War, by Femi Adesina

Wars and Rumours of War, by Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina It’s often intriguing to hear eminent and well appointed Nigerians talk about disintegration, destabilization and outright war, as if it’s a... read more »

We won’t Negotiate with Bandits, and Terrorists – FG...

Buhari Orders Security Chiefs to Identify Criminals, Sponsors

The Federal Government has declared it won’t negotiate with terrorists and bandits. National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd),... read more »

Troops Arrest Fulani Suspects With Vehicle Load Of Rifl...

Troops Arrest Fulani Suspects With Vehicle Load Of Rifles In Abuja

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested five suspected Fulani armed robbers in the Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, with two vehicles... read more »

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Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundaries

Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundaries

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has imposed night curfew on  the borders Rivers shares with Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Imo states, following recent attacks and killings of security... read more »

50 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Imo Attacks

50 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Imo Attacks

Fifty persons have been arrested in connection with the recent attack on Owerri correctional centre and the police command in Imo state. The state governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this to... read more »

Presidency Defends Pantami, Dismisses Adeosun Comparison

Presidency Defends Pantami, Dismisses Adeosun Comparison

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has defended the Minister of Communications, Isa Pantami, noting his views on terrorism are less grievous than former Finance... read more »

Bandits Abduct 77 Persons In Fresh Attack On Kaduna Village

Bandits Abduct 77 Persons In Fresh Attack On Kaduna Village

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted 77 persons at Libere village in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday, April... read more »

Nnamdi Kanu: There’s Nonexistence of Repentant Terrorists, Not Even Pantami

Nnamdi Kanu: There’s Nonexistence of Repentant Terrorists, Not Ev...

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that terrorism is an Islamic ideology, hence there are no repentant terrorists. He made the remark in reaction to... read more »