Tags : Army

Army Redeploys 210 Generals, 1,336 Others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 210 Generals and over a thousand of its Officers to various new positions in a major shakeup. In a list obtained by Channels Television on Saturday, January 9, 2021, a total of 1,546 Officers were redeployed. Besides the generals that were redeployed, 450 Colonels, 309 Majors, 251 Captains and 322 Lieutenants were […]

Army Redeploys 55 Soldiers From Battlefield After Five Years

Troops of the 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have been relieved from the battlefield after serving in the Operation Lafiya Dole for several years. Some of the combatants who heaved a sigh of relief on Monday, November 9, 2020, following their redeployment from the battlefield had fought the counter-insurgency war in the North East […]

Army Court Martial Sentences Soldier To Five Years In Prison

A Nigerian Army Corporal has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Military court-martial after he was found guilty of defiling a 13-year-old girl in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. Besides the five-year sentence, the court-martial on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, also dismissed the Corporal after the trial which lasted for […]

INEC Distributes Electoral Materials For Edo Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the distribution of sensitive electoral materials ahead of the Edo State governorship election. Channels Television reports on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that the sensitive materials are kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin City, awaiting onward distribution. Less than 48 hours to the Election, there […]

Madagascar Prison Break: 20 Inmates Killed

Twenty inmates have been killed in a shootout with Police during a prison break in Madagascar on Sunday, August 23, 2020. The Justice Ministry said scores of Prisoners attacked Guards with rocks and grabbed a gun as they tried to flee the Farafangana Prison in the South-East of the Indian Ocean island. The Police and […]

ECOWAS Suspends Mali Over Coup, Imposes Sanctions

The West Africa bloc ECOWAS has condemned a Military Putsch in Mali and pledged a range of retaliatory actions, including financial sanctions. Rebel Soldiers arrested Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse on Tuesday afternoon, August 18, 2020, following weeks of political tension in the Country. The dramatic move followed the seizure of an […]

(WATCH) Femi Falana Reacts To National Lockdown, Other Issues

There must be a review on lockdown guidelines to allow for the provision of more essential services and cushioning the effects of lockdown occasioned by the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, expressed this view while contributing to BCOS daily Breakfast Television programme, ‘AM120’, on Monday, April 13, 2020. He […]

Boko Haram: Surrender Or Die, Chad’s President Dares Shekau

As the onslaught against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) continues, Chad’s President, Mr Idriss Deby, has warned the sect’s factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, to surrender or risk being killed inside his Dikoa hideout. Deby issued the warning in a State address to his countrymen shortly after leading his Army in an offensive against the Terrorists that […]

‘Declare Emergency On Security’, Reps Tells F.G

The House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on security in the country. This formed part of the resolution reached following a motion on the need to investigate the circumstances surrounding the recent killing of 30 travellers by Boko Haram insurgents. The killing occurred on Sunday, February 9, […]

Insecurity: Situation In Northeast Is Getting Worse – Senator Ndume

The Lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume has decried the situation in the Northeast saying it is getting worse by the day. Speaking during an interview, Senator Ndume regretted that the resurgence of the Boko Haram /Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) keeps increasing, and lamented the […]