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“FG Spent ₦198.84 Billion To Combat Terrorism Under Two Years”,

The Ministry of Finance has informed the Senate Committee on Army that the Federal Government spent ₦198.84 billion to fight terrorism from 2019 till date. The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, in the Finance Ministry, Mr Aliyu Shinkafi, said all the funds appropriated for the war against insurgency had been released to the Military authorities. The Permanent […]

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

“Ex-MILAD Usman Left Indelible Marks In Oyo” -Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has paid tribute to former Military Administrator of the State, Colonel Ahmed Usman who died at the age of 70 in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. Governor Makinde described the death of the retired Colonel Usman as painful, and prayed for the repose of his Soul. In a statement […]

Mexico Prosecutors Arrest 30 Marines

Prosecutors in Mexico have arrested 30 Marines in connection with the disappearance of an unspecified number of people in the Northern State of Tamaulipas in 2014, the Navy said. This was contained in a statement by the Navy Secretariat. The statement did not elaborate on the precise date of the disappearances or the number of […]

One Person Killed, Three Others Wounded In Benin Republic Protests

One person was killed and at least three others were wounded by gunfire after troops in Benin Republic cleared protesters in a flashpoint city three days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election. Protests have erupted in the West African country’s opposition bastions ahead of Sunday’s vote, which critics say is skewed in Talon’s favour after […]

Stop Gloating At Disappearance Of NAF Fighter Jet – FG

The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at a media briefing in Abuja, admonished those that were gloating over the incident; calling for support for the […]

Myanmar: Protesters Continue Rallies Despite Military Junta Threat

Tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters rallied across Myanmar again on Monday, February 22, 2021, despite a clear threat from the junta that it was prepared to use lethal force to crush what it branded “anarchy”. The warning came after three demonstrators were shot dead over the weekend, and the funeral on Sunday, February 21, […]

Military Kills 50 Bandits, Recovers Livestock In Katsina, Zamfara States

As part of efforts to stamp out banditry in the Northwest zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have killed fifty bandits in Kuriya village of Kaura Namoda LGA of Zamfara State. In a statement signed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the troops with close air support by the Air Component, […]

Boko Haram Attacks Military Base, Abducts IDPs In Borno

Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly attacked Kukawa Local Government, a town in Northern Borno State. According to sources, a Military base was targeted during the attack and an unspecified number of civilians may have been abducted. The attack which occurred on Tuesday comes barely a week after the first set of villagers who have been […]

Buhari Orders Full Military Operations Against Bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Fierce Military Operations against bandits in Sokoto State. Buhari gave the directive in reaction to the attack on residents of Sabin Birni Local Government area of Sokoto State It was reported that about 70 people were killed by the Bandits who invaded five Communities in the Local Government area of […]