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Army buries Col. Dahiru Bako in Borno; Buratai vows Army will cater for his family, awards scholarship to children

Colonel Dahiru Chiroma Bako of the 25 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole in Damboa has been buried at the Maimalari military cemetery in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Colonel who was ambushed on Sunday by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the outskirts of Wajiroko village, sustained serious injuries and went through surgery at the 7 […]

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Adieu Gallant Hero of Our Time, Colonel DC Bako, Commander 25 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole 

By Brigadier General SK Usman (RTD) mni   The news of the demise of Colonel Dahiru Chiroma Bako of 25 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole is indeed a shock and heart wrenching to virtually everyone who knows him irrespective of the family.  The outpouring of emotions, tributes and prayers over his demise, is a testimony […]

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Shake up in Navy as senior officers are redeployed

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved new postings of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy. The recent reorganization according to Commodore Suleman Dahun, Director of Naval Information, affected 11 Rear Admirals and 14 Commodores. ‘The new Chief of Policy and Plans Naval Headquarters is Rear Admiral Matthew Emuekpere […]

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Air Chief inaugurates New Students Hostels as AFIT graduates 444 NAF personnel from Sundry Courses

Air Chief inaugurates New Students Hostels as AFIT graduates 444 NAF personnel from Sundry Courses The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Monday restated the commitment of the current Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Administration to human capacity development for enhanced professional performance. He said this was to ensure that NAF […]

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The Nigerian Army and ‘Fatal Arrogance’

By Yushau A. Shuaib It is baffling and hard to believe that the Nigerian Army under the current leadership of Lt. General Tukur Buratai would recruit the service of publicists for dark propaganda, rather than public relations to protect its image. Just recently, the Army’s publicists shot a movie titled “Fatal Arrogance” that portrays the […]

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Boko Haram: Hunger, Cholera Epidemic & Arms shortage tears Abubakar Shekau’s JAS faction apat

The fighting capacity of Abubakar Shekau’s Boko Haram terrorists group’s JAS faction has been further weakened by a sudden defection of about 80 fighters to the ISIS linked – Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), according to sources conversant with the terrorist group. Recall that the ISWAP faction is jointly led by Amir Abubakar […]

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The Urgent Need for Government to Address the Accommodation  Challenges Facing Nigerian Police Officers.

By –  Zik Gbemre. I have often reiterated that, for us to have a ‘crime-free’ society, there is need to appropriately fund the institution that is responsible for providing the security service in the first place. It is only when this is holistically sorted out, that we can now hold the men and officers of the […]