President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening summoned a special security meeting with members of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting started immediately after the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by the Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo. The meeting comes days after local and international outrage after the Boko Haram […]
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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved the formation of five Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) for the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu. The 5 new FOBs will be located at the stretch of the Nigerian border from the Taraba axis to the Bakassi axis, which falls under the Division’s […]
Security Challenges: IGP directs immediate withdrawal of Policemen attached to Politicians, Prominent Individuals.
Aftermath of the effects of the current security challenges in the country, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate withdrawal of all police officers attached to political office holders, VIPs and prominent individuals in the country. He said that “To this effect, a memo will be forwarded to the President […]
Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Burutai, on Tuesday explained why soldiers of the Nigerian Army were strategically located in 32 states of Nigeria saying they were combating terrorism, kidnapping, cattle rustling, pipeline vandalism, communal crises and any form of uprisings. Gen. Buratai who disclosed this when he appeared before the House Committee on Army […]
SECURITY CHALLENGES: RIVERS AND ZAMFARA STATES GOVERNORS VISIT CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF Amidst deterioting security situation in their respective states, the Executive Governors of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike and his Zamfara State counterpart, Alhaji Abdualaziz Yari Abubakar, who is also the Chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Forum have variously visited the Chief of Army Staff, […]
SECURITY CHALLENGES: MILITARY FIGHT’S TO ENSURE ONE NIGERIA ONE DESTINY -CDS. Against the backdrop of allegation of high handedness by the military in the manner troops attacked the zealousness of Biafra agitators and Shiite Islamists, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin has assured that the Nigerian military will continue to ensure that Nigeria remains […]