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#EndSARS Protest: Buhari presides over Security Council meeting

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Oct. 22, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Naija247news reports that those in attendance at the meeting include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ministers of Defence, Bashir Magashi; Interior,...

CP directs total enforcement of curfew in Enugu

By Maureen Ojinaka Enugu, Oct. 22, 2020 The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has directed his personnel to ensure total enforcement of the 24-hour curfew imposed on the Enugu metropolis. Abdurrahman gave the directive in a statement by the state Police Public...

Army, Tetfund collaborate on development, research innovations

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Oct. 21, 2020 The Nigerian Army and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) on Wednesday said they would collaborate to boost defence capabilities through research and development innovations. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and the Executive Secretary of...

#EndSARS: NSCDC deploys personnel to protect critical national infrastructure, assets

By Kelechi Ogunleye Abuja, Oct. 21, 2020 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reinforced the deployment of personnel to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and assets. The NSCDC Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Emmanuel Okeh, made this known in a statement issued on...

Military decimates another ISWAP training camp in Borno – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Oct. 21, 2020 The Defence Headquartres says the sustained air strikes against terrorists’ elements in the North East have destroyed another camp of Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed...

NHRC calls for prosecution of 35 indicted police officers by AGF

By Edith Nwapi Abuja, Oct. 19, 2020 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday called for the prosection of 35 police officers indicted in a report of the Presidential Investigation Panel on allegations of human rights violations against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery...

Military air strikes eliminate several terrorists in Borno – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Oct. 19, 2020 The Defence Headquarters says the Air component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists in air strikes on their hideout at Tsilala near Kaza in the Dikwa general area of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence...

Exercise Crocodile Smile VI has nothing to do with EndSARS protest – Army

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Oct. 18, 2020 The Nigerian Army has said the newly-launched Exercise Crocodile Smile VI has nothing to do with the ongoing ENDSARS protests across the country. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, indicated this in a statement on Sunday...

Be bold, courageous, Buratai tasks army personnel

By Sumaila Ogbaje/Ahmed Kaigama Bauchi, Oct. 18, 2020 The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has tasked officers and men of Nigerian Army Armoured Corps to be bold and courageous in tackling insurgency when deployed to the theater of operation. Buratai gave the charge...

Troops impound 1637 bags of smuggled rice, arrest 2 suspects in South-South

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Oct. 18 2020 The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Silent Heat III, has impounded 1,637 bags of smuggled foreign rice in a large wooden boat along Utan Iyata Creek. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement...
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