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February 22, 2018 7:41 AM Yobe school girls another Chibok saga – Ben Bruce

Ben Murray-Bruce senator representing Bayelsa has reacted to the reports on missing students of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School, Dapchi Yobe State. The lawmaker called on federal government to act fast in order not to have a repeated case of Chibok girls. The girls were abducted when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the school 18

February 22, 2018 6:01 AM Dasukigate: EFCC grills former Army Chief, Ihejirika

A former Chief of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika, is being questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over his alleged involvement in the $2.1billion arms procurement scandal. Premium Times reports that Ihejirika arrived at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja around 11am on Wednesday and was subsequently ushered into an interrogation 13

February 20, 2018 8:17 PM Army denies alleged role in demolition of Kaduna APC secretariat

Contrary to insinuations that personnel of the Nigerian Army were involved in the demolition of New APC Secretariat in Kaduna in the early hours of Tuesday February 20, the Army has denied involvement of its officers. A statement titled: ‘RE: Army Demolish Property ln Kaduna’ signed by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel 25

February 20, 2018 5:04 PM Biafra: Court orders defence counsel, Senator Abaribe to produce Nnamdi Kanu

An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered counsel to the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’, Ifeanyi Ejiofor to produce his client. Justice Binta Nyako ordered Ejiofor to produce the elusive IPOB leader during the next adjournment date of March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts. The judge gave the order 22

February 20, 2018 2:27 PM Court Orders Separate Trials For Kanu, Co-Defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants. Justice Binta Nyako made the order following an oral application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, who noted that Kanu’s continued absence from court since 19

February 19, 2018 6:28 PM Biafra: Why Ojukwu failed – Nnamdi Kanu’s wife, Uchechi

Uchechi Kanu, wife of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu ‎has given insight into why the late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu failed to rule Nigeria. She said Ojukwu failed because Nigerians never wanted an Igbo person to rule the country. Ojukwu led the Biafran army that failed in their attempt to secede the South East from Nigeria 22

February 18, 2018 10:33 AM Kosovo Celebrates Tenth Year Independence

The people of Kosovo are celebrating a decade of the country’s independence as security forces march through the streets of the capital city, The celebration is a moment of pride for its ethnic Albanian majority although sovereignty remains fiercely contested by Serbia. The parade is part of a weekend of festivities and comes a day after Pristina-born 26

February 16, 2018 4:03 PM Army admits killing vigilante in Edo

The Nigerian Army 4 Brigade in Benin -City,Edo State on Friday admitted that its troops mistakenly shot dead a member of vigilante in Olobo community during an exchange of gunfire with suspected armed robbers in the State. The Army made this known in a statement signed by its Assistant Director of Public Relations, 4 Brigade, Capt. Mohammed M Maidawa 20

February 16, 2018 2:01 PM Nigerian Army Consolidates Success In Sambisa Forest, Builds Borehole For Troops

The Nigerian Army has consolidated its hold on the Boko Haram playground of Sambisa Forest by clearing the location of terrorists. The clear out offensive, led by troops attached to Operation Deep Punch 11, has turned the heat on the sect’s commanders, including its factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, who has been forced to flee. In a demonstration of its success 19

February 16, 2018 12:53 PM Air Force War College trains 19 officeers

In furtherance to the nation’s solution to the emerging security challenges and the capacity of the Armed Forces to address them, the Air Force War College Nigeria has inaugurated 19 military officers for the 2018 Air Force War Course 3. Saturday Sun observed that 19 officeers, drawn from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Air Force would 17