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Soyinka warns against the resurgence of militarism in Nigeria

According to Clark, Nigerians are seeking restructuring because there is a need for a genuine system that would make everyone to have a true sense of belonging.

Buratai visits operational base, meets Abia’s deputy gov

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday paid a one-day working visit to the operational base of Operation Python Dance II at the Nigerian Army Language Institute (NALI) in Isuikwuato Local Council of Abia State where he held a closed door meeting that lasted for one and half hours with Deputy Governor Ude Oko Chukwu.

Army under no political pressure on IPOB – Buratai

Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army was under no political pressure when it declared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a militant and terrorists organisation.

Buratai extends deadline for Shekau’s capture

The 40-day deadline given to the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, dead or alive has been extended.

Buhari tasks security chiefs on safety of all citizens

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to safeguard the lives and property of all citizens and secure the nation’s borders from aggressors.

Buratai calls for improved professionalism among officers, soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has reiterated the need for improved professionalism in the Nigerian Army, saying that there should be discipline and dedication to duty in various units and barracks at all times.

Essence of Buratai’s fresh shadows in Northeast

The ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the country had almost screeched to a halt, with the Nigerian army launching clearance operations in the region to cleanse villages and communities of remnants of fleeing terrorists, before the enemies appeared in another style.

Acting President Osinbajo’s last order on terrorism

That I can stand to be counted among citizens of Nigeria who can sacrifice their lives to protect and defend the territorial integrity and sovereignty of my country confers on me an infinite feeling of fulfillment and heroism.

Southern leaders berate N’Assembly over devolution of powers

The Southern Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the National Assembly to reject devolution of powers in its ongoing constitution amendment.

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Kenya’s Supreme Court criticises electoral commission

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Gunmen attack Fulani community, kill three children

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Northern elders back dialogue with Biafra agitators

Members of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday urged the Federal Government to dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The leader of the forum, Wantaregh Paul Unongo, made the call in Abuja after an emergency meeting.