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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that by pooling together the collective resources and comparative advantages of the Armed Forces and other security agencies, “the enemy will now feel the ferocity of our firepower and the weight of our resolve.”
ABUJA – The Nigerian Military high Command, on Thursday, said that no criminal elements would escape its ongoing nationwide operations, to restore the peace, as troops were giving them close marking to either arrest or eliminate them.
President Muhammadu Buhari visited the personnel of the Operation Hadin Kai, the theatre of the counter-insurgency war, in Borno on Thursday.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, on Tuesday denied reports that the service chiefs are failing to achieve their task of curbing the worsening insecurity in the country, due to lack of synergy among them.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that it is unconstitutional for him to shift the power of securing the life and property of Nigerians to the state governors.
Newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, told the House of Representatives Committees on Defence and Army that he joined the Nigerian Army about 36 years ago, one year above the 35 years mandatory retirement period in public service.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that the legislature will work with the Executive to ensure that the Armed Forces are properly resourced and motivated.
The Acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital (44NARH), Kaduna, Colonel Stephen Onuchukwu, on Saturday, indicated that the facility has successfully treated more than 7,000 wounded in action officers and soldiers since the counterinsurgency operations began some years back.
As with all democracies we will always be going through improvement processes in our desire to reach the goal of a mature democracy, a strong, evolved and integrated nation state to be reckoned with globally.
Algeria holds a parliamentary election on Saturday under the shadow of a protest movement boycott and deep scepticism that the North African nation can escape political paralysis and worsening economic crisis.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives, seeking the confirmation of the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday tasked the Nigerian Armed Forces to end rising insecurity in the country and also collaborate in order to win the battle.
The only surviving suspected criminal gang member of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, that attacked Owerri, early hours of Sunday, Mr Stanley Osinachi, from Mbieri in Mbaitoli local government area of Imo state, said that their funding comes from their supporters abroad and that their charms were prepared by Aguleri native doctors in Anambra State.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Douye Diri, has raised the alarm over the increasing proliferation of arms and the worsening insecurity in all parts of the country.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, yesterday declared that the Armed Forces remained committed to ending the crisis of insecurity ravaging the nation.
The outgoing Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.) has handed over the agency’s Air Ambulance to the new DG Ahmed Mustapha Habib and also thaked the staff and management for their total support during his tenure.
The West African College of Physicians has given the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Medical Service, Logistics Command, Ikeja, Lagos, the approval to conduct Residency Training Programmes for its doctors.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya, as the Chief of Army Staff.
The Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has pledged to prioritise welfare of personnel, entrench professionalism and celebrate gallantry by leading with sincerity, transparency and accountability.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured that the report of the security summit organized by the House will be considered speedily for onward transmission to President Muhammadu Buhari for implementation.
A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has condemned in strong terms the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff (CAS).
The announcement of Maj. Gen. Faruk Yahaya as the new chief of army staff (COAS) yesterday drew pulsating jubilations at the headquarters of Operations Hadin Kai in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Former students of unity schools across the country, under the aegis of the Unity Schools Old Students Association (USOSA), have decried Thursday’s attack on the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State during which scores of students and teachers were abducted by bandits.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, has said it is impunity for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) not to remit money to the federation account as stipulated by the constitution.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have unanimously endorsed the Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal-led NGF Committee on the autonomy for Judiciary and State Legislature.
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Akinlayo Kolawole, has disclosed that the performances of the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led administration would make next year’s governorship election easier for the party to win in the state.
Major chocolate traders in Ivory Coast are failing to pay a $400-per-tonne premium on beans aimed at curbing farmer poverty, the country's cocoa regulator said in a draft letter seen by Reuters on Friday.
Portugal have been dealt a blow in the build-up to their Euro 2020 opener against Hungary with the news that João Cancelo has tested positive for Covid-19.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested 44 suspects for various criminal offences in the state within the last two months.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has disclosed that the Grazing Reserves Act of 1964 which President Muhammadu Buhari was bent on reviving was only applicable to northern Nigeria in the 1960s.
The right wing-back, who can also play as a right winger or left wing back, is the man Thomas Tuchel wants at the Stamford Bridge club this summer.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) will soon be self-funding and stop drawing salaries and allocations from the Federal Government.