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Policeman killed in ambush by bandits in Katsina

A policeman was killed at the weekend when some 300 bandits ambushed a team of security personnel responding to distress calls from communities in Kankara local government area of Katsina State.
L-R: Commander of the 9th Brigade, Brigadier-General Nasir Mohammed Jega; Private Jolly Samson; Private Mutari Muhammed and Colonel Oladipo Diya during an Environmental Sanitation Exercise to mark the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration, at Olowu Street, Ipodo, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday.

Soldiers storm Lagos streets to eradicate filth

Residents of Ipodo community in Ikeja area of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria woke up to receive unusual visitors in the neighborhood on Saturday.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC chief visits Ogun, Lagos camps preaches love, good conduct

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised corps members to be conscious of their conduct, interact freely and embrace teamwork in the cause of their call to national service.
Some of the weapons recovered from ISWAP in a recent operation at Doron Naira by MNJTF troops

Troops neutralise three terrorists in Borno, recover weapons

Troops have again neutralised three terrorists in Borno to consolidate on the achievement of the clearance operations in the northeast.
Sagir Musa

Army: Soldiers foil terror attack, kill 3, rescue 100 hostages in Borno

The Nigerian Army says soldiers on counterterrorism operations in northeast Nigeria have killed three terrorists, seizing two gun trucks and anti-aircraft guns in renewed clearance operations against Boko Haram and ISWAP insurgents.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Ethiopia’s chief of staff, 3 others killed in Amhara coup attempt

Ethiopia’s chief of staff and at least three other senior officials were killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said Sunday.
Ethiopia’s state media have reported the assassination of Ambachew Mekonnen, head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his advisor during a coup attempt in their state.

Ethiopia’s Armhara region head assassinated, army chief shot in aborted coup

Ethiopia’s state media have reported the assassination of Ambachew Mekonnen, head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his advisor during a coup attempt in their state.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC warns corps members not to present fake credentials for registration

Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General, Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned corps members against presenting fake documents during registration in camp.

General Gowon commends NYSC managers on success of the scheme

General Yakubu Gowon has commended the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for mentoring graduate youths towards becoming responsible leaders in the society.

Insecurity: Nigerian Army takes delivery of more weapons, ammunition

The Nigerian Army is about now taking delivery of more weapons and ammunition which just landed in Abuja. The consignment will boost its counter-insurgency war and other internal security operations in the country.

Nigeria, Nigerien security forces close ties on border security

Nigerian Security Operatives and their Nigerien counterparts deliberate modalities to further enhance and promote joint military/security inter border relations among the security agencies of both countries.

General Buratai reaffirms commitment to welfare of Nigerian Army veterans

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has re-emphasised commitment to the welfare of Army Veterans, whom he noted, remain key stakeholders in the discharge of the Nigerian Army’s constitutional roles.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

SWAN lauds sports ministry for including shooting sport in National Youth Games

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo, has commended the Ministry of Youth and Sports development over the inclusion of shooting sport in this year’s National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
Buba Marwa

Drug abuse: Committee to submit report soon – General Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd), has disclosed that the committee will soon transmit its report to the Presidency.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises more security as police launch Operation Puff Adder

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola yesterday promised more security so that the state can continue to retain its status as one of the most peaceful in the country.

Nigerian Army redeploys NYSC chief, announces new postings

Among those affected were the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Maj. Gen. SZ Kazaure who has been moved to the Army Resource Centre, Abuja.

Appeal Court reverses conviction of army general

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the conviction of a former Chief of Transformation and Innovation at the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Major General Ibrahim Sani, by a Special Military Court Martial.
British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith (C) lays a wreath in tribute on the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre at the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs memorial in Amritsar on April 13, 2019. – The Amritsar massacre, 100 years ago this April 13 in which British troops opened fire on thousands of unarmed protestors, remains one of the darkest hours of British colonial rule in India. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP)

India, Britain mark colonial massacre centenary

Britain’s high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday on the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of colonial rule for which London is still to apologise.

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