Home Topics Gabriel Olonisakin
In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.
The senate has asked heads of security agencies to send a special budget that would enable them tackle insecurity in the country.
The Senate is at the moment in a closed door session with Service Chiefs over the proliferation of dangerous firearms, spate of killings by terrorists and herdsmen and kidnapping across the country.
He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin in consultation with service chiefs and commanders of other security agencies re-strategised and constituted the operation to ensure peace and security of lives and properties in the affected states returned back to normal.
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali has said the counter insurgency operations against Boko Haram have rendered the terrorist group incapable of launching organized attacks.
To ensure a meaningful life after service, the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) on Tuesday began an entrepreneurship and management training for 39 senior military officers.
The United States military has expressed concerned over attacks being carried out by foreign extremists in Nigeria and other West African countries.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, a Nigerian Army General, was on Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, alongside other service chiefs where they held a three-hour meeting with troops commanders over the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls.
The prevailing security challenges in the country may have necessitated a Security Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Monday.
Ninety five ex-Boko Haram terrorists that have been rehabilitated under the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme are now set to be reintegrated into the society.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday led Service chiefs, other top government functionaries and members of the diplomatic corps to lay wreaths in honour of those died in service in Nigeria and at international assignments.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has congratulated members of the Armed Forces for performing “creditably’’ in 2017 in spite of numerous challenges.
One and half years after they were dismissed under controversial circumstances, 38 top officers of the Nigerian Army have headed to the community court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS.
One must however slightly disagree with Mr. President, who should have given himself credit for handpicking the right team to deliver his desired mandate in security. Having the right team in place is additional guarantee that things will turn out well.
The Board of the Army War College (AWC) has approved the promotion of 30 senior officers of the Nigerian Army to the next ranks, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has said.
12Page 1 of 2
Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday.
Iceland’s dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his teammates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.
Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor earthquake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup.
Mario Balotelli would be well suited to a move to Marseille according to agent Mino Raiola, who said the Italian striker can "marry well with the Marseillais mentality".
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba claims he has gone from "the biggest transfer in the world to the most criticised player in the world".
An al Qaeda affiliate in Mali has released a video of a French aid worker and a Colombian nun kidnapped in separate incidents in 2016 and 2017, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
David de Gea remains “world class” in the eyes of Spain team-mate Nacho, with a rare mistake which gifted Cristiano Ronaldo a goal in a 3-3 draw with Portugal quickly shrugged off.
The average price per litre paid by consumers for petrol decreased by 0.8 per cent to N150.2 in May 2018 from the N151.4 recorded for April 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.
Manchester City are set to dominate Premier League competition for years to come, says Bacary Sagna, with Champions League success also only a matter of time.