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Zamfara suspends emir, district head over bandits’ attacks

Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District Head of Kanoma Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara emir, district head suspended over alleged involvement with bandits

Zamfara state Governor Bello Muhammad has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari tasks service chiefs to halt illegal arms entering Nigeria

Ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the service chiefs and reviewed the security situation in the country.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Senate: Nigerian Army followed due process in appointing new NYSC chief

The Nigerian Army followed laid down rules in the appointment of Shuaibu Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), an investigation by the Senate has revealed.

President Buhari summons security meeting with service chiefs, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: Joint operations yet to achieve joint force integration

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, said that joint operations launched in the last few years has recorded successes, but it is yet to achieve desired level of joint force integration.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: No apology over bombing of bandits

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has warned that there was no apology over bombing of bandits and urged the Nigerian Air Force to continue to flush out the hoodlums from their hideouts.

Killings: Zamfara monarch makes u-turn, apologizes to NAF

The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.

Defence minister tasks NAF personnel to strive for excellence

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has charged the new graduands of the Air Force War College (AFWC) Course 4/2018 to strive for excellence and professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

Defence minister lauds armed forces for creditable performance

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has commended the armed forces for its creditable performance in addressing the several security challenges that have continued to threaten the nation.
President Buhari arrives Dubai for the Annual Investment Meeting on 7th April 2019 2

President Buhari in N’DJamena for CED SAD meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N’Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 2

President Buhari leaves for Chad Saturday for CEN-SAD Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday for N’Djamena, capital of Chad Republic, to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

Air strikes kill innocent locals, not bandits – Zamfara monarchs

Military air strikes kill only innocent civilians in affected local government areas and five communities and not bandits, Zamfara state council of traditional rulers has alleged.

Federal government warns traditional rulers, individuals against colluding with bandits in Zamfara

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, in a statement issued by his spokesman, by Col. Tukur Gusau, on Tuesday said fresh intelligence had exposed the complicity of some “highly-placed traditional rulers” in the ongoing killings of Nigerians across the northern parts of the country.

Federal government blames ‘traditional leaders’ for violence in north

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, on Tuesday said fresh intelligence had exposed the complicity of some “highly-placed traditional rulers” in the ongoing killings of Nigerians across the northern parts of the country.

Minister: Federal government moves to enhance troops’ performance, civilian protection during peacekeeping

The Federal Government says it has taken measures at enhancing the performance of troops and protection of civilians during peacekeeping operations.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than security forces

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja said bandits terrorising the state were more equipped than the entire security forces deployed to combat their activities.

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