Home Topics Nigerian military
Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has described as unacceptable, irritating, preposterous and ludicrous for anybody of group of people to call for military coup d’etat in the country.
The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, warned promoters of revolution against the Federal Government as contained in a document being circulated in the country to desist or face the wrath of the Nigerian military.
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.
The women, including Esther Kiobel, sued Shell for its alleged role in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of their husbands by the Nigerian military.
At least five Nigerian soldiers were feared killed and dozens more missing after Boko Haram fighters invaded a Nigerian military base in Borno State.
The presidency late on Sunday replied a Catholic priest who accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to check the incessant violence across Nigeria.
Nigeria has dropped one place to 120th in the latest World Press Freedom Index released by the international media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders.
President Muhammadu Buhari has rekindled hope for the release of the remaining schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State kidnapped five years ago and and Leah Sharibu who was kidnapped from Dapchi Science Secondary School last year by Boko Haram terrorists.
The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.
The Federal Government has ordered foreign miners in Zamfara State to leave within 48 hours. It also announced the suspension of mining activities in the state to curb the activities of armed bandits.
King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan has assured President Muhammadu Buhari of continuous support for Nigeria to fight terrorism.
The Nigerian Military Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State on Tuesday dismissed Flt.-Lt. Martins Owerem, of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), for raping a 14-year old displaced girl.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
Bayelsa elections: Security agencies, INEC colluding with APC to produce fake results – Governor Dickson
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the Military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to churn out fake results in the state House of Assembly election.
Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has denied a report accusing some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in the country.
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed should be arrested for a breach of security and apologized to him and the PDP.
The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
Immediate past Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday invited the Aviation Unions to a meeting to address issues raised by the workers concerning faulty organogram and the non-constitution of board members at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
President Muhammadu Buhari has again decried the loss of lives and property to banditry in Zamfara State.
A missing 12-year old boy, Joseph Victor, has been found in Awka, Anambra State.
The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.
Ilkay Gundogan is ready to reopen contracts talks with Manchester City after their historic domestic treble.