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The panel set up by the military high command to look into strained inter-agency relations between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police is worried over a trending video of the purported confession of the re-arrested notorious Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume in police custody.
The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.
An army captain allegedly freed suspected kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, at his personal residence after whisking him away from the Ibi military base in Taraba State.
The Defence Headquarters has constituted a seven-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the killing of three police personnel and a civilian by troops of Nigerian Army in Taraba.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday announced a joint panel to investigate Tuesday’s killing of three police officers and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba State.
The Defence Headquarters says there are no secret graveyards in the North East Theatre of Operation as being insinuated in some quarters.
There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months.
The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday, said the outcome of the ongoing investigations, of the former General Officer Commanding, 8 Division, Maj. Gen Hakeem Otiki, over alleged diversion of over N400m by five runaway soldiers in the division would be made public.
Detectives from the Defence Headquarters, (DHQ) Abuja, and the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested 14 suspects in connection with the murder of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has urged postgraduate researchers in the country to focus their researches on the security challenges facing Nigeria and the possible ways out.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) has sought the cooperation of the Armed Forces in the fight against human trafficking in the country.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the security challenges facing the country is threatening its corporate existence.
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 Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.
Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.
By its recent cruise missile test, the U.S. intended to make sure it had capabilities to deter China’s “bad behavior”, according to a top ranking U.S. government official.g
Defending Champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress have qualified for the semi-finals of ongoing Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Dakar, Senegal.
A former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said Nigeria should be wary of jettisoning zoning of elective offices, especially the presidency, in 2023 as suggested by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, the Ohimege Opanda in Nasarawa State, has urged the Federal Government to create more jobs to the jobless Nigerians in order to curtail incessant kidnapping and other security challenges facing the country.
Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g
The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.