The Defence Headquarters on Monday held a summit over the terrorism and insurgency in the northeastern part of the country. Speaking at the National Defence College in Abuja, the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi, restated the imperative of kinetic measures to address the current security challenges in the country. After declaring the … Continue reading Defence Headquarters Holds Summit Over Terrorism, Insurgency Read Full Story
The Presidency says Nigeria will take delivery of six of the ordered 12 Super Tucanos fighter aircraft in mid-July 2021 to enhance the fight against insurgency and terrorism in the country.
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The Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor on Saturday visited the headquarters of the Theatre Command accompanied by the service chiefs. He asked soldiers to be more resilient in their duties, pushing beyond setbacks and put an end to the counter-insurgency war. “The theatre commander and his officers have been giving us a … Continue reading Gudumbali Attack: General Irabor, Other Service Chiefs, Receive Brief In Maiduguri Read Full Story
Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has advised the National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.), to make use of satellite imaging to cover areas affected by banditry, kidnapping and insurgency. He gave the advice in an article titled “Ending Banditry, Kidnapping and Insurgency In Nigeria. Part II.” This was issued after the NSA, at a […] Read Full Story
PIONEER National publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Anietie Okon has expressed concern that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is handling insurgency and banditry in the northeast and north-west with kid gloves.
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Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi The North-East Governors’ Forum has said the Federal Government is not showing commitment to ending the insurgency ravaging the region. It said it was making plans to form a regional security outfit to help in tackling the challenges. The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Zulum, disclosed […] Read Full Story
By Charly Agwam The governor of Borno state and Chairman of the Northeast Governors Forum, Babagana Zulum has urged the federal government to hire mercenaries and collaborate with Nigeria’s neighbours to end insurgency. Governor Zulum made the statement in his opening remark at the 4th meeting of Northeast Governors Forum held in Bauchi on Wednesday,
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Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has called on the Federal Government to seek support from neighbouring countries in the fight against insurgency. Zulum said this on Wednesday at the North East Governors’ Forum held in Bauchi, the state Bauchi state capital, noting that joint action is required to end the insurgency. “Again, I … Continue reading Insurgency: Zulum Asks FG To Seek Support From Neighbouring Countries Read Full Story
Bola Bamigbola Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd), on Saturday, said the effort to contain insurgents by the Army under his command was not appreciated by Nigerians. The ex-Army boss spoke in Kuta, Osun State, at an interdenominational prayer organised for him by Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude, held in the […] Read Full Story
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said there will be no softening of the ongoing measures aimed at tackling insurgents, bandits, kidnappers, and other criminals constituting a threat to innocent citizens across the country. The President gave the warning through his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, during a security meeting of the Northern … Continue reading We Will Deal With Banditry, Insurgency – Buhari Read Full Story
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Monday, charged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to hasten the fight to end insurgency in the Northeast. Attahiru gave the task while interacting with troops of Special Army Super Camp Ngamdu during his maiden operational your on troops’ locations in the theatre in Borno. He
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The immediate past Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said that the current Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has all it takes to move the Nigerian Air Force to the next level. He stated this on Wednesday at a fly out parade held in his honour at … Continue reading Current Air Chief Has All It Takes To Move Air Force To The Next Level – Abubakar Read Full Story
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The immediate past Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has said that the 15 aircraft and eight drones being expected by the Nigeria Air Force would reposition the service in addressing the security challenges facing the nation. According to him, the air force now has enhanced research and development […] Read Full Story
Segun Adewole The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has said that Nigeria’s war against insurgency is under-reported by the media. Adesina said this on Monday when he appeared on an ARISE News programme, The Morning Show. He cited an example of how an ambush laid by the military against […] Read Full Story
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, on Sunday, paid his first operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri. He was accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao and the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo. [YOU MAY ALSO […] Read Full Story