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Nigerian Army hailed for adherence to Rules of Engagements

Nigerian Army hailed for adherence to Rules of Engagements

An assembly of continental experts in human rights monitoring have lauded the adherence of the Nigerian Army to the rules of engagement guiding their operations. The experts just concluded a two days sessions of brainstorming on how best to tackle the humanitarian and human rights issues around Nigeria’s war against Boko Haram, terrorism and other

Over 200 killed in attacks across Northern Nigeria in November

Before the coming of the present administration, the major security challenge confronting the country was the menace of Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria including Abuja. Kidnapping was also on the rise, especially in the South-east and South-south regions. President Muhammadu Buhari during his swearing in, May 2015, promised Nigerians that his administration will tackle and

Oyo, Army enter agreement to build new garrison

…. as South-west govs laud Nigerian Army efforts in peace building The Oyo State Government has entered into an agreement with the Nigeria Army to build a permanent garrison for peace and security to sustain the subsisting tempo of security in the state. This is coming on the heels of commendations from across the country

President Buhari decorates Pioneer Army Pilots

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the first set of Nigerian Army in-service trained by the Nigerian Army Aviation School to fly war planes. The initiative to train pilots is in accordance with the vision of the current leadership of the Nigerian Army under the leadership of Lieutenant General TY Buratai in transforming and enhancing its

Group hails Buhari’s defence strategy

…Salutes Buratai’s efforts towards goals The Coalition of Civil Society for Transparency and Good Governance has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s Defence strategies, saying it has ensured a sustained process of nation building and good governance in the last two years. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday, National Convener of the group, Nkechi Odoma maintained

#EndSARS: Inspector General orders investigation into allegation of extortion against Kwara police spokesperson December 7, 2017Nicholas Ibekwe

The Inspector General of Police has ordered an investigation into an allegation of extortion against the public relations officer of the Kwara State Police Command, Ajayi Okesanmi, PREMIUM TIMES can reveal. Mr. Okesanmi confirmed the investigation to PREMIUM TIMES when contacted on phone. “The IG has ordered for an investigation and I might not want

Bilyamin murder: Absence of killer’s mother stalls trial

Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC in a three count charge filed against a former Executive Director (Retail), Aso Savings and Loan Plc, Abuja and a dropped member of the Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC governing board, Maimuna Aliyu before an Abuja High Court had explained how the defendant diverted

SHAC seminar: Dogara, Bruce, Others to speak on terrorism and human rights

Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and Senator Ben Bruce have been nominated to join other international speakers and stakeholders in continuation of efforts to curb activities and impact of terrorism in Nigeria in a seminar put together by a civil society organisation: Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC). The seminar tagged, “Global War Against