Archive for: army

Perry Brimah: Who massacred the Fulanis in Nasarawa?

Perry Brimah: Who massacred the Fulanis in Nasarawa?

by Perry Brimah If indeed these military dressed attackers who this time attacked a Fulani village are the same routinely alleged ‘Fulani herdsmen,’ their attack of their own village raises...

 

Opinion: Nigeria’s rebased GDP and the army of pessimists

Opinion: Nigeria’s rebased GDP and the army of pessimists

by Azuka Onwuka Pessimists can continue seeing doom and gloom about Nigeria. “But as for me and my household,” we see hope! It seems there is a new club in Nigeria: National Association...

 

Opinion: To succeed against Boko Haram, we must plan for a long war (Part 1)

Opinion: To succeed against Boko Haram, we must plan for a long war (Part 1)

by Muktar Usman-Janguza This emerging stalemate whereby the army and the civilian JTF control the regional capitals while BH dominates the peripheries cannot be allowed to concretise. Because,...

 

Troops capture Boko Haram armoury, recover arms, foreign currency – DHQ

Troops capture Boko Haram armoury, recover arms, foreign currency – DHQ

File photo by Akan Ido The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Saturday in Abuja said that troops, operating in the North-East, have captured a massive armoury with arms and ammunition belonging to...

 

Ogaga Ifowodo: The unending military seige on Delta State

Ogaga Ifowodo: The unending military seige on Delta State

by Ogaga Ifowodo Checkpoints are an extreme policing device suitable only for a town under military occupation. They are to be used sparingly and only for a specific and immediate goal, then...

 

Opinion: When government security personnel decide to go gaga

Opinion: When government security personnel decide to go gaga

by Dolapo Aina Like the Italian and South American drug and crime gang leaders you watch in crime movies and read about in fiction and non-fiction books, the man turned back and ordered “come...

 

Opinion: Is the APC pursuing an Islamic agenda for 2015?

Opinion: Is the APC pursuing an Islamic agenda for 2015?

by Yekinni Shakiru When did an Oyegun, an Ngige, a Fayemi, an Oyinlola, a Boni Haruna, an Okorocha and all others too numerous to mention here embrace the ‘Islamic agenda’? And what is this...

 

Massive shake-up in Army, GOCs, Brigade Commanders, others moved + annual leave suspended

  In a massive shake-up on Friday, the Nigeria Army deployed its key senior officers including General Officers Commanding (GOCs), Corps Commanders and other senior officers. The GOCs affected...

 

Suspected Islamists attack Borno barracks again

Suspected Islamists attack Borno barracks again

by Akintomiwa Agbaje File photo A large  number of terrorist gunmen have again stormed a military parastatal located in the northeast Nigeria. This comes right after a barracks was attacked...

 

Mubi attack: Army kills 12 escaping gunmen in shoot-out

Mubi attack: Army kills 12 escaping gunmen in shoot-out

  File photo : Gunmen Yola – Lt.-Col. Beyidi Martins, the Commanding Officer of the Special Battalion enforcing the state of emergency in Mubi, Adamawa, said soldiers killed 12 gunmen...