Nobody is Planning Coup- Army Warns Mischief Makers

Nigerian Army has distanced itself from this weighty allegation of coup plotting, saying that the speculation is a dangerous distraction to military effort in fighting insurgency and other criminal elements in the country.

Customs Arrests Notorious Job Scammer

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has arrested one of most notorious fraudsters involve in online advertising scams on non-existing vacancies in government agencies.   The suspected...

MNJTF Launches Operation to Flush out Terrorists in Region

The firepower of Op LAFIYA DOLE (Crackdown)  has caused massive movement of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) escaping from SAMBISA FOREST towards Northern Borno state...

Nigerian Navy Disclaims Payment Of Money By Candidates In The Ongoing...

The attention of the Nigerian Navy has been drawn to reports (not media report) which suggest that syndicates purportedly operating in the name of...

Nigerian Navy Raids Ogbe – Ijoh Community Destroys Illegal Refinery

The Nigerian Navy has not rested on its oars. More pipeline vandals have been arrested, Nigerian Navy also have recovered suspected pirates vessel four...

NAF Provides New Facilities in Kano, Rivers

1. The Nigerian Air Force, as part of its renewed commitment to enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency, is constructing new facilities and renovating existing...

Troops Arrest Terrorists Ameer, Mechanic in Yobe State

 Thursday 17th June 2016, troops of Sector 5, 27 Task Force Brigade, 3 Division, in conjunction Civilian JTF from Maiduguri arrested a suspected Boko...

Dasuki Sets for Supreme Court Over Denial of Freedom After Bails

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki (rtd) is fully set to storm the Supreme Court to press for his freedom denied him by the federal government after three different High Courts in Abuja had admitted him to bail in the criminal charges filed against him by the government.

Civilian JTF Gallantly Tackles Terrorists as More Boko Haram Surrender

Some elements of Boko Haram terrorists on 6 motorcycles yesterday attacked Kutuva village in which they killed 4 persons and abducted 4 women from...

Troops Repel Terrorists Attacks at Pulka

Troops of 121 Task Force Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade, yesterday Sunday 13th June 2016, successfully repelled an attack on their location by suspected...

NAF Denies Report of Pending Retirement of AVMs, Commodores

Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has denied media report on pending retirement of airforce officers over Arm Scandal

Immigration Officers Directed to Clear Backlog of Passport within 24hrs

Following complaints and agitations from passport applicants concerning service delivery at our Passport offices, the Comptroller-General of Immigration Muhammad Babandede on the 13th June,...

Clarification: Only 38 Army Officers Compulsorily Retired

Army clarifies that only 38 officers were compulsorily retired: 9 Major Generals, 10 Brigadier Generals, 7 Colonels, 11 Lieutenant Colonels and a Major.

NIS Deploys Technology for Immigration Services

Nigeria Immigration Service is deploying cutting edge technology to reduce bureaucratic bottle necks in this age of global competitiveness in service delivery.

Troops Kill 10 Boko Haram Terrorists Alonge Gamboru Ngala

Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Task Force Brigade on Friday 10th June 2016,  based on information received that  Boko Haram terrorists elements earlier dislodged ...

Nigerian Army Retires Senior Officers for Partisanship and Corruption

Nigerian Army has retired some Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels, Lieutenant Colonels and a Major for political partisanship and corruption.

Col Inusa: Army Commends Police Over Arrests of Killers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai on behalf of the families of late Colonel Samaila Inusa, officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army wishes to thank the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase for tracking and arresting the kidnappers and murderers of the late Colonel Samaila Inusa of the Nigerian Army and smashing the deadly kidnapping and armed robbery syndicate. The Chief of Army Stsff specifically wishes to thank the Inspector General of Police's Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Kaduna State Command Special Investigation Bureau (SIB) operatives for their dedication to duty and professionalism that led to the arrest of the criminals that abducted and killed the late senior officer in Kaduna metropolis, Kaduna State on 27th March this year. This unprecedented feat is a clear manifestation of the excellent cooperation existing between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police which had flourished over time in joint operations to secure the lives and properties of Nigerians.

Military Improves Procurement Process

Authorities of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) are set to improve the military equipment procurement procedures that had hitherto caused failures and poor accountability in the acquisition of heavy military weapons and platforms. In a procurement seminar organized by the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, the authorities hope to totally overhaul and realign their hardware acquisition processes and make them completely transparent in accordance with the present administration’s policy thrust. Declaring the seminar open, the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin said that the AFN will always remain a representative example of moral correctness in the management of public funds. He said that the outcome of the seminar would go a long way to serve as a veritable tool for assessing the hardware needs of the military and their procurement capacities while harmonizing them with the earlier proposed guidelines of the ministry of defence which is the supervising ministry of the armed forces. Themed, ‘Capability Management of the Armed Forces of Nigeria through an Integrated Procurement System’, the Chief of Defence Staff said the seminar would ensure that the operational requirements of the military would always be assessed with what the end users need. “The theme derives its focus from global best practices where urgent operational requirements are matched with needs assessed from end users”, he said.

Police Smash Kaduna Notrorious Killer Gang

Following discreet, sustained and painstaking intelligence, the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Kaduna State Command SIB operatives, smashed a deadly killer gang and arrested 4 suspects in connection with the kidnapping and subsequent murder of an army officer, Col. Samaila Yunusa, in Kaduna on 27th March, 2016. Sequel to the kidnapping and killing of the officer, the IGP IRT deployed the Technical and Human Intelligence assets of the Force which led to the arrest of a Prison Warder named Abdullahi Adamu, who is a close associate of one of the prime suspects who was using the Tecno mobile phone stolen from the slain Colonel. Further investigation led to the arrest of two (2) of the prime suspects, namely: Ibrahim Kabiru ‘m’, 23, (aka uztaz) and Ebele Precious ‘m’, 41 (aka pastor), while the gang leader Emeka Okeke Cyprain ‘m’, 44, and one other member of the syndicate, Chijioke Ugwuanyi, ‘m’, 42 (aka CJ) were later arrested. Items recovered by the Police from this notorious gang, which specialised in car snatching and truck hijacking in the State and selling same to unsuspecting members of the public, include one AK 47 rifle, two magnum pistols, one Nissan Pathfinder Jeep and documents of six (6) houses located in Anambra State of which Emeka Okeke Cyprian confessed were proceeds of his previous criminal activities. While commending the IGP IRT and operatives of the Kaduna State SIB detectives for their commitment, diligence and professionalism which led to the breakthrough and subsequent recovery of the weapons and a stolen Jeep, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc, enjoined the citizens to continue to support the Police with relevant information.

ECOWAS Court Fines Nigeria $3.3mn over Extra Judicial Kilings

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) court has imposed a fine of $3.3mn on Nigeria over the extra-judicial killing of eight citizens in the Apo District of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The regional court, ordered the country to pay a compensatory damage of $200,000 to each of the family of its Nigerian citizens killed and $150,000 to each of the injured by a combined team of soldiers and operatives of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) during a raid of an uncompleted building the Apo Area of Abuja. The eight Nigerians killed when the security personnel opened fire on them were later found to be commercial motorcycle (Okada) riders who were taking refuge in the uncompleted building as a result of skyrocketing cost of house rent in the capital city. Those killed are Nura Abdullahi , Ashiru Musa, Abdullahi Manmman, Buhari Ibrahim, Suleiman Ibrahim, Ahmadu Musa, Nasir Adamu and Musa Yobe. Eleven others sustained various degrees of injuries from the bullets of the soldiers and DSS operatives. They are Muttaka Abubakar, Sani Abdulrahman, Nuhu Ibrahim, Ibrahim Mohammed, Ibrahim Aliyu and Yahaya Bello. The rest are Abubakar Auwal, Yusuf Abubakar, Ibrahim Bala, Murtala Salihu and Sanni Usman who were reported to have escaped death by the whiskers. A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), The Incorporated Trustees of Fiscal and Civil Right Enlightment Foundation had on behalf of the deceased dragged Nigeria, the Army and Department of State Security Services before regional court to challenge the legality of the killing of the 8 commercial motorcyclists and the injury of others who were armless when the security men invaded their apartment.

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