An army raid on illegal oil bunkerers at Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo on Friday has left many residents homeless as over 70 houses were razed and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Some victims described the military operation as unwarranted while lamenting the huge losses incurred in the raid.
Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, a Yoruba politician, is noted as the first Nigerian to import a bullet-proof car into the country. The car, a Mercedes Benz, was bought for 8,000 pounds and imported into Nigeria in 1964. Two years after he acquired the armoured car, he was assassinated.
Due to the upsurge of insecurity issues in the southeast region of Nigeria, the Nigerian army has launched a military operation in the region to curb the insecurity challenge militating against the peace and tranquillity in the region. As the Army has taken up the responsibility of restoring peace and order in the southeast region by launching an operation which they termed "golden dawn," there are certain things they should also consider while carrying out their operation in the region.
The Nigerian Army achievement in the northeastern region of the country speak for itself. The allegations of incompetency by the United Kingdom newspaper known as The Economist may be regarded as misleading. Weeks before the publication of the allegations, Nigerian Defence Headquarters announced the death of Albarnawi, who happened to be a notorious factional leader of the terrorist organisation.
picture.credit.alamystock.com A few days ago, the military in Imo paraded through the streets of Owerri, showcasing their military strength. This gesture caused the residents to scamper for safety. After this, the Army command issued a statement pleading with the people to go about their normal, lawful business, saying that they had not come for them, but for the unknown gunmen, kidnappers, and bandits.
Today's Headlines: Give Igbos A Chance, We'll Unite Nigeria- Umahi; Army Kills Three Unknown Gunmen.
Give Igbos A Chance, We'll Unite Nigeria- Umahi. The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has said the Igbo should be given a chance at leadership in 2023 as the South-East wants to work for the peace and unity of Nigeria. Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters
Recall how the outlawed group has stated that there will be no election on November 6th, according to several reports surfacing in the media. The secessionist group has vowed to disrupt the election in whatever way they can. This has made the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba's made a decision to deploy 34,587 police officers, three helicopters to ensure the safety of people and properties during the Anambra 2021 gubernatorial election.
As news of the conflict between the Army and the villagers in Umuokwe Aboshi, Izombe, Oguta LGA of Imo state continues to circulate, an eyewitness who spoke to our correspondent said that more than ten Hilux vans filled with soldiers were deployed to Izombe community to kill villagers and burn their houses.
Detailed revelations of the 16 Nigerian Army Generals who were eased out of service by the military authorities have emerged. According to a report by Vanguard Newspaper, sixteen Army generals comprising of nine Major Generals and seven Brigadier Generals were sacked by the Nigerian Army in 2016. Photo credit: Vanguard
The federal government has been trying to end the activities of bandits in northern Nigeria which have affected the lives of many people in the region. Photo credit: Vanguard The activities of bandits have affected vulnerable people, traditional rulers, and the security formations have also been attacked by the bandits.
Nnamdi Kanu pleads ‘not guilty’ to seven-count charge of terrorism Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been re-arraigned at a federal high court in Abuja on terrorism charges. The federal government recently amended the charges against him raising them to seven counts as against the five counts he was previously answering to, bordering on treasonable felony and terrorism.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on Friday confirmed that Nollywood Actor, Chiwetalu Agu, has been arrested by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). The AGN President, Emeka Rollas stated that the actor was rearrested by DSS Officers immediately he was released by the Nigerian Army.
Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu is a retired Army officer and Nigerian politician who served twice as Foreign Minister of Nigeria and as a Senator in the National Assembly delegation from Abia State Ike Sanda Nwachukwu, was one of the Igbo general that fought on the side of Nigeria during the civil war
The federal government of Nigeria has continued to fight Boko Haram terrorists and bandits that have made life difficult for many Nigerians. Photo credit: Vanguard The federal government has never rested on its efforts to see that the activities of Boko Haram and bandits are brought to an end in the country.
The Nigerian Army in a reaction to reports that it is constructing Ruga Settlement for herdsmen at Igbo-Etiti community of Udi Local Government Area, Enugu State, described the reports as untrue and false. A statement issued by Major Abubakar Abdullahi, acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, indicates that the report emanated from an outlawed online radio station.
The Nigerian Army this morning released a statement, revealing how Nigerian troops neutralised three unknown gunmen in a shootout. According to a statement that was released by the Army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, he made it known that troops of Sector 5 of Exercise Golden Dawn deployed in Anambra State have neutralised three unknown gunmen who recently attacked a police checkpoint along Okija-Onitsha Expressway.
The Nigerian Army has officially called for calm following loud explosion that rocked some parts of the Calabar on Friday revealing according to them that it’s a routine demolition exercise. According to the statement signed by Assistant Army Public Relations Officer, 13Brigade ,Cpt Oluwatope Aluko disclosed that the Nigerian Army explosive ordnance disposal team was slated for 14th of October to 17th 2021.
Photo Credit: Google Army Confirms Death Of ISWAP Leader Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) jihadist group, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, is dead, Nigeria’s top military commander said on Thursday. ISWAP has not given any confirmation of al-Barnawi’s death and Nigeria’s army has claimed before to have killed jihadist commanders only for them to reappear.
The gun was purchased not too long ago. The President had been planning to visit his hometown, so the gun was needed to back his aircraft up. This controversial weapon was taken away from an Army unit after they had a drastic collision with bandits. The government knows the essence of the gun.
A terrible explosion occurred at Eburutu Barrack in Calabar, the capital of Cross River State with some buildings surrounding the barracks shattered and causing possible terror attack. It happened around 2:30pm on Friday. Some residents said the explosions started on Thursday, the explosions shook buildings, breaking windows and ceilings of houses at Golf View Estate.