Many people have wondered about the purpose of the stick in the hands of the Service Chiefs when they visited Borno Yesterday, precisely Maiduguri, with the Honorably Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi and the Chief of Defence Staff(CDS), General Lucky Irabor, on an assessment visit.
On Sunday, the Minister of Defence, retired Brig.Gen. Bashir Magashi, led the Chief of Defence Staff, Service Chiefs on assessment visit to Operation Lafia Dole.The honorable minister on arrival at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maimalari Cantonment, the Theatre Commander of OPLD, Major Gen. Farouq Yahaya, lauded him for his sustained commitment to the operation.
As the federal government set to recruit more soldiers to fight the war against insurgents and bandits, the question some Nigerians are asking: Is it more soldiers we need or more arms?According to @Signal, the minister of defence Magashi Bashir disclosed that federal government's move to recruit more soldiers is part of government's strategy to meet up manpower shortage in the military.
US Orders Embassy Staff To Leave Chad As Rebels Near Capital The US has ordered the departure of non-essential staff from its embassy in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, due to fear of armed violence.Unrest in the West African country had escalated as rebel fighters approached the capital city on Sunday.
It is really a bad reputation that Nigeria as a sovereign state hasn't been able to prove the slogan "Giant of Africa", it must be noted that several sectors haven't been attended to by President Muhammadu Buhari and his cabinet. Millions of Nigerians aren't happy with this current situation most especially the killing, kidnapping and destruction of houses and farms by bandits, terrorists and unknown gunmen. Although orders have been given, we expect a sudden reaction by the security operatives who ought to
Following the phenomenimal hosting of the new president of Niger Republic; Mohamed Bazoum, at the Nigerian presidential Villa and by the president; Muhammadu Buhari.President Buhari vowed to do everything humanely possible to safeguard the neighborhoring country who shares border with Nigeria.Muhammadu Buhari, promised to secure Niger and Nigeria from insurgency and terrorist attacks from the notorious Boko Haram group, which has been terrorising both nations for years leaving countless casualties ranging from death to destruction of properties, among several other effect.
Following his private medical trip to the United Kingdom (UK), President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly returned to Nigeria.The President’s return to the country today comes two weeks after he reportedly travelled abroad to see his personal doctor.After series of protests in Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK), Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country.
Langtang is a town in southern part of plateau state identified as " home of Generals " .Langtang North and South local government area stand out as the only communities with the highest number of retired military Generals in Nigeria .Officers from this community are often refered to as " Langtang Mafia " in the active days of military era , categories of officers in this group includes some of most influential army generals Nigeria has ever produced .
The Nigeria Chief of Defence Staff has reminded soldiers of the order given by president Muhammad Buhari as concerning anyone seen with AK 47. General Lucky Irabor says proliferation of illegal arms is a threat to Nigeria and thereby charged soldiers to carryout the order by shooting at anyone they see carrying AK 47. It will be recalled that president Muhammad Buhari gave the order few weeks before leaving the country to United kingdom for medical check-up. General Lucky said that the only institutions that
Many Nigeria citizen will be wondering on the reason why news creators loves posting and talking about Mr. President whenever he did something new. The main reason why is that, the president is the head of state and Primary leader of a corporation. Not to be confused with CEO, which is a related but separate position that is sometimes held by a different person. Due to my own perspective, the president of a state is meant to be celebrated everyday, because the post and the state they are heading is not easy.
After Spending 15 days in UK And Returning Today, Here's What Buhari Has To Say To Nigerians (Video)
President Muhammadu Buhari who left Nigeria for London on a medical trip 15 days ago is back.He arrived the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport at 4:45pm and was welcomed by different reputable public figures in Nigeria.The newly appointed IGP, the minister of defence, the chief of staff to the President, National security adviser and many others were there to welcome him on his arrival.
Rather Than 'Not Be Afraid of Bullets' There is A better Way To Boost The Morale of Our Troops -Sani
The Nation Nigeria reported that the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi has on Sunday charged Nigerian soldier to remained strong fighting against Boko Haram terrorists.Adding that they should not be afraid of bullets.Magshi said the main things that the troops to have in minds is that they are fighting insurgents to secure the nation.
The Late General Sani Abacha is a great leader that can't be easily forgotten in this Country, this great man have occupied different positions in Nigeria, General Sani Abacha was appointed as Chief of Defence Staff from 1990 to 1993, and also the Chief of Army Staff in the year 1985 - 1990, indeed this man is a great hero in Nigeria.
Some hours ago, the Executive Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umara Zulum led senators representing Borno State at the national assembly, to visit the Chief of Army Staff and the Chief of Defence Staff in Abuja.The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, and the Chief of Army Staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru recently receives the visit of the Governor and the Senators.
Cadets from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) who are on a holiday has assaulted so many people after they blocked one of the major highways in the state.The army cadets forced the youths to 'frog jump' after flogging them.There is no law in Nigeria that allows such conduct.
The political analysts, Dr Abass Adetunji has described the Adminstration of former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as one of the balanced in Nigeria Abass Adetunji posted it on his personal Facebook page said and i qoute " General Olusegun Obasanjo(1999-2007) ran the most balanced administration in Nigeria in the
There is a lot of reactions from civilians concerning what the Defense Minister uttered, his statement was found to be advising the troops who are fighting the Boko Haram terrorists group not to fear any bullets fired from the insurgents rifles.Most especially in the Northeast of this country, which has turned to be the abode of the insurgency and most place of their operation should be secured.
General Lucky Irabor, Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, says the military will go on the offensive against kidnappers, bandits, cultists, and other criminals operating in Nigeria, particularly in Anambra.
1) Nnamdi Kanu Advise s Igbo Youths.Recently, the Leader of IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu pleaded with Igbo youths to desist from being recruited into the newly established Southeast security outfit, Ebubeagu.Recall that the five Southeastern Governors recently launched a security outfit (Ebubeagu) meant to support the existing security agencies in combatting crimes in the region.
Some cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy were captured publicly assaulting civilians in Gombe state.The cadets numbering about five in number forcefully commanded tricycle drivers to 'frog jump' as they flog them on the major highway of Gombe state.