‘Three soldiers injured’ as Boko Haram attacks military base in Yobe Boko Haram insurgents, on Saturday, attacked a military base in Katarko village, Gujba LGA of Yobe state. Sources told TheCable the insurgents drove into Katarko village in about 10 gun trucks and attacked the military formation.
As the security agency continues to do its best under the Buhari-led administration to fight and combat corruption, banditry, terrorism, and the likes, a recent publication by The Economist of the United Kingdom (UK) on Saturday condemned the Buhari-led administration. According to reports, the publication describes the Buhari-led administration as incompetent when dealing with banditry, corruption, and terrorism, tarnishing the heart of Africa.
Barely a few hours ago, a certain claim about the Nigerian Army by a newspaper in the United Kingdom had brought a series of attention where the federal government of Nigeria had publicly expressed the inappropriateness of such a report. Photo Credit: Vanguard News (Chief Of Army Staff)
The unlawful activities of the Boko Haram terrorists in most states of the northeastern part of the country have become a serious concern. These Boko Haram insurgents have caused serious mayhem and havoc to residents of the northeast in their quest to conquer the region. Though the gallant approach of men of the Nigerian Army has restricted the Boko Haram insurgents from going beyond the region.
At least many fighters of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have been killed by gallant troops of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri. Several weapons were recovered from the eliminated fighters of the deadly terror group by troops of the Nigerian Army while gun trucks belonging to the ISWAP group were destroyed.
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.
It is no longer news that the secessionist group has said its members and residents of the South-East region will embark on another sit-at-home for six days except the Nigerian government unconditionally releases its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, before November 4. The outlawed group stated that the sit-at-home exercise will commence from November 5 till 10.
Today's Headlines: 2 Pupils Kidnap In Ondo; Army Hits Back At The Economist Over 'Mighty On Paper' Tag
Gunmen Kidnap 2 School Pupils In Akure Two little girls of nursery and kindergarten classes have been kidnapped in their mother’s car in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The pupils were kidnapped inside their mother’s ash coloured Toyota Camry at Leo area, Akure.
SECURITY: The Police And Army Troops Need To Work With Vigilante Groups In The Fight Against Banditry
Photo Used For Illustrative Purpose The security situation of Nigeria has called for serious concern, especially in recent times that the rate of crime is increasing in geometric progression. Officers of the Nigerian Army, Police, NSCDC, and other security seem to be overwhelmed, hence the need to partner with the local vigilantes arose.
The Leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has finally been brought to court to face trial. Kanu was brought to the Federal High Court Abuja amid heavy security presence in and around the venue where the trial will take place. According to a report by The Punch, the heavy security is made up of men of the Nigeria Police, men of the Nigerian Army and men of the Department Of State Services (DSS).
Today 24/10/2021 between the hours of 1130hrs to 1315hrs, based on credible intelligence, a combine teams of Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Army and vigilante group carried out sting operations in KADOJI village, Jibia, camp of a notorious bandit, one Bala Wuta. Consequently, after a fierce gun duel, the bandit and his cohorts were dislodged by the galant security forces.
There is a tight security at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, October 21, 2021, ahead of the trial of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra. Operatives of the Department of State Security, officers of the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Police Force were seen around the court environment on Thursday morning.
Nigerians can remember how the EndSARS protest started and moved on peacefully as youths demand for an end to police brutality and reform of the police force. The major demand was for the disbandment of the notorious police unit called the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) due to harassment, extortion, brutality and extrajudicial killings of innocent Nigerians by the operatives of the unit.
Some gunmen who are suspected militants of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday engaged some Nigerian Army troops around the palace of Eze Aro in the Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. The incident occurred on Thursday, when several youths were claimed to have invaded the streets in celebration of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu's appearance before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Photos have emerged showing the houses inaugurated recently by Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Faruk Yahaya, for Nigerian soldiers in Sokoto state. The COAS spoke at the event covered by TVC News. The welfare of Nigerian soldiers is a top priority in the country, and it is handled as such.
A strong commander and leader of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), has been killed by the men of Nigerian soldiers. The dreaded terrorists leader, Malam Bako, succeeded Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf. This was disclosed on Thursday, October 21, by the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno.
A Rejoinder To The Wild Claims By The Economist Magazine The Nigerian Army has been notified of a recent article published in the online version of the "Economist", a London based magazine, titled “Insurgency, Secessionism and Banditry Threaten Nigeria” which was ostensibly crafted to denigrate, demonize and destabilize the Nigerian Government.
Nigerian Army Is Widely Acclaimed And Respected — Army Finally Reacts To The Economist's Publication
The Nigerian Army has responded to the recent publication by The Economist which stated that the current government is incompetent and has failed to curb corruption, and that the Nigerian Army is powerful on paper. The Nigerian Army however reacted to the claims made by the London based magazine, saying that the publication was “ostensibly crafted to denigrate, demonize and destabilize the Nigerian Government.”
The Nigerian Army fired back yesterday after the compelling London based magazine, The Economist, claimed a breakdown of Insecurity and state authority in Nigeria has permitted "criminal gangs to run wild". The Economist, in a piece, titled, 'Insurgence, secessionism and banditry compromise Nigeria:, claims that gang of kidnappers are terrorising the north-west.
Security agents from the Nigerian Police Force, the Department of State Service DSS, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Nigerian Army, blocked all roads leading to the high court premises that Nnamdi Kanu the leader of IPOB, will take a plea against the charges filed against him by the federal government.