1 Major Reason Why Nigerian Military Cannot Use The Newly Acquired Tucano Jet To fight Armed Bandits
Photo Credit: Punch A couple of days ago, the military community in Nigeria felt a sense of relief after the country took delivery of the final batch of the 12-A-29 Super Tucano Fighter Jet from the United States. It completed a total of twelve jets that was ordered by Nigeria to improve the country’s military hardware and boost the fight against terrorism in the North East.
These continuous killings in the southeast are becoming one too many. If something is not done drastically, it will snowball to total anarchy and a banana republic. It's a wake-up call for the leaders of the southeast to stand against those causing these killings. They should understand that southeast Nigeria is gradually becoming an assassin den.
Photo Credit: The Diplomat A few days ago, the Federal Government took delivery of four Super Tucano Fighter Jets from the United States. It was the last, in a batch of 12 fighter jets that have been acquired by the government to fight terrorism. But the United States has warned that the jets must only be used in the North to attack terrorists locations and that they must not be used against any group not designated as a terrorist organisation.
Adamu Garba. Former presidential candidate in the 2019, Adamu Garba, has taken to his Facebook page to react to the news that there are more Information Technology (IT) certified experts in the North East Nigeria when it is compared to any other region in the country.
Today's Headlines: NAF Jet Mistakenly Bombs Civilians In North-East Community; LP Rep Defects To APC
Nigerian Air Force Jet Mistakenly Bombs Civilians In Another North-East Community A fighter jet operated by the Nigerian Air Force has mistakenly dropped a bomb on a Nigerian community in the Lake Chad region. Photo Credit: Sahara reporters Twenty people said to be fishermen reportedly lost their lives during the incident.
The executive governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has expressed his delight at how the notorious terrorists in the North-East region of Nigeria, who have also been destroying lives and properties in Borno State are now surrendering. Governor Zulum disclosed that the terrorists, Boko Haram, are not surrounding in thousands to the Nigeria Army, the Department of State Service, and the Police force combating the insurgents in the state.
Many people have started to believe the old proverb that says we should look for a dark goat when it is still day, that night will come when you will not be able to see in the dark. When the issue of the unknown gunmen attacks started in the South East, many people were seen hailing the unknown gunmen since they felt that they were for them.
The northeastern region of the country has become a serious source of security concerns due to the unlawful and heinous activities of Boko Haram insurgents. These insurgents have caused serious mayhem on residents of most states in the northeastern region of the country. Most residents of the region now leave in IDP camps due to fear and anxiety caused by the attacks of the insurgents.
It is nothing new any longer that the federal Military troops have been clamping down on the bandits who have been on rampage in the North-West states in the past years. However, as the military bombardments of the criminal elements in their forest hideouts, especially in Zamfara, continue, the survuving ones among the outlaws have been running from one state to the other in search of safe Havens.
Series of negative news has filled the air lately about the activities of bandits in the North West, and the North East parts of the country concerning how these criminals instead of experiencing a weakness in the rate of their attacks due to the intervention of the Nigerian military are rather growing stronger and destroying every good thing within their path.
Today's Headlines: Tension As Unknown Gunmen Attack Again; Troops Eliminate Terrorists In North East
Tension As Unknown Gunmen Attack Again The police in Ebonyi State confirmed yesterday that unknown gunmen attacked the Effium Police Station in the state's Ohaukwu Local Government Area. Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigerian The attack, which began around midnight on Sunday, killed one mobile police officer and completely destroyed the station.
North East Should Produce Next President -Dogo. A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stalwart in Bauchi State, Mallam Bibi Dogo, has said that the North-East geopolitical zone should, in the interest of fairness, justice, unity and brotherhood, be allowed to produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023.
For the past few months, we have witnessed a lot of agitation and argumentation between the southern and northern people of Nigeria over the zoning of the presidency and many other issues. However, according to the news that we gathered today, a PDP Stalwart in Bauchi State, Mallam Bibi Dogo, made a statement about the best zones that should produce a President in 2023, which is a little different from what has already been sparking reactions.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), through its North East zonal office led by the Zonal coordinator Wagami Lydia Madu has commenced routine monthly distribution of food items for Internally Displaced Person's (IDPs) in camps, host communities and liberated communities in Borno State.
According to the vanguard, it was reported that Lai Mohammed, who is the Minister of Information and Culture, had praised President Muhammadu Buhari for steering the country in the right direction. Lai Mohammed said that despite the huge challenges inherited by the current administration, the president has returned the economy to the path of sustainable growth.
The Executive Governor of Adamawa State Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has said that the election of a president from the North East will bring and to the insecurity and banditry being experienced in different parts of the country. According to Punch News Fintiri who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof. Maxwell Gidado disclosed this at the 2021 North East Star Magazine award where he was honored as governor of the year.
According to a report reaching us from Daily Post, some repentant Boko Haram terrorists have expressed regrets for all the attacks they were part of, and all the people they've killed in the North East. Illustrative photo. This was revealed during a media tour to one of the holding and screening facilities for the surrendered terrorists in Borno on Tuesday.
Some repentant Boko Haram militants in the North East have expressed regret for taking up guns against the state, murdering fellow residents, and destroying property. On Tuesday, they informed the media during a visit to one of the holding and screening centers for surrendered militants in Borno.
Photo Credit: Google President From North-East Will End Insurgency-Fintiri Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said electing a President from the North East will bring an end to the insurgency being witnessed in parts of the country. Fintiri, who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof. Maxwell Gidado, disclosed this at 2021 North East Star Magazine awards, where he was honoured as the Governor of the Year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that, his administration is winning in its fight against terrorists and bandits in the country. According to him, thousands of Boko Haram insurgents in the North East zone had already surrendered to the Nigerian Armed Forces. He added that, in the last four months, the gallant men and women of the military and security agencies have made tremendous progress in addressing these new security challenges, by recruiting over 17,000 Army personnel across all ranks, to support the fight against bandits and insurgents in Nigeria.