Nigerian Army Reacts to Vicious Attack on Task Force Battalion in Metele by Boko Haram

PRESS RELEASE ON THE ATTACK ON 157 TASK FORCE BATTALION DEFENSIVE LOCATION AT METELE IN GUZAMALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BORNO STATE 1. The attention of the NA has been drawn to several social media, print, electronic and online publications about the recent attack on 157 Task Force Battalion at Metele. Whilst it is true that there was an attack on the location on 18 November 2018, it has however, become necessary to correct several misinformation being circulated with regards to this unfortunate event. 2. It is important for the…

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Oby Ezekwesili Dares Buhari to Debate

Presidential hopeful, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has called for a televised presidential debate with President Muhammadu Buhari and other party flag bearers participating in the lead up to the February 2019 elections. Ezekwesili, who is running on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, said it is imperative that all candidates vying for the nation’s highest political position take part in debates to present their plans and policy thrust to the people. She went on to call on all Nigerians to say no to debates by proxy, adding that those who…

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Any Cleric Who Does Not Support Buhari Is Not a Man of God – Wada

A group of clerics who recently visited President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that any man of God not in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid is not called by God. The group which called for a 40-day fast and prayer for the President to actualise his second term aspiration is called, the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP). Their prayer and fasting started on Wednesday, 10th October, 2018. The chairman, organising secretary for the 40-day prayer session, Abubakar Wada, made this known on Thursday, the second day…

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NSCDC BOSS READS RIOT ACT TO COMMANDANTS

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has urged Commandants across State Commands to continue to uphold the dignity and integrity of the Corps. He made the statement while addressing the Commandants and Zonal Commanders from zone A and F comprising of the South-West State Commands at the National Headquarters, Abuja on the need to effectively discharge their duties as enshrined in Acts setting up the organization. In his riot act, following reports from some quarters on the activities of the state commands…

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Breaking News: Atiku Abubakar Clinches PDP Presidential Ticket..How they Voted

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has won the People’s Democratic Party, PDP’s presidential Primaries held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Abubakar beat other top candidates as Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano State, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Former Senate President David Mark, and many others. This is how the delegates voted: Jonah Jang: 19 Dati Ahmed:5 David Mark:35 Kabir Turaki:65 Sule Lamido:96 Bafarawa:48 Dankwabo:111 Ahmed Makarfi:74 Alhaji Kwakwanso:158 Bukola Saraki:317 Aminu Tambuwal:693 Atiku Abubakar: 1,532 Void votes: 68 Atiku Abubakar is getting his first shot at the…

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About 50 security operatives killed by herdsmen in Benue -Gov Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has disclosed that about 50 security operatives have been killed in the state since January 2018 by Fulani herdsmen. Among those killed, according to the governor, were operatives of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Police. Ortom revealed this on Friday at Chihichan, Mbakume in Gwer-East Local Government Area of the state during the burial of David Upuu, elder brother to the Permanent Secretary, Benue State Bureau of Internal Affairs, Boniface Nyaakor. He said: “From January to August 2018, close…

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BEWARE OF EMPLOYMENT RACKETEERS -NSCDC Warns

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu is warning members of the public to be cautious of the activities of fraudsters who are posing as employer of labour hence fraudulently deceiving members of the public especially jobs seekers with non existing vacancies under the guide of replacement into various services and most worrisome the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps. The NSCDC boss warned that, the social media is full of obnoxious adverts on job placement announcements of the 2018 Nigerian Security and Civil…

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ARMY KILLS 16 TERRORISTS, RECOVER WEAPONS IN BORNO

The Nigerian Army says it has killed 16 Boko Haram insurgents in Mairari village in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno state. Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement on Sunday, July 29, 2018, said the terrorists were killed in an encounter with troops deployed in the Forward Operational Base (FOB) along Mairari at about 6.50 pm on Friday 27 July 2018. Nwachukwu said that the troops also recovered two gun trucks abandoned by the insurgents during the encounter. “The insurgents in…

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NSCDC Boss meets with CEOs Of Security Companies

– Honoured with Excellence Award The Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, on Wednesday, July 18, held a meeting with Chief Executive Officers of various security companies in Nigeria. The meeting took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city with all members of the Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria (ALPSPN) and other security bodies in attendance. Gana, who was appointed NSCDC CG July 17, 2015, by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, became the first Commandant General…

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