Troops kill 5 bandits’ in Katsina, Nasarawa

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE killed 5 bandits in Benue and Nasarawa states. The military in a statement issued yesterday by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, said the successes was achieved on 26 November 2020. He said the operations followed…

Troops kill scores of ISWAP fighters in Borno

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam In continuation of the sustained offensive against terrorist elements in the North East zone of the Country, The Nigerian military said its Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Doron Naira on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno…

Troops arrests 6 bandits collaborators, 300 cattle in Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI, between 23 and 25 November 2020, arrested 6 bandits’ collaborators and 300 cattle in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States. Speaking on Thursday, in Abuja, while giving update on the military operations in the country, Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence…

Military arrest 36 suspected cultists in Jos

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian military said its troops of operation SAFE HAVEN, between 19 and 23 November 2020, arrested 36 suspected cultists in Jos metropolis. Speaking on Thursday, in Abuja, while giving update on the military operations in the country, Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, said the…

Budget Defence Report: Reps give 48- hours ultimatum to Finance, Aviation, other C’ttees

…Asks defaulting agencies to subject themselves to budget defence •Honour slain newspaper vendor killed by Speaker’s security aide The House of Representatives yesterday directed the standing Committees on Finance, Aviation, Army, Science and Technology, Commerce, Solid Minerals, Health Services, Health Institutions, Works and Basic Education to submit their budget defence report to the Committee on…

Reps issue warning to MDAs over failed appearance

By Christiana Ekpa The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, PAC, on Tuesday issued last warning to the heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs of the Federal Government who have refused to appear before it over Non-Rendion of Audited Accounts to the Auditor General of the Federation for examination despite repeated invitations, saying…

Saraki heads PDP national reconciliation committee

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appointed former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki the Chairman of its National Reconciliation Committee, NRC. This was confirmed in a terse statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja. With his appointment, Dr Saraki, a two-term Governor of Kwara State, replaces the immediate past Governor…