Coalition hails Buhari, military on fight against insecurity

Following an extensive appraisal of the security situation across the 19 northern states, the Coalition of Northern Patriots (CNP) has said President Muhammadu and the Nigerian military have successfully quelled the threats posed by criminal elements.  According to the coalition, the feat was particularly impressive considering the concerted effort by some interest groups to undermine troops’ progress.  The CNP…

Lekki shooting: Activists chide CNN over ‘unprofessional, biased documentary’

The Coalition Against Fake News (CAFN) has lashed out at Cable News Network (CNN) over its report on the Lekki shooting in Lagos state. According to the CAFN, the American television channel was unprofessional and biased with its reportage that alleged that troops of the Nigerian Army used live bullets during the EndSARS protests. Comrade Finba Edmond,…

Breaking: Pandemonium as Soldiers open fire on #EndSARS protesters, 1 feared dead, many injured

Soldiers manning Lekki toll gate area in Lagos state reportedly fired heavy gunshots at #EndSARS protesters Monday evening. The troops who were part of those deployed for Operation Crocodile Smile allegedly shot several times at the protesters who sat down peacefully. An eyewitness who spoke to Blueprint said one person was seen lying dead on…

Military: Our operations across theatres yielding desired results

The military has expressed satisfaction with ongoing operations across theatres in the country, urging troops to sustain the momentum. Specifically, it noted that the successes were a product of renewed public confidence in the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Major General John Enenche, who made the disclosure during an operational briefing…

Zulum convoy attack: Lead calls for Boko Haram to surrender, group tells Borno elders

The Patriotic Elders Council (PEC) has charged fellow elders from the North-east to lead the call for Boko Haram terrorists to surrender.  In a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Simon Shango, and made available to newsmen on Monday, the PEC challenged leaders and stakeholders from the region to rise up against the terrorists.  The PEC’s…

13 terrorists, 23 women, children surrender to troops in Borno

Thirteen suspected Boko Haram terrorists alongside six women and 17 children from Kodila village have surrendered to troops of 151 Task Force Battalion at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. The suspects who surrendered on 26 September are currently undergoing profiling and investigation. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), who…