Military reason Nigeria yet to breakup – Major Gen John Enenche

The New Director of Information, Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche has affirmed that the Nigerian military was the reason the country is still in existence. Gen. Enenche noted that other nations who faced similar problems like Nigeria had since disintegrated, “but all thanks to the military authority for its relentless efforts to keep the…

Court Dismisses Former Taraba State Governor’s No-Case Submission

Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State, has been ordered by a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, to begin his defence on March 8, 2017 after Justice Adebukola Banjoko, on February 14, 2017 dismissed his application for a “no-case” submission. Nyame, who is standing trial for a 41-count charge of criminal misappropriation…

DHQ Gives Support To Presidential Committee On North East (PCNI)

Rabe Abubakar, Abuja: The Nigerian Armed Forces have reassured the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI), of its unflinching support and collaboration in line with the Committee’s action plan of ensuring a coordinated framework for lasting peace and stability in the North East. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin made…

2017 budget: Defence, three others get highest allocation

Nigeria’s Defence ministries is one of the four sectors that got the highest current allocation of a total of N465.87 billion in the 2017 budget before the National Assembly for consideration. This was made on Monday by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udoma. A breakdown he released showed that the Ministry…

News Summary 19/12/2016 Challenges Of Climate Change And Many More

CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE  CHANGE Meanwhile victims of fire disaster in Jigawa state say, war against indiscriminate  use of fire can assist the nation’s economic revival. They stated this while speaking with Habibu Hussain on their experience and how to avoid fire disasters as the dry season sets in. KADUNA: MINISTER OF DEFENCE AT NAF POP…

2017 BUDGET: Buhari allocates lion’s share to Works, Transport, Defence

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, presented the 2017 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. The President also cashed in on the presentation of the budget to unveil his economic recovery plan to lawmakers. He said as part of plans to get the country out of recession, the Federal Government decided to…

DHQ to Partner NSE in Setting Up Research and Development Agency

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has sought the assistance of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in its plan to set up a Research and Development Agency for the Military. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) made this request Wednesday when the leadership of the NSE paid him a courtesy visit at the DHQ, Abuja. The…

Coalition warns FG against negotiating with Boko Haram

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has advised the Federal Government not to negotiate with the Boko Haram. The group stated this during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of Information on Thursday. The protesters led by the Secretary General of CATE,…

Group warns FG against negotiating with B’Haram

A socio-political organisation, Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, on Thursday in Abuja called on the Federal Government to shun any form of negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The organisation also commended the military for wiping out the Boko Haram sect from the North-East. “Any attempt to negotiate with terror groups in the country will…

Do not Negotiate with Boko Haram Terrorists – Nigerians Protest

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has called on the Federal Government to shun any for of negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The group, during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of information yesterday advised the government not to allow any…

Shun negotiation with Boko Haram, group tells FG

Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has called on the Federal Government to shun any negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The group, during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence yesterday in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of information advised the government not to allow any group or sect to hold the nation to ransom through unreasonable demands. Led by Comrade Daniel Obaje, Secretary General of CATE, the…

Don’t negotiate with Boko Haram, coalition tells FG

Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, CATE, yesterday called on the federal government to shun any form of negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The group, during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of Information yesterday, advised the government not to allow any group…