Nigerian Military Eliminates 30 Terrorists in Bwari Area of FCT – Defence Hqtrs

“Troops of 7 Guards Battalion and 167 Special Force Battalion in conjunction with the air component of Operation WHIRL PUNCH conducted a clearance patrol around Bwari general area between 24 – 26 July 2022. Troops successfully clear Kawu and Ido villages. Consequently, about 30 terrorists were neutralized and their enclave and hide out destroyed. Ground troops also recovered 6 x motorcycles, 2 x AK47 rifles, 1 x fully loaded LMG magazine amongst others during mob up.” General Onyeuko said. The Defence headquarters said that the hierarchy of the Armed Forces…

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Asari Dokubo Captures Notorious ESN Commander [SEE PHOTOS]

A former leader of the the Movement for the Emnacipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Asari Dokubo has captured a notorious commander of the Eastern Security Network, ESN. Dokubo, in a statement on his facebook profile(Cibi Dabo) on Wednesday, mocked the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its ESN arm, announcing that he had captured one of their commanders and he was in his custody ‘talking like a parrot.’ Readers will recall that Dokubo has been in a running battle with IPOB and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu over their activities…

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FG Tightens Security Around Abuja Over Intel On Planned Invasion By Terrorists, Deploys Troops

The Nigerian Army has deployed more troops around communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja as well as placed its men on red alert to contain a terrorist attack on the FCT. Some of the villages and area councils located along the Abuja/Lokoja expressway namely Abaji, Kwali and Gwagwalada Area Councils are being fortified as well as Bwari, Zuba and areas close to the Kaduna Road. Also, soldiers on condone and search operations have been dispatched to Giri close to the University of Abuja. They have also mounted security checkpoints…

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Police in gun duel with cultists in Ilorin, one killed, three injured

One person has been killed and three others injured in a duel between police operatives and gunmen suspected to be cultists in Kwara State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Saturday in Ilorin. He explained that the faceoff occurred in Ilorin, adding that the police killed one of the suspects and injured two other members of the gang. A policeman, however, sustained an injury during the clash. More to follow…

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Unknown Gunmen raid Thisday Office in Abuja, threaten to shoot Staff

Unidentified Gunmen reportedly stormed the Thisday Newspaper Abuja office in Utako on Thursday, January 27, and threatened to kill staff. Eyewitness reports reveal that the gunmen gained access to the building through the fence around 3 a.m. According to the newspaper: “Although the mission of the armed men, who arrived the premises at about 3.am Thursday has yet to be ascertained, the company’s private security men, who were on duty, said that as soon as the gunmen pushed their way into the office of the newspaper they started maltreating the…

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Rattawu NTA Headquarters Confers Award of Excellence on Usman Jahun, CG Vigilante Group of Nigeria

The NTA Headquarters chapter of the Radio, Television and Art Workers Union (RATTAWU), Abuja, recently presented an Award of Excellence to the Commander-in-Chief of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN), Osman Muhammad Jahun PhD. The award was presented by the Director General of Nigeria Television Corporation (NTA) Asabe Akmodi to the recipient. In his statements, Director General (General Directorate) NTA Yacoub bin Muhammad congratulated the CG VGN for his hard work in combating the security challenges affecting Nigeria due to the good work he is doing. “That is why today,…

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The North and The Rest of Us -by Moji Danisa

In the north are Taraba, Kebbi, Kaduna Adamawa, Borno and others with whole Christian communities. As a matter of fact, it is estimated that 40% of the north is Christian. A 2010 Google report  placed Christian population in the north at 49.3%. Muslim was 48.8 percent and 1.9 formed others. Also in the north are several tribes. Hausa and Fulani are just two of them. Hausa to the northerner is pidgin English to the southerner.Admittedly, not every northerner voted for Buhari. The Kano INEC commissioner and his family perished in…

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NSCDC CG Faces Threat Over Stance Against Corruption

 Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, Commandant-General,  Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps By Isiaka Mustapha, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Effort by Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, Commandant-General,  Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps to halt corrupt practices within the para military agency has certainly incurred the wrath of some NSCDC contractors who have resorted to threatening his life via phone calls, text messages and voice recorded messages. The embittered contractors are hell bent in sustaining the old order of ‘’business as usual’’ which had triggered negative impact, especially on the finances and efficient administration of…

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71-yr Old Man Owed Millions By UBA, Dies Without Being Paid 38yrs After

In the UK and other parts or the world, the elderly enjoy their retirement in peace. They are paid all their benefits and worked into the country’s social security programmes. Unfortunately, in Nigeria, the case is so different. Old people are left to die in poverty with their pensions withheld for years or their had earned money impounded and confiscated for one reason or the bother. The case or Innocent Anyaka who deposited funds with the United Bank for Africa, in his heydays, UBA brings tears to the eyes of…

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NBC orders TV, radio stations to stop naming victims, reporting ‘details’ of terrorist attacks

NBC DG, Balarabe Ilelah The National Broadcasting Commission has ordered television and radio stations in Nigeria not to divulge “details” of the activities of bandits, terrorists and kidnappers in their reports. The regulator specifically directed radio and television stations not to “glamourise the nefarious activities of insurgents” during their daily Newspaper Reviews. As an unwritten custom, broadcast stations in Nigeria review Newspaper headlines daily before their breakfast shows. But the NBC, in a letter dated July 7, 2021, issued to television and radio stations, stressed the need for “caution” by…

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