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Aisha Buhari Calls For Eradication Of Gender Bias In The Military

Aisha Buhari Calls For  Eradication Of Gender Bias In The Military

Following the prevailing gender inequality in the military, wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, Thursday called for the eradication of gender bias in the armed forces. Mrs. Buhari, who spoke at the Defence Headquarters’ Maiden Annual Conference on Women, Peace and Security with the theme: ‘Gender Mainstreaming in the Armed Forces of Nigeria for […]

Nigeria: Military Says Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Wounded in Deadly Air Strike

Nigeria: Military Says Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Wounded in Deadly Air Strike

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday announced the death of three key commanders of the extremist Boko Haram sect. The army said the terrorists were killed on Friday in a major air strike on their location in the dreaded Sambisa Forest. The spokesperson for the Army, Sani Usman, said the leader of the terrorist group, Abubakar […]

Kidnappings: Police Deploy 510 Officers Along Abuja-Kaduna Road

Kidnappings: Police Deploy 510 Officers Along Abuja-Kaduna Road

In a bid to curtail the incessant kidnappings, armed robbery and other crimes perpetuated across the Abuja-Kaduna axis, the Nigeria Police Force, yesterday, deployed 510 mobile police officers, tasked with the responsibilities of stopping this carnage. Speaking at the flag-off of the operation, tagged “Operation Maximum Safety on Kaduna-Abuja Highway”, the Inspector General of Police, […]

Turkey To Shut Military Academies As It Targets Armed Forces For ‘Cleansing’

Turkey To Shut Military Academies As It Targets Armed Forces For ‘Cleansing’

Turkey will shut its military academies and put the armed forces under the command of the defence minister, Fikri Işık, president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Saturday in a move designed to bring the military under tighter government control after a failed coup. Isik told broadcaster NTV the shake-up in the military was not yet […]

We Wont Tolerate Any Excuse for Killings, Military Warns Herdsmen

We Wont Tolerate Any Excuse for Killings, Military Warns Herdsmen

In response to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to deal decisively with the rampaging Fulani herdsmen, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has vowed not to tolerate excuses from any armed group to unleash mayhem on innocent Nigerians. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, gave this warning yesterday in Abuja during a meeting […]

Troops Rescue 11, 595 Hostages From Boko Haram Den

Troops Rescue 11, 595 Hostages From Boko Haram Den

THE Nigerian Army said yesterday that no fewer than 11, 595 civilians held at various enclaves by Boko Haram had been rescued. This came as troops intensified efforts to clear and mop up all insurgent activities in the North East. The army said the rescue operations were carried out within the past six weeks, noting […]

Military Plans Joint Operations Against Herdsmen

Military Plans Joint Operations Against Herdsmen

Strong indications emerged on Thursday that the military high command in the country might come up with a joint operation involving the various security agencies against the menace of Fulani herdsmen in the country. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, told our correspondent on Thursday  that the expected operation would not be […]