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Military Gender Advocate of the Year Highlights ‘Crucial Gender Dimensions’ in Darfur

Military Gender Advocate of the Year Highlights ‘Crucial Gender Dimensions’ in Darfur

The UN chief on Monday, commended an award-winning Kenyan peacekeeper for her gender-mainstreaming work while serving in the restive Darfur region of Sudan. Secretary-General António Guterres lauded 32-year-old Military Gender Advisor Steplyne Nyaboga who served in the recently completed UN-African Hybrid Union Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), for the excellence of her work, for which she […]

Military Recovers Five of 39 Students Abducted in Kaduna

Military Recovers Five of 39 Students Abducted in Kaduna

Five of the 39 abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna have been recovered. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Kaduna. Aruwan said the five students were recovered by the military in the afternoon and were taken […]

Churches and Military Cited Among School Land Grabbers In Kenya

Churches and Military Cited Among School Land Grabbers In Kenya

Interesting and strange cases were bound to arise when a team began going round the country investigating the registration status of land occupied by public schools. LONG-DRAWN-OUT From rows over boundaries of the nursery, primary and secondary school sections of a school in Embu to another in the city whose field has been encroached on […]

U.S. Supreme Court To Mull Time Limits On Military Rape Claims

U.S. Supreme Court To Mull Time Limits On Military Rape Claims

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred in an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration of a lower court ruling that overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force captain. The justices will hear the administration’s bid to reinstate the […]

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 […]

Israel Strikes Iranian Military Targets In Syria

Israel Strikes Iranian Military Targets In Syria

The Israeli military said its jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria early Monday, an announcement that was a rare departure from Israel’s years-long policy of ambiguity regarding activities in neighboring war-torn Syria. The military said the targets included munition storage facilities, an intelligence site and a military training camp. The strikes […]

Helicopter Crash Leaves 18 Dead In Ethiopia

Helicopter Crash Leaves 18 Dead In Ethiopia

18 people, (15 military & 3 civilians) were killed when a military helicopter crashed. The helicopter was flying from Dire Dawa to Bishoftu. It crashed near Lumee Ejereetti wereda in east shewa zone, Addisu Arega Kitessa (via @addisu_arega) said. Addisu didn’t mention the cause of the accident. The helicopter belonged to the Ethiopian Air Force and the 15 […]

Killer Herdsmen Are Sponsored, Says Military

Killer Herdsmen Are Sponsored, Says Military

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, said on Thursday that the fresh rounds of killings in Benue State were being sponsored. It added that the military would, however, soon apprehend both the killer herdsmen and their sponsors. The Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. John Agim, stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents on Thursday, […]

Police Arrest Herdsman With Military Rifle

Police Arrest Herdsman With Military Rifle

As peace gradually returns to Daffo rural communities in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, the state’s Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a herdsman with a military AK 47 rifle. Mr Terna Tyopev, the command spokesman, who confirmed the arrest on Sunday in Jos, gave the rifle’s number as HC2614. He said that the […]

Vacate Lagos Bridges In 48 hours, LASG, Military Tell Truck Drivers

Vacate Lagos Bridges In 48 hours, LASG, Military Tell Truck Drivers

The Lagos State Government and the Nigerian military has issued a 48-hours ultimatum to all truck drivers to vacate the bridges in the metropolis or face sanction. It said that the continuous parking of trucks on bridges was a national disaster in the waiting if not stopped. This was the resolution reached at a one-day […]

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