We Can’t Stop Boko Haram In 20 Years ― Buratai

Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has punctured claim that the terror gang, Boko Haram, has been technically defeated. Answering questions from lawmakers who screened him along with other former Service Chiefs ahead of their confirmation as Non career ambassadors designates, the former Chief of Army Staff stunned the Senate Committee on […]

Troops Eliminate Boko Haram Threats in Damboa

Nigerian troops have eliminated five suspected Boko Haram members and got many more injured during a battle for Damboa in Borno State. A statement yesterday by the Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Benard Onyeuko claimed that: “Troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO a subsidiary Operation of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East continue […]

US special forces rescue abducted American in Nigeria, officials say

Operation believed to have killed several captors of Philip Walton, 27, taken captive on Tuesday in Niger US special forces rescued an American citizen in an operation on Saturday in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors, US officials said. Forces including US navy Seals rescued Philip Walton, 27, who was abducted […]

Buratai inaugurates special intervention projects in Osun

The projects included a hospital and bailey bridge at Asamu, Ola-Oluwa Local Government, Kuta, in Aiyedire Local Government, and River Osun on Kuta-Ikoyi-Ede Road. He commended governors within 2 Division’s area of responsibility for their support for units and formations under their domains, urging them to keep it up. The COAS also thanked the Ooni […]

Supreme Court Strikes out Suits against Virtual Hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out two suits by Lagos and Ekiti States challenging the validity and constitutionality of the Virtual Court Sittings procedure.A seven man panel presided over by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour struck out the suits after they were withdrawn by the plaintiffs.The first suit with number: SC/CV/260/2020 filed by the Attorney General […]

Trump approves cutting 9,500 troops in Germany

President Donald Trump has approved a plan to slash the US military presence in Germany by 9,500 troops, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said the move, which has sparked concerns in Berlin and in the NATO alliance, is to redeploy the troops and will “enhance Russian deterrence, strengthen NATO, (and) reassure […]

Maiden flight of first Super Tucano for Nigeria

The first of 12 Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC)-Embraer A-29 Super Tucano light-attack turboprops for Nigeria made its maiden flight at the Florida production facility on 17 April. With the successful first flight completed, the aircraft will now be fitted with its mission systems by SNC in Colorado ahead of final trials and the commencement of […]