Insecurity: Army reshuffles leadership, appoints new commanders

The Nigerian Army has on Friday, announced a reshuffling of its leadership by appointing new General Commanders, Corp Commanders, Commandants of training institutions, Brigade Commanders, and Commanding Officers amongst others. According to a statement by the Defence Headquarters, signed by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, approved the posting and appointment of some senior officers in order to tackle the spate of security breaches rocking the country. The PUNCH reports that suspected terrorists had yesterday attacked a military checkpoint at…

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Buhari to deliver lecture on security in Liberia

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on Tuesday depart Abuja for Monrovia, Liberia to, among other things, deliver an address bordering on West Africa’s security, free and fair elections and respect for rule of law.” He will also join other African leaders as Liberia marks a Special Independence anniversary, commemorating 175 years of self-rule; making it the oldest independent post-colonial African State. The Presidency disclosed these in an explainer statement signed late Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘The…

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It’s time for “Ndi Anambra” to wake up

A rat does not eat what belongs to a person fully awake! It seems though some strange rats have entered Anambra state and have been eating from their revered fabrics unabated. Below is a wise write-up from a concern “onye Anambra”…. NDI ANAMBRA TETA NU N’ULA (Anambra people, wake up from slumber)  With the recent happenings in our dear State Anambra (killings, burning down of State owned assets and the recent threat by these faceless criminals to attack 9 more local governments) one can’t help but ask these questions; 1.…

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Police, military rescue nine abducted herders in Anambra, recover stolen cows

Police in Anambra State, on Monday, said they have rescued nine of the 10 abducted members of the Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). The South-east Chairman of MACBAN, Gidado Siddiki, had raised an alarm that 10 of their members were abducted by gunmen in Obene Community, Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state on Saturday. The gunmen, who also stole over 300 cows, had demanded N4 million ransom and a gun from the families of the victims. But, the police spokesperson in the state, Tochukwu Ikenga, said nine of the abducted herders have…

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Nigerian States And Their Security Threat Level By PR24

Adamawa, Borno, Yobe Ranked Nigeria’s Most Dangerous States •14 states classified as high-risk destinations Three states in the North-east, the epicentre of insurgency in Nigeria, Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, have been ranked as the most dangerous states in the country to travel to. Fourteen others made it to the high-risk group, according to a new travel advisory compiled by a private security company, PR24, a copy of which THISDAY obtained yesterday. The 14 states, which emerged on the high-risk list in the report last updated on May 19, 2021, are: Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Delta,…

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Insecurity: Resign Now – Archbishop Chukwuma To Buhari

The Archbishop of Enugu ecclesiastical province, Anglican communion, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma on Wednesday asked the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to leave the Government. Archbishop Chukwuma, at a press briefing to mark his 31st Episcopal ordination, said Buhari Government should step aside if it cannot pull the country out of the present security quagmire. He said Nigerians had lost total confidence in Buhari’s administration and for that he should consider stepping aside to avoid pushing the country into a coup situation. Lamenting the endless security challenges and killings across…

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