Tag: armed forces

RoqeebahJune 24, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Even if it’s the last thing you read, you mustn’t miss this speech by Osinbajo

Like you, we often find it impossible to explain what it is exactly about Professor Osinbajo that makes him seem so ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

Armed Forces will remain totally loyal to Buhari – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters has said the coup warning issued by Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai was only to caution ...

ToluDecember 27, 2016

Opinion: Thank a soldier today

by Hadiza Abdullahi     Recently, I noticed top politicians wearing the Armed Forces emblem with the Remembrance Day a ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Opinion: The violence of Nigeria’s Armed Forces, explained

by Fu’ad Lawal Park there! Inner light!” This is not meditation. This is a Nigerian checkpoint scenario. I asked 10 ...

Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Is like the Nigerian army don’t want to respect themselves

Plenty of bad news have emerged from reporters and storytellers focused relentlessly on the tragedy of the north – famine, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 8, 2016

Abacha’s coup speech… after Shagari was overthrown and Buhari installed (Full Text)

Today marks the 18th year of the death of General Sani Abacha, former Nigerian military Head of State. Abacha was ...

Janeth JMarch 26, 2016

Buhari made a dangerous, unwise decision to join Islamic coalition – Onaiyekan

The Catholic Bishop of Abuja Diocese, John Onaiyekan, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to include Nigeria in the Saudi ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 22, 2016

’63 Boko Haram terrorists killed in 5 days’ – Army

The Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Hassan Umoru, at a media briefing in Maiduguri on Friday, January ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 17, 2016

Fayose to Buhari: ‘Don’t destroy Army, judiciary, INEC because you’re fighting corruption’

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose says President Muhammadu Buhari is effectively destroying the Armed Forces, judiciary and the Independent National ...

Janeth JJanuary 15, 2016

Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, others attend Armed Forces remembrance day celebration (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 24, 2015

‘We have won the war’ | Buhari declares victory over Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigerian Army has snuffed out the threat of the Boko Haram terrorist sect. While speaking ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 21, 2015

Buhari talks the talk on military arms procurement process

Speaking on Monday, at a meeting with the British Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, President Muhammadu Buhari said ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

‘Shiite leader, Zakzaky was shot ‘four times’ by the Army’

There was a clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) which spanned from Saturday ...

Janeth JSeptember 12, 2015

“Don’t behave like bullies” | Buhari warns Armed Forces

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s total commitment to the rule of law and warned that proven acts of human ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 14, 2015

‘Really, what’s your responsibility?’ || APC wants to know if GEJ is in control of the Armed Forces

by Kolapo Olapoju For claiming he had no inkling about the election postponement, the All Progressives Congress Campaign Organisation (APCPCO), ...

Isime EseneJanuary 20, 2015

Ife Adebayo: Remembering the gallant men of the Nigerian Armed Forces

by Ife Adebayo Oga Eskay’s last BlackBerry Messenger update a night before he was killed by Boko Haram was “selfless ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

“Our nation will not disintegrate after the elections” – David Mark declares

by James Sambo Senate President, David Mark has assured Nigerians that the nation will not disintegrate after the general election ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 25, 2014

Opinion: Boko Haram- Why a new approach is necessary

by Jibrin Ibrahim The last straw was the announcement yesterday by Abubakar Shekau that Gwoza has been incorporated into the ...

January 16, 2014

Why Jonathan sacked military service chiefs

by ‘Jola Sotubo The sack of Nigeria’s military heads was announced today by Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan’s adviser on ...

January 16, 2014

For the Record: Pres. Jonathan approves change in military high command (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan has relieved the country’s service chiefs of their appointments and named their replacements. The ...

January 16, 2014

Just In: Jonathan sacks military chiefs, appoints replacements (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo   President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the heads of Nigeria’s armed forces and appointed new ones. This ...

August 13, 2013

Opinion: The ‘sins’ of the Nigerian elite

by John Amoda He said the inequalities in Nigeria are such that “the wealthy live like prisoners—the rest of the ...

May 20, 2013

We’re winning: President Goodluck Jonathan says military operations already yielding results

by Rachel Ogbu The Presidency has announced that efforts of the Armed Forces in states under emergency rule have already ...

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