Tag: General

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

Army blows hot, accuses online news platforms of ‘rubbishing reputation’ of COAS

The Nigerian Army has lambasted online news platforms for publishing false stories that unjustly accused the Chief of Army Staff, ...

Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

Names of Generals, Colonels kicked out of the Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army, on Saturday, revealed that it has sent some senior officials on compulsory retirement following findings that the ...

Dele BenjaminApril 19, 2016

General’s convoy ambushed by Boko Haram insurgents, soldier dies

The convoy of the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, was ambushed by ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2015

“Only a retired General would rule without ministers” | Prof. Nwabueze takes a swipe at Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticised for the delay in appointment of ministers into his cabinet. Leader of the Concerned ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 21, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: Now that Buhari is a changed man…

by Abimbola Adelakun  If the politics of self-naming and renaming by a leadership indexes how their government will be defined, ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 18, 2014

A retired General talks about the war in the North-East : This is how to win

by G.B.E Onwuneme The Nigerian Armed Forces, in particular, the Nigeria Army, have distinguished themselves right from Independence, in terms ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Army Mutiny: Soldiers refuse to fight Boko Haram in Borno [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Some soldiers stationed in Maiduguri have reportedly refused to take up arms against Islamist Boko Haram militants ...

December 19, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria needs a born again Obasanjo

by Wole Opesanmi Nigeria needed an Obasanjo, but not just any kind of Obasanjo. Nigeria needed a good Obasanjo. An ...

November 20, 2013

#AnambraElection: APGA’s Obiano thanks INEC for providing a level playing ground

The flag bearer of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Willie Obiano described the November 16, governorship election as a sign ...

November 19, 2013

Sad news: Golden Eaglets player, Friday Njengo, is dead (PICTURED)

A former Golden Eaglets’ defender, Friday Njengo, who has been in intensive care at the National Hospital, Abuja, for more than nine ...

September 24, 2013

2 more squatters die from injuries after deadly raid in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two more casualties have been recorded following the recent shooting of squatters taking shelter at the uncompleted ...

June 20, 2013

Wole Soyinka: The village mourners association

 by Wole Soyinka As a teacher, I lament your failure to use the opportunity of the passing of a revered ...

OluwapelumiMay 17, 2012

Segun Dada: General Buhari spoke my mind

  by Segun Dada “Except there is justice in the conduct of the elections, blood will flow because there will ...

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