Tag: Military

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Bernard DayoAugust 1, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: #BBNaija star and rape survivor BamBam is proving we can overcome rape stigma

Big Brother Naija alum and actress Bamike Olawunmi aka BamBam was the latest celebrity guest on NdaniTV’s 37 Questions, and ...

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Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

The Big 5: We are not planning to overthrow Buhari – Military; US suspends drop box visa applications in Nigeria | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Air Force, ground troops neutralize 12 bandits, rescue 15 kidnapped ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 8, 2019

When is the Nigerian military going to be called to order?

While it is expected that the military should have purged itself of anti-democratic behavior, the Nigerian Army continues to perpetrate ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 3, 2018

The disappearance of General Alkali in the Jos pond and the dearth of humanity

Jos, the capital of Plateau, North Central Nigeria is in the news again, and it is all for the wrong ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 1, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International indicts the federal government and the Nigerian military of complicity in the Fulani Herdsmen attacks

International human rights body Amnesty International on Monday, January 29, 2018 released a detailed statement on the ongoing violence by ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2017

Military redeploys Defence spokesman, 398 other senior Army Officers in major shake-up

Due to a major shake-up in the Military, the Director of Defence Information, Defence Headquarters, Maj-Gen. John Enenche and 398 ...

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AzeezDecember 7, 2017

How I jailed people for corruption while in the military – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he put many individuals behind bars for corruption while he was military head of ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2017

Robert Mugabe refuses to resign after talks with military

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military generals. The talks in Harare confirmed ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2017

Military has not stopped admission of female cadets into any programme – Defence HQ

The Defence Headquarters has dismissed reports that Nigerian military has stopped the admission of female cadets into its regular combatant ...

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EditorSeptember 25, 2017

Insiders: Nnamdi Kanu should be arrested for violating his bail conditions

Insiders have expressed varying opinions about the federal government’s approach to the agitation of the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2017

Operation Crocodile Smile will tackle Badoo, cultism, others – Army

The Nigerian Army Wednesday, said the Badoo group, cultism are some of the reasons Operation Crocodile Smile II would take ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 14, 2017

The Late 5: ‘Troops withdraw from Abia’; LAUTECH calls of months-long strike; and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: The Nigerian Army has agreed to withdraw its ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

The Late 5: Goodbye to recession, Trump dumps DACA, and other top stories

Hello, Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: Nigeria is officially out of recession, as ...

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EditorSeptember 2, 2017

“The military should not treat Nigeria like a conquered territory” | Insiders speak on planned social media monitoring

Insiders are against the proposed monitoring of the social media by the military for hate speech. Some of them are ...

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AzeezAugust 31, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: We don’t have power to arrest people for hate speeches – Military | Police forced my client to plead guilty, he is innocent – Kidnapper Evans’ lawyer | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. I didn’t purchase cars for ex-Edo deputy speaker for personal use – ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2017

Military feeding Buhari with wrong information on Boko Haram – Rep

Member of the House of Representatives, Adamu Kamale on Monday said the military was giving wrong information to President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Falana carpets military’s plans to arrest hate speech offenders

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Human right lawyer, Femi Falana has declared as unlawful the plan by the military to ...

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RoqeebahAugust 28, 2017

“We have our strategic media centres that monitor the social media” | Top 10 quotes from last week

“The quit notices are designed to escalate tension in the country and promote disaffection among citizens. Clearly, the issuers of ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Stop military from monitoring Nigerians on social media | SERAP tells Buhari

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the plan to monitor Nigerians on social ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2017

Military not empowered to arrest hate speech offenders – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said it is unlawful for the military to arrest perpetrators of hate speech in ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2017

Opinion: What does the Military do to our loved ones?

by Nimi Princewill A while back, a close friend of mine and neighbour, decided to pursue his dream of joining ...

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AzeezAugust 22, 2017

Buhari presides over meeting with military chiefs, IG

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over a meeting of the National Security Council. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, ...

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AzeezAugust 12, 2017

Our relationship with Nigeria still intact despite raid – UN

The United Nations’ relations with Nigeria remains intact, despite an unauthorised raid by Nigerian troops at a UN base on ...

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AzeezAugust 11, 2017

Why there has been no coup in Nigeria since 1999 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said there has been no coup in Nigeria because he retired some top military officer ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Nigerian military raid UN office in Borno

Security forces including military men have reportedly raided the United Nations (UN) Head Office along Pompomari Bye-Pass road in Maiduguri, ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

Trump likely to face criticism from the military after attack on Senator Blumenthal

The latest recipient of backlash from the White House is Senator Richard Blumenthal. Trump tweeted from his working vacation in ...

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EditorAugust 5, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 5th of August

Follow the links to the stories on YNaija: “It’s obvious Buhari might have suffered stroke from chemotherapy” | Mixed reactions ...

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EzinneAugust 5, 2017

The Thread: This is how the Military successfully ruined Nigeria

Demola Olarewaju is reminiscing on the past and its impact on the present and future. Specifically, he’s taken us down ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Osinbajo charges military to embrace technology in the fight against insurgency

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has advised the military elite to embrace hi-tech methods in the fight against Boko Haram. Osinbajo ...

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ItunuoluwaAugust 3, 2017

Trump frustrated by war in Afghanistan, suggests U.S. military commander be fired

President Trump’s doubt about the Afghanistan war has led to delays in strategy and a suggestion that the U.S. military ...

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