Gen. Buratai And Why The Awards Still Keep Coming

By David Longpet Henchman of the counter-insurgency operations in Nigeria and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai is a household name in Nigeria. Any time his identity is echoed, it reverberates with an uncommon fondness of millions of his fans. He strikes the psyche of people in different ways. To the average Nigerian soldier, he is the best and ideal leader or boss they have ever had in recent time. He has a charming and infectious aura. He is simple, humble, amiable and hardworking. Gen.…

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MTI : Celebrating a trailblazer and his footprints 

By David Onmeje When the reelection campaign train of President Muhammadu Buhari berthed in Lokoja, capital of Kogi, the confluence state, the President made a silent, but striking promise. He told the very jubilant Kogites that if the ambition of a second mandate to lead Nigeria scales through the electoral hurdle, the abandoned and lifeless Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill in the state will bounce back to full animation. God Himself sealed President Buhari’s reelection in 2019 unquestionably Of course, development experts have always hinged Nigeria’s stunted status on the absolute…

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Boko Haram: Nigerians will soon have cause to celebrate the Army again- Archbishop Julius Ediwe

The Archbishop of the South-South Pentecostal Churches in Nigeria, Archbishop Julius Ediwe has stated that Nigerians would have a cause to celebrate the efforts of the Nigerian Army in the fight against terrorism in the country in no distant time. The clergy, who is known for his many predictions on the state of affairs in Nigerian as regards the Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgency, stated this in an interview with journalists recently. In the interview, he emphasized the fact that there has been a strategic alliance against Nigeria by neighboring francophone countries,…

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WORLD BANK SCORES CROSS RIVER HIGH ON IMPROVEMENT OF POVERTY INDEX

Cross River State Ministry of International Development earlier on Friday attended the Special Funds Management and Implementation review meeting for the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) to foster development in the State. The Cross River State Commissioner for International Development, Dr Inyang Asibong, who was the only Commissioner invited to the meeting consequent upon the State’s track record of being the leading State in implementation in South-South, Nigeria, opined that the CSDP is a Community Driven Development (CDD) program focused on building and rebuilding social and natural resource infrastructure…

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