Couple Appreciates PMB, Govs, Others For Overwhelming Support

By Ebriku John Friday Following a successful wedding ceremony held in Sokoto, Sokoto State, at the weekend, Saturday, August 8, 2020, the newly wedded couple, Alhaji Abubakar Musa and Zainab Shehu Fodio, yesterday, expressed appreciation for the overwhelming support by President Muhammadu Buhari and other top dignitaries. The appreciation which was contained in a statement signed by the couple also appreciated the huge attendance of people from all works of life who were part of their joy. It will be recalled that a Federal Government delegation led by the Hon. Attorney…

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Court Grants Orders Restraining Edo Govt, Officers From Further Defaming Capt. Hosa Okunbo

…Business mogul seeks N4b in damages An Abuja High Court, presided over by Justice Suleiman Belgore, has granted orders of injunction restraining the Edo State Government and its officers from making further defamatory publications about business mogul, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo (popularly known as Capt. Hosa).The defendants to the suit are the Honourable Attorney General of Edo State sued as the 1st defendant, and Crusoe Osagie joined as the 2nd defendant.Crusoe Osagie, as the Special Adviser, Media and Communication Strategy, Edo State Government, signed the defamatory publications in question.A statement…

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Ndigbo have no choice than to support Buhari govt, Nigerian Army – South East group

The South East Support Groups (SESG), a sociopolitical group, has called on all Ndigbo sons and daughters to support the President Muhammadu-led government and the Nigerian Army. The group said the President Buhari administration is passionately pro-Igbo in words and actions, thus deserves the support of all Igbo people. SESG said the president has demonstrated his love for the region by appointing Ndigbo sons and daughters into prominent federal positions. Speaking through its National President, Emmanuel Ojukwu, at a press conference in Abuja, he also hailed the Nigerian Army, under…

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Al- Qaeda Scare: Nigerian Army’s Operation positive identification as the antidote

By Kennedy Nwaboshi The recent scare of the infiltration of Nigeria by elements of the terror network Al-Qaeda calls for concern from critical stakeholders in Nigeria. I am convinced that this is indeed not the time to play to the gallery in the task of preserving the territorial integrity of the country. I recall some months ago when the Nigerian Army introduced Operation Positive Identification to combat the threats of criminal insurgency, terrorism, armed banditry, kidnapping, herdsmen-farmers clashes, cultism, and communal crises in the country, some mischief makers questioned the…

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Nigerian Army as agent of development

By Hyacinth Ogbu Worldwide, the Army traditionally plays the role of securing the sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations. Excitingly, in Nigeria, the Army has gone a notch higher by establishing its imprimatur as a strong agent of development through the provision of awful and charming infrastructural facilities and social amenities to various communities in the country which play host to them. Never in the recent history of Nigeria has the country been troubled by multifaceted insecurities than what it is experiencing at the moment. To say, civil security has…

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