Reports of 350 military personnel quitting is Boko Haram propaganda – CFAF

A group dedicated to fact-checking security issues in Nigeria, Central Force Against Fakenews (CFAF) has dismissed reports alleging that 350 personnel are leaving the Nigerian Armed Forces.  According to CFAF’s President, Aminu Bisku, the group, with the aid of modern tools on information fact checks, has been able to establish that the report was sponsored by terrorist organisations operating in the Northeast to weaken Nigerian troops who in the last three months put them under intense heat. CFAF added that the logic behind the information cannot even stand the slightest scrutiny as…

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Boko Haram, International NGOs and the threat to Nigeria’s security

Nigeria’s Boko Haram/ISWAP crisis is in three instalments. On one side, there is the obvious menace of the terrorist group. Those who aid and abate their criminal activities are another. International non-governmental organizations (NGOs) complete the deadly triangle.  For nearly a dozen years, Boko Haram perpetrated violence across the North-East, aiming to rid the country of any form of “Western influence.” In the first six years, the terror strews across the country. The Federal Capital Territory received overdose with a deadly car bomb attack on the United Nations building in…

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THE DEVIOUS PLOT BY THE ENEMIES OF THE BENIN NATION AGAINST OUR WORTHY BENIN AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINAIRE, CAPTAIN DR. HOSA OKUNBO JP.

The attention of the OSE GHEDO FORUM WORLDWIDE  has been drawn to the mischievously packaged orchesra , aimed at tarnishing the towering personage and image of our nonpareil philanthropist cum industrialist, a great worthy son of the Benin Nation, Captaiin Dr. Hosa Okunbo JP. under the pretext of an unfounded and satanic political assumption of not playing ball and so their planned protest to the palace of the Oba of Benin to hoodwink him is untenable and  against his fundamental human rights and not in accordance with the laws of…

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Nigeria’s Service Chiefs and a nation devoid of history

 By Isaac Ikpa  It astounds infinitely to listen to even learned and experienced Nigerians insistently argue that the solution to resurgent insecurity in Nigeria resides in the sacking of Service Chiefs. And they back it up with very infantile and laughable reasons. The promoters of such faulty campaigns claim the Service Chiefs have overstayed their service years or have outlived their usefulness and most irritatingly, they say, the continued stay of the incumbent Service Chiefs have stalled career prospects for younger officers in the Military. It betrays the influenced motivations…

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CSO Supports Henrich Akomolafe Initiative Project In Ekiti

A Civil Society Group known as Association For Global Youth Emancipators (AGYE) has backed Henrich Bankole Akomolafe’s push to uplift his people from the shackles of poverty, educational empowerment with his initiative aimed at supporting youths, elderly and children. AKomolafe who is a businessman and tech entrepreneur, known as the Cofounder and Managing of a business conglomerate servicing the elevator engineering industry, real estate, fitness & wellness sectors in Nigeria that earned him a spot on Forbes list in 2019 as one of the young successful entrepreneur amongst other achievements…

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila should institute special honours for Service Chiefs to boost morale, pro- democracy group to National Assembly

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has called on the National Assembly leadership to initiate the process of recognizing the Service Chiefs and other well-deserving members of the Armed Forces in the fight against insurgency. NDF said it arrived at this conclusion after extensive consultation with stakeholders in the critical security sector. According to the group, this singular act would serve as a morale booster to the Service Chiefs who have displayed “patriotism, commitment and dedication to the cause of our fatherland”. In a statement signed by Secretary-General, Dr. AbdulKadir Bolaji,…

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Fake activists, promoters of Boko Haram should die by hanging, group tells NASS

The Citizens Against Fake Activists (CAFA) has called on the National Assembly to amend the nation’s anti-terror legislation to dish out stiffer penalties, such as death by hanging to fake activists and others who aid and abet terrorism. CAFA said it came to this conclusion after thoroughly evaluating the ongoing war against terrorism in the north-east and other security breaches across the country. In a statement signed by its Director, Media and Strategy, Joseph Audu, on Thursday, CAFA said these individuals and groups are currently sabotaging the efforts of the…

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Former Senate President, Ebute writes Buratai, Nigerian Army troops on their gallantry on insurgency war

… urges COAS to double tempo of successes to free Nigeria from killers Third Republic Senate President, Ameh Ebute, on Tuesday, penned a touching letter to Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. T.Y Buratai and the Nigerian Army troops, saluting their gallantry and bravery in the war against insurgency.  In the letter dated July 7th, titled ‘Letter of Gratitude and Garlands to an Outstanding Leader Hero and War Hero’, Senator Ebute said the nation is super proud of the COAS’ stewardship and devotion.  Acknowledging the remarkable progress recorded in the…

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Gen. Buratai and his vision of human rights friendly Army

By Philip Agbese The Nigerian Army has traversed the historical path very gloriously. I have always known it as famous for professional exploits in Nigeria and abroad during peace keeping operations in parts of the world. The United Nations (UN) has severally decorated participating Nigerian soldiers in its Peace Keeping Operations with various revered medals for outstanding performances at different times. I have no doubt that it is the zenith of earned recognition of professional competence. All over the globe, the performance of the Nigerian Army endears them to people’s…

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Boko Haram: Nigerians in Diaspora pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Service Chiefs …. say some Nigerians are making conclusions without proper analysis of security issues facing the country Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) United States Chapter have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari and his Service Chiefs for their handling of the insecurity situaton in the county.  According to the group, the Nigerian military has effectively managed the security breaches confronting the nation, thwarting the intent of detractors.   In a statement signed by its President, Cosmos…

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