SING Nigeria Commends President Buhari for Ordering Forensic Audit of NDDC from 2001-2019.

SING Nigeria has applauded the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari in ordering the forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001-2019. The Niger Delta Development Commission is a federal government agency established by former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in the year 2000 with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. SING Nigeria recalls that since its inception in 2000, NDDC has received at least N15 TRILLION in project funds, yet failed to achieve the Niger Delta Regional Development Masterplan to…

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Boko Haram: Group asks Senate to strip Ndume of Army Committee Chair over attempt to sow terror in the heart of citizens

Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has called on the Senate leadership to strip Senator Ali Ndume of his role as Chairman Committee on Army over his recent flawed remarks aimed to plant terror in the heart of Nigerians. The group said at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday that it is a “dangerous situation where a known terrorist supporter is now posturing as an expert in security matters”. In a statement signed by National Coordinator, Comrade Gabriel Onoja, CATE revealed that the Borno South lawmaker is exploiting this…

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Ali Ndume’s tactics on Boko Haram aimed at diverting attention from his contributions to insurgency – NDF

The National Democratic Front (NDF) believes Senator Ali Ndume’s latest strategy on Boko Haram is aimed at diverting the world’s attention from his dishonourable contribution to Boko Haram insurgency. The group made this known at a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja in reaction to the Borno South lawmaker’s assertion about the Nigerian Armed Forces. In a statement signed by Secretary General, Dr Bolaji Abdulkadir, the NDF reckoned it was time to address Senator Ndume’s inglorious role in the Boko Haram conundrum. According to the group, Mr Ndume, who was…

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Boko Haram: CSOs score Nigerian troops high after tour of liberated communities

Following a thorough tour of liberated communities in the North-East, the Coalition for Human Rights and Rights Monitoring Group has praised the Nigerian Army for restoring peace to the region. The group, consisting of 10 civil society organisations revealed in a press conference on Monday that it undertook a 10-day assessment to gather first-hand information on the state of affairs in the region. In a statement signed by President Gabriel Agidi, the Coalition reckoned that the country has made tremendous progress in the fight against terrorism. As part of it…

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Revealed: Troops uncover France-based NGO linked to Boko Haram, kill terrorists with ID card

A France-based non-governmental organisation, Première Urgence Internationale, working alongside Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists has been uncovered by Nigerian troops. With headquarters in Asnieres-sur-Seine on the suburbs of Paris, Première prides itself as an “international NGO which helps civilians who are marginalised or excluded as a result of natural disasters, war and economic collapse.” The self-acclaimed humanitarian group first gained access to Nigeria in 2016, setting up activities in various complementary domains in order to respond to the vulnerable populations’ needs in the north-east. However, a recent revelation by the gallant troops…

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Provide helicopters and Boko Haram remnants will be history, Army urges NASS

The remnants of Boko Haram terrorists and other forms of insurgency will be crushed in less than no time if the Nigerian Army is provided the necessary gadgets according to Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole. The military chief disclosed that lack of Army Aviation was responsible for its inability to defeat the insurgents. He made the revelation while receiving the National Assembly joint committee on Army in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday. Adeniyi said Boko Haram has never been a “formidable force” as they…

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We can defeat Boko Haram in 15 minutes – Army

The Nigerian Army has pointed out its major hindrance in defeating Boko Haram insurgents in the North East, boasting that it can defeat the insurgents in 15 minutes if they are provided the necessary logistics. Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole disclosed that lack of Army Aviation was responsible for its inability to defeat the insurgents. He made the disclosure while receiving the National Assembly joint committee on Army in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday. Adeniyi said Boko Haram has never been a “formidable force”…

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General Buratai: Many Generals In One

By Paul Smith “I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles, and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.” – Giuseppe Garibaldi The urge to serve one’s fatherland is innate and springs from an inner motivation to give all of what a leader embodies in life without reservation as expressed in the wit of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and henchman of the counter-insurgency operations, Gen. Tukur Yusufu…

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Global Amnesty special rapporteur commends Nigerian military’s effective coordination against Boko Haram

…..tasks FG, NGOs to resettle IDPs in liberated communities A special rapporteur from the Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) has hailed the Nigerian military for displaying effective coordination against Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East amidst conspiracy. The GAW came about this commendation after a systematic tour of selected communities in the once troubled region, including Chibok, Gwoza and Madagali – all supposed strongholds of the radical Islamic sect. In a situation report signed by Williams Cullen and delivered at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, the human rights group…

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Insurgency: Coalition writes Senate President, Speaker over allegations of fraud against INGOs operating in North-East

Following the recent spate of suspicious fraudulent activities involving international non-governmental organisations operating in the North-East, a coalition of civil rights group has written the National Assembly leadership to take prompt action. The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) and Centre for International and Strategic Studies (CISS) formed an alliance in a press conference on Tuesday to make the plea to the county’s legislative arm. In a letter jointly signed by Ibrahim Abubakar and Ifure Atifure for SHAC and CISS respectively and addressed to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, the group urged…

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