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DHQ Seeks More Support, As Troops Rescue 26 Kidnapped Victims

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Nigerian Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has called on the general public to continue to avail security forces with credible and timely information that will aid the armed forces and other security agencies’ proactive operational engagements in

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Boko Haram: Soldiers Protest Poor Equipment, Unpaid Allowances In Borno

By Hassan Jirgi, Msiduguri Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers have protested in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital over  unpaid allowances, long deployments and lack of equipment as Nigerian military battle Islamic State. Source onfirmed to our correspondent that there was a

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$1bn Missing Arms Funds: Reps To Grill Service Chiefs, IGP, Others Monday

The House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on the Need to Review the Purchase, Use and Control of Arms, Ammunition and Related Hardware by Military, Paramilitary and Other Law Enforcement Agencies in Nigeria has invited the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed

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Buhari Orders Immediate Response To Rising Cases Of Banditry In Zamfara

By Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for an immediate response to rising cases of bandit attacks on communities in Zamfara State.  Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity to the president, Malam Garba Shehu in a

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Monguno laid to rest in Maiduguri

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Shettima Ali-Monguno, who died on Friday, was buried at the Gwange Cemetery in Maiduguri on Saturday. The burial was preceded by a funeral prayer led by the Chief Imam of Borno, Imam Laisu Ibrahim, at

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Another elder statesman, Monguno passes on

Nigeria’s foremost elder statesman, and former minister of mines and petroleum in the first republic, Shettima Ali Monguno, is dead. Mr. Monguno passed on at his home in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. He was aged 95. Borno State Governor,

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