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Troops Rescue 73 From Boko Haram, Officer Injured

Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade deployed in Sector One of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, have successfully neutralized 7 Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and rescued 73 persons in two separate clearance operations in Sirdawala and Valley of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State. In a statement  the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said: “The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu commended the troops for the feat. “The troops of 121 Battalion under 26 Task Force Brigade in 7 Division…

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FG To Generate N6bn From Concession Of 20 Silos – Ogbeh

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the concessioning of 20 out of its 33 Silos to private sector operators at the cost of N6 billion. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, revealed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). The meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday. He said the Silos built at different parts of the country were being concessioned for 10 years….

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Nigeria-Cameroonian Troops Jointly Eliminate Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops of 21 Special Armoured Brigade deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in a joint trans-border operation with troops of the Cameroonian Defence Forces, neutralised five (5) Boko Haram Terrorists in the border villages of Yabiri Kote and Bula Dadobe of Bama Local Government Area Borno State.   Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said: “The joint operations, nicknamed: “Operation RAINBOW 15” which was conducted from Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 September 2018, came on the heels of the discovery of makeshift bases, established by the terrorists in Yabiri Kote…

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Buhari Honours Dangote At Ports, Harbors Conference, Exhibition

L-R: Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman; President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari (going through Dangote Newsletter); Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi; and Managing Director, Greenview Development Ltd/Head, Strategic Supplied, Dangote Industries Ltd., Capt. Olugbenga Abidoye (First Right), at the ongoing International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Africa Regional Conference & Exhibition, holding in Abuja.

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Labour Party Denies NLC President, Wabba, Affirms Mimiko As Presidential Aspirant

….Says No crisis, Wabba is misinforming Nigerians The Chairman of Labour Party (LP), Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, on Monday insisted that the party was not in crisis as alleged by Mr Ayuba Wabba, President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Abdulsalam, who made this known when he addressed a news conference in Abuja, said that the statement issued by Wabba and Mrs Ebere Ifendu, LP’s National Publicity Secretary, was aimed at misleading the public. He said that the statement was a calculated attempt to tarnish the image of the leadership of the…

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NAF Blasts Boko Haram Convoys In Gudumbali, Borno

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, over the night of 14 September and early morning of 15 September 2018, tracked and destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) vehicles as they were attempting to launch fresh attacks on ground troops locations at Gudumbali and Damasak in Borno State.   In a statement, Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said: “The mission was initiated following intelligence reports indicating that a convoy of BHT vehicles had been sighted within the Damasak – Gudumbali Axis. Accordingly, a Nigerian…

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Buhari Mourns Death Of Nigeria’s Ambassador To Qatar

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the sudden death of Nigeria’s Ambassador to Qatar, Mr. Abdullahi Bawa Wase. The President, while extending his condolences to the family members, the government and people of Plateau State, praised the roles played by the late Wase in conflict resolution efforts in Plateau State. He recalled that, even before his appointment as Ambassador, the late Wase was very prominently involved in community peace activism. President Buhari prayed to Allah to forgive the sins of the late Ambassador and grant his family the fortitude…

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2019: I Will Offer Solutions To Nigeria’s Problems – Dankwambo

Gombe State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr Ibrahim Dankwambo, said he would provide solutions to the socio-economic challenges facing Nigeria if elected president in 2019. Dankwambo disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director, Media and Publicity of his Campaign Organisation, Dr Ayoade Adewopo, on Friday in Abuja. Dankwambo currently on the consultation tour to Cross Rivers and Akwa Ibom States, according to the statement, said his tract records in the financial sector of the country would facilitate his presidency. He advocated that what Nigeria…

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Buhari Names Bichi As New DG DSS, Says Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved with effect from the 14th of September, the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as new Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS). The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. He attended Danbatta Secondary School, the Kano State College of Advanced Studies and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he graduated with a degree in Political Science. The new Director-General began his career in the security division of the Cabinet Office in Kano, from where he joined the defunct Nigerian Security Organization (NSO), the…

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Decongestion: Presidential Panel Frees 71 Prison Inmates

……..in Sokoto The National stakeholders committee on Prison Reforms and Decongestion under the chairmanship of the Chief Judge of FCT, Justice Ishaq Bello, were in Sokoto state on Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 to fast track the implementation of the Federal Executive council’s directive to decongest prisons nationwide. The committee which also comprises the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Chika Malami (SAN), officials of the Federal Ministry of Justice, representative of the Nigerian Prisons Service, ACG Abubakar Garba, and others were earlier received by the Controller…

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