Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) to continue their onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents until they are completely subdued. Buratai gave the charge while addressing troops of 156 Task Force Battalion deployed to  Mainok village in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno on Monday. He commended the troops for the recent […]

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A funeral ceremony for protesters killed during clashes at recent anti-government demonstrations in Guinea was held Friday. The victims were the latest of crackdown on anti-government protesters by law enforcement officials. “I am always saddened to find myself here at the morgue to see these bodies carried, those of young people who are cowardly murdered […]

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Nations around Africa’s Sahel region have been called upon to synergize and build military cooperation in other to defeat the emerging threats of terrorism and extremism in the region. This was the call when the Egypt’s Ambassador to Nigeria Assem Hanafi Elseify paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur […]

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By Adakole IJOGI The 15th day of January in Nigeria is NOT only our Armed Forces Remembrance Day, a day the nation commemorates our fallen military heroes but a day that exudes far much more significance in the contextual tapestry of our nation’s history. On this day 15th January, entrapped by tearful memory, I recall […]

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A catastrophic earthquake on 12 January, 2010, crushed much of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, in one of the worst natural disasters ever to strike a populous urban centre. Ten years later, the Caribbean nation is on the brink of another, very different, crisis. Nearly four million people are facing severe hunger. Many are among the tens of thousands still displaced […]

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The gods you may say are not smiling as a native doctor has reportedly impregnated a pastor’s wife in Onitsha. The native doctor in question is an indigene of Osha in Onitsha area and he is popularly known as Ebeano-Dike. He is well patronized by businessmen and other people alike but what we didn’t know […]

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GRAPHIC IMAGES: Newly inducted MRAP vehicles prove potent as Nigerian Army troops defeat Boko Haram attacks, capture arms and free captives in the Northeast. In yet another case of misadventure, on 2 January, 2020, some criminal Boko Haram insurgents attempted once again to infiltrate the serene town of Michika in Adamawa State in order to […]

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2020: Beware of False Prophets! By Ajogwu Jerry Ochada It is a brand new season but for Afrocentric historians (a delight of my scholarship) the year is as old as the Julian/Gregorian calendars. It is another epoch time for religious vendors and soothsayers to gamble or dish out prophecies triggered by wild vision, perhaps revelations […]

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday, inaugurated an ultra-modern building complex for the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences for the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the university, which was established in 2017, commenced academic activities in 2018 with about 1,000 students […]

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The allure of Zanzibar is timeless. White sands and turquoise waters ring the island, and African, Indian, Arabic and Persian influences intertwine in Stone Town to form a rich cultural backdrop. If it is your first time visiting Tanzania’s most famous island, here are some tips to get started. 1. Beaches Zanzibar’s beaches are justifiably famous. Fine white […]

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