Panic in Lagos as soldiers go on rampage in Oshodi

There is confusion in the Oshodi area of Lagos as some soldiers go on the rampage, vandalising vehicles. Videos posted on social media by some residents revealed the moments panic-stricken traders try to hide, as others take to their heels. Pictures of vandalised vehicles were also posted on Twitter by some commuters. Although the cause […]

Breaking: Army Cautions Sheikh Gumi And Other ‘Opinion Merchants’

The Nigerian Army has cautioned respected Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and other “opinion merchants” in the country on their utterances around issues bordering on national security and the Army. The Army debunked Gumi’s statements to bandits recently that Christian soldiers were the ones killing the bandits, saying the Army does not deploy troops along […]

House Of Rep Reveals 386 Soldiers Resigns From Nigerian Army, See Why

According to an investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Army, 386 soldiers voluntarily resigned from the Nigerian Army due to medical and other reasons in the second quarter of 2020.   Gistongist reports that this was made known on Tuesday when the chairman of the committee, Abdulrazaq Namdaz, presented the committee’s report to […]

Soldiers Clashes With ESN, Arrests 30 Clerics In Imo State

At least thirty clerics have been arrested in Orlu, Imo State by the Nigerian soldiers following clash between the Eastern Security Network, ESN and soldiers.   According to reports, there was a fresh raid on Sunday and soldiers were seen shooting sporadically before arresting some clerics.   An eyewitness who spoke with newsmen revealed that […]

Truck Drivers Protests As Soldier Kills Fellow Over 200 Naira

The road leading to the airport in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital have been blocked by some truck drivers in protest against the alleged killing of their colleague by soldier over N200.   The aggrieved truck drivers said the incident occurred on Friday night, February 19.   The truck drivers who recalled how they joined […]

Mali: Two French soldiers killed in Fresh Conflict

Two French soldiers died in MaliTwo French Soldiers Killed In Mali Bomb Attack on when their armored vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.   According to the presidency the two were in the eastern region of Menaka collecting intelligence, the French.   France has 5,100 troops in the Sahel region which has been […]

ICC To Investigate Military, Boko Haram For Crimes Against Humanity

The International Criminal Court has revealed that it intends to investigate the military and the Boko Haram insurgents for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It said it had found reasons to believe that members of the Nigerian security forces and the insurgents have committed murder, rape, torture, and cruel treatment, including enforced disappearance and […]

Rivers Monarch Condemns Oyigbo Arrests By Soldiers

The king of Oyigbo town in Oyigbo LGA of Rivers State, Eze Mike Nwaji, has called for the intervention of the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the military to caution soldiers against unwarranted arrests in the state. He also condemned the trend of state residents inviting soldiers to arrest alleged IPOB members in their houses. […]

Lekki Shooting: Protester Tells Panel She Saw Corpse With Bullet-Torn Head

An EndSARS protester, Kamsiyochukwu Perpetual, has told the Lagos State Judicial Panel that she saw many dead bodies, including one with a bullet-torn head following the alleged shooting of protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, 20th October, 2020. In a petition she submitted to the panel, Perpetual said she saw the dead […]

Army Overstretched In War Against Boko Haram – Bauchi Governor

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Monday described the army as being overstretched in their efforts to defeat the terrorist sect – Boko Haram. While receiving members of the House of Representatives’ committee on the Army, he said he understood why members of the committee were from the North East. Mohammed said, “The House of […]