Category Archives: military

Unending romance with military big wigs

By Dirisu Yakubu WITH the only exception of Chief Bode George, leading chairmanship aspirants had at one time or the other in the past two weeks, visited the trio of Generals Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar in search of their respective blessings and endorsements. Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar, retd; Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and Chief […]

Military arrests 40 suspects in Lagos, Ogun

The Nigerian Army has arrested more than  40 suspects for various offences within Lagos and Ogun states during various operations on the platform of ‘Exercise CROCODILE SMILE 2 ‘The exercises was launched by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the army said in a statement by the 81 Division spokesperson, Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu […]

Nigeria: ls The Military Strong Only Against The Weak?

By Magnus Onyibe On December 12, 2015 in kaduna state, north central Nigeria,the  military allegedly attacked hundreds of Shiite Muslims who allegedly tried to obstruct their path. Till date, their leader, Ibrahim El zarzaky and his wife are still in detention, although authorities like to sugar-coat it as protective custody. While Nigerians are still mortified […]