Protesting women get beaten up mercilessly by soldiers in Delta

Reminiscent of the military era, about 10 soldiers flogged and used boots on hundreds of women protesting at Ovre-Eku (Iwevbo) community yesterday, over a land which had been in dispute for years between Edo and Delta states. The women, numbering over 500, wearing black clothing, had converged at Eku community from where they marched to… Read More Protesting women get beaten up mercilessly by soldiers in Delta

Release and reinstatement of Brig.Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti ordered by Army Council

The Nigeria Army Council has ordered the release and reinstatement of Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti who has been under house arrest at an army barrack in Abuja. This is contained in a confidential memo obtained by Sahara Reporters. The memo also included an order from the council of a reduction in Enitan Kuti’s rank from… Read More Release and reinstatement of Brig.Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti ordered by Army Council

Boko Haram militants, linked to Christmas Day bombing, arrested

The alleged Boko Haram surveillance of the Christmas day bomb blast that killed about 44 persons and wounded over 75 others at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church at Madalla, Niger State has been arrested at Alkaleri town of Bauchi by the Nigeria Army. The surveillance Victor Moses who was arrested hovering around a mosque in Alkaleri… Read More Boko Haram militants, linked to Christmas Day bombing, arrested

Nigerian Army deploys high-tech mine equipment in war against insurgency

The Nigerian Army said yesterday that it had deployed its newly-acquired hi-tech mine clearing equipment in the ongoing military operation against Boko Haram in the North East. This came as Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, inspected military hardware recently deployed to the Operation Lafiya Dole theatre Command as the military pushes… Read More Nigerian Army deploys high-tech mine equipment in war against insurgency

ISIS siege of Kuwairis airbase broken by Syrian army

Government forces have broken a siege by Islamic State (IS) of an airbase in northern Syria, according to a state media report. Army units had made contact with troops defending Kuwairis airbase, east of Aleppo, and eliminated large numbers of militants, the Sana news agency said. The facility had been under attack by the jihadists… Read More ISIS siege of Kuwairis airbase broken by Syrian army