Nigerian Military News
The Nigerian Army has said it has uncovered plans by some politicians to bomb election venues during the March 9 gubernatorial elections in parts of the country. Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai made the disclosure.
The military said certain powerful forces in Benue were responsible for the recent attacks on communities in the state. It also condemned retaliation acts that has been happening in the state.
The federal govt has concluded plans to establish a military and paramilitary clothing and accessories factory in Kaduna. The venture requires N4 billion capital and when operational, will provide 1,300 direct jobs.
The writer analyses a statement made by President Buhari in Onitsha, concerning his criteria for appointing service chiefs. She insists that Igbos are more than equal to the task of leading any branch of the Armed Forces.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has asked the Nigerian military and other security agencies across the country to train their officers on the principles of the rule of law to guarantee cordial relationship with civilians.
The Nigerian Navy said it had arrested Shaibu Ogunmola, an alleged notorious pipeline vandal kingpin under its Operation Awase in Lagos. Operation Awase was set up by the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy.