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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the release of $1bn for the procurement of security equipment to fight insurgency. This was made known to State House correspondents by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, at the end of a meeting Buhari had with security chiefs at the ...
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has been conferred with an “Award of Excellence'' for his contributions to sustainable peace in Nigeria and Africa. The award was bestowed on him by the “Association of African Journalists and Broadcasters'' in Accra, Ghana. Speaking at the Pan African ...

“We are actually in Yobe State to commence a capacity building of 372 primary school teachers who were disintegrated by insurgency in the North-East. “This will enable children in this part of the country to get the required knowledge after lots of them were forced to abandon their education. “At the end of ...
Up to 60% of government budget funds allocated to some schools in the southernmost border provinces has been misused to support the southern insurgency movement, according to the military. Lt Gen Piyawat Nakwanich, commander of the 4th Army, told a media briefing at the 46th Military Circle in ...
A Lagos lawmaker, Prince Bisi Yusuff, on Monday urged Northern governors to find sustainable solutions to the insurgency in the region. Yusuff, representing Alimosho Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly, gave the advice in an interview in Lagos. He was speaking against the backdrop of ...
Although Nigeria has gone 18 months without new cases of polio, conflict areas are still under threat. Insurgency has limited access to some areas in the North-east, thereby hindering polio immunisation in those areas. AJUMA EDWINA OGIRI writes on the threat this poses in certifying Nigeria polio free by ...

On Thu (29 Mar), Law Minister K Shanmugam drilled historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin for some 6 hours over the interpretation of historical events such as Operation Coldstore and the Hock Lee Bus riots at a hearing by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. The minister refuted Dr Thum's submission that the ...
According to her, Boko Haram insurgency had greatly affected the North East region, especially women and children. She said: “One of the effects of insurgency is that women and girls are using sand and ashes in place of sanitary pad for their menses and this is unhygienic and unhealthy for women and ...
Although Nigeria has gone 18 months without new cases of polio, conflict areas are still under threat. Insurgency has limited access to some areas in the North-east, thereby hindering polio immunisation in those areas. AJUMA EDWINA OGIRI writes on the threat this poses in certifying Nigeria polio free by 2019. In 2016 ...
Raipur, Mar 22 (PTI) Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarhs Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said today. The arrests were significant as they came almost eight days after nine personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in ...
Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya on Thursday said that the state's People's Democratic Alliance (PDA) coalition government has accorded the highest priority to resolve the seven-decade-long Naga insurgency in the state. "We will work with all stakeholders for a solution that is honourable, sustainable and ...
... presents first 'green budget', targets pollution control · Australia beat India by six wickets in 1st T20I: As it happened · BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired from Pokhran in Rajasthan. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. PrevNext. Stop. Home · India; Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals arrested in insurgency-hit Sukma ...
Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said today. The arrests were significant as they came almost eight days after nine personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in an IED blast, when ...
The former general had campaigned on a pledge to end an insurgency in which thousands of people have been killed and more than a million have been forced from their homes. Since he came to power, the army has made progress in driving the insurgents away from the main towns and roads in the ...
In both major parties, Tuesday's primary showed that the energy is coming from grassroots insurgencies at the expense of party establishments. My guess is that in both the short and long term, this is good for Democrats and bad for Republicans. In the meantime, there's still an outsized – and undemocratic ...
The Defence Headquarters on Tuesday accused Amnesty International (AI) of deliberately peddling falsehood to sabotage the planned collaboration between Nigeria and the United States to end the insurgency in the North East. In a statement signed by Brigadier General John Agim, the Defence ...
Insurgency, security issues in hot spots would be dealt with quickly ... chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Yusuf Tukur Buratai on Tuesday reiterated the Army's commitment to quickly put to an end and bring to a favourable condition all matters of insurgencies and security challenges across the country.

"As if every flame was burning the ink on the verses I had scribbled over these years. My 30 years of love for poetry and labour was reduced to ashes in minutes. But a poet remembers the flames. They are part of his folklore." On Friday afternoon, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, known in the literary circles of ...
As for whythe turnout of the both serving officers and soldiers were poor for the 2017 WASA, he said: “We are committed in the several operations both within and outside, the fight against insurgency in the North East, is an exercise that should come at the end of the year in December, but because of our ...
Saturday night's contest demonstrates that the right candidate and the right campaign messages can make a big difference in inner-city contests where Labor is sandbagging against a political insurgency from the left. It demonstrates that the inevitability of the rise of the Greens based on demographic ...
The Consul General of Germany in Nigeria, Mr. Ingo Herbert, has donated five gun boats to the Nigerian Navy as part of his country's contribution to the fight against insurgency in Nigeria. Herbert at the handover ceremony in Onne, Rivers State, said the development was a positive vibe for Germany in ...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has promised to donate food items worth 10 million US dollars to support the Federal Government's efforts at addressing the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast. Mr Bashir Garga, the Northeast Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) made this known ...
NEW DELHI, March 13 (Xinhua) -- At least eight paramilitary troopers of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and three others wounded Tuesday after Naxal insurgents targeted their vehicle with an improvised explosive device (IED) in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials ...
Describing the fight against insurgency in the region as the most challenging event for the Nigerian Army in 2017, Malu, noted that the Corps shouldered the bulk of the challenge as its personnel were saddled with the responsibility of detonating explosives wherever they were detected. . He said: “The ...
Some new screenshots have just been released for the upcoming Insurgency: Sandstorm. Sandstorm will be the first ... The Insurgency series is known for its realism by way of simulation gameplay. ... Both new and returning players will be able to play Insurgency: Sandstorm when it launches later this year.
NAF sensitises journalists on reportage of counter-insurgency operations ... THE Nigerian Air Force, NAF, yesterday, organised a one-day sensitisation workshop for journalists covering defence beat on the requisite skills and knowledge on the application of air power in the counter-insurgency operations.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi has called on the Nigerian government to formalise it's relationship with traditional institution and incorporate it into the mainstream of governance as a way of finding lasting solution to several security challenges facing the nation, including insurgency.
Yes, people are fighting back, corruption is fighting back, even insurgency is trying to fight back but Buhari is our president they will not prevail. “In spite of all the distractions, we have a president who is single minded, focus, determined, who have improved the foundation of this country destroyed by the ...
Shettima said that the programmes were also designed to add value and provide market to the produce as well as enhance food security and wealth creation in the society.He, however, lamented that before the insurgency, Borno was one of the major producers of food, livestock and fishery products.
... Faith · Talking Point · People & Politics · The Hub · Sweet and Sour · Onochie Anibeze · Sunday Perspectives · My World · Frankly Speaking · The Orbit · Nigeria Today · Vista Woman · Relationships. Breaking News. Translate. Home » News » INSURGENCY: Nigeria facing internal aggression— FAYOSE ...
Ste Rep. Jeanne Ives, candidate in the Republican primary for governor, hopes to benefit from conservatives' disillusionment with Gov. Bruce Rauner. Photo by Scott Reeder. “Don't you think this will be the year of the insurgent?“ Jeanne Ives said as she strolled across the lawn of the Illinois Statehouse.
The use of the term "counterinsurgency" conjures up images of the American fight to get Iraq and Afghanistan under control after the United States invaded. Law and political science professor Bernard Harcourt says techniques learned in those counterinsurgencies are being used against the American ...
Despite positive pronouncements by the Sisi regime, Egypt's campaign against ISIS affiliated fighters in the North Sinai is not going well. Part of the problem is the regime's blunt force approach — indiscriminate bombing as well as the razing of entire villages and some extrajudicial killings — is ill suited to ...
KIRKUK - Militants from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) are reasserting control over several areas in northern Iraq, signaling a new phase in their intensifying insurgency and raising new threats against critical energy infrastructure. Following dozens of IS attacks in the past month, security forces have ...
Speaking at a conference organised by the National Movement for Positive Change, NMPC, in Lagos, Duke regretted that some Nigerians have turned Boko Haram insurgency to money-making venture to the detriment of the country's peace and development. He said: “Boko Haram has gone longer than ...
The United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP) has helped residents of Ngwom village in rebuilding infrastructures that were destroyed by the Boko Haram during the insurgency in Borno State. The UNDP under its Integrated Community Stabilization of the North East programme undertook the ...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated the sum of $10million to Nigeria to aid the nation's fight against the insurgency. According to the team leader from Saudi Arabia, the donation is part of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Programme. The team leader, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Defence ...
Needless to say even the very phenomenon of insurgency itself is innately political. Terrorism has always existed all over the world not only as a protest but a tool of coercion as well as for political negotiations. To say therefore that the abduction of persons by terrorists is a political occurrence is stating the ...
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said that he was optimistic in ending the four-decade-old insurgency crisis in the country, adding that ongoing efforts for a peace plan was on for national consensus. By: ANI | Published: March 25, 2018 9:18 AM. 0. Shares. Share. Ashraf Ghani, President Ashraf Ghani, ...
An organization in Pakistan's insurgency-wreaked regions says its preliminary lists have identified thousands of people who have disappeared over the past 15 years. The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) or Pashtun Protection Movement, is working with the families of those who have disappeared during ...
The partnership between the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to assist victims of insurgency in the North-ewast and militancy in the Niger Delta provide a new template for changing the dynamics of fighting insecurity through economic empowerment.
Mumbai: Meghalaya, a picturesque hilly state in the sub-eastern Himalayan region, nearly matches India's richer states on the best health outcomes. However, insurgency and poor infrastructure impede its progress on other development indicators, shows an IndiaSpend analysis of the state's performance ...
THAI SECURITY agencies believe Muslim insurgents staged two arson attacks in Narathiwat downtown late on Friday night to “create a situation” before a visit by representatives of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) amid state efforts to create a “Safe House” safety zone. The simultaneous fires ...
India, Seychelles begin military exercise to counter insurgency, piracy ... New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) Indian Army and the Seychelles People's Defence Force on Saturday began their eighth edition of military exercise at Mahe Island in the archipelago with an aim to fighting insurgency, terrorism and piracy ...
Legislators in Iowa are considering a bill that would require grocery stores that sell eggs and participate in federal food assistance programs to always maintain an inventory of “conventional” eggs for sale—meaning eggs laid by hens living in cages and typically produced by larger-scale operations.
The contingents will train, plan and execute a series of well-developed combined tactical drills for neutralisation of likely threats that may be encountered in UN peacekeeping operations, keeping in view the prevalent insurgency and piracy environment. The exercise will focus on achieving optimum ...
This of course came against the backdrop of the deteriorating insurgency situation in the region then. Substantial part of the geopolitical zone was taken over by the insurgents at the time this government came to power. The raging attacks by the insurgents then resulted in about 2.5 million people displaced ...
The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has said the menace of corruption and insurgency currently receiving deadly blows from the present administration in the country may eventually die if Nigerians give President Muhammadu Buhari the second term chance to consolidate on achievements. The director of ...
A Celebrity Philosopher Explains the Populist Insurgency. Peter Sloterdijk has spent decades railing against the pieties of liberal democracy. Now his ideas seem prophetic. By Thomas Meaney. Peter Sloterdijk has emerged as his country's most controversial public intellectual. Illustration by Mikkel Sommer ...
New World Interactive has been busy working on their upcoming military shooter, Insurgency: Sandstorm. It's a realistic, squad-based first-person shooter, with a heavy emphasis on maintaining a believable ambiance and the intensity of the battlefield that rarely relents. PlayStation LifeStyle managed to go ...


 

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