Tag: Fight

Buhari Commends Renewed Vigour by ECOWAS to Combat Terrorism

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, commended the renewed vigour by ECOWAS member countries to mobilise their own resources to combat terrorism. ... Read More

Kano Anti-graft Agency Receives Support from EU

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2018

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-graft Corruption Commission (PCACC) has received the support of the European Union (EU) in its fight against corruption. Mrs ... Read More

We Have Secured 703 Convictions in 3 Years – Magu

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2018

Ibrahim Magu, EFCC Chairman Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Committee (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, said the commission secured 703 convictions from 2015 to date. ... Read More

Army to Collaborate with Borno Hunters Combat Boko Haram

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2018

The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante/Hunters Association in Borno that it is ready to collaborate with them in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the ... Read More

EFCC Recorded Over 647 Convictions From 2015 to Date

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday disclosed that it had recorded over 647 financial crimes convictions from November 2015 till date. Mr ... Read More

#WorldMalariaDay More Investment in Research Key to Reduction – Society

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2018

Dr. John Puddicombe, President, Malaria Society of Nigeria (MSN), has called for more investment into malaria research to reduce the infection rate in the country. ... Read More

WHO Says Complacency Stalls Global Fight Against Malaria

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2017

Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flat-lining funding and complacency that the mosquito-borne disease is less of a threat, ... Read More

EFCC Boss, Magu Calls For Bottom-up Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Henry Solomon- October 18, 2017

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called for anti-corruption initiatives at the grassroots level. Magu made the call ... Read More

Amnesty Accuses Iraq of International law Violation In The Battle For Mosul

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2017

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Iraqi forces and the U.S.-led military coalition backing them in the battle for Mosul of violation of international humanitarian law. ... Read More

Fight Against Leukaemia : Carl Ikeme Says “Ready To Give It My All”

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2017

Nigerian International and Wolverhampton Wanderers’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme says he ready to give his all in the fight against Leukaemia. The 31 year old was ... Read More

We Are Complementing Anti-Corruption Fight Not Mocking It

Tanimu- May 19, 2017

Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, Abuja: The Senate has said that contrary to the views being expressed by some mischievous elements that the Red Chamber is mocking ... Read More

The Role Of The Judiciary In The Fight Against Corruption

Tanimu- July 18, 2016

Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, it is a great pleasure to be amongst you today as stakeholders in this national fight against corruption in Nigeria. I ... Read More

Nigerian Army Clears More Terrorists From Their Hideouts

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2016

As Nigerian troops in the north eastern part of the country continue their offensive against insurgency, under the auspices of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the troops ... Read More

Nigeria Can End Insurgency Without Necessarily Fighting – Pakistani Envoy

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2016

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Retired Lt.-Gen. Agha Farooq, has advised Nigeria to adopt non-kinetic warfare strategy in order to consolidate on the military’s gains ... Read More

US Ambassador To UN Motorcade Hits And Kills Boy In Cameroon

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2016

A young boy in Cameroon was hit by a vehicle in the motorcade of the visiting U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, which ... Read More

Boko Haram Hit Hard By Nigerian Airforce F-7NI Fighter Aircraft

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2016

The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) said its Fighter Aircraft had struck insurgents’ logistics base at Kangarawa in Northern part of Borno. This is contained in a ... Read More

Nigeria And Niger Partner To Combat Terrorism – VP Osinbajo

Tanimu- April 4, 2016

Nigeria’s Vice President, Profesor Yemi Osinbajo says neighbouring Niger Republic is a crucial partner in Nigeria’s war against terrorism. He therefore says Nigeria would strengthen ... Read More

Nigerian Military Deploys Hi-tech Mine Clearing Equipment In Counter-Insurgency Operation

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2016

Col. Sani Usman, Acting Army spokesman (Photo: Internet) The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it had deployed its newly acquired hi-tech mine clearing equipment ... Read More

Lawyer Calls For Use of Whistle-Blowers To Fight Corruption

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2016

Some youths holding a banner to show support for the fight against corruption (Photo: Internet) Mr Olajide Olakanmi, the Rector of the Pan-African Institute of ... Read More

We Are Capable Of Defeating Boko Haram – Defence Headquarters

Henry Solomon- February 6, 2016

General A.G Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, Nigeria The story carried by some newspapers in the country titled, ‘why military can’t defeat Boko Haram’, credited ... Read More