Tag: WAR

71m people displaced by war, economic turmoil globally- UN

admin- June 19, 2019

No fewer than  71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. According to the ... Read More

Wounded Soldiers to Get Overseas Treatment – Army

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2018

The Nigerian Army in Lagos on Monday said seven of its troops wounded-in-action in the North East would be flown abroad for advanced medical treatment. ... Read More

Sudan Extends Ceasefire with Rebels to June

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 29, 2018

Sudan has extended a unilateral ceasefire with rebels in its three main conflict areas for an additional three months, until the end of June, state ... Read More

UN Warns against Continuous Violence in Southern Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 14, 2018

The UN has warned against the ongoing violence in Libya’s southern city of Sabha, calling on all parties to exercise restraint and work toward a ... Read More

Zimbabwe seeks $122m to Clear Land Mines

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 9, 2018

Zimbabwe says on Friday it is seeking 122 million dollars to clear all anti-personnel mines that were planted by Rhodesian forces during the 1970s war ... Read More

RE: How Nigeria Air Force’s Failings Allegedly Prolonged War Against Boko Hram

Tanimu- September 11, 2017

John Enenche, Abuja: The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to an ill motivated online publication on 7 September 2017 against the Nigerian ... 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

#Biafra50 (Pictures): Acting President Osinbajo Attends Biafra 50 Years Forum

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended a forum on Biafra 50 years after, held at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre in Abuja. AG PRESIDENT ... Read More

Setbacks Will Not Deter Us On War Against Corruption – FG

Tanimu- April 11, 2017

The Federal Government has called on Nigerians not to be discouraged by the recent setbacks in the war against corruption, promising that the serial negative ... Read More

North Korea Fires Four Ballistic Missiles In Retaliation Over US, Japan Military Drills

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2017

North Korea on Monday fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off northwest of Japan, which appeared to be a promised retaliation over last Wednesday's ... Read More

Federal Government Will Intensify War Against Corruption – Minister

Tanimu- February 13, 2017

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will intensify the war against corruption to ensure ... Read More

President Buhari Instructs Attorney General on Relentless War Against Corruption

Tanimu- December 18, 2016

Garba Shehu, Abuja: The attention of the presidency has been drawn to a number of reports in the media, in which various accusations of corruption ... Read More

Nigeria Military To Sustain Operations In Lagos, Ogun states

Suleiman Idris- September 28, 2016

The military has said it will continue to comb the creeks of Arepo and Ishawo area of Ogun and Lagos States for pipeline vandals and ... Read More

Rahami, New York bomber Arrested

Suleiman Idris- September 20, 2016

Ahmad Rahami, a suspect wanted in connection with a New York City bombing was captured Monday after a shoot-out with police in nearby New Jersey. ... Read More

15th Anniversary of 9/11 (September 9, 2016)

Suleiman Idris- September 9, 2016

This Sunday, September 11, marks the 15th anniversary of one of the most tragic days in the history of the United States. On that fateful ... Read More

The World’s Longest Civil War Is Over

Tanimu- August 25, 2016

Colombia’s chief negotiator, Humberto de la Calle, expressed it in this way. “The war is over,” he said. “Today starts the end of the sufferance, ... Read More

Over 69M Children Worldwide At The Risk of Death – UNICEF

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2016

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), reports that almost 70 million children worldwide (mostly in Africa), may die before 2030 and some 750 million ... Read More

Buhari: Faster Progress Was Made Against Boko Haram When Corruption was Controlled In The Military

Abdul Jimoh- May 18, 2016

STATEMENT through Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday in Abuja that corruption was largely responsible for the inability of the Nigerian military to quickly ... 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