Tag: arms

AzeezDecember 5, 2017

I will never call on Fulanis to pick up arms – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III has said he will never urge the Fulani to pick up arms to kill any Nigerian. ...

ItunuoluwaMay 11, 2017

Turkey warns US of the backlash from decision to arm Kurdish fighters

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Turkey has warned the US, Wednesday that the decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in ...

ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

President Trump approves plan to directly arm Syrian Kurds against Islamic State

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to the Pentagon, US president Donald Trump has approved arming Kurdish forces in Syria in the ...

AzeezApril 24, 2017

Army, DSS discover arms, ammunition in Anambra communities

by Azeez Adeniyi The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army on Sunday said it has stockpiled arms and ammunition in ...

AzeezFebruary 6, 2017

We are not stockpiling arms as alleged by DSS – Shi’ites

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shi’ites has told the Federal Government that Nigerians have the right to ...

AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

‘We may soon take up arms for self-defence’ – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that it may soon take up arms to protect members from continuous attacks from ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Southern Kaduna crisis: I didn’t incite Christians to take up arms – Bishop Oyedepo

Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide a.k.a. Winners’ Chapel International, Bishop David Oyedepo has denied a report that he incited ...

AzeezJanuary 4, 2017

Lay down your arms, repentant Boko Haram insurgents urge others

Some repentant Boko Haram members on Wednesday appealed other sect members to surrender to the Nigerian Army. One of the ...

AzeezDecember 16, 2016

‘We have never taken up arms’, Shi’ites tell Kaduna govt, security agencies

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria otherwise known as Shi’ites has rejected the insurgency tag given to the group by the ...

AzeezDecember 13, 2016

Boko Haram: Adamawa govt to procure arms for viligantes

In its bid to intensify its fight against insurgency, the Adamawa State government has said it would procure more arms ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

Ondo election: AD candidate, Oke denies arrest claims

The candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo, Chief Olusola Oke has denied ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 19, 2016

@PdpNigeria has a doomsday prophecy to share with us

The Twitter handle of the main opposition party – Peoples Democratic Party is known for making bold claims and sometimes, ...

Mazi EmekaMay 6, 2016

The questions left unanswered as US prepares to sell war equipment to Nigeria

The Nigerian government is hoping to purchase up to 12 super Tucano attack aircraft from the United States of America, ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 20, 2016

EFCC probes 8 Generals, 4 Colonels, others

12 top army officers are being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the $2.1billion arms deal funds ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 10, 2016

BREAKING: Alex Badeh granted N2bn bail

Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh has been granted bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, March 10. ...

Janeth JFebruary 15, 2016

‘Biafrans will be in the mode of self defence from Wednesday’ – IPOB

Members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) have communicated their resolve to start carrying arms from Wednesday February 17 ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 12, 2016

12 Army officers sent to EFCC, Air Force places Commodores, AVMs under house arrest

The Nigerian Army has handed over 12 Army officers to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), for investigation. This ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 1, 2016

Jonathan bought expired, substandard weapons and ammunition – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says the weapons, arms and ammunition purchased by the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, to fight ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 6, 2016

Dasukigate: German arrested, detained in EFCC custody for ‘over a week’

A German businessman has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in connection with the ongoing investigation into ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 11, 2015

‘Yes, I received money from Dasuki’ | ThisDay boss writes EFCC

Nduka Obaigbena, the chairman & editor-in-chief of THISDAY Newspapers, has confirmed reports that he received money from the former National Security ...

Janeth JNovember 28, 2015

Former Amnesty boss, Kingsley Kuku finds perfect excuse to avoid EFCC invitation?

Former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Kingsley Kuku believes ‘hawks in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2015

EFCC gets involved in Dasuki’s case, 27 operatives put on standby

Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) will now have more to worry about other than the Department of ...

Janeth JAugust 24, 2015

Buhari orders probe of all arms acquired from 2007 till now

In his continued effort on anti-corruption war, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno to set ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 17, 2015

US government reportedly sending arms to Nigeria

It is believed that the government of the United States is sending arms to the Nigerian military, to prosecute the war ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 27, 2015

Opinion: Is America for us or against us?

by Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu Moreover, did Nigeria’s president simply waste days and expend public funds in the United States on a ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 19, 2015

Hundreds of Osun residents storm Winners Chapel for food (PHOTOS)

Presiding Bishop of Winners Chapel, Bishop Oyedepo did promise to give arms to the people of Osun and that he ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 4, 2015

Couple die in each other’s arms a day after 75th anniversary

They made a promise to each other and they fulfilled it on their death bead. This couple from San Diego, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

Inspector-General of Police wants arms, banks secured nationwide

by Damilola Jagun The Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 15, 2014

@TundeLeye: For not selling arms to Nigeria, the Americans are hypocrites

by Tunde Leye I’m one who hates to be in a position where I am at the mercy of anyone ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 11, 2014

America has still refused to sell arms to Nigeria – Ambassador to the US

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States of America, Prof. Ade Adefuye has revealed that United States of ...

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