Author Archives: Anayochukwu Agbo

Surrendered Boko Haram Terrorists

Insecurity: U.S Asks Staff to Work from Home

Insecurity: U.S Asks Staff to Work from Home

The staff of United States embassy in Abuja stayed at home on Monday for fear of expected terrorist attacks in Nigeria’s capital city. Only a very few expatriate staff were allowed to come to work and they moved in amoured vehicles in fear of the expected attacks. The Department of States, on Sunday, October 23,

General Lucky Irabor

Amidst Rising Insecurity, the Nigerian Army Reshuffles Commanders, Appoints new ones

As terrorists stepped up attacks across Nigeria, the Nigerian Army reshuffled commanding officers and appointed new ones on Thursday, July 28, to change the variables “for operational efficiency and proficiency.” A statement issued by Army headquarters on Friday said: “In an effort to reposition the Nigerian Army for operational efficiency and proficiency, the Chief of

Schools Hurriedly Close as Insecurity Worsens in Abuja

Parents and guardians are hurriedly withdrawing their children and wards from boarding schools in Abuja as fear of more terrorist attacks and abductions heightened in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. On Monday, the FCT closed the Federal Government College, Kwali, on the advice of Adamu Adamu, minister of education. A statement from the FCT Education

Fake Bishops Attend Shettima’s Unveiling in Abuja

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, confirmed Wednesday that people dressed like bishops who attended the unveiling of Kashim Shettima, immediate past governor of Borno State, and serving senator representing Borno Central senatorial district, as the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, were fake. Rev. Joseph John Hayab, vice president of CAN

The Grave Implications of Kuje Prison Break and Attack on Buhari’s Advance Team in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari presided over an emergency meeting of the National Security Council, NSC, Friday July 8 in the wake of the Kuje Correctional Centre attack and worsening insecurity across the country. In attendance were: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; National Security Adviser, (NSA) Babagana Monguno, retired army general; the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor;

Insecurity Worsens as Terrorists go for Nigeria’s Jugular

Over 1000 inmates of Kuje Correctional Centre in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, escaped Tuesday night as terrorists stormed the facility late into the night. Those who live in the neighbourhood said the invaders used dynamites to destroy the heavily fortified facility, including the Central Terrorism Unit, CTU, freeing all the terrorists there. The invaders,

ICIR at 10: African Media Urged to Look Inwards for Sustenance

The biggest challenge facing African media today is lack of adequate finance to fund their operations and hold power accountable to the people. Media Sustainability therefore appropriately took the centre stage as the International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, marked its 10th anniversary at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Dayo Aiyetan,

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