The President had on Monday met behind closed doors with the service chiefs and selected heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, had at Security Council meeting on Tuesday urged states to suspend ranching and open grazing law.
According to a statement by the minister’s spokesman, Col. Tukur Gusau, Dan-Ali made the suggestion at the Security Council meeting in Presidential villa in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that shortly after inaugurating the centre, Dan-Ali received briefs from the Theatre Commander in Maiduguri and defence sections in Bamako and Yaounde and Niamey through video teleconference.
Also summoned on the matter are the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and her Defence counterpart, Mansur Dan-Ali.
Dan-Ali made the call at the passing out of Direct Short Service Course 27 cadets of the Nigeria Air Force in Kaduna.
The Minister of Defence, retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting between President Buhari and service chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.…
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council.
What is going on there are not clashes but carefully orchestrated mass murder, ethnic cleansing and genocide of the indigenous Christian population by well-armed and well-supplied Muslim Fulani militias, which are being supported and funded…
Aare Adams spoke on Thursday following the killing on Tuesday of the boss of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Saki Unit in Oyo State
The governor, who spoke in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, during his visit on Thursday to commiserate with the State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and the people of the State over killings by suspected herdsmen, declared support for the Benue…
The upper chamber also urged the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to urgently liaise with his Cameroonian counterpart to secure the release of the Nigerians.
Dan-Lai is expected to appear before Senate Joint Committees on Defence and Security and National Intelligence to shield more light on reported invasion of Nigerian communities by Cameroonian soldiers.
Shettima said this during a town hall meeting of military and security agencies in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital
Speaking during a town hall meeting for the military and security agencies in Maiduguri, Dan-Ali said that the Nigerian military had recorded remarkable success in degrading Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.
In a press statement issued in Abuja Saturday, the Benue State groups further demanded that should Buhari fail to sack the Defence Minister, the National Assembly to should immediately investigate the President’s role in the Benue State…
The reaction of the party was based on Dan-Ali’s position that the attack on two communities in Benue State that led to the death of over 73 persons and destruction of properties worth millions of Naira was as a result of the open grazing…
Herdsmen had on January 1, 2018 killed over 73 persons in Benue State, with the trend still said to be continuing
Colonel Tukur Gusau, the Public Relations Officer to Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, in a statement said the minister made the disclosure while briefing the National Security Meeting held on Thursday