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
The minister made this known while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of National Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday.
Dan-Ali made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen after the Juma’at service at the National Mosque, Abuja, to mark the 2018 Armed Forces Day.
Dan-Ali made the remark on Tuesday in Abuja at the opening of a four-day international seminar on: “Managing Asymmetric Security Challenges in the 21st Century.”
Dan-Ali said: “The Russian equipment that could be of our interest are MiG fighters and some artillery equipment.
The five aircraft are among the 10 acquired by the government from Pakistan
The President made the vow when he declared the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship opened in Sambisa Forest
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, who presented the cheques, also promised that the welfare of the serving military personnel would be given priority