National Security Blog Posts

Nigerian soldiers recapture Bama, kill 50 Boko Haram militants

Nigerian troops have recaptured Bama in Borno State from the Boko Haram insurgents and blocked the Islamist militants’ advance towards the state capital, Maiduguri.The soldiers equally killed no fewer than 50 of the insurgents, according to a sen...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 9, 2014

Nigerian military feeding the world lies, we are in control of Bama, other towns - Boko Haram spokesperson

The insurgent group, Boko Haram, has said that it is in control of Borno’s second largest town, Bama, and alleged that the military is feeding the world with lies.Members of the Boko Haram had two weeks ago invaded Bama, killing several people a...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 9, 2014

Ex-militants to storm National Assembly today over welfare

Former militants from the Justice Camp in the Niger Delta have threatened to shut down legislative and all other activities today at the National Assembly complex in Abuja.The aggrieved ex-militants, who claimed to have made other peaceful entreat...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 8, 2014

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Hram militants to regain captured towns

Nigerian soldiers are turning back fleeing residents of Mubi in Adamawa State as they engage Boko Haram insurgents in an attempt to regain the town.The soldiers are also said to be engaging in a fierce battle with members of the sect all through S...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 8, 2014

IG deploys new command police commissioners in 21 states

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has deployed the newly promoted Commissioners of Police to head Police Commands in 21 States.This followed the recommendation of the CPs to the Police Service Commission and its subsequent app...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 8, 2014

دنیا کا مطلوب ترین انسان ....World Most Wanted Man

یہ پچھلے سال ماہ جون کی بات ہے، پاکستانیوں نے عالم حیرت و پریشانی میں یہ خبر سنی کہ امریکی حکومت دنیائے نیٹ پر وسیع پیمانے پر ان کی جاسوسی ک...
by My Pakistan on Sep 7, 2014

Fire guts Police barracks, 5 other buildings in Lagos

The Ijeh Police Barracks in Obalende area of Lagos, Wednesday, went up in flames, rendering 24 families of policemen homeless and destroying property worth millions of naira.A riffle said to have been brought home by one of the policemen was also b...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 4, 2014

Boko Haram: It is betrayal to criticise Nigerian army — Presidency

The presidency has urged Nigerians to pray for the troops fighting against the boko haram insurgents, stressing that the highest level of betrayeal of the Nigerian army risking their lives to defend the territory of the country from Boko Haram is...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 1, 2014

Army imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army has reviewed the curfew in Maiduguri, the capital of the troubled Borno State.In a press statement by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, the curfew hours on the town is now 7pm to 6am.The curfew formerl...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Sep 1, 2014

Nigerian military uncovers terrorists’ new tricks

Fresh indication has emerged that terrorists are currently employing new tricks to beat security checks. Among such moves is the recruitment of physically-challenged people to carry out their dastardly acts in some parts of the country.The recruit...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 27, 2014

DHQ denies formation of Islamic Caliphate in North-Eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram

The military has debunked the claim of the leader of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau that it had formed a Caliphate in a northeast town seized by the earlier this month.In a statement on its website, the military said the claim was...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 26, 2014

480 Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram, take refuge in Cameroon

About 480 Nigerian soldiers have fled into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents.The Cameroonian Army Spokesman, Lt Col Didier Badjek, who confirmed this, said the troops had already been disarmed.But the Director of Defence...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 26, 2014

Presence of Nigerian soldiers in Cameroon a military tactic - DHQ

The Defence authorities on Monday explained that the Nigerian troops crossed over to the Cameroonian side of the border during the battle with the insurgents while making a tactical manouver.A statement on official website of the Nigeria military,...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 26, 2014

Nigerian Police seek military protection in the North

Following an attack on one of the country’s foremost police training institutions, the Police Academy, Gwoza, Borno State by Boko Haram on Wednesday, the Nigeria Police has reached out to the military to protect its facilities in the North.It wa...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 24, 2014

Why I can’t return to Nigeria - Fleeing soldier

As the Nigerian military continued to wage war against the Boko Haram insurgents, an ex soldier, Gani Ibrahim who fled the country in the wake of the bloody communal clashes in Jos, Plateau State, is resisting pressure to come back to Nigeria.Ibra...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 21, 2014

Fake soldier re-arrested in Ondo

A FAKE soldier, Miss Angela Omieh, who was arrested on April 17, this year by men of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, was re-arrested yesterday at Igbara-Oke military check-point in Ifedore Local Government Area, Ondo State.After her latest arres...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 21, 2014

Police promote Mbu, Lagos CP, 16 others to AIGs

Controversial Police chief, Mbu Joseph Mbu was among the 18 Commissioners of Police elevated to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIGs on Wednesday.The promotion of Mbu who is currently the Commissioner of Police in charge of Fede...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 21, 2014

U.S donates high tech bomb disposal robots/equipment to Nigerian police

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Suleiman Abba NPM, on August 20, 2014 at Force Headquarters, Abuja, received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, James F. Entwistle.The US Ambassador congratulated the Ag. IGP on his new appointm...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 21, 2014

Scores of Nigerian soldiers vow not to fight Boko Haram

At least, 40 soldiers in North-Eastern are refusing to fight Islamist Boko Haram militants until they receive better equipment.The BBC reported on Tuesday that one of the mutineers said that he and 39 others would refuse orders to deploy.The alleged...
by Enyiinaya Emma's Blog on Aug 20, 2014

Freedom Trail

The machine gun on the bow of the National Guard boat would’ve impressed me as a boy. Now it kind of scares me. The helicopters overhead pass frequently. Police on jet skis chase girls in a canoe away from the … Continue reading →...
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