Summary 10 out of the 15 are Brigadier Generals while the remaining five are Major Generals. One of the Generals, Major General Thompson Oliomoghe, who spoke on behalf of others, thanked the Nigerian Army for the opportunity given them to serve the nation.
Summary Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the court gave the order pending the determination of a fundamental human rights suit filed by a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba, against the Chief of Army Staff, the Commander, Army Headquarters Garrison, Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja.
Summary President Goodluck Jonathan descended heavily on the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, describing as "unfortunate" a statement credited to the governor that the Boko Haram sect was more equipped than the Nigerian military. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, who announced the modalities, said altogether, 495 delegates would attend the conference earlier scheduled to commence this month.
Summary The Order was made on Tuesday by Justice Gabriel Kolawole, in a fundamental rights case filed by Olisa Agbakoba against the Chief of Army Staff, the Commander, Army Headquarters Garrison Mogadishu Cantonment Asokoro Abuja, and the Attorney- General of the Federation.
Summary The judge, in a fundamental rights case filed by a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olisa Agbakoba, against the Chief of Army Staff, the Commander, Army Headquarters Garrison, Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja, and the Attorney General of the Federation, ordered that the execution of the soldiers be put on hold pending the determination of the suit.
Summary In this interview with CHIKA OTUCHIKERE, Maj Komo Maryam Thomas, an indigene of Borno State and serving officer of the Nigerian Army, gives an insight into the insurgency as person whose state is worse hit and whose professional constituency is saddled ...
Summary Fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram insurgents escalated in Mubi, Mararaba Mubi and Uba in Adamawa State on Wednesday. Casualty figures could not be obtained as of 8pm but the development forced the state government to impose 24-hour...
Summary A trapped resident who identified himself as Dauda Longman said the sound of gunshots could not allow them sleep throughout the previous night . "There were bomb explosions and gunshots as helicopter gunships continued to bombard the town.".
Summary Fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram insurgents escalated in Mubi, Mararaba Mubi and Uba in Adamawa State on Wednesday. Sajoh, who is the director of Press and Public Affairs to the former Governor Murtala Nyako, added, "Mallam Iliyasu of the Bursary Department of the state university, who is trapped in the town said by 2pm, the Police Barracks in the GRA was overrun by the insurgents, the prison was blown open while fighting was going on at the army barracks.
Summary Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are reportedly leaving the town of Mubi in Adamawa State, as members of the terrorists group, Boko Haram make advances to take over the town, Punch reports. Meanwhile, SaharaReporters said Boko Haram insurgents entered Mubi and took over the headquarters of the 234 battalion in the town, which is one of the State's largest.
Summary The sheer persistence of police killings of black youth contradicts the assumption that these are isolated aberrations. This use of the war on terror as a broad designation of the project of 21st-century western democracy has served as a justification of anti-Muslim racism; it has further legitimised the Israeli occupation of Palestine; it has redefined the repression of immigrants; and has indirectly led to the militarisation of local police departments throughout the country.
Summary There are 80 games left in the regular season and the playoffs are six months away. James and the rest of his teammates responded with an impressive win against the team many see as the Cleveland's stiffest competition for the Eastern Conference title.
Summary Then come back here and refresh the page. Philip Banks and Rafael Pineiro, the NYPD's highest ranking black and Latino officers, have resigned and retired. "I had an opportunity to speak to the mayor of the city of New York and express my concern and my disappointment. As well, I had an opportunity to speak to Chief Banks and urge him to reconsider," said Public Advocate Letitia James. The police commissioner says there is diversity in the NYPD.
Summary The cartoon appeared Thursday in Haaretz, Israel's leading liberal newspaper, and elicited strong words both in Israel itself and from Anti-Defamation League head Abraham Foxman . "The message is that (Netanyahu) is destroying relations with American in an arrogant and thoughtless way and that he is leading us to a catastrophe on the magnitude of 9/11," he said.