Nigeria military chiefs did no wrong in extending officers’ service – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says the Service Chiefs of the Armed Forces of Nigeria have not committed any illegality in extending the service of career officers. John Enenche, the Director Defence Information gave the clarification in a statement on Thursday. Mr. Enenche said that the clarification followed a publication captioned: “How Service Chiefs More...

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By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 19th, 2017

How Abacha actually died in 1998 – Al-Mustapha

Fresh facts have emerged on how former Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha mysteriously died in office in 1998. Major Hamza Al Mustapha who was the former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Head of State, Gen More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

We are not recruiting—DSS

Advises Nigerians to be wary of fraudulent persons The Department of State Service (DSS) on Friday dismissed as rumours the information making the rounds in the media that it was recruiting. The agency of government More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Buratai moves army unit to Buhari’s hometown, Daura

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. -Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday, established a Forward Operation Base, named Muhammadu Buhari Base, in Daura town, Katsina State. Buratai said the move was to enhance security in parts More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Boko Haram suspect with ID card of late soldier, 125 others nabbed in Borno IDPs camp

The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist bearing the identity card of a late soldier, at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State. The late soldier was killed by More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Coup Rumour: Buratai warns army officers against secret meetings with politicians

Following Tuesday’s ​statement by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai, that some individuals have been approaching top Army officers and soldiers for​ ​political reasons, DAILY POST More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Obasanjo blasts Bamaiyi for accusing him of plotting his death—Obasanjo

Advises EFCC to improve on investigation of cases, choice of prosecutors to stop loss of cases Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday dismissed as arrant nonsense the allegation the claim by a former Chief More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Real Boko Haram leader, Shekau, yet to be caught—Military

The military on Thursday admitted that the factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau is still alive, explaining that the many faces of Abubakar Shekau as factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Alleged Illegal Arrest: Peace Corps slams N2bn suit against Police, DSS, AGF

Peace Corps of Nigeria and some of its members on Thursday commenced a lawsuit at the Federal high court sitting in Abuja to enforce their fundamental human rights against the Nigeria Police, the Department of More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Nigerian, Cameroonian troops clear Boko Haram from seven border villages – Official

Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have cleared seven villages of Boko Haram terrorists in the border between the two countries in a two-day joint operation. The towns and villages, according to a statement issued More...