Nigeria Military issues red alert

Military officers and men were placed on red alert yesterday — no thanks to the increasingly daring moves of the deadly Boko Haram sect. Fears of likely infiltration or inducement of officers and men have made the military hierarchy to recall those on leave, The Nation learnt. Besides, the military has placed restrictions on Facebook…

Not a solution to the problem: Nigeria to deploy satellites to track cattle movement

Mr. Jonathan mentioned that terrorists take advantage of pastoralism to cause mayhem among communities in the country. Federal officials at the Ministry of Agriculture in Abuja are working on a comprehensive livestock information system that will require all cattle in the country to carry electronic chips, while satellite imagery and remote sensing technology are deployed…

Aliyu Urges Abdulsalami To Prevail On Past Northern Leaders To Curb Insurgency In Three Months

Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State, weekend, asked former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) to prevail on past leaders of the country to help curb insurgency rocking the Northern region. Aliyu, who is the chairman, Northern States Governor’s Forum, NSGF, spoke at the maiden convocation of the state-owned Ibrahim Babangida Badamosi University, Lapai,…

Boko Haram terrorist abducts another 60 women

Boko Haram insurgents yesterday abducted 60 women out of 91 villagers kidnapped in Kumanza, Yaga and Dagu villages in Damboa local government area of Borno State. The abduction, according to local vigilance officials, took place between Thursday last week and Sunday. Chairman, Sector 5 of the local vigilance group, Abb Aji Khalil, also said that…