General Buratai: Many Generals in one

General Buratai: Many Generals in one

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Lt. General Buratai, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff By Paul Smith “I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles, and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with…

General Buratai’s spiritual warfare campaigns and matters arising

General Buratai’s spiritual warfare campaigns and matters arising

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Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Buratai By Roger Williams Ikongbe Some Nigerians are a hypocritical lot, including those who occupy exalted and influential leadership positions. Most times, when you listen to them, the impression which assails the mind defiantly replays…

2020 budget to sustain growth, create jobs – President Buhari

2020 budget to sustain growth, create jobs – President Buhari

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President Buhari  2020: Budget of Sustaining Growth and Job Creation Delivered By: His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Tuesday, October 8, 2019 PROTOCOLS 1. I will start by asking you to…

Boko Haram, prayers, indoctrination and science

Boko Haram, prayers, indoctrination and science

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Governor Zulum of Borno State By Ademola Adegbamigbe In recent times, two individuals dominated public discourse pertaining to the war by other means against Boko Haram: Lt. General Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff and Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State. They…

Why our service chiefs deserve national honour

Why our service chiefs deserve national honour

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By David Onmeje When recently, I heard a member of the Nigerian Senate asking what the Service Chiefs have done these years on ending Boko Haram,  I knew immediately that there is another set of people that have been ignored in our…

General Buratai and spiritual warfare

General Buratai and spiritual warfare

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Lt. General Buratai is Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff By Obadiah Mailafia Last week, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, raised a lot of eyebrows when he advocated the use of prayers and “spiritual warfare” in the war against terrorist…

Nigeria’s sovereignty and the exemplary leadership of the Nigerian Army

Nigeria’s sovereignty and the exemplary leadership of the Nigerian Army

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Nigeria’s army boss, Lt. Gen. Buratai By Esther Okpabi The security architecture in Nigeria is such that it revolves around the operations of the Nigerian Army. I say this for the simple fact that since 2015, and with the advent of the…

Nigeria’s bourgeoning population fuels child malnutrition

Nigeria’s bourgeoning population fuels child malnutrition

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By Carl Umegboro Africa is the second most populous continent with over one billion people in the world. From records, the greatest number of births in the continent takes place in Nigeria. In fact, a forecast at a point did project that…

Marginalisation and deprivation of the Jukun in Benue State

Marginalisation and deprivation of the Jukun in Benue State

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The palace of the chief of Abinsi has been in ruins By Yakubu Useni Located on the Southern Bank of River Benue, Abinsi Town is on the Makurdi Gboko to Wukari highway. Abinsi is on kilometers 25 to Makurdi Town. While the…

Between Boko and Political Haram- Borno Conundrum

Between Boko and Political Haram- Borno Conundrum

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By Daniel Ochonu The situation in North-East Nigeria calls for concern from all well-meaning Nigerians. This is given the wanton of destruction that has occasioned the war against Boko Haram terrorism since 2009. In some quarters it has been speculated that there…