You are here
Home > Army

2019 elections: CATE salutes Army over responsiveness to Boko Haram threats to disrupt polls

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE), has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.
CATE commended the gallantry exhibited by the Nigeria Army in neutralizing Boko Haram threats in some parts of North East Nigeria in the build-up to the general elections.
The group gave this commendation on Saturday in a statement by its National President, Gabriel Onoja.
ALSO READ: Election: We’ll curtail foreign intrusions – Buratai
CATE equally commended the show of professionalism by the troops in this critical elections period.
Continue reading 2019 elections: CATE salutes Army over responsiveness to Boko Haram threats to disrupt polls at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

Election Postponement: Army, Police Cordon CBN, INEC office in Port Harcourt

HOURS after Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, officially postponed Saturday’s elections, the commission’s office in Port Harcourt and that of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, remain cordoned by heavy joint military and police teams.
Continue reading Election Postponement: Army, Police Cordon CBN, INEC office in Port Harcourt at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

Python dance III not for war only – ARMY

ABEOKUTA—THE Commander of  35 Artillery Brigade Command, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brig Gen. Olaniyi Olatunde, yesterday, said the Python Dance III otherwise called Egwu Eke 111 is not  meant for only war.
Continue reading Python dance III not for war only – ARMY at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

Towards credible election: constitutionality of dragging Army into electoral process (Yusuf vs Obasanjo)

The 2019 presidential and national assembly elections are a few days away and aside from the ongoing campaign of the candidates, one aspect of the impending elections which continues to attract attention is what role the military will play on the day of the election. As it was during some past elections, there are concerns not only about the intention of government to deploy the military on election date but also what that will portend for the smooth conduct of the elections. While those in support of such moves argue that security concerns permit or even make the deployment of the military an absolute necessity, others opposed to it refer to past incidents where the military were utilised by unscrupulous politicians to skew the electoral process in their favour through means including intimidation of voters and members of the opposition.
Continue reading Towards credible election: constitutionality of dragging Army into electoral process (Yusuf vs Obasanjo) at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

Top