Posts Tagged ‘Army’

BREAKING| Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader on the run’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 24, 2019
The suspected ringleader of Saturday’s failed coup plot in Ethiopia’s Amhara region is on the run, a senior security official has told the BBC. Four top officials, including the army chief, were killed while thwarting the coup, officials said. Flags are flying at half-mast after the federal government declared a day of mourning to mark […]

My life in danger from Nigerian soldiers, Cries Wike’s aide, Oraye St. Franklyn

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 9, 2019
Oraye St. Franklyn, the Senior Special Assistant to the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Social Media has raised the alarm over what he claimed was plots by some alleged soldiers of the Nigerian army whom he said want to harm him. Mr. Franklyn who, through one of his close friends, spoke to Vanguard, said […]

Army Buries 14 Soldiers Killed in Boko Haram Ambush

by Breaking Timeson January 12, 2019
The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on December 24. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 14 soldiers who were on escort duty were ambushed on their way back to Kaduna by the terrorists on Damaturu-Maiduguri road. The General Commanding (GOC) 1 Division […]