Saturday, February 7, 2015

Ekiti Election Rigging - Nigerian Army Captain Who Leaked Audio Gives Details

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Captain Sagir Koli, a Nigerian Army Captain, leaked audio evidence of how the Nigerian Army and other security agencies were used to rig the governorship election in Ekiti and Osun States last year. He has now given further testimony with details of how the rigging was perpetrated by top officials of the Federal Government and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

In a statement entitled: “How Nigerian Army personnel were used to rig Ekiti and Osun States Gubernatorial Elections 2014″, Captain Sagir Koli gave details of all that transpired between himself, his commanding officer, two ministers and some politicians prior to the elections in Ekiti state.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Nigerian Military On The War Path With CNN - Calls Report On Soldiers Satanic

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The Nigerian military has condemned what they called an 'Ultra-biased' and 'Satanic' CNN report, saying the interviews it featured could not be possible, and are orchestrated by Nigeria's enemies. CNN aired the interview and published an article by Nic Robertson alongside, which references the low morale of Nigerian soldiers and why the war against Boko Haram is largely unsuccessful.

The soldiers say they have to buy their own uniforms, have only 60 bullets to fight Boko Haram and when they get injured in the line of duty, the army does not pay their medical bills. The widows also face a grim and neglected future, the article adds. Read below...

President Goodluck Jonathan Visits Maiduguri For Armed Forces Remembrance Day [Photos]

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The Nigerian State House has just released a report concerning President Goodluck Jonathan's visit to Maiduguri ealier today. The president undertook the trip after attending a ceremony in Abuja that had the Vice President, Namadi Sambo, and other officials present.

This year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day was especially poignant, and was marked by a high number of social media posts - due to the ongoing sacrifices of the military as they fight Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria. Read the press release and photos below...

Monday, January 12, 2015

ISIS Hacks US Central Command Twitter Account, Leaks Details of 4-star Generals

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#CyberCaliphate? ISIS seems to be ramping up it's social media activism as the Twitter account of the US military's Central Command in Florida was hacked earlier today. Representatives of the ISIS terror group who took over the account posted threatening messages against troops, their families and  also leaked the home addresses of 4-star US generals.

The cyber attack began at around 12.30pm on Monday when a message was posted to CentCom's Twitter account reading,

'In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, the CyberCaliphate continues its CyberJihad.'

Nigerian Military Addresses Boko Haram Attack In Baga Reported To Have Killed 2000

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Boko Haram has been a thorn in the Nigerian polity since 2009, attacking police stations, schools, markets, with suicide bombings, kidnappings and mass shootings becoming very common in northern Nigeria. The highest toll since then was reported by international media to be from the attack on Baga more than a week ago.

After more than 9 days, and with bodies still reportedly out in the open, the Nigerian military has finally released a statement saying that from their own calculations, only about 150 people were killed in the attack. They had earlier tweeted that they lost about 5 soldiers with 40 wounded as they tried to rebuff the takeover of Baga town.