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2019: Govt should address issues relating to education, health, others — Nigerian women

As expected, year 2019 is significant because of the forthcoming General elections and Nigerians are expected to choose genuine leaders to lead them to prosperity.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

The plane that shook Luwero and changed the course of war

In a media statement in May 1985, Senior Officer and now General, Elly Tumwine, who was then the NRA Army Commander wrote, “The growth and expansion of NRM`s strength is now public knowledge inside and outside Uganda.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Army/Daily Trust: On Responsible Security Reporting By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The challenge arises when information is sought to be restricted either on General grounds of public interest under the FoIA 2011 or on the more specific basis of National Security under the National Security Agencies Act, or for some other reasons permitted by other statutes.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 13, 2019

Top police manager found guilty of racism and disparaging remarks

The union said Major-General Sandra Malebe-Thema was the Head of Basic Police Development when she taken to task over remarks made during an event in Oudtshoorn.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

APC to inaugurate Delta guber campaign council | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The inauguration which was formerly scheduled for last Saturday, was postponed due to logistics and ensure a strategic campaign and a decisive victory at the polls according to Director- General, of the Delta state APC Campaign Council, George Timinimi, Timinimi added that the inauguration ceremony will be followed with the launch of the manifesto of the APC governorship candidate in Delta state, Olorogun Great Ovedje Ogboru.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 10, 2019

Ganduje swears in four new commissioners | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

He advised them to come up with innovative ideas that would move the state forward.‎ The commissioners were sworn in by the state Attorney -General, Mr Ibrahim Mukhtar.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 9, 2019

Daily Trust: HURIWA advises army on arrested journalists

HURIWA urged the military to show “greater restraint and embark on the search for legal and or amicable resolution of whatever conflict may have arisen between them and the media.” Urging the media to be responsible in reporting security matters, HURIWA’s National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, called on the Army to release the “media workers arrested.” A statement forwarded to DAILY POST, reads: “At first when our attention was called to it we expressed shock that this could happen in an era whereby the Chief of Army staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has entered the annals of our national history as the head of the Army that significantly improved relations between the civilian and military citizens in Nigeria with the institutionalization of a full department to coordinate civil and military relations which is headed by a senior General with offices spread across all the command structures of the military establishment.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 7, 2019

Python Dance III: South East Governors warn Nigerian Army against clashing with MASSOB, IPOB

The South East Governors’ Forum on Saturday, called on the Nigerian Army to be more professional while carrying out their operation Python Dance III in the zone scheduled to take place this January to February 28 ahead of the General elections.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 5, 2019

QUESTION: Can Amina Zakari, Buhari’s ‘Relative’, Influence 2019 Election Results?

It will be recalled that it was at this stage that the military Junta led by General (rtd.)

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 4, 2019

Things you might have missed in Kayihura sacking, arrest

Kayihura hands over office On March 15, Gen Kayihura donned in a four star General army combat handed over office to his successor Okoth-Ochola.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 4, 2019