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Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Seeks New Recruits

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The Nigerian Army is presently considering options on how to increase the number of troops in the troubled northeast-Nigeria, a top military source has revealed.

According to the source, who spoke with The Nation, the depletion of troops as a result of security challenges in the country made the measure necessary.

“From all indications, the Presidency may soon consider recruiting qualified, competent, courageous members of Civilian Joint Task F orce, CJTF, into special security forces to be well-trained and equipped in the war on terror.

“Rather than arming the volunteer groups who are proving their worth and staking their lives to protect their communities with mere sticks and knives against Boko Haram terrorists, the system is considering proposals from security and military experts who believe recruitment of qualified youths may be the best option against creating militias that could be problems in future.

“Background checks, antecedents and past exploits and contributions of individual volunteers will be taken into consideration to avoid recruiting those with evil and criminal intents into the specialised forces.

“Other considerations include the fact that such local volunteers understand the terrain of such environment and politics of the insurgents,”  the highly-placed military source informed.

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Another source said: “It has also been discovered  that if members of the CJTF are adequately trained and equipped, they could dare the terrorists in the held communities.

“They had in the past with bare hands arrested Boko Haram kingpins and handed them over to security personnel.

“A lot of members of the CJTF have been killed by terrorists because they are not armed and trained in counter-insurgency operations.

“Many have also called for the recruitment of courageous and qualified young Nigerians who are passionate to build career in the military rather than the jobless ones who join the military only to engage in acts of indiscipline, desertion and mutiny at a critical period of national life,”the source said.

According to findings, the new recruits are to be trained in the use of arms and basic ethics of rules of engagement, among others, before they would be deployment.

“It takes three to four years to train well-qualified troops. The nation cannot afford the luxury of waiting for some years to train troops while leaving security challenges unattended to,”  a source said.

It would be recalled that the leader of Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, had recently warned the CJTF against supporting the Nigerian military.

The insurgents leader, who the Nigerian military claimed had been claimed some weeks ago, had also shown the execution of captured CJTF members in a recent video.

In spite of the victories recorded by the Nigerian militaryagainst the terrorists recently, the Islamist group has beenattacking villages in northern Nigeria, especially Bornofor sometime now.

Only last week, the insurgents attacked a village in Michika Local Government Area in Borno where houses were burnt and many residents displaced from their communities to neighbouring town in Yola, Adamawa state.

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Unfaithful man cries out for help after his wife caught him cheating

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Unfaithful man cries out for help after his wife caught him cheating

A married man has cried out for help after his wife found out about his illicit affair with another woman.

This was revealed on Instagram by Joro Olumofin, a relationship expert.

According to Olumofin, the man ate yam and egg prepared by his wife after she discovered his extra-marital affair.

 

According to the story, the man has been having an extra-marital affair with another lady for two years.

Upon the wife’s discovery of the illicit act, she forgave him and still resumed her wifely duties.

According to their tradition, she prepares yam and egg on Sundays, which she made for him after the incident.

Afraid that he might have been poisoned, the man cried out to Joro, though his health is still intact.

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Come and enter government” – Desmond Elliot tells youth. (Video)

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Come and enter government” – Desmond Elliot tells youth. (Video)

 

Nigerian lawmaker, Desmond Elliot has joined other Nigerian politicians in clamouring for regulation of social media.

The Lagos legislator and Nollywood actor, says Nigerian youths display rude behaviour on social media

 

In the video, the Actor-turned-Lawmaker called on the youth to get into Government if they are tired.

He said ;

Mr. Speaker, we need to adress certain things ;

The Nigerian Youth, The Social Media, The Social Influencers, All of these are making the narrative that we are seeing today, except we are joking with ourselves.

Social media is good but it has Negative impacts.

Let me thank you for condeming the killings and carnage that happened at Lekki. When i went through the comments i could not believe it Mr. Speaker, the curses, the abuses from children and i ask myslef, is this Nigeria ? What is going on?

Children cursing, people having the effontery to enter an Oba’s palace, hold the staff of office ? Culture is gone. Mr. Speaker, in the next 5 years, there will be no Nigeria if we don’t act now.

The youth is not only those who do the peaceful protest, but those who have looted and destroyed lives are also youths as well.

He also seized the opportunity to plead with Nigerian celebrities, social media influencers and motivational speakers to “tune down on the hate narrative.”

He said the youth have a constitutional means to change government and it is called the ‘PVC’.

He added ;

Go to the elections, if you are tired come and enter government. People are dying. The narrative must change.

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Ugandan man slumps, dies ten days to his wedding

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An Ugandan man, Raymond Steven Sekitayira slumped and died a few days to his wedding in Kampala.

 

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Information Nigeria gathered that Sekitayira, who slumped at his office, was rushed to IHK hospital where he gave up the ghost.

His death was announced by Rotaract Club of Nateete Kampala on Thursday morning.

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The wedding to his beau, Joy Nekesa was scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 and the introduction ceremony was to hold on Saturday, October 31, at the bride’s family home.

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“With deep sorrow , we announce the passing of RAYMOND STEVEN Sekitayira, a Past President, Treasurer, SAA and many other hats wore while at the Rotaract club of Nateete Kampala. His impact will forever be felt among us. Heartfelt condolences go out to Friends and family.” the statement reads.

Friends and colleagues have taken to social media to mourn the deceased.

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