Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Category: Security


President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russian troops would push further into Ukraine to build on their success on the battlefield after the fall of the town of Avdiivka where he said Ukrainian troops had been forced to flee in Read more…


Russia is entering its third year of war in Ukraine with an unprecedented amount of cash in government coffers, bolstered by a record $37 billion of crude oil sales to India last year, according to new analysis, which concludes that Read more…


Sensitive defense information could have been leaked to Russia during the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, with Germany’s prosecutor general now on the case, Bild has reported. The alleged disclosure presumably happened in 2018, with classified data Read more…


Unless Ukraine obtains a full NATO membership, it will have no other choice but to develop or somehow else obtain an arsenal of atomic weapons, according to MP Alexey Goncharenko. The Ukrainian lawmaker pressed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Read more…


Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, has raised the alarm that about 200 million firearms are in circulation in Nigeria. Governor Sani disclosed this in… Governor Sani disclosed this in a chat on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. Channels Television’s Sunday Read more…


As the week comes to a close, here are top stories from across the country. Following the death of the Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, Herbert Wigwe, in a helicopter crash in the United States, the Nigerian government Read more…


The Ukrainian military’s decision to withdraw from the Donbass stronghold of Avdeevka under relentless Russian pressure was “absolutely logical,” President Vladimir Zelensky has said. He explained that by doing so, Kiev is avoiding heavy casualties. The announcement of the retreat was made Read more…


Israel appears to have conducted covert attacks on two major natural gas pipelines inside Iran this week, disrupting heat and cooking gas supplies in several provinces, The New York Times reports. The sabotage marked an escalation in the shadow war between Israel Read more…


Ukrainian troops have been ordered to leave the city of Avdeevka, Kiev’s newly-appointed commander-in-chief has said, claiming the decision was intended to preserve the “lives and health” of soldiers following months of desperate attempts to hold onto the frontline town near Russia’s Donetsk. Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor Okpuno Egbu village in Umudim-Nnewi, Anambra State was thrown into panic mode on Friday as gunmen beat Mrs Chioma Udechukwu to stupor in the process of abducting her brother in-law, Ebuka Udechukwu. Mrs Udechukwu who is a Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor Mrs. Eucharia Agbasimalo, wife of Chief Obiorah Agbasimalo, the kidnapped governoship candidate of the Labour Party(LP) in the last Anambra State guber polls said she has enough evidence to jail defendants in the case. Mrs Agbasimalo told Read more…


Russian forces are preparing to capture the Donbass stronghold of Avdeevka after “particularly intense” fighting, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Thursday.  Fighting around Avdeevka is “particularly intense,” Kirby said at a press conference. “We’re getting reports from the Ukrainians Read more…