• Burying 13 Generals was my greatest challenge as CDS, says Agwai

    Burying 13 Generals was my greatest challenge as CDS, says Agwai

    Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lieutenant-General Martin-Luther Agwai, yesterday said the greatest challenge in his entire military career, was burying 13 Generals who died in the ill-fated Nigerian Air Force plane crash of September, 17, 2006, in Benue State.

    Agwai, who said their death created a huge vacuum in the army, noted that if they were to be alive today, perhaps most of the challenges facing the military in its counter insurgency operations in the Northeast would not have gotten […]

  • Youth unemployment, a huge time bomb – Agwai

    Youth unemployment, a huge time bomb – Agwai

    A former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Martin Luther Agwai (rtd), says youth unemployment remains a major national security challenge.

    Agwai, who spoke yesterday at the second seminar organised by the Institute for Security Studies for participants of Executive Intelligence Management Course (EIMC), warned that jobless youths could fall easy preys to rebel groups springing up across the federation.

    He likened the scenario to a time-bomb waiting to explode.

    “Youth unemployment is particularly a huge time bomb Africans are sitting on,” he […]