Nigerian navy reacts to the Economist’s publication on deepening insecurity


The Nigerian Military has accused a London-basically based entirely magazine, ”The Economist” of attempting to denigrate, demonise and destabilise the Nigerian government in its most modern article entitled “Insurgency, secessionism and banditry threaten Nigeria”.

The respected news outlet, in the half, had aptly mirrored the worsening insecurity, banditry, and agitations that proceed to ravage parts of the nation despite the efforts of the safety companies to curb the spike.

Nonetheless the Director, Military Public Relatives, Onyema Nwachukwu, in an announcement reacting to the half on Saturday, disagrees, it appears to be seeing the article as an instantaneous attack on the navy.

He acknowledged the “Nigerian navy remained a legit, exhausting-preventing and globally respected establishment”.

Mr Nwachukwu acknowledged the nation’s navy had continued to grab deserved soft positions in the comity of global defence forces.

He acknowledged the Nigerian navy had illustrious itself as a safe contributor to global peace and security by plot of regional, continental and international peace conserving and peace enhance operations.

The navy spokesperson acknowledged “it used to be also infamous to denigrate an navy that had restored democracies, introduced peace to unnerved lands and stabilised the sub-discipline, by plot of dint of exhausting work, dedication to duty, discipline and professionalism.”

“It used to be the the same navy that had weathered the storm of terrorism and insurgency in the north jap half of the country and parts of the Lake Chad discipline,” he acknowledged, pointing out that the offending article contained “some unbelievable slurs centered at the Nigerian defense force and the Nigerian navy severely.”

“Even because the precise blueprint of the otherwise respected Economist magazine in publishing such toxic concoctions weaved up as picture on Nigerian Executive’s response to the multi-faceted security challenges assailing the country is but to be unravelled, the provision of the article used to be very obvious.

“It is this kind of deliberate falsehoods and scandalous narratives orchestrated by a network of detractors and coven of dusky forces working very exhausting to adorn the Nigerian Military in an unfitting garb of infamy.

“The vile picture which the Economist chose to provide to its platform for publication, spared no effort in attempting to vilify and garbage the image, character and reputational standing of the Nigerian navy, nonetheless failed woefully.

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“The Nigerian navy is undoubtedly no longer what the so-known as picture by the Economist tried to characterize it.

“Design more ludicrous used to be the gildings of the acknowledged picture by the notorious unprofessional media retail outlets that had been mercurial to republish the shocking falsehood,” he acknowledged.

Mr Nwachukwu also accused the international magazine of allowing its medium to be worn for a “hatchet job” and failing in its effort of checking out the precise truth concerning the Nigerian navy, announcing “what the magazine and its sources did no longer know, used to be that acknowledged navy had successfully stopped the Islamic States West African Province (ISWAP)”.

He acknowledged the magazine used to be misled by folks that had been unhappy with the dedication of navy troops in stamping out terrorism, banditry and diversified violent crimes assailing the country and the West African sub-discipline.

Essentially based entirely on him, “the audacious officers and troopers of Nigerian navy had been undeterred, undistracted and entirely unfazed by the hare-brained assertions contained in that foolish picture.” (NAN)

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