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New Airforce Pilots Winged

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The Nigerian Air Force says the delivery of ten new trainer aircraft will go a long way in boosting indigenous training of pilots and aircraft technicians among other things in the country. The chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Abuja during the winging ceremony of eleven...

Multi-National Joint Task Force Assures Of Return To Peace In Chad Basin

1 month ago /

Greater cross-border movement of persons, trade and commerce should be anticipated across the chad basin countries in the New Year, 2018. This assurance is coming from the commander, multi-national joint task force, Major-General Lucky Irabor, after he held a meeting with the theatre commander, operation Lafiya Dole, in Maiduguri, Borno state.  Shortly...

Okiro Advocates Reform Of SARS

1 month ago /

The Chairman Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, says operatives of the special anti-robbery squad, SARS, are expected to carry guns about in public While appearing on AIT’s breakfast show, Kakaaki this Wednesday, one of the brains behind the creation of SARS provided further insight to the formation of the special anti-robbery...

Calls For Probe Of Bwari Emirate Crisis

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The paramount ruler of the Hausa’s in Bwari area council Awwal Musa Iyakoro, popularly called the Sariki Bwari, says there is more to the story of the Christmas day violence in Bwari area council than the stories told the public. The Sarki who addressed youths in the area council prefers the...

Court Adjourns Army Retirement Suit Until March15

1 month ago /

The court of appeal Abuja division has adjourned hearing in the appeal challenging the alleged illegal retirement of major general Ibrahim Sani by the Nigerian army. The three-man panel of justices led by Justice Datti Yahaya on Wednesday adjourned the suit to march 15,2018 to enable Sani’s new counsel, Magaji Mahmoud...

Senate Condemns Poor Handling Of Security Threats By Buhari

1 month ago /

Lawmakers in the senate on Wednesday expressed deep concern over President Mohammadu Buhari’s handling of the security situation in Nigeria The lawmakers want him to act fast and if necessary sack his chief security and cabinet members found wanting, saying enough is enough. For the second time in 2 days Nigerian lawmakers...

Wike Assures Of Security In Rivers

1 month ago /

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has assured the people of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni local government area that his administration will continue to build on the security infrastructure in the area. The governor gave the assurance at security meeting he held with the people at the local government secretariat in Omoku. The governor said the...

National Assembly Gives IGP Idris Two Weeks To Arrest Herdsmen Killers

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The national assembly has asked the Inspector General Of Police Ibrahim Idris to arrest the perpetrators of Benue killings and their sponsors. The lawmakers are also want an explanation from the country’s security chief on the crisis. Nigerian lawmakers returned to plenary on Tuesday after a long new year break, worried about...

Cross River Police Discovers Slain Inspector's Head At Akampa Shrine

1 month ago /

After days of searching for the body of a police inspector, Michael James who was killed during a communal clash in Uyanga, Akampa Local Government Area of cross river state, his head has been found at a community shrine in the area. Briefing newsmen in Calabar while parading the eight suspects...

Osinbajo Denies Ignoring Security Reports On Benue Attacks

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied media reports credited to Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom that he ignored security reports of the attack by herdsmen in logo and Guma Local governments on January 1. A statement by the media office of the vice president said professor Osinbajo does not believe that Governor...

Nigeria Solicits ECOWAS Support Over Herdsmen Crisis

1 month ago /

The Nigerian government has solicited support  of the ECOWAS commission in  finding lasting solutions to the farmers/herdsmen/ crisis in the country. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau gave the indication during a meeting with the  president of the ECOWAS commission, Marcel De Souza at the ECOWAS secretariat  Abuja on Monday. In recent times, herdsmen killings across nigeria is...

IGP Convenes Benue/Nasarawa Peace Talk Over Killings

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The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris wants the public to desist from making inflammatory comments on the recent crisis in Benue state so that the issue can be quickly addressed.         Idris made the appeal during a peace talk organized by the police in Abuja. The past few weeks have no doubt...

Federal High Court Order The Nigerian Police To Unseal Peace Corps Office

1 month ago /

The Federal High Court in  Abuja has again ordered the Nigerian Police to immediately unseal the office of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, situated at Jabi area of the federal capital territory, Abuja In a Ruling on Monday, Justice Tsoho ordered the Police and other security agencies laying siege at the...

Change Of Baton At TRADOC As Gen. Salihu Takes Over

1 month ago /

The Nigerian Army has appointed major General Adeku Salihu as the commander, training and doctrine command in Minna, Niger state. Addressing officers of the command, major general salihu urged them to remain committed to their duties and responsibilities. Unitil his appointment, General Salihu was the chief of defence communications at the defence...

Bishop Urges FG To Deal Decisively With Herdsmen Killings

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Reactions are still trailing the spate of killings in different parts of Nigeria by suspected herdsmen.  In a homily during the dedication of St. Mark's Catholic Church Uburu, Ihechiowa, in Abia state, the catholic bishop of Umuahia diocese, Lucius Ugorji, called on ‎the federal government to take a decisive action against...

IGP Tours Benue, Nasarawa States Assures Of Adequate Protection

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The Nigerian Police Force says it remains committed to providing adequate protection for the people of Benue and Nasarawa  states in north central Nigeria. Inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris, gave the assurance during a tour of some of the troubled communities and villages in the two north central states. The Nigerian top...

Nigerian Air Force Receive New Trainer Air Craft

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The Nigerian Air Force has received the second batch of Super Mushshak trainer aircraft that the Federal Government ordered from Pakistan. The five aircraft were flown to Nigeria by the Pakistan Air Force, and received by the NAF Chief of Logistics, Air Vice Marshal Bello Garba.  The brand new trainer air craft...

Borno Government Extends Daily 8:00 Pm To 6:00 Am Curfew By One Week

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Borno State Government has announced the extension of the daily 8:00 pm to 6:00 am curfew by another one week. It is now to last until Friday, 20th January 2018. A statement issued by the Borno State Commissioner of Information, Mohammed Bulama says, the government is heeding the advice of the Theatre Command...

Omoku Gang Member Paraded By Police

1 month ago /

The Nigeria Police has paraded a suspected notorious armed robbery and kidnap kingpin, who participated in the new year killing of worshippers at Omoku, Rivers State. Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, said, the suspect Desmond okotubo, was trailed and arrested in Mpape community, Abuja. Okotubo, a 32-year old father of three, told newsmen that...

The Counter-Terrorism Mobile Strike Teams

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As the military continues clearance operations in the Northeast, keeping areas around highways and other roads safe for civilian movement across Northeast Nigeria has become an important part of the campaign against Boko-haram.The Mobile Strike Teams (MST) were therefore created by the Army to provide an elite, swift and efficient...


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