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New Defence spokesman urges journalists, citizens to appreciate military sacrifices

The new Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. John Agim, has appealed to Citizens and Journalists in particular, to appreciate and celebrate the contributions of the Armed Forces to national development.

Armed Forces Day: Katsina govt hails military on security

The Katsina State Government has commended the ‘tireless efforts’ of the military at checking the menace of armed banditry and cattle rustling in the area.

Governor Okowa advises Nigerian leaders to seek God’s direction

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has appealed to Nigerian leaders to seek God’s direction in their endeavours to restore peace to the country and surmount its challenges as a united nation.

Borno govt extends curfew in Maiduguri by another 7-days

The Borno Government has announced the extension of the 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew in Maiduguri fby another seven days.

Govt responsibility is to defend peoples’ rights, religion, others – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the government’s responsibility, through the armed forces, to defend the territorial integrity of the country.

Borno govt extends curfew in Maiduguri for seven days

The Borno State Government on Friday announced the extension of curfew in Maiduguri for another seven days from 8:00 p.m. to 6: 00 a.m.

2018: President Buhari takes position on restructuring

President Muhammadu Buhari has replied agitators for restructuring of the country and said Nigeria’s problems have more to do with process than structure.

President Buhari vows to deal with fuel hoarders who blackmail Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with those responsible for the fuel scarcity that inflicted severe hardship on Nigerians, especially during the yuletide.

NAF chief Sadiq Abubakar tasks men on professionalism to crush Boko Haram

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has tasked service men engaged in counter-insurgency operation to demonstrate high sense of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

Yuletide: Lagos donates trailer-loads of LAKE Rice to security agencies

In the spirit of the yuletide season, the Lagos State Government on Saturday donated trailer-loads of Lake Rice each to the Armed Forces, the police and other security agencies in the State.

UK’s undersea cables at risk of ‘potentially catastrophic’ attack by Russians

The head of Britain's Armed Forces has warned there is a growing risk of a Russian attack on undersea communication cables.

Edwin Clark alleges deliberate attempt to decimate Niger Deltans

There's a covert attempt to deliberately decimate the people of the Niger Delta, elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has alleged in a statement on Tuesday.

Nigerian military stops admission of combatant female cadets

In a major policy reversal, the Nigerian military is set to end the admission of female cadets into the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

UK minister Michael Fallon resigns over sexual misconduct allegations

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned, admitting that his behaviour towards women had in the past fallen short of the standards expected by the UK military.

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