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President Buhari extends tenure of defence chief, other service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, and the service chiefs.

I’m happy with my improved health – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed happiness that his health condition has recorded excellent improvement.

President Buhari happy with improved health at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed happiness with his improved health as he turns 75 years and has again thanked Nigerians for their fervent prayers.

Terror attacks still likely in Abuja, other northern states – US, UK

The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.

Army War College graduates 33 pioneer students

The newly-established Army War College, Nigeria, on Friday, graduated its 33 pioneer officers.

Nigerian Army Board approves promotion of 30 senior officers

The Board of the Army War College (AWC) has approved the promotion of 30 senior officers of the Nigerian Army to the next ranks, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has said.

Governor Shettima challenges ex-President Jonathan to reveal findings of Chibok abduction panel

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has challenged former President Goodluck Jonathan to reveal the findings of the committee he constituted to investigate the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls.

Ex-President Jonathan concealed facts on Chibok girls abduction – Borno commissioner

Kubo, who was amongst those interrogated by the committee, spoke in response to statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, media aide to President Jonathan on Friday night, in which Eze challenged Governor Shettima to tell Nigerians whatever he knew regarding the April 14, 2014 abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram after attacks on Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State.

How ex-President Jonathan loyalists planned to abduct ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega

There was a plot to abduct the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, in the thick of the announcement of the results of the 2015 presidential poll, a new book has revealed.

Sierra Leone security chiefs replaced ahead of poll

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has replaced the heads of army and police in a major security sector shakeup.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin visits troops in North-East

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Wednesday began an operational visit of troops fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.

Inter-agency rivalry among security agencies over – CDS Abayomi Olonisakin

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said inter-agency rivalry and conflict among security agencies in the country is now a thing of the past.

Nigerian Navy inducts 1,585 personnel for military operations

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday inducted 1,585 personnel that would be deployed in counter insurgency and oil theft operations across the country.

Defence chief Gabriel Olonisakin tasks Navy on North East, Niger Delta security threats

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has charged the Nigerian Navy to braced up for the security challenges in the North-East and Niger Delta areas of the country.

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Long queues resurface in Lagos, petrol hawkers back

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Governor Okowa signs Delta’s N308 billion 2018 budget into law

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PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

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“One Lagos Fiesta” to splash cash on talented youngsters

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