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Eminent socio-cultural leaders from southern and middle-belt Nigeria have sued President Muhammadu Buhari for N50 billion over marginalisation of the people of the region in the appointments to security, quasi-security agencies and “strategic agencies” of government.
Six Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, who were aides to the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Late Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, were on Friday awarded various sentences by the General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at the NAF Base, Bill Clinton Drive, Abuja.
Authorities of the Nigerian Airforce on Friday said that following President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the launch of a major crackdown against bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements in Katsina and other States in the North West of the Country, the NAF on 22 May 2020, injected Special Forces (SF) operatives and deployed additional platforms to Kastina State.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement on Thursday.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu state, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has closed Ugwuoba Garki Modern Motor Park close to the Ugwuoba/Amansi land boundary of the state on Enugu-Oji River-Awka Federal Highway.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has conducted training for some of its flight nurses and aircrew to build their capacity for airlifting wounded soldiers from battlefields.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has ordered the immediate deployment of its newly reactivated Mi-35P helicopter gunship (NAF 530) to Plateau State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reactivated and inaugurated another Alpha Jet aircraft after Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM).
Southern Leaders and Middle Belt Forum, comprising Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt, has said that anyone opposed to restructuring in Nigeria is an enemy of the country.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Thursday.
Ahead of the expected delivery of more fighter aircraft to the Nigerian Airforce for prosecution of the war against insurgency, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has commissioned a newly constructed Aircraft Hangar, which is large enough to house 12 Alpha jets along with associated equipment.
The Nigerian Air Force fighter jets have destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province training camp at Kirta Wulgo area on the fringes of the Lake Chad in the northern part of Borno State.
The Nigerian Air Force says a supposed ‘Breaking News Flash’ with the headline “Nigerian Air Force Kills Over 250 Boko Haram Fighters In Maiduguri” is totally fake.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying the dangers of the disease, as the United States begins its withdrawal from the World Health Organization despite logging a record number of new infections.
The 18-year old put pen to paper on a new contract that will tie him to the Emirates Stadium until 2024. He had a year left to run on his previous deal and it looked as though he was not going to commit.
The National Secretary of All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee, Dr Akpan Udoedehe, has assured all aspirants seeking to fly the flag of the party in the July 19 governorship primary of fair and transparent process.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced new appointments and redeployments in the National Oil Company, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the Next Level Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has confirmed his club are trying their best to bring Victor Osimhen to Napoli but maintained they don’t have many funds to spend.