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Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Military panel probes Taraba kidnap kingpin’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Joint security panel worried over Taraba kidnap kingpin’s video

The panel set up by the military high command to look into strained inter-agency relations between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police is worried over a trending video of the purported confession of the re-arrested notorious Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume in police custody.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor urges communities to withdraw case against Airforce

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo has called for peace between the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and its host communities over a land dispute, according to Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in a statement.

Katsina community hails Airforce on medical outreach

The People of Kofar Yanma community numbering about 25,000 who trooped out to benefit from NAF’s recent Medical Outreach Program in Sandamu Local Government area of Katsina State, have commended the Nigerian Air force for remembering them
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ begs public not to pit police against army

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army.

Thailand launches cloud-seeding operations to tackle drought

The Thai government on Friday launched additional rain-making operations in the Northern, North-Eastern and Central regions to tackle serious droughts.

Taraba killings: Group urges police not to indulge in media trial

In compliance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive, Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, constituted a 7-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate Wukari incident.

Pensioner: Why I returned N1 million gratuity over-payment

Malam Abubakar Garba, a pensioner in Bauchi, who returned N1 million excess gratuity paid to him, said his action was informed by his fear of God and the repercussions of spending money that was not his ‘legitimate entitlement’.
3 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Air Force hits Boko Haram tactical base in Borno

More successes are being recorded by the Nigerian Air Force against Boko Haram terrorists as the terrorists’ tactical based in Izza, Borno state was hit by airstrikes on Monday.

DHQ constitutes joint investigation panel over killing of policemen in Taraba

The Defence Headquarters has constituted a seven-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the killing of three police personnel and a civilian by troops of Nigerian Army in Taraba.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Nigerian Airforce trains 4,500 special forces in four years – Naf chief

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Regiment Training centre has trained no fewer than 4,500 Special Forces for VIP protection, assets protection and advanced regiment courses in the last four years.

US Navy band thrills Nigerians with Fela’s ‘Water no get enemy’

A brass band of the United States (US) Naval Forces, Europe, “Topside,” captivated guests at Freedom Park, Lagos when they performed a special rendition of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s classic “Water No Get Enemy” to the delight of music lovers, who sang and danced along with the band.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ constitutes joint panel to probe killing of policemen in Taraba

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday announced a joint panel to investigate Tuesday’s killing of three police officers and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba State.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Video: Police justify firing canisters at #RevolutionNow protesters

The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Troops, Police storm national stadium to stop #RevolutionNow protest

The Nigerian security officers have stormed the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos, with the aim of stopping #RevolutionNow protest, scheduled to hold today.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian military hunts Boko Haram with fighter jets

Fighter jets of the Nigeria Air Force have bombed a Boko Haram hideout in Alafa area of Sambisa Forest, Borno State, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their structures.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Naf strikes Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa, kills scores

The Nigerian Air Force on Friday said it neutralised more terrorists in Alafa, Borno state while their hideouts have been destroyed by airstrikes.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Slavery Remembrance Day: Practice persists despite abolition – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post newspaper to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on August 23rd, said that celebrating the abolition of the international slave trade was not enough.
Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations. 3

Naval officers defy early morning rain to clean-up Lagos — in pictures

Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

Slavery still exists – We must take action

Four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the shores of Virginia. In the years that followed, millions more were shipped in dehumanizing conditions across the ocean and enslaved. Slavery had, of course, existed before. But this indicated the beginning of a mechanized trade that saw human beings reduced to property on an unprecedented scale.
A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Boko Haram: Twelve dead in Niger village attack

A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.
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Katsina governor advises parents to present children for immunisation against killer diseases

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised parents and guardians to present their children/wards below the age of five years for immunisation against child-killer diseases.