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House of Reps condemn bandits attack on NAF troops

The House of Representatives has “strongly” condemned the recent attack on men of the 271 Nigerian Air Force Detachment, Birnin Gwari, by bandits at Ungwan Yako along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road.

Bandits kill NAF personnel in Kaduna

One of the sources said that the suspects laid an ambush for the security operatives at Unguwan Yako, close, along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road.
Global airline titan IAG on Thursday said its chief executive Willie Walsh had quit, after a long stint that saw him oversee the group’s creation and rapid expansion, and would be replaced by Luis Gallego, head of Spanish division Iberia.

Willie Walsh quits as British Airways chief

Global airline titan IAG on Thursday said its chief executive Willie Walsh had quit, after a long stint that saw him oversee the group’s creation and rapid expansion, and would be replaced by Luis Gallego, head of Spanish division Iberia.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor hosts military, others for council’s review

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday hosted heads of the military, paramilitary and security agencies to assess and review security situation of the state.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Why I founded MASSOB

Protagonist of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, on Monday, gave an insight into why he founded the group. =

House of Reps committee lauds NAF operations in Borno

The House of Representatives Committee on Air Force has lauded the effort of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for destroying a terrorist logistics facility at Gujeri, Borno.

Trial of Alex Badeh’s ADC, six others to resume January

The trial of the Aide-De-Camp of the late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh will resume January 2020.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 17, 2019. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 17, 2019.

Donald Trump angrily objects to impeachment, calls it ‘perversion’

President Donald Trump is angrily objecting to the House of Representatives' articles of impeachment, accusing Democrats of “perversion of justice and abuse of power” in their effort to remove him from office.

Reps committee visits Defence Headquarters

The Committee led by its chairman was received by the Chief of Defense Policy and Plans (CTOP), Air Vice Marshall Nurudeen Balogun, and taken to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, while the other members of the Committee were taken to the conference hall where the meeting will take place.

Nigeria launches 112 toll-free telephone number for emergencies

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established and operationalised Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a measure towards tackling the emerging security challenges.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo recommends solution to tackle insurgency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for enhanced synergy and strategic security policy between Nigeria and neighbouring countries in the war against terrorism and violent extremism in Nigeria and neighboring countries.

Army, police, traffic and safety agencies unite against Lagos traffic

In a bid to address the notorious traffic congestion on Lagos roads, security, paramilitary, traffic and safety agencies have agreed to join forces.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.

House of Reps to investigate NAF chopper crash in Enugu

The House of Representatives has said it will probe the circumstances surrounding the crash of a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) training helicopter in Enugu last Thursday.
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 .

NAF kills ISWAP fighters, recovers four gun trucks

The Nigerian Air Force has killed scores of Islamic State West African Province terrorists in the Mallam Fatori area of Lake Chad in Borno State, and demobilised four of their gun trucks.

NAF destroys ISWAP’s hideout in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists’ hideout in the Northern part of Borno State.

We remains resolute in fight against terrorism – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar has said the Nigerian Air Force will continue to demonstrate courage and remain resolute in fighting terrorism in all its ramification

NAF chief tasks officers to redouble efforts in securing nation

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar has called on officers to redouble their efforts to make sure that the country is secured for all Nigerians to live in and pursue their legitimate aspirations without fear.

Sokoto inaugurates committee to probe alleged NAF killings

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigate alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

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