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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges NHRC to probe Rann IDP camp killings

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate the January 17 bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann, Borno State, in which 234 persons were allegedly killed.

Court orders final forfeiture of ex-CAS Adesola Amosu’s N2.7 billion to federal government

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture of N2.7 billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, others remember Nigeria’s fallen Heroes, perform wreath laying

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday led Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the leadership of the National Assembly, and the Judiciary to lay wreath at the National Memorial Arcade in Abuja.
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.

Nigerian Air Force strikes Boko Haram in Damasak

The Air Force arm of the military operation against Boko Haram last night said it has destroyed gun trucks belonging to the Boko Haram terrorists and neutralised some of the insurgents in an attack.

INEC to meet ASUU over general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it would meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday by 4pm at the union’s secretariat to discuss the strike it embarked on and how it affects the election.

INEC inaugurates election committees

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated two committees to ensure the smooth conduct of the 2019 general election.
2 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.

Boko Haram: NAF to deploy two war helicopters to North-East

The Nigerian Air Force said it would deploy two additional fighting helicopters to the North East by March,2019, to join the ones being used at the moment in the fight against insurgents in the region.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olanisakin, accompanied by Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibot-Ette Ibas, on Saturday paid operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri-1

CDS, service chiefs visit Maiduguri to assess security situation

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olanisakin, accompanied by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibot-Ette Ibas, on Saturday paid operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, on Saturday led other service chiefs on operational visit to the Theatre Command of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.

Service chiefs in Maiduguri to assess security in Borno

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, arrived Maiduguri Saturday with two other security chiefs, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (Army), Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique (Air Force), to assess the security situation in Birmingham State.

Nigerian military clears air on Baga attack

The Nigerian Army will today address the press in Maiduguri on the confusing reports from Baga, a fishing town north of Borno.

Insurgency: Nigerian Air Force to open Quick Response Unit in Sokoto

The Chief of Air staff, Air Marshall Sadiqque Abubakar, has said that a Quick Response Unit of the Air Force would soon be established in Sokoto to support Operation Diramikiya across the north western zone.

UNILAG introduces more entrepreneurship programmes for students

The University of Lagos on Saturday said that its students were on course in changing the narrative of university education in the country through its various entrepreneurship programmes.
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National Assembly urges federal government, security agencies to unravel Alex Badeh’s assassination

The Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Government to unravel the circumstances surrounding the assassination of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshall Alex Badeh, on Tuesday.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Lai Mohammed: Muhammadu Buhari’ll defeat PDP, others with wide margin in 2019

The Federal Government has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election with a margin higher than the score line he recorded in 2015 poll to beat then President Goodluck Jonathan.

Sadique Abubakar: Alex Badeh’s murder ‘totally unacceptable’

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has condemned the killing on Tuesday, of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, saying the incident was “totally unacceptable”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

Miyetti Allah: State actors killing our people silently in Zamfara, Benue

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) alleges that police and other local security agencies are killing their members silently in communities in Zamfara, Benue and Plateau states

Italy to give NAF six gunship helicopters to fight Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it was expecting delivery of new fighter aircraft from both the United States and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.

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President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

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Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.