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Maritime security: NIMASA, Air Force set to deploy assets for deep blue project

Air assets acquired under the Deep Blue Project, also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, domiciled with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are set for deployment by the Nigerian Air Force in support of the Federal Government’s maritime security effort.
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Osun governor condemns JTF officers who chased young man to death

The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong mourns AVM Paul Dimfwina

Simon Lalong of Plateau has condoled with the family of AVM Paul Dimfwina, Chief of Communication Information Systems(CCIS), Nigerian Air Force(NAF) Headquarters, describing his death as a big loss to Plateau and Nigeria.

IPOB: No meeting in Enugu for now, we will retaliate

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has directed members to stop holding any meeting in Enugu for the meantime following the attack on them last Sunday at Emene, Enugu State.

NAF to deploy fighter jets, special forces in Gombe

The Nigerian Air Force is set to deploy air assets as well as Regiment and Special Forces personnel to Gombe State to beef up existing security arrangements in the fight against insurgency and other related crimes in the zone.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again challenged the nation security agencies to rejig their strategies in the ongoing battle against insurgency, banditry and other violent crimes in some parts of the country.

Service chiefs hampering insecurity war – experts

The continued retention of the country service chiefs in office by President Muhammadu Buhari, has once again, been fingered to pose a great danger to the ongoing fight against insecurity in the country.

NAF commissions 114 medics, as President Buhari demands absolute loyalty to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.
2. From Right- Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lagos, Major-General Godwin Umelo, during a visit by Umelo at the Lagos House, Marina on Thursday, Aug.6.

Lagos governor calls for synergy among security agencies

The Lagos State Government has called for synergy among security agencies to make the state safer for residents and visitors.

US: Terrorists shut 9,000 schools in Nigeria, other African countries

The United States Africa Command has said terrorist groups including the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab, in the last five years, shut down over 9,000 schools in different African countries including Nigeria.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe grants NAF 230 hectares of land

Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya has approved 230 hectares of land for the establishment of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) operational base.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

Nigerian Air Force to establish base in Gombe

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says arrangements have been concluded by the Nigerian Air Force to establish an operational base in Gombe State.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, service chiefs, others meet over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Nigeria’s security chiefs as the security situation worsens across the country.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

IPPIS: 793,580 federal employees, 63% ASUU members captured – AGF

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, said that the salary accounts of 793,580 Federal government employees and about 63 percent of members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been captured on the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Alkali Mamu

Appeal court jails ex-NAF chief Alkali Mamu for corruption

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has upturned the acquittal of erstwhile Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Air Force Headquarters, Air Vice Marshal Alkali Mamu (retd), who was accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of receiving gratification from contractors.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

NAF: Why there was no autopsy on Tolulope Arotile

The Nigerian Air Force says no autopsy was carried out on Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile because the circumstances surrounding her death were clear.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Tears as deceased female NAF combat pilot laid to rest in Abuja

Tears and emotions flowed on Thursday as the remains of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile were laid to rest at the military cemetery on Airport Road, Abuja.

Three persons killed in Kaduna attack

Three persons, including two minors and a 30-year-old man were killed in the early hours of Tuesday during an attack on Fulani herders at Fari village in Kauru local government of Kaduna State.

Presidency: Revenge killings worsening security problems in Southern Kaduna

The Presidency Tuesday said that the security situation in Southern Kaduna was complicated because of the penchant for revenge among different interest groups.

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