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Tetfund begins projects evaluation tour of over 50 universities

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund), has said that there would henceforth be a paradigm shift in needs assessment, interventions, and monitoring of such interventions by the agency in the nation’s tertiary educational institutions.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China.

U.S. restricts Chinese diplomats from cultural events

The United States Government has imposed restrictions on senior Chinese diplomats, regarding their engagement in cultural and university events in the country.

FRSC, driving schools adopt safety, training resolutions

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Driving School Associations (DSA) have adopted resolutions towards promotion of quality drivers’ training and ensuring safety on Nigeria roads.
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.

NAF chief meets senior officers over insecurity

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, has met in Kaduna with air components commanders, instructor pilots and other pilots as well as the General Officer Commanding 1 Division Headquarters Nigerian Army on operations in the North West and North Central against banditry, cattle rustling and other crimes.

Nigerian Airforce redeploys 76 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including some Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions, Directors and Commanders.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief establishes military university in Bauchi

The decision of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to situate the Nigerian Army University and Nigerian Air Force University in their respective hometowns has become a topic of debate.

Federal government releases funds to purchase 12 Tucano aircraft

The Federal Government has released funds for the purchase of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the United States of America in its bid to fight terrorism in the North-East.

NAF redeploys 27 AVM, 45 other senior officers

The Nigeria Air Force has redeployed a total of 72 senior officers comprising 27 AVMs, 30 Air Commodores, eight Group Captains, 4 Wing Commanders and three Squadron Leaders for operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Abdullahi Baffa

TETFund: We disbursed N134 billion to tertiary institutions in 2018

The Tertiary Education Fund (TETFund) has said it disbursed N134 billion to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education as intervention funds in 2018.

NAF pledges support for Amnesty Programme

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has pledged its continued support to the success of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

NAF institute, 13 others enlisted in TETFund largesse

The Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has given approval for 14 new public tertiary institutions to be enlisted as beneficiaries of different interventions of TETFund.

TETFund urges beneficiaries to embrace transparency

Fourteen new public tertiary institutions in Nigeria have been enlisted as beneficiaries of the interventions of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), which brings the total number of beneficiaries to 216.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF urges aviation stakeholders to be more security conscious

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Friday said the aviation sector in the country must be more security conscious in view of the use of aeroplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles as tools of subversion and crime.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Nigeria Air: Minister rules out government interference

Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday ruled out government’s interference in the recruitment and operations of new national carrier, Nigeria Air.
Nigeria Airforce shows off new air assets

NAF Institute to commence degree programme in aerospace

The Commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), AVM Cletus Udeagulu, said on Monday that the institute would soon commence degree programmes in aerospace and defence engineering.

Nigerian Air Force to establish science park at UNN

The Nigerian Air Force has concluded plans to establish a science park at the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka.

NAF Institute developing surveillance system to enhance national security – Isiyaka Bukar

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) in Kaduna is developing a surveillance system to add value to the nation’s security architecture, its Commandant, AVM Isiyaka Bukar, has said.

Nigerian Air Force Institute graduates 5,680 students

The Commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), AVM Isiyaka Bukar, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to pass the institute’s enabling bill, to allow it function optimally.

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United States President-elect Joe Biden has nominated a key negotiator of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement to be the US’s next deputy secretary of state, the second-highest position at the State Department.
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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says residents of Abia, Kebbi and Kwara states, paid the highest amount for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as petrol, in December 2020.
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Nigerian government creating disunity among university workers – unions

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the Non-Academic Staff of Nigerian Universities have accused the Federal Government of discrimination among university workers, warning that such a situation might further cripple the university system.
President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as part of its commitment to link the entire country by rail, Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mota-Engil Group for the construction of US$1.959 billion Kano-Maradi Standard gauge railway line

President Buhari mourns General Abacha’s younger sister

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President noted that the deceased devoted her time on earth to care for the less-privileged and godly upbringing of her children.