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Troops clear Boko Haram from fortified hideout in Sambisa, rescue captives

The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in continuation of its operation Deep Puch 11 has disloged Boko Haram terrorists from one of their highly fortified hideouts in Sambisa forest.

Witness: There are no receipts for N558m monthly upkeep of ex-NAF chief

A star witness in the ongoing trial of former Chief of Air Staff (COAS), Air Vice Marshal Dikko Umar (retd), has concluded his evidence in chief with a revelation that receipts were not issued by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in respect of the alleged N558, 200 million monthly upkeep of the former Chief of Air Staff.

Governor Ambode urges sustained support for fallen heroes ’ families

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday urged Nigerians to sustain support for families of fallen heroes and those living with disabilities.

Federal govt urged to beef up security at Lagos airport

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have called on the Federal Government to beef up security at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, following recent alleged poaching of aircraft and stealing of baggage.

NAF chief Sadiq Abubakar tasks men on professionalism to crush Boko Haram

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has tasked service men engaged in counter-insurgency operation to demonstrate high sense of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

Nigerian Air Force ready to partner innovative institutions for capacity development

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is ready to partner with innovative institutions with capacity development to combat insecurity and insurgency in the country.

Adamawa killings: Our fighter jets not for bombing – NAF

The Nigerian Air Force has said although it deployed fighter jets to the troubled communities in Adamawa State, it has not bombed any location as the “service was not at war with Nigerians.”

No opposition members in Zimbabwe’s new cabinet

Zimbabwe’s newly installed President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed senior military officials to top posts in his Cabinet. The announcement was made late Thursday on state-run television.

Turkey seeks arrest of over 300 soldiers over coup links

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention orders for 333 soldiers over alleged links to an Islamic cleric accused of orchestrating a coup attempt in 2016, the state news agency reported, on Wednesday.

House of Reps to investigate plans to stop female cadets recruitment

The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Defence, Army, Navy and Air Force to investigate claims of plans to scrap the training of female cadets in the Nigerian Defence Academy to be commissioned as regular combatant officers in the armed forces.

Donald Trump rejects stricter gun laws after Texas church shooting

President Donald Trump says there is no reason to amend firearms legislation in the United States following the mass shooting at a Texas church over the weekend.

Guns not to blame for Texas church shooting – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said the United States was living in "dark times" as it grieved Monday a shooting massacre at a Texas church, but with calls for stricter gun control reinvigorated, he insisted the latest tragedy "isn't a guns situation."

Texas church shooting suspect’s identity revealed

The identity of Devin Kelley, the suspected shooter who opened fire in a rural Texas church on Sunday has been revealed.

Eti-Osa bye-election: Police to partner with security agencies

The Lagos State Police Command would synergize with other security agencies to ensure a violence-free bye election in Eti-Osa Constituency, Commissioner of Police, Ag. CP Edgal Imohimi, has said.

North Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vowed Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to “evil” sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test.

Irma lashes Florida, leaving thousands without power

Hurricane Irma began pummeling Florida late on Saturday, threatening almost the entire southeastern US state after cutting a deadly path of destruction through the Caribbean.

Kwara aviation college acquires simulator aircraft

The International Aviation College in Ilorin has acquired a Rotary Wing Aircraft Devices Simulator to train and re-train students of the college.

Abia CP cautions unregistered security outfits

Abia Police Command will put a check on the proliferation of unregistered security outfits in the state, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Leye Oyebade, has promised.

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu begins redevelopment of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.

Nine killed as female suicide bomber attacks western Chad

Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian presidential press service on January 20, 2020 shows the President Volodymyr Zelensky (3L) during his talks with Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development (not seen) in Kiev. – Ukraine insisted on Janaury 20 that Iran hand over the black box flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iranian forces during a spike in tensions with Washington. (Photo by HO / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) /

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.

Angola vows to bring back Isabel dos Santos after ‘Luanda Leaks’ release

Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.

Niger Delta militants attack PANDEF over refusal to negotiate with President Buhari

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has condemned the decision of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF) to stop all forms of negotiation with the Federal Government on behalf of the Niger Delta region.