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NAF elevates 107 senior officers, gets 16 AVMs

The Air Force Council (AFC) has approved the promotion of 107 senior officers to the next higher ranks in the Air Force (NAF), a statement by Wing Cdr. Bassey Okon, Acting Deputy Director for Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF headquarters, said on Friday in Abuja.
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Governor Matawalle: I will hit hard on sponsors of banditry

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said he has declared total war with any person or group found either sponsoring, aiding, abetting or guiding bandits in the state.

NAF reaffirms commitment to improve welfare of personnel

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the welfare of its personnel.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently chairing a meeting of the National Security Council at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari chairs National Security Council meeting after Lekki shooting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently chairing a meeting of the National Security Council at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Insecurity: NAF introduces special training for personnel

The Nigeria Air Force said it had commenced special training for its personnel to strengthen their capabilities in prosecuting the war against insurgency.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.

NAF names building after deceased female combat officer

In fulfilment of its promise to honour the memory of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot for her invaluable contributions to the fight against banditry and other criminal activities in the country, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday immortalised late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.

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.

NAF pledges to strengthen ties with NIMASA to protect nation’s maritime domain

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue strengthening its relationship with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in protecting nation’s maritime domain.

Reps to mandate federal character in service chiefs’ appointments

The lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, who sponsored the bill, noted that the appointment of the current service chiefs was lopsided.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Nigerian government to deploy security task force in Southern Kaduna

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.

NAF reaffirms commitment to safeguarding nation’s territorial integrity

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to safeguarding the territorial integrity of the country.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

Bauchi governor lays foundation for NAF hangar

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

NAF to deploy special mission aircraft to Benin for maritime security

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says plans have been concluded for the deployment of a special mission aircraft to Benin to secure the maritime environment.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Agusta 109 Power Helicopters

NAF deploy 32 Special Forces to Southern Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday deployed additional 32 special forces to support Operation Safe Haven being executed by the military to restore normalcy to southern Kaduna.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military destroys ISWAP camp, kills several terrorists in Borno

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has knocked out another Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ camp at Tongule in the Lake Chad area of Northern Borno and eliminated scores of their fighters.

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.
3. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with members of Nigeria Governors Forum Security Council and heads of security agencies at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari, NGF security council, security heads meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with members of Nigeria Governors Forum Security Council and heads of security agencies at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
2. President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave strong assurances that security will be restored to Borno State, North East and nation at large, following the recent adoption of new strategies and the acquisition of modern military equipment.

President Buhari: I’ll render all possible help to secure North East

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave strong assurances that security will be restored to Borno State, North East and nation at large, following the recent adoption of new strategies and the acquisition of modern military equipment.

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No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.

PPRO: 1, 070 promoted policemen in Sokoto wear new ranks

No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto state were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.
Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of returning to Camp Nou, insisting his period as Barcelona manager is over.

Pep Guardiola turns focus to Premier League after Champions League qualification

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says his players can now fully focus on turning the tide in the Premier League during a busy festive period after securing top spot in the Champions League Group C with one game to spare.
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NYP advises Nigerian youth to themselves for leadership position

As the country grapples with insecurity, economic downturn and bad governance, the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) has encouraged young people to step forth with workable solutions that would salvage the country, rather than becoming armchair critics of the Buhari administration
A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.

Japan: Nike advertisement on bullying, racism faces backlash, boycott calls

A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.
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Nnia Nwodo: Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s election will hold

A statement debunking a viral letter from Miyetti Allah, allegedly addressed to the President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, regarding the choice of his successor, described the letter as an insult.