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Armed Forces College begins Operation Haske Biyu to enhance inter-service cooperation

The Armed Forces Command and Staff College, on Monday said it would continue to provide relevant training to ensure intergrated approach to Nigeria’s security.

Nigerian Navy embarks on major reorganization

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved a major re-organisation affecting 32 Rear Admirals serving in the upper echelons of the Nigerian Navy.

NAF honours fallen heroes, others in Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has honoured five officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 with the posthumous gallantry award.
Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.

Nigerian Army appoints new war commanders against terrorism

Following the recent directive by Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, that Operation Lafiya Dole be reorganised for effective results, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has appointed new operational commanders to prosecute the war on terror.

Nigerian Army promotes 29 Major-Generals, 95 Brigadier-Generals, 106 Colonels

The Army Council has approved the promotion of 29 Brigadiers-Generals to Majors-General, 95 Colonels to Brigadiers-General, 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant-Colonel.

231 senior army officers promoted

The breakdown of those elevated, according to a statement issued by the army Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman on Tuesday shows that 29 Brigadier-Generals were elevated to Major-Generals and 95 Colonels to Brigadier-Generals.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi advocates adequate funding of technical education

The Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has called for adequate funding of technical education in the country.

Aminu Masari mourns soldiers killed in Borno

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has commiserated with authorities of the Nigerian Army over the recent reported killing of over 40 soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.
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Ifeanyi Okowa calls for stringent measures to check gas flaring

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged the Federal Government to put stringent measures in place to discourage gas flaring.

Nigerian Navy appoints new principal staff officers, flag officers commanding

The Nigerian Navy has appointed new Principal Staff Officers and Flag Officers Commanding to head various Commands in the country.

Nigerian Army holds qualifying exams for officers in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) said on Sunday that a total of 313 of its officers in the rank of majors and captains across Army formations in the country will be sitting for the senior staff course qualifying examination this year.

Nigerian Air Force appoints new spokesman

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola as its new Spokesman.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari: Don’t blame leaders alone for Nigeria’s state of affairs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerians to resist the tendency of blaming leaders only for the country’s state of affairs.

Expert: 50 percent of Africans under 19, vulnerable to terrorism

A security expert, Dr Ona Ekhomu, says 50 per cent of Africans under the age of 19 remain vulnerable to terrorism.

Full List: 41 Nigerian Air Force officers redeployed in major shake up

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced a major shake up in its hierachy of leadership with the redeployment of 41 Senior Officers, mostly of the ranks of Air Commodores and Air Vice Marshals.

Nigerian Air Force releases posting, redeployment of 41 senior officers

​In a bid to strengthen the security and maintain peace and unity of the country the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday released the postings and redeployment of a total of 41 senior officers.

We are building industrial parks, revamping technical education to engage youths – Governor Obaseki

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state was building structures to grow industrial parks and employ its youth population to rejig the state’s economy.

Surge of illegal migration caused by failure of critical institutions – Governor Obaseki

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the current surge in illegal migration is as a result of the lack of critical institutions to equip youths with requisite skills to survive in a globalised world.

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Oyo government establishes advisory council

The Government of Oyo State has announced the establishment of State Advisory Council as part of its efforts aimed at enhancing effective governance in the state.

Senator Ekweremadu: Why I contested deputy senate presidency

Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), on Tuesday, disclosed the real reason he contested for the deputy senate president’s seat during the inauguration of the 9th Senate in Abuja.

Police arrest one as suspected herders attempt to kidnap Ondo monarch

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers that attempted to kidnap the monarch of Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba David Olajide.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

APC UK: Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila best for the legislative arm

The United Kingdom Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila have the required experience to move the country’s legislative arm forward.

Femi Falana: Nigeria lacks mechanism to end corruption

A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has said Nigeria lacks mechanism to end corruption.