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A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.
Fighter jets of the Nigeria Air Force have bombed a Boko Haram hideout in Alafa area of Sambisa Forest, Borno State, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their structures.
The Defence Headquarters says there are no secret graveyards in the North East Theatre of Operation as being insinuated in some quarters.
President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Jaji, Kaduna State, said Nigerian Armed Forces and their allies are winning the war against terror.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has successfully completed its first in-country Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM) of a C-130H aircraft, NAF 917.
The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has set up a general court-martial to try three officers and eleven soldiers for crimes ranging from murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, desertion, and more.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has urged postgraduate researchers in the country to focus their researches on the security challenges facing Nigeria and the possible ways out.
The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has called on all broadcasting stations to exercise restraint in the treatment of sensitive issues that could threaten the unity and stability of Nigeria.
The Young Christians Forum of Nigeria (YCFN) has described as unfounded allegations of lopsided recruitment, postings, appointments and retirements of military personnel by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN).
The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, warned promoters of revolution against the Federal Government as contained in a document being circulated in the country to desist or face the wrath of the Nigerian military.
The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday Inaugurated a 271 detachment in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, as part of efforts to tackle security challenges in the country. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday Inaugurated a 271 detachment in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, as part of efforts to tackle security challenges in the country.
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Saturday commissioned a newly established 271 Nigerian Airforce Detachment, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State to check the increasing activities of bandits and kidnappers terrorising the area.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, Thursday said less than half of the 2019 budget will be implemented this year.
Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been accused by Martin Keown of trying too hard to emulate Barcelona, with Unai Emery now charged with the task of restoring a blend of creativity and physicality.
The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Cross River, Mr. Eddy Megwa, has appealed to the state government to assist the scheme in the renovation of its permanent orientation camp in Obubura.
The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday said the federal government would punish any government official whose action or inaction led to the award of $9 billion against Nigeria by a British court for contract violation.
The man who presides over New Zealand’s parliament has been called a baby whisperer.
Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, displayed a picture of Buhari’s arrival in Abuja on his twitter page on Saturday.
"Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed the appointment of Francis Kimanzi and Zedekiah Otieno to head the Harambee Stars technical bench,” read a statement from FKF.
Cristiano Ronaldo is uncertain when he will stop playing, but the Juventus star said it could be as soon as next year.
Suspected kidnappers have abducted 14 villagers in two Kaduna villages located along Birnin-Gari Gwari Kaduna Highway in two days.
Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.