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A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.
The Nigerian Army has said 31 persons comprising 14 women and 17/children have been rescued from insurgents by troops in yet another successful operations launched against terrorists in Borno State.
Fourteen people, including two Red Cross workers and an army sergeant, have been kidnapped in Borno State.
Troops have successfully averted what could have been a deadly attack in Gwoza, Gwoza Council Area of Borno State when two female suicide bombers that attempted to infiltrate the Defence Company of 26 Task Force Brigade Garrison were killed before they could detonate their suicide vests.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said 80 out of 524 ongoing road and bridge projects across the nation will be prioritised.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of the Chairman and Members of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
The Borno State Government said it donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance the fight against insurgents in border communities of the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has reiterated commitments to the provision of enabling environment and improved personnel welfare package to encourage professionalism and effective service delivery.
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.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its Air Task Force (ATF), under Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has killed several terrorists at their hideout in Ngoske, on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest.
Maj.-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), made the disclosure in Maiduguri at the formal handing over of the suspects to the Borno State Government.
Troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) yesterday conducted a fighting patrol along the Mararaba Junction – Kirawa road in the same LGA.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno State has approved the constitution of a committee on the implementation of the National Minimum Wage and Consequential Salary Adjustment.
The State Houses of Assembly of the six North-east states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Taraba, have introduced a bill to regulate and co-ordinate the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Boko Haram insurgents ravaged region.
The traditional ruler of Borno, also made a cash donation of N100, 000 to the NSCDC Divisional Officer in charge of the Maiduguri metropolitan council, who sustained a serious injury on his head and other parts of his body, as a result of the incident.
A former Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim, Friday listed measures Nigeria should take to reopen its closed borders.
The Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Dawud Akinola, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for nominating a Muslim from the South West, Alhaji Dhikrilullah Hassan, as the chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
THE price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $64.30 per barrel at the international market, the highest in the past three weeks.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has sworn in 16 commissioners alongside four Special Advisers and members of the Kwara State Civil Service Commission.
Chukwujama Eze, of Umuojobo clan, was killed when a palm tree he had sold to a palm-wine tapper from a neighbouring village was being uprooted.
Twenty-four hours after the change of guard at the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), members of staff of the Service have given the authorities till Friday for the most senior director to take over as acting chairman.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate breaches, impunity and other infractions of some federal government institutions on insurance and actuarial matters.
The Senate has called on the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to publish facts, if any, to substantiate their allegations on the payment of N1billion monthly consultancy fee to a company linked to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the agency, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.
Apple Inc’s iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35% in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish, brokerage Credit Suisse said on Thursday.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group, in the Nigeria Correctional Service facilities at Kuje and Suleja.