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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 kills 200 bandits in Katsina, 35 terrorists in Borno

The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) on Sunday said that the air component of its Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised about 200 armed bandits in Katsina State.
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.

NAF jets bombard bandits’ camp, kill 135 in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters said the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed several stronghold belonging to bandits and other criminals and killed 135 of them in an air raid conducted in Kastina and Zamfara states between May 20-22.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC suspends CDS indefinitely

The National Youth Service Corps has suspended its weekly Community Development Service activities indefinitely.
President Buhari on Monday,on 24th Feb 2020 held a Special Consultation with Service Chiefs in State House. 2

Nigeria defence chief seeks security forces synergy

The Service Chiefs on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. At the meeting were: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai; Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas and the Inspector-General (IG) Mohammed Adamu.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC: 37,000 corps members to walk against corruption

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says no fewer than 37,000 corps members nationwide are expected to stage a road walk against corruption on Friday.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Four army officers jailed 10 years for torturing corporal to death

A General Court Martial in Abuja on Friday sentenced Majors Akeem Oseni, Ogbemudia Osawe, Captain S. Amosu and Second Lieutenant Nuhu Dogary to 10 years in prison for torturing L/Corporal Benjamin Collins to death.
THE Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has lamented that public misconducts of some soldiers in recent times were giving the public negative perception about the Nigerian Military.

DHQ: Public misconducts of some soldiers giving military bad name

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has lamented that public misconducts of some soldiers in recent times were giving the public negative perception about the Nigerian Military.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC advises corps members to strive for excellence, avoid frivolous trips

Mr Benjamin Omotade, the South-South Area Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has advised corps members posted to the zone to strive for excellence in all their endeavours.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

NYSC boss charges corps members to be security conscious

The Director Human Resource Management Department of the National Youths Service Scheme, NYSC, National Headquarters, Abuja, Alhaji Salawu Abdulrazak Abdulsalam, on Sunday in Katsina, charged corps members of 2019 Batch C Stream II serving in the state Katsina to be security conscious where ever they find themselves so as not to fall victims of unpleasant situations that might endanger their lives.

Reps committee visits Defence Headquarters

The Committee led by its chairman was received by the Chief of Defense Policy and Plans (CTOP), Air Vice Marshall Nurudeen Balogun, and taken to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, while the other members of the Committee were taken to the conference hall where the meeting will take place.
Nigeria Police

Police in Lagos rescue abducted corps member, arrest kidnap kingpin

Men of the Lagos State police command have rescued a corps member, Faith Onyiwara, who was kidnapped around Ilamija, in the Epe area of Lagos State.
Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, disclosed this at a symposium organised by the Ministry of Justice for NYSC Corps Members on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration on Saturday in Asaba.

Sex slavery: Over 10,000 Delta girls trapped in Mali, other African countries – Attorney-General

No fewer than 10,000 girls from Delta State are trapped in Mali and other African countries engaging in forced labour and used as sex slaves.

Police arraign two journalists in Delta over report on former defence chief

The Police has arraigned the Managing Editor of the BIGPEN Online newspaper, Joe Ogbodu, and Prince Amour Udemude at the Magistrate court 5 Asaba, over a story on the oil crisis rocking Uzere community Isoko South local government.

Nigeria, Turkey sign deal on military clothing production

The Ministry of Defence and Sur-Corporatewear of Turkey, on Thursday in Abuja, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a military and paramilitary clothing and accessories factory in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, on Tuesday asked for increased cooperation among regional and international organisations to put an end to the reign of the Boko Haram Terrorist organisation in the Lake Chad Basin.

CDS: Military veterans can do more for Nigeria

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, on Thursday in Abuja said that military veterans can still contribute meaningfully to national security and development.

DHQ holds seminar for defence correspondents in Abuja

A one day seminar organised for reporters covering the Defence beat is ongoing in Abuja.
Central Bank of Nigeria - CBN

Central bank orders private, public firms to pay salaries, taxes, pensions electronically

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to dishonour instructions on the payment of salaries, pensions, and taxes of public and private companies that are not transmitted on approved electronic payment and collection platforms.
Mobs descended on foreign-owned shops and businesses in Johannesburg's eastern suburb of Malvern late Sunday (AFP Photo-Michele Spatari)

South African businesses reeling after xenophobic onslaught

Paul Dihi treads cautiously through the charred carcass of his two-story shop building, taking a heartbreaking tally of the destruction wrought by xenophobic violence that raged through parts of South Africa in recent days.

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NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Gombe Assembly passes local government joint project bill

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Arsenal sure of signing Nigeria forward from Club Brugge

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