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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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A one day seminar organised for reporters covering the Defence beat is ongoing in Abuja.
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.
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.
The Reality Tv star, Make-up business mogul, and influencer has been accused by Forbes of inflating the size of her business and success.
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 Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of a joint project development agency and other matters related thereto.
US President Donald Trump has sent in National Guard to Minneapolis to help restore peace and tranquility in the city.
Arsenal are favourites to sign Club Brugge forward, Emmanuel Dennis, but they are not alone.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to pilot the use of electronic voting machines at the earliest time possible towards full introduction of electronic voting in major elections in 2021.
A former governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara State and Labor leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said that if measures were not put in place urgently, there might be renewed worsening mass illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forests provide support and sustenance for over 90 per cent of the extremely poor of the world population, a report indicated on Saturday.
Vincent Kompany has turned down an offer from Manchester City to become Pep Guardiola’s assistant coach, according to various Belgian media reports on Friday.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged Muslim faithful to have a sober reflection because of the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.