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President Buhari at the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018

President Buhari vows to fish out politicians sponsoring killings

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Monguno, Borno State, promised to fish out and punish politicians who are allegedly instigating violence in some states of the federation “in their quest for relevance in the country’s political landscape.”

Court gives ex-CDS Alex Badeh permission to travel abroad

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted permission to former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, to travel abroad to visit his family and friends.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Mustapha urges security agencies to collaborate to end security challenges

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha has called on the armed forces and other security agencies to collaborate and tackle the security challenges in the country.

Killing: Defence chief deploys additional special forces to Plateau

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has authorised the deployment of additional Special Forces to Plateau to beef up the strength of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), following Sunday’s killing in the state.

Plateau killings: Perpetrators won’t go unpunished – Vice President Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, visited Plateau following attacks that left scores of people dead.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

320 Nigerian soldiers retire from military

Three hundred and twenty military personnel, comprising 262 from the Nigerian Army, 44 from the Nigerian Navy and 14 from the Nigerian Air Force have voluntarily who bowed out of the Armed Forces.

320 Nigerian soldiers retire from service

Three hundred and twenty soldiers, who have completed a six-month training at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi, Lagos, in new skills, have formally retired from the service.

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum demands IGP, INEC chairman’s sack

Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.

The meaning of June 12

For the record, I did not vote on June 12, 1993. Not that I did not want to vote, but the situation conspired with the circumstances to disenfranchise me: I was out of Lagos. If I was in town, though, I would have voted for Chief MKO Abiola, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

Federal government considers suspension of anti-grazing law

In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.

Insecurity: Senate asks security chiefs to submit budget for special funding

The senate has asked heads of security agencies to send a special budget that would enable them tackle insecurity in the country.

Insecurity: Senate considers special funding for security agencies

The Senate on Wednesday, resolved to consider setting up a special funding for security agencies in the country.

IGP Ibrahim Idris absent as service chiefs meet senate

The Senate is at the moment in a closed door session with Service Chiefs over the proliferation of dangerous firearms, spate of killings by terrorists and herdsmen and kidnapping across the country.

DSS chief Daura, CDS Olonisakin arrive Senate to address lawmakers on killings

The Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura; and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, ‎have arrived at the Senate to address the lawmakers on the security situation in the country.

Military launches Operation Whirls Stroke to flush out killer groups in Benue, others

He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin in consultation with service chiefs and commanders of other security agencies re-strategised and constituted the operation to ensure peace and security of lives and properties in the affected states returned back to normal.

President Buhari returns to Abuja after official visit to US

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night returned to Abuja after a successful official visit to the United States where he held bilateral talks with President Donald Trump.

Four renegade militants killed in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has confirmed the killing of four high profile militants terrorizing the Niger Delta region.

Terrorism: Nigeria did not receive deserved support from Barack Obama – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday lamented that Nigeria did not receive the deserved support from the former President of the United States of America, Mr. Barrack Obama, in the fight against terrorism.

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