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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has tasked officers and Nigerian soldiers to ensure their personal safety and security at all times.

General Buratai charges soldiers on personal safety

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has tasked officers and soldiers to ensure their personal safety and security at all times.

Why you must exercise daily – NAF chief tells personnel

The Chief of the Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has asked personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to engage in daily exercises for physical and mental fitness.
Rauf Aregbesola

Minister urges more determination in tackling security challenges

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has urged the Nigerian military and other security agencies to be more determined in tackling the various security challenges facing the country.
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.

Nigerian Army court martial former GOC over alleged stolen N400 million

The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Hakeem Otiki, a major general, over alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers under his command.
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.

Stolen N400 million: Nigerian Army begins trial of former GOC in Abuja

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday began the trial of the former General Officer Commanding, 8 Division, Sokoto State, Maj Gen Hakeem Otiki, over the alleged diversion of the sum of N400 million by some soldiers in the division.
Gboyega Oyetola

No hiding place for criminals in Osun – governor

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has pledged his administration’s continued support to security agencies, declaring that there is no hiding place for criminals.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: DHQ to develop sports in barracks

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has expressed the determination of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to develop sports among youths in military barracks across the country.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

General Buratai approves army officers postings, appointments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments for officers of the Nigerian Army.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: I am committed to professionally responsive Army

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army will continue to collaborate with stakeholders to have a professionally responsive Army.

Nigerian Navy embarks on major reorganization

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved a major re-organisation affecting 32 Rear Admirals serving in the upper echelons of the Nigerian Navy.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: Military will break Boko Haram, IS unholy alliance

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has vowed that the military will break the unholy alliance between the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State West Africa or ISWA.
2 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Boko Haram: NAF to deploy two war helicopters to North-East

The Nigerian Air Force said it would deploy two additional fighting helicopters to the North East by March,2019, to join the ones being used at the moment in the fight against insurgents in the region.

Insurgency: Nigerian Army formulates robust procurement policy – Tukur Buratai

The Nigerian Army said the fight against insurgents in the north eastern part of the country has pushed it to formulate a robust procurement process to enable it sustain operational efficiency.

Nigerian Air Force holds 3rd quarter 2018 route march exercise

The aim of the Exercise is to keep officers and men of the Service physically and mentally fit for the effective performance of their various duties towards fulfilling NAF’s constitutional roles.

NAF tasks personnel on physical fitness for active operations

The Nigerian Air Force has tasked its personnel on physical training, urging them to continue to exercise in order to have “sound mind in a sound body”.

CNS: Admiralty University of Nigeria takes–off October

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has said that the Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN) will open in October, with the commencement of degree programmes in three faculties.

Pakistan Defence University commends NAF, pledges support

Participants from the National Defence University (NDU), Pakistan, have commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), for its commitment in curbing the Boko Haram terror menace and other security challenges in Nigeria.

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House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
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Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

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Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.