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President Buhari meets with 36 State Governors and Service Chiefs on Security Matters in State House on 7th June 2019 7

President Buhari extends tenure of service chiefs

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari might have extended the tenure of the service chiefs.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

Governor Sanwo-Olu, SGF Mustapha praise Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime, others

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, have showered praises on Nigerian Navy (NN) for reducing maritime crimes to the barest minimum as well as playing vital roles in counter-insurgency.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari shocked by Katsina killings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received reports of killings in Katsina State with shock, assuring government will restore peace and stability in the polity.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
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: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.

Defence minister tasks NAF personnel to strive for excellence

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has charged the new graduands of the Air Force War College (AFWC) Course 4/2018 to strive for excellence and professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

Defence minister lauds armed forces for creditable performance

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has commended the armed forces for its creditable performance in addressing the several security challenges that have continued to threaten the nation.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 11th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to be ruthless with kidnappers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he had directed heads of security agencies in the country to clear the bandits killing innocent citizens in Zamfara State and neighbouring states immediately.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 11th April 2019 3

President Buhari orders security chiefs to deal ruthlessly with bandits, kidnappers, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday charged security agencies to put their acts together and deal ruthlessly with bandits, kidnappers and other security challenges in the country.

Rotimi Amaechi: Deep Blue Project will end crime on our waterways

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-2

Security chiefs decline comments after three-hour meeting with President Buhari

After three hours closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, none of the participants agreed to comment on what transpired.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-3

Security chiefs meet President Buhari behind closed-door

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Elections: DHQ warns politicians against unlawful conduct

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday warned politicians against engaging in unlawful behaviour and urged them to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law in today’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. This is...
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

We are prepared for governorship elections- security chiefs

Nigerian security chiefs on Tuesday said they are prepared for Saturday’s governorship and state houses of assembly elections.
Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Army addressing the troops

Elections: Group lauds troops for paying supreme price in North East

Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has lauded troops for paying the supreme price that enabled the people of the North East, especially Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs), to vote freely in the recent Presidential and National Assembly elections despite Boko Haram’s threats and attacks.

Service chiefs meet Abba Kyari in Aso Villa

Service Chiefs on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu calls off election boycott

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has called off boycott of the 2019 general election.

Nigerian Army vows to sanction personnel found culpable in electoral malpractice

The Nigerian Army in Lagos says it will sanction any personnel found culpable of committing any electoral malpractice during the coming General Elections.

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PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
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Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

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Gernot Rohr: Dropping Kelechi Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi tough call

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Abducted Anambra pupils found in Onitsha hotel

Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Brazil face a potential wait on the fitness of Arthur after the midfielder was taken off injured against Honduras following a horror tackle.

Brazil’s Arthur injured in pre-Copa America friendly

Brazil romped to a 7-0 victory over 10-man Honduras in their final friendly before hosting the Copa America, but lost Arthur to injury.