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Nigerian troops have foiled multiple terrorist attacks targeted at soldiers and Muslim faithful while breaking the Ramadan fast at Gajiram and Damasak towns in Borno State.
The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some “unpatriotic’’ Nigerians.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has urged NAF pilots, technicians, and ground troops to remain resolute in the fight against insurgency in the North-East and other parts of the country.
Efforts are ongoing to rescue two Nigerian Air Force pilots and recover the crashed Alpha-jet aircraft they flew in, says Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has urged NAF pilots, technicians and ground troops to remain resolute in the fight against insurgency in the North-East and other parts of the country.
The Abubakar Shekau-led faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Jama’atu Ahlussunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, has released a video footage of how it shot down a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet Aircraft.
Two pilots of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), have been killed in the NAF fighter aircraft that crashed while on a mission against the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state.
“Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) indicates that the Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with 2 crew members on board on 31 March 2021 might have crashed,” the air force said.
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has called on Nigerians to remain calm as the search for the missing aircraft continued.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to supervise the search for the missing fighter plane that disappeared from radar last night.
NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, announced in a statement early on Thursday, April 1, 2021 that the aircraft lost radar contact during a routine mission on Wednesday evening.
Scores of the Boko Haram sect feared dead when the armed group clashed with military troops along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway on Sunday morning.
Troops in Kaduna State have killed Rufai Maikaji, a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters that terrorized communities in the state.
The ‘’no fly zone’’ order given by President Muhammadu Buhari over Zamfara State on Tuesday appears to have impacted positively on banditry in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State yesterday, as bandits ran helter-skelter, abandoning their motorcycles on sighting military fighter jets in the area, and fleeing.
Kaduna state government has said security agencies have reported a sequence of attacks by armed bandits on soft targets in Igabi and Chikun local government areas killing 18 residents.
Nigerian troops earlier today foiled an attack on Rann, liquidating 19 terrorists and five gun trucks, after a fierce battle with Boko Haram men.
Nigerian troops on Tuesday foiled an attack in Rann, eng 19 terrorists in five gun trucks, after a fierce gun battle with Boko Haram fighters.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Prof. Bissallah Ahmed Ekele, as the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The federal government has approved a total of N20,114,002871 for the acquisition of various operational equipment for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing financial grant and technical assistance worth $3 million to combat food insecurity in Nigeria compounded by COVID-19 pandemic.
The Atiku Support Organisation has tasked Senate President Ahmad Lawan to ensure the passage of the Amended Electoral Act.
Former minister of state for education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi weekend disclosed that the Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is ready to respect the existing zoning arrangement for the governorship position in the state among the senatorial districts of the state. He declared that Okowa has responsibility of ensuring that Urhobo produces the next governor of the state in 2023.