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President Buhari inaugurates two Air Force combat helicopters

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Kaduna inaugurated two Mi 35m combat helicopters to boost the attack capabilities of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

Nigerian Air Force to deploy fighter gets, helicopters to Benue, others

Nigerian Air Force will soon deploy fighter gets, helicopter gunships and other military assets to curb current security challenges in Benue and Taraba states, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, said.

Egypt’s options dwindling in its fight against militants

The scale of the bloodshed was vastly higher than past militant attacks but the Egyptian government response the same: Three days of mourning, reassuring messages in the media that things are under control, and the president promising vengeance.

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Ex-President Obasanjo, others condole with singer D’banj over son’s demise

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has commiserated with popular singer, Daniel Oyebanjo, a.k.a Dbanj over the death of his son David Jnr.
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15-year-old Nigerian rapper killed in London

A 15-year-old Nigerian boy, Jordan Gbolade Jaiyeola, was stabbed to death when a mass brawl broke out as some 200 teenagers were leaving a 16th birthday party at a community centre in London.

Applicant bags two years imprisonment for rape, criminal conspiracy

A Jos Upper Area Court in Plateau State, sitting in Kasuwan Nama on Monday sentenced an applicant, Amos Adamu, 27, to two years imprisonment for rape and criminal conspiracy.

Rivers commissioner: Blame oil firms for rise in violence, drug abuse

The Rivers State Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Mr. Damiete Herbert Miller, has blamed oil companies for rise in violence and drug abuse among youths in the Niger Delta region.

IGP Ibrahim Idris deploys intervention force, two choppers in Plateau

Following the killing of over 100 people on Saturday, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed an intervention force in Barkin-Ladi, and Riyom in Jos South Local Government Area and in other flashpoints across Plateau state.