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In Pictures: President Buhari meets security chiefs in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with service chiefs, Minister of Defence, retired Brig. Mansur Dan-Ali and the National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.

President Buhari meets security chiefs in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with service chiefs, Minister of Defence, retired Brig. Mansur Dan-Ali and the National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.

Atiku Abubakar, true son of Adamawa – Governor Bindow

Bindow noted that the traditional title of Wazirin is a highly revered office in the Lamido Emirate and Abubakar is the most deserving of the office as it is equivalent to that of a Prime Minister.

Jordanian Air Force Commander arrives Nigeria

The Commander of the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF), Maj.-Gen. Yousef Al-Hnaity, on Sunday arrived in Nigeria on a week-long working visit to Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

Fed govt alleges bid to externalize pro-Biafra struggle

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has raised the alarm over attempts by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Mr. Nnamdi Kanu to externalise its struggle through propagandist writings to the governments and national parliaments of some western nations.

Nigerians will remain united despite IPOB’s agitation – Minister

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Dambazau, has urged Nigerians to be united in spite of the escalation of violence over the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, which has claimed lives in some parts of the country.

Court fixes Oct. 16 to hear Gen. Ijioma’s suit against Army Council

The National Industrial Court, in Abuja, has fixed October 16 to hear the suit instituted by Maj.- Gen. Ijioma Ijioma against the Nigeria Army Council.

Igbo group gives Army 21 days ultimatum to leave Southeast

The Igbo National Council, INC, Sunday, gave the Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Turkur Yusufu Burutai, 21 days to withdraw his men from the Southeast region.

Nigerian Army misses own deadline to capture Boko Haram chief

The Nigerian Army has missed a self-set 40-day deadline to capture the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, dead or alive.

North Korea threat: Britain, Japan agree on closer security ties

Britain and Japan on Thursday said they would cooperate in countering the threat posed by North Korea, two days after it fired a missile over northern Japan, and will pledge closer ties in defence, cyber security and counter-terrorism.

38 Senior army officers petition Buhari over wrongful dismissal

The retired officers alleged that Ali, Olonisakin and Bruatai abused their offices with impunity by maliciously punishing innocent officers.

Nigeria considering purchase of military equipment from Russia – Dan-Ali

Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, says Nigeria is considering the purchase of Russian military equipment.

Over 100 IDPs benefit from NAF’s free medical outreach in Lagos

More than 100 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the communities around the air force base benefited from a free medical service offered by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday.

Air Force seeks improved rescue operations

The Nigerian Air Force has asked its personnel to adopt best practices in handling emergencies, especially Boko Haram attacks in the North-East.

Nigeria committed to total defeat of Boko Haram – minister

The Federal Government remained committed to winning the war against insurgency, the Minister of Defence, Malam Muneer Dan-Ali, has assured.

Recent attacks, signs of Boko Haram’s weakness – FG

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday in Kaduna, said the recent upsurge in attacks by Boko Haram insurgency was a sign that the Islamic sect had been weakened and would soon be a thing of the past.

Boko Haram: Defence Minister visits troops in North-East

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Sunday began a two-day assessment visit in the troubled North-East region.

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