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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian military hunts Boko Haram with fighter jets

Fighter jets of the Nigeria Air Force have bombed a Boko Haram hideout in Alafa area of Sambisa Forest, Borno State, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their structures.
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 vows to end insurgency, other security challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated his commitment to end terrorism and insurgency in the country.
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National assembly pledges support to military on insecurity

The National Assembly on Wednesday pledged its continued support to the Nigerian military in tackling the current security threats across the country.
President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

Insurgency: Sierra Leonean president warns against toying with youth matters

Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Wednesday urged African leaders to do something about the exponential growth of youth population in the continent or risk a full-blown insurgency in the near future.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan: How we will help the military to fight insurgency

The President of the Nigerian House of Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, has pledged the National Assembly would give its full support to the Nigerian Military in its ongoing fight against insurgency in the North East and other security challenges in other parts of the country.

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.
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.
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: Joint operations yet to achieve joint force integration

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, said that joint operations launched in the last few years has recorded successes, but it is yet to achieve desired level of joint force integration.

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.
Sagir Musa

Minor shake up as Nigerian Army appoints new GOC, commanders, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of a new General Officer Commanding (GOC), and redeployment of several commanders to boost its operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army gets new spokesman, others

Col. Sagir Musa has been appointed as acting Director, Army Public Relations.

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers, gets new spokesman, DDI

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.

NAF redeploys 27 AVM, 45 other senior officers

The Nigeria Air Force has redeployed a total of 72 senior officers comprising 27 AVMs, 30 Air Commodores, eight Group Captains, 4 Wing Commanders and three Squadron Leaders for operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Made-in-Nigeria goods to attract global patronage soon

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Thursday said that made-in-Nigeria goods and services would soon attract global patronage.

Abdullahi Ganduje: How Boko Haram commanders were arrested in Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State governor, at the week narrated how most of the most of the commanders of dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect, were arrested in the state.

Shi’ite crisis: Nigeria is playing with fire

No matter what the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force say in the aftermath of the latest face-off with members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, this country cannot justify the measure of force its agents have continued to unleash on this religious group.

African Union’s Moussa Faki visits Nigeria Thursday

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, will begin a two-day visit to Nigeria on Thursday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi challenges federal government on implementation of National Defence College findings

The Federal Government has been challenged to establish an implementation arm that would utilize the findings of the National Defence College course participants in solving the nation’s developmental problems.

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