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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, service chiefs, others meet over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Nigeria’s security chiefs as the security situation worsens across the country.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

IPPIS: 793,580 federal employees, 63% ASUU members captured – AGF

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, said that the salary accounts of 793,580 Federal government employees and about 63 percent of members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been captured on the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

Navy launches operation Okun Alafia II to curb maritime criminalities

The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy has flagged off Exercise Okun Alafia II, a Yoruba word for Calm Water, to address insecurity in the maritime environment within its area of command, spanning Lagos up to 200 nautical miles of the nation’s Exclusive Economic Zone.
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the United States Navy for being a good ambassador of Nigeria.

NICOM chief hails Victor Agunbiade’s exemplary conduct in US Navy

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the United States Navy for being a good ambassador of Nigeria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence ministry said were in their final phase of testing.

Vladimir Putin: Russian Navy to get hypersonic nuclear strike weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence ministry said were in their final phase of testing.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Presidency, Senate bicker over service chiefs

The Presidency and Senate were yesterday locked in exchanges over the continued stay in office of service chiefs.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate insists service chiefs must step aside

The Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution for the present crop of service chiefs to step aside for new ideas to come in in the fight against insecurity so as not to jeopardise the security system in the country.
Smoke rises from a fire on board the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, July 12, 2020. Monica Munoz-Sd Fire-rescue via Reuters

Fire crews battle San Diego navy ship fire, 18 sailors injured

At least 18 sailors were taken to a San Diego area hospital after suffering minor injuries in a large, ongoing blaze aboard the military ship, USS Bonhomme Richard, on Sunday, Navy officials said.

Two US aircraft carriers conduct exercises in South China Sea

The U.S. Navy says the USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier groups are conducting exercises in South China Sea on Saturday "to support a free and open Indo-Pacific."

Navy seizes vessel, arrests five suspects for illegal bunkering in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Ship Jubilee (NNS) on Tuesday said that it has seized a vessel used for oil bunkering and arrested five suspects in Akwa Ibom.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

Governor Wike angry with security agencies for ‘long silence’ over threats in Rivers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

One dies, five injured in Anambra kingship tussle

One person died while five others sustained varying degrees of injury in a clash between some group of youths over kingship tussle in riverine community in Ogbaru Local Govrrnment Area of Anambra State.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senate president tells service chiefs to sit up or be fired

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday met with President Muhammadu Buhari on the increasing security challenges in the country.

Nigerian military retires 342 non-commissioned officers

The Nigerian military has retired 342 Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) from service after equipping them with skills for self-reliance.
The Iranian navy on Thursday test-fired new indigenous cruise missiles in a military exercise in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean, Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran test-fires cruise missiles in Indian Ocean naval exercise

The Iranian navy on Thursday test-fired new indigenous cruise missiles in a military exercise in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean, Tasnim news agency reported.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

White House staffer tests positive for coronavirus

A member of the U.S. military who works in close proximity to President Donald Trump has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Nigerian armed forces kill 343 terrorists, 153 bandits

The Military High Command said yesterday that the combined operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria across troubled spots in the country resulted in the killing of 343 terrorists in the North-east and 153 armed bandits in the North-western part of the country in the last two months.
Citing sources inside the Greek Defense Ministry, Greek Reporter said that a Royal Canadian Navy CH-124 Sea King helicopter crashed in the Ionian Sea on Wednesday.

Royal Canadian chopper goes missing near Ionian Sea

A NATO Chopper reportedly belonging to the Royal Canadian Navy has crashed in the Ionian Sea southeast of Italy, according to unspecified sources in the Greek Ministry of Defense.

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FUTA suspends student who ‘hacked’ Premium Times website

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Giuseppe Marotta: Inter set to announce Alexis Sanchez signing shortly

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor denies leaving PDP

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