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Muhammadu Buhari urges military to protect democracy, civil authority

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday reminded members of the Armed Forces to protect Nigeria’s democracy and subject themselves to civil authority.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari urges military to protect Nigeria’s democracy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded members of the Armed Forces to protect Nigeria’s democracy and subject themselves to civil authority.
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.

FCTA offers scholarship to Air Force plane crash victim

The FCT Administration has granted scholarship to a 15-year-old girl that was hit and injured on September 28 when two Nigeria Air Force fighter jets collided during rehearsals for Nigeria’s Independence Day celebration.
2 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

One pilot dies in NAF aircraft crash in FCT

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says one of the pilots who successfully ejected from one of the F-7Ni aircraft that had earlier crashed in the FCT, has passed on.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

CAS: NAF recruits 7,644 Nigerians in three years

A total of 7,644 Nigerians have been recruited into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) since assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has said.

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Lalong seeks sustained prayers for Nigeria

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has called on the Muslim Ummah in the state to engage in sustained prayers for the enthronement of absolute peace and unity in the country.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government spends N17 billion on security in 7 years

Zamfara state government said it had spent over N17 billion on security within the last seven years (from 2011 to 2018).

Governor Okorocha: Nigeria’ll celebrate end of Book Haram soon

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has assured that the country would soon celebrate the end of Boko-Haram terrorists and all forms of insurgency in the country.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF urges aviation stakeholders to be more security conscious

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Friday said the aviation sector in the country must be more security conscious in view of the use of aeroplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles as tools of subversion and crime.
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Community blocks Kaduna/Zaria highway over land dispute with Air Force

Residents of Barakallahu, a community in Igabi Local Government Area in Kaduna State, early Monday morning blocked the Kaduna/Zaria highway to protest over a land dispute with the Nigeria Air Force.
Alkali Mamu

Court clears former NAF director of fraud charges

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has discharged a former director of administration in the Nigeria Air Force, Alkali Mamu.

CACOL hails forfeiture order on ex-NAF chief Amosu

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has hailed the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos for the temporary forfeiture of the sum of N2.3 billion recovered from Adesola Amosu, a former Chief of Air Staff.

Court grants temporary forfeiture of N2.2 billion recovered from ex-NAF chief

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has granted a temporary forfeiture of ₦2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice-Marshal Adesola Amosu.

Air chief Abubakar inaugurates new NAF air safety institute in Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has inaugurated the permanent site of the Nigeria Air Force Institute of Safety, located at Rigachikun area of Kaduna.

Military launches Operation Whirls Stroke to flush out killer groups in Benue, others

He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin in consultation with service chiefs and commanders of other security agencies re-strategised and constituted the operation to ensure peace and security of lives and properties in the affected states returned back to normal.

Terrorism: Nigeria did not receive deserved support from Barack Obama – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday lamented that Nigeria did not receive the deserved support from the former President of the United States of America, Mr. Barrack Obama, in the fight against terrorism.

President Buhari arrives Washington

President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC, United States of America, at about 8:35am Sunday which was about 1:35pm Nigeria time.

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Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Federal government set to increase mining sector’s contribution to GDP

The Federal Government is set to increase the Mining Sector’s contribution to GDP as the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, will be leading the Nigerian delegation to the 20th China Mining Congress & Expo and the 3rd Nigeria-China Mining Road Show at the Meijian Convention and Exhibition, Tianjin, China, this month.
Arunma Oteh

World Bank urges support for Green Sukuk financing scheme

Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank, Arunma Oteh has said Green Sukuk financing scheme is promising for green projects.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

AFCON: Gernot Rohr wants more despite big win against Libya

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team must improve, despite a 4-0 victory over Libya in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.
Scores of Enugu residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo commends Atiku Abubakar for choosing Peter Obi

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths (Worldwide) has commended the PDP and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for choosing an Igbo son as the vice presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Lagos Open: We’ll set up Academy to meet world standard – Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday said the State Government will fully support the setting up of a Lawn Tennis Academy in the State that would make the annual Lagos Open International Tennis Championship attract the global attention that it truly deserves.