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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed more structures in Borno used by Boko Haram insurgents as meeting points.
The Deputy Governor of Benue, Mr Benson Abounu, has confirmed the removal of Mr James Iorhuna, from office as Manager, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp, International Market, Makurdi.
Northern Christian and Muslim clerics have led a procession to the Presidential Villa to declare their support for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, in the light of the war against insurgency.
Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Boniface Ortese, has denied allegations that relief materials for victims of the recent flood in the state had been diverted.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday said the air force flew for about 1,077 hours between May and now to combat the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East region.
Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has revealed that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has used over 1.03 million litres of aviation fuel from its reserve in its air operations against Boko Haram in the North East.
Paveway 11 guided bombs, laser-guided rockets and infrared sensors are being sold to Nigeria by the United States government, along with the 12 Super Tucano fighter jets, expected to aid the military in ending the eight year-old Boko Haram insurgency in the north east.
The remains of an officer described as one of the finest instructors in the Nigerian Air Force, Group Captain Adanu Ochai, who died in a plane crash last week in Kaduna was laid to rest at the Military cemetery in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday inaugurated medical assistance programme to meet the medical needs of the recent flood victims in Makurdi, Benue.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the protocols he and his players must follow for football to return are a small sacrifice compared to those risking their lives on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.
The World Health Organisation on Tuesday reported that coronavirus cases in Africa as of May 26, have risen to over 115, 000.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has forfeited her May, 2020 salary to secure the immediate release of five inmates who could not pay for their fines at the Kuje Correctional Service.
The Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi, on Tuesday confirmed the death of a motorcyclist at Orie Akwu-Ukwu on the Owerri-Onitsha highway.
Delta State, Monday night confirmed seven new cases of Covid-19, moving the number of cases in the State from 39 to 46 in less than 48 hours. The State also within the period recorded one discharged case and one death.
The Police Command in Kano State has arrested and prosecuted 413 violators and impounded 98 vehicles in one week, following the enforcement of total lockdown operations to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The military said, yesterday, that air strikes conducted by the air force on several bandits camps located in forests of Katsina and Zamfara states wiped out the camps, killing no less that 135 bandits.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated 35 Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22 in Borno.
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An elected councillor in Esan South East local government area of Edo State, Victor Oseruyi, has dragged the council chairman, Hon Peter Aguele and two others; Macpherson Oriasotie and Donald Ebhoze to the Edo State High Court in Ubiaja for alleged “assault, physical molestation, abduction, intimidation and dehumanisation”