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The Commander, Defence Headquarters Garrison, Maj.-Gen. Preye Fakrogha, has assured residents that security agencies in the Federal Capital Territory will work in synergy to secure the nation’s capital.
Troops of the Nigerian Armed forces on Sunday foiled attempts by Boko Haram to take over Dikwa, headquarters of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Minister of Defence, Retired General Bashir Salihi Magashi, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Armed Forces are deeply saddened and disappointed by the killing of soldiers in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.
Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has denied a claim that the 8th Senate he led rejected request of $1 billion from President Muhammadu Buhari to purchase arms to fight insecurity in the country.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has felicitated Christians in the state over Easter, lauding the peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims in the state despite efforts to cause friction by insurgents.
President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad has expressed the hope that the task of defeating Boko Haram insurgency would now be less cumbersome as Nigeria introduces new security apparatus and changes in the leadership of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
A human rights research and advocacy group, the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), last weekend raised the alarm that the Nigeria is under the reign of jihadists disguised as insurgents and armed bandits.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused the Nigerian Armed Forces of waging a war against Ndigbo under the guise of hunting for members of the Eastern Security Network, ESN.
Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has thrown his weight behind the calls for a ban on open grazing of cattle and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the insecurity in the country.
The CUPP, which said this via a statement issued by its National Secretary, High Chief Peter Ameh, while reacting to the appointment of the new military helmsmen in Abuja, said although, the sack of Service Chiefs was long overdue but still a welcome development..
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on Nigerians to shun calls for division, insurgency, banditry and all inter-ethnic, religious and politically motivated wranglings capable of disintegrating the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised Nigerians to stop politicising the issues of security and efforts of security services, particularly the Armed Forces, to keep Nigeria safe.
The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lauded the supreme sacrifice, selfless service and invaluable roles played by officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in continually ensuring the oneness and indivisible Nigeria.
Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
A former spokesman for the Nigerian Army retired Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, Friday said politicizing security issues by some Nigerians was counter-productive to the nation’s quest for security and peace.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri says much of the insurrections, violence and conflicts Nigeria is facing today could be avoided if the authority and citizens respect justice and equity.
The Government of the United States, has assured the Federal Government of its readiness to ensure that Nigeria takes delivery of 12 A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft in 2021.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the immediate release of N10 million to retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces and families of fallen heroes.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its operations along the dreaded Kaduna-Abuja road where bandits kill and abduct travellers for ransom almost on a daily basis.
The Kogi State Government has assured the family of abducted chairman of Yagba West local government council, Hon. Pius Kolawole, of its commitment to ensure his release.
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have announced that they’ll be ending their marriage after 27 years together, explaining in a joint statement that they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”
Arik Air management says it has reintroduced flights from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja, to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital with effect from May 10.
Bauchi State Government has raised the alarm over the influx of bandits from neighboring Yobe state. It said the bandits had infiltrated four local governments.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has offered to assist the President Muhammadu Buhari administration tackle insecurity and other challenges facing the nation.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is set to take delivery of an aircraft from Italy for the commencement of the Deep Blue Sea project.
Anthony Joshua has claimed that he purposefully went the full 12 rounds in his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr rather than knocking him out in order to “silence the critics”.
A student of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti, was caught with fetish items while allegedly trying to use his roommate for money ritual.
Musa Nuhu, director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), spoke on Monday during the briefing of the presidential steering committee (PSC) on COVID-19 in Abuja.
The Brazilian international will enter into the final year of his contract in the French capital this summer after joining in a world record deal from the Catalan giants back in 2017.