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NUC begins assessment of universities ahead resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA screening test to hold August 15 – registrar

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says the screening test for all its candidates will hold on Aug. 15 at designated centres across the country, starting from 7:00 am.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA conclude exercise camp highland for cadets

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), on Saturday said it has successfully concluded exercise Camp Highland with tactical phase inoculation in Kachia, Kaduna State.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed a bill changing the name of the state owned university to Prince Abubakar Audu University, Ayingba.

Kogi Assembly wants government to immortalise first female combatant helicopter pilot

Kogi House of Assembly on Thursday called on the State Government to immortalise the first female Combatant Helicopter Pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on Tuesday in Kaduna.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Northern governors mourn first Nigerian female helicopter pilot

The Northern Governors’ Forum has expressed shock over the sudden death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, who died following an accident in Kaduna.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Nigeria’s 1st female combat helicopter pilot dies in road accident

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.‬
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA: Beware of fake social media accounts

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has distanced itself from some fake social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, which fraudulently claim to be the official accounts of the Commandant, Maj Gen Jamil Sarham.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA postpones screening test for 72 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.
Naval officer, David Igbashal who was abducted on the 22nd February, 2020 by unknown gunmen somewhere in Akwa Ibom State on his way home from Calabar has been confirmed dead.

Abducted navy officer killed for rituals

Naval officer David Igbashal who was abducted on the 22nd February, 2020 by unknown gunmen somewhere in Akwa Ibom State on his way home from Calabar has been confirmed dead.

Parents flay withdrawal of 53 children from NDA, relegation of 9 others

Parents of withdrawn and relegated officer cadets of Nigerian Defense Academy, NDA, Kaduna, have raised the alarm over what they described as undue, unjust and wrongful withdrawal of their children numbering 53 Officer cadets and relegation of nine others, without due process.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC: Diezani Alison-Madueke stole $2.5 billion from Nigeria’s treasury

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke, stole $2.5billion from the Nigeria’s treasury, Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers in new postings

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that due to the recent promotion of some of its senior officers, it became imperative to deploy them to appropriate appointments to the new ranks.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief establishes military university in Bauchi

The decision of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to situate the Nigerian Army University and Nigerian Air Force University in their respective hometowns has become a topic of debate.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army releases promotion of Major-Generals, Brigadier Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army redeploys Northeast operation commander, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployments of top military officers including the Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, the military’s regional command fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.

General Buratai unveils second edition of management and policy studies

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has inaugurated Course 2 of the Management and Policy Studies aimed at proffering research-based solutions to defence and security challenges facing the country.

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Four dead after ingesting hand sanitisers

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it received notification of 15 cases of methanol poisoning associated with ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitisers in recent months.
Juventus will evaluate Maurizio Sarri’s future in the coming days with reports from Italy suggesting Simone Inzaghi is the favourite to replace him.

Simone Inzaghi to replace Maurizio Sarri at Juventus – reports

Juventus will evaluate Maurizio Sarri’s future in the coming days with reports from Italy suggesting Simone Inzaghi is the favourite to replace him.
Pep Guardiola has praised Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in the Champions League, insisting the Manchester City striker was the man of these two games.

Pep Guardiola praises Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in Champions League

Pep Guardiola has praised Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in the Champions League, insisting the Manchester City striker "was the man of these two games".
Thousands of Lebanese prepared Saturday for a major protest against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut.

Grief to anger as disaster-hit Beirut braces for protests

Thousands of Lebanese prepared Saturday for a major protest against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai: Power should move to southern Nigeria in 2023

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that Nigeria’s next president in 2023 should emerge from the southern part of the country.