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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF jets kill 30 terrorists, destroy more operational bases in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has killed 30 terrorists and destroyed several of their hideouts as part of the new ‘OPERATION RATTLE SNAKE’ launched to rout remnants of Boko Haram and ISWAP insurgents.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

BASA will strengthen cultural ties among personnel – NAF chief

Chief of The Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has enjoined Air Force Base communities across the country to exploit their rich cultural diversities to strengthen the bond of love and unity for the development of communities.

NAF fighter jets destroys terrorists conference hall, kills scores in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its Air Task Force (ATF), under Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has killed several terrorists at their hideout in Ngoske, on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest.

Yobe, Kogi APC chairmen deny calling for Adams Oshiomhole’s sack

State Chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Yobe and Kogi states have denied reports alleging that the Forum of APC State Chairmen along with some members of the National Executive Committee NEC had called for the sack of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

Femi Otedola: People think when they die, they take their money with them

The billionaire, earlier this month, gave out N5 billion to the Save The Children charity in support of its intervention in the Northeast. The donation through his daughter at the ball organised by the Cuppy Foundation.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF kills ISWAP leaders, destroys meeting venue in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.

Border closure: Agriculturist urges federal government to establish mega mills to boost rice production

An agriculturist, Alhaji Abba Kale, has called for the establishment of mega rice mills to accelerate production and achieve self-sufficiency in the country.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: They gave him a false sense of hope

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago.
Darren Bent says he was upset after Sunderland acquired Asamoah Gyan in 2010.

Darren Bent: Asamoah Gyan’s arrival at Sunderland upset me

The Ghana international was a record signing from Rennes and went on to score 11 goals and provide five assists in 37 competitive appearances for the club.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate confirms 15 NDDC nominees, rejects one

The Senate has confirmed 15 nominees for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and withheld confirmation of one.
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PDP: Report on 2023 zoning speculative

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed as speculative media reports indicating that the party intends to retain the zoning formula it used for the 2023 presidential election.

Scores killed as NAF jets bombard terrorists’ hideout along Lake Chad

Scores of terrorists operating along the fringes of the Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno State have been killed by the Nigerian Air Force fighter jets following the bombardment of their hideouts.

Attack on Mali military post kills 53 soldiers

Fifty-three soldiers were killed Friday in a "terrorist attack" on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, the government said.
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Senate screens Pius Odubu, Bernard Okumagba, 12 others for NDDC Board

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs Thursday screened President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

PDP caucus cautions House of Reps on 2020 budget

Members of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives at the weekend cautioned that the House should not rubberstamp the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget.
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 centre graduates 141 personnel in indigenous languages

The Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), on Friday, graduated 141 personnel of Nigerian Army, comprising 49 officers and 92 soldiers in three major indigenous Nigerian languages.

Federal government engages 149 personnel to monitor 7,742 beneficiaries of cash transfer programme in...

No fewer than 149 personnel have been engaged to monitor 7,742 beneficiaries in the second round of implementation of the Federal Government Cash Transfer Programme in four selected states of Taraba, Gombe, Adamawa and Bauchi.

Pakistan to partner NAF on training, equipment acquisition

The Pakistan Air Force has expressed readiness to support the Nigerian Air Force in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the country through training and equipment acquisition.

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Punch and its sinister motives for attacks on President Buhari

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FAAN denies banning Uber, Bolt at airports

The Management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria said it did not ban Uber, Bolt and others at Lagos and other airports in the country.

Cleric: Hate Speech, social media bills misplaced priority

The Hate Speech and social media bills being proposed by the National Assembly has been described as a misplaced priority, considering other pressing needs of Nigerians.
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Senate raises concerns on mounting unemployment in the country

The Senate on Wednesday waded into the issue of unemployment in the country and recommended solutions to the executive arm of government for adoption and implementation.
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Oghenekaro Etebo left out of Stoke City’s matchday squad again

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo was not included in the Stoke City’s squad for their Championship clash against Luton town on Tuesday.