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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: Federal government will redouble efforts to boost healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities, equipment and services in the country.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: Joint operations yet to achieve joint force integration

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, said that joint operations launched in the last few years has recorded successes, but it is yet to achieve desired level of joint force integration.

Mansur Dan-Ali inaugurates 17-member committee for implementation of national defence policy

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali on Tuesday inaugurated a 17-member Committee for the implementation of the new “National Defence Policy for the country.”

Ministry: Nigeria ready to contend ISIS infiltration

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was not unaware of possible infiltration of Nigeria by members of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, but vowed that it was ready to contend them.

NAF decorates 14 newly-graduated pilots

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday in Abuja decorated 14 of its newly-graduated pilots with their “Wings” after completion of their flight training in Nigeria and South Africa.

Nigeria Navy appeals to federal government for rehabilitation of barracks

Following the shortage of operational base for many Navy personnel, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ete Ibas, has appealed to the federal government for a special presidential intervention for the rehabilitation of Navy barracks across the country.

Fed govt deploys nine permanent secretaries

The federal government yesterday approved the deployment of nine of the existing federal permanent secretaries to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA).

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CBN: Nationwide cashless policy begins March 31, 2020

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday disclosed that the long-awaited cashless policy takes off nationwide from March 2020.

FRSC: Dangote trucks, others not banned from night journey

The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that it has not banned Dangote trucks and motorists from embarking on night journeys.
Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobia: No need to apologise Nigeria – Jo’burg mayor

Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.

Tourist boat capsizes in Senegal, killing four

Four people died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized during heavy storms in Senegal, authorities and emergency services said Tuesday.