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Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe cargo airport for test landing Friday

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has said that the newly constructed Damaturu International cargo airport would commence test landing operation on Friday.
The Nigerian Air Force ( NAF) on Tuesday gave out palliatives to members of its host communities across the country to mark the 56th-anniversary celebrations of the service.

NAF distribute palliatives to host communities

The Nigerian Air Force ( NAF) on Tuesday gave out palliatives to members of its host communities across the country to mark the 56th-anniversary celebrations of the service.

We’ll deal with all threats – Service chiefs

Against the background of the Federal Government’s decision to declare South-West’s security outfit codenamed Amotekun illegal, President Muhammadu Buhari met with service chiefs on Friday, at the end of which they vowed to deal with threats and keep the country safe.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Sokoto rerun: INEC partners EFCC, other agencies for transparent election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed its readiness to partner the state security agencies, anti-graft agencies and other stakeholders in conducting free and fair elections in the state.

House of Reps condemn bandits attack on NAF troops

The House of Representatives has “strongly” condemned the recent attack on men of the 271 Nigerian Air Force Detachment, Birnin Gwari, by bandits at Ungwan Yako along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 2

President Buhari: We will hand over to Nigerian youths

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday advised Nigerian youths to brace up for leadership roles because “whether we like it or not, we will someday handover to Nigerian youths.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari urges Nigerian youths to brace up for leadership — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future.
Ten-man Plateau United defeated former league champions, Enyimba FC of Aba 4-0 in MatchDay 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture at the Jos New Stadium on Sunday.

Ten-man Plateau United thrash Enyimba in Jos

Ten-man Plateau United defeated former league champions, Enyimba FC of Aba 4-0 in MatchDay 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture at the Jos New Stadium on Sunday.
Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Plateau United thrash Enyimba 4-0 in Jos

League leaders Plateau United underlined their title credentials following a 4-0 win against champions Enyimba at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.

House of Reps committee lauds NAF operations in Borno

The House of Representatives Committee on Air Force has lauded the effort of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for destroying a terrorist logistics facility at Gujeri, Borno.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police disperse Shiites procession in Sokoto

Police in Sokoto State on Friday dispersed members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria who had gathered for a procession in the state.

NAF graduates 13 pilots in Benue

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar, has said the graduation of five Agusta 109EM Helicopter Pilots and eight Alpha Jet Pilots will provide qualitative manpower to meet the operational needs of the Service.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari commends MNJTF troops in insurgency war

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended soldiers of the Operation Lafiya Dole, and their Chadian counterparts fighting at the Lake Chad axis.
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 .

Air operation aims to degrade Boko Haram – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says the service has fully begun air operation code named “Operation Rattle Snake’’ to finally wipe out remnant of Boko Haram insurgents in the North East.

NAF initiates free medical, feeding programme for displaced children in Northeast

The Nigerian Air Force says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

NAF provides free medical services, food for displaced children

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief restates commitment to personnel welfare

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has reiterated commitments to the provision of enabling environment and improved personnel welfare package to encourage professionalism and effective service delivery.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kogi election: INEC direct staff to utilise monitoring support centre

The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed electoral officers to make effective use of the Electoral Monitoring Support Centre in the governorship election in Kogi State.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.