Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isah Ali Pantami, has approved the activation of 20 NIN enrolment centres within the FCT, to make the process easier, beginning from Jan. 18, Mr Kayode Adegoke, Head, Corporate Communications of NIMC, Abuja, has said. A statement he issued, on Saturday, said in the same vein, the minister […]
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Foiled Marte Attack: Buratai Hails Air Task Force for Decisive Air Strkes/Impact in decimating Boko Haram terrorists.
Following the ambush by troops of Operation Tura Takaibango against Boko Haram terrorists when they foiled attempted attack on troops’ location at the outskirts of Marte, in Borno State, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has commended the Nigerian Airforce whose fighter aircraft made the difference during the encounter. A statement by […]
NAF Fighter Jets bombs Boko Haram Training Camp & Ammunition Storage Facility; liquidates several terrorists at Nuwar, Borno State.
The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) Training Camp, along with a suspected ammunition depot, and neutralized several terrorists at Nuwar in the Bama area of Borno State. A statement by Major General John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations said, “This was achieved through air strikes executed […]
Terror War: Troops foil attack on Marte, destroy 7 Gun Trucks; neutralize several terrorists in Ambush.
Following a planned terrorist’s attack on military locations by scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists who stormed Marte in Borno state from several angles, troops using artillery weaponry have successfully destroyed 7 gun trucks and killed several of the terrorists. Several arms and ammunition were also captured. Confirming the encounter, Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) as Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. General Marwa who is a founding father of the All Progressive Congress Party in Adamawa state was until this appointment, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the […]
Terror War: Military Air Strikes take out more BHTs logistics vehicles, kills several terrorists along Jakana, Borno
In continuation of the intensive air operations to rid the North East of the Country of terrorist elements, the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) vehicles and eliminated several of their fighters along the Jakana axis of Borno State. Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, January 15, 2021 led many other top government functionaries, including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Service Chiefs and members of the Diplomatic Corps to honour the nation’s fallen heroes and veterans. The event which involved laying of wreaths at the National Arcade, was one of the highlights lined up to celebrate […]
Protest: Members of Ex-Servicemen Association Condemn, Distance Selves from Unilateral Action of Leader; Say MPB handling issues.
Some members of the executive of the ex-servicemen and Family Welfare Association, have dissociated themselves from the protest led by its Presiden Anthony Agbas on Wednesday in Abuja. The Vice-President of the Association and Chairman of Bwari Chapter retired Master Warrant Officer Samuel Unubi and the Secretary, retired Sgt. Thaddaeus Gershom disclosed this while briefing […]
By: Brigadier General SK Usman (rtd) mni FNIPR fapra mnarc DFOARM The date, 15 January of every year, is a significant day for Nigerians, especially serving military personnel, ex-servicemen and women, their families, and friends. It is also meaningful to families and friends of those gallant service personnel who paid the supreme price with their […]
The Christian Association of Nigeria has cautioned those threatening the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Dr Matthew Kukah, to stop their “unlawful” actions and also asked the security agencies to ensure the safety and security of the cleric. The organisation made this known in a press statement by its General Secretary, Joseph Daramola, on Thursday. Excerpts […]