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NDA Cadets to commence Exercise Camp Highland

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) will commence its final outdoor Exercise Camp Highland for 68 Regular Course Army Cadets from 25 July – 14 August 2021 in Plateau and Kaduna States respectively. The exercise is designed to test the Cadets Leadership skills, Physical fitness, Map Reading, Command and Control capabilities among other military competencies. The […]


Military working with Police, Security agencies to address assymetric threats’ in South East – CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has assured the people of the South- East (SE) of commitment towards improving the security situation in the Region and the Nation at large. Gen Irabor gave the assurance, in Thursday 22 July 2021 at the Chief of Defence Staff’s interaction with retired senior military officers […]


Super Tucano Aircraft arrives Nigeria

The first batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have arrived Kano, on Thursday 22 July 2021 at about 12.34pm. Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information confirmed the arrival of the fighter aircraft in a statement “On hand to receive the aircraft were the Hon. Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir […]


COAS commissions new office complex in honour of late Lt. Gen Attahiru at Operation Hadin Kai.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commissioned a newly constructed office ccommodation at the Headquarters, Joint Task Force, North East, Operation Hafin Kai(OPHK), Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. Commissioning the completed project, the COAS stated that the new facility is to provide befitting offices to meet demands of the recent expansion and […]


Eid Kabir:Zulum splashes N10 Million to Recuperating Soldiers in Maiduguri.

Borno State Governor,  Prof Babagana Zulum on Tuesday announced the donation of N10 Million Naira to recuperating soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the North East. Zulum added that the state government will continue to support the the Army and other security agencies with a view to carrying out their assignments  unhindered.   The Governor made the […]


Only unity can keep Nigeria – Infantry Corps Commander, Gen Ezugwu.

The Commander, Nigerian Army Infantry Corps, Major General Victor Ezugwu has disclosed that only unity can keep Nigeria as an indivisible country. Gen Ezugwu, who is the former DG of the Defence Industrial Corporations of Nigeria (DICON), stated that unity can be sustained when people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds willingly keep aside their […]


How Alpha Jet Aircraft Crashed in Zamfara State after Intense firing by Bandits, Pilot rescued – NAF

The Nigerian Airforce in Monday disclosed that one of its Alpha Jet Aircraft crashed in Zamfara state on Sunday at about 12.45pm while returning from a successful Air interdiction mission between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna states. A statement by Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and Information said the crash was […]


Eid el Kabir: COAS, Lt. Gen Yahaya charges Officers and Soldiers to remain apolitical, order’s provision of Hilux Jeeps, Special Accommodation for RSMs.

Ahead of the Eid El Kabir celebrations on Tuesday, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Farouk Yahaya has charged officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army to remain apolitical and continue to discharge their duties professionally in the defence of the Fatherland and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Noting that “Together, in […]