President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of five staff of humanitarian agencies in Borno State, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists a month ago. A statement issued on Wednesday by the presidency said President Buhari sympathises with the families of the five aid workers, while praying that God will comfort them for their […]
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The former Army Headquarters Garrison Commander in Abuja, Maj Gen James Gwaza Khalifa Myam on Wednesday 22 July 2020, took over command as the new Commander, Nigerian Army Artillery Corps At a ceremony which took place at the Headquarters of the Corps of Artillery, Kontagora,Niger State. Maj Gen Myam congratulated his predecessor for a successful […]
The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) has confirmed the promotion of the former customs spokesperson and current Vice President of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Mr. Adewale Adeniyi to the rank of Assistant Controller General. Mr. Adeniyi who is currently Commandant, Nigerian Customs Command & Staff College , Gwagwalada, was among 2,634 Customs Officers […]
Buratai commissions NAIC officers transit camp in Abuja; Harps on importance of Intelligence to successful operations.
The Chief Of Army Staff(COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Wednesday commissioned the newly reconstructed Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps (NAIC), officers transit accommodation in Abuja. The officers’ transit quarters located at Camp Bassey barracks, Asokoro, has a total of 42 flats and additional two-bedroom flats for the Chief of Staff of NAIC. Speaking at […]
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday said they have executed the abducted aid workers living in their custody for a month in Borno state. The execution came after the insurgents demanded the sum of 500,000 dollars to release them. A video released by the armed group shows that the humanitarian workers were all executed. The […]
The Vice Chairman, Oyo State Council of Obas, His Royal Majesty Oyeniyi Olabisi Ouedepo 111 Ilugbemidepo, who is also the Okere of Shaki has ommended the Nigerian Army for the establishment of projects including the Command Sience Secondary School and barracks in Shaki area of Oyo State. The royal father made this commendation on Wednesday […]
Hadarin Daji: Again, Scores of bandits killed by Military Air Strikes in Zamfara Forest; Camp destroyed.
The Defence headquarters said on Wednesday that fighter aircraft of the Nigerian Airforce, prosecuting the fight against banditry, has killed scores of the bandits and destroyed one of their camps located inside the Kagara Forest, in Zamfara state. Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche made this known in a statement in Abuja. Enenche […]
Following the unfortunate death by road accident of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile last week in Kaduna, female Generals from the Nigerian Army, Navy and Airforce have paid a condolence visit to the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. A statement last night by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, […]
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South clarified on Tuesday night that he never called for the sack of Service Chiefs. His words, “There was no way I would have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Service Chiefs knowing full well that at the moment, the Soldiers are not […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has told the Senate that he would not succumb to their pressure to sack the Service Chiefs due to the escalating security situation in the country. Responding to a resolution by the Senate on Tuesday, that the Service Chiefs should either resign or be sacked, the President drew the attention of […]