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NAF War College graduates students

The Nigerian Air Force Air War College (NAFAWC) has graduated it’s second set of participants of its Air War Course 2/2017, at the NAF Base, Makurdi. Nineteen senior military officers, consisting of 16 from the NAF, one from the Nigerian ...

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NSCDC rescues 2 from kidnappers

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has rescued two women who were abducted by unidentified criminals. The victims, identified as Fatima Muhammed, 18, and Hasfat Adamu, 15, were rescued at Line Supper Cinema in Lafia. Nasarawa ...

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Monarch hails Army for promoting subject

By John Oba Abuja The Igwe-elect of Amanuke Kingdom, Awka North local government area of Anambra state, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, has commended the Nigerian Army for promoting his kinsman, Charles Ekulide to the rank of Brigadier General. In a statement ...

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Army denies recruiting new soldiers

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Army has stated that it was neither recruiting nor commissioning new soldiers. Its spokesperson, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement that the “attention of the Nigerian Army is drawn to activities of a ...

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NAF fighter jets kill insurgents in Borno

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday stated that its fighter jets killed a large gathering of Boko Haram terrorists in Bogumeri village in Borno state. NAF’s spokesperson, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, said the incident occurred ...

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Navy flags off exercise Eagle Eye

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja The Nigerian Navy will today begin (NN) a three-day sea exercise code-named Eagle Eye II in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Its spokesperson, Navy Capt. Suleiman Dahun, said in a statement that the exercise would involve ...

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Navy arrests recruitment fraudster

The Nigerian Navy has arrested a 27 year old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, a recruitment fraudster for allegedly attempting to defraud one Mr. Adamu Ibrahim during the last nationwide recruitment exercise. In a statement by the acting Navy’s spokesperson , Navy ...

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Suicide bombers attack Biu, kill 13

  Ttwo female suicide bombers infiltrated and gained entry into Biu town in Biu Local Government Area of Borno state. One of the bombers, according to Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Borno State Command, Dsp Victor Isuku, detonated IED strapped ...

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Navy recruitment test holds tomorrow

Nigerian Navy has stated that the aptitude test for the Direct Short Service Course 25 Enlistment Exercise is scheduled to hold in eight centres across the nation on December 2. Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Suleman Dahun, disclosed this ...

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5 killed in Niger banks robbery

By Aideloje Ojo Minna At least five persons including two policemen have been reportedly killed in an armed robbery operation in two banks in Lapai town of Niger state. The armed robbers were said to have carried out the operation ...

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Boko Haram: Clerics hold special prayers

By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna Islamic clerics in Kaduna, yesterday, held a special prayer for divine intervention, following the re-emergence of Boko Haram and sporadic bomboings in Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe states. The Chief Imam of Yahaya Road Mosque, ...

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Don’t share sex videos, police warn

Taraba state Police Command yesterday warned residents of the state against circulating sex video on social network platforms. A sex video involving a man and a woman, both of whom were residents of Jalingo, had gone viral on the social ...

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Police smash robbery gang in Oyo

By Agboola Bayo Ibadan Operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) at Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island, have arrested nine suspected robbers. The suspects were said to have been terrorising residents of Bodija Estate, Egbeda and Monatan area of ...

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Army to establish FOB in Falgore forest

Stories by Musa Umar Bolog One of the participants of the exercise WAZOBIA Kungama conducted at the Falgore forest in Kano state,  Lt.-Col. S. Abdullahi, briefing the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, while the Commandant of the Nigerian ...

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Sultan seeks Numan killings probe

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola Spiritual leader of Nigeria’s Muslims and the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday warned that Fulani’s patience and silence over recent killings of their kinsmen should not be misconstrued for weakness. He also called ...

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