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NAF inaugurates fitness centre in Bayelsa

From Joy Emmanuel Yanagoa Nigerian Air Force weekend inaugurated a Gymnasium centre to enhance physical and mental fitness of personnel of the NAF Mobility Command, Yanagoa. While inaugurating the centre, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, represented ...

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Gunmen abduct Edo musician

  <h4>By Patrick Ahanor Benin City</h4>   Suspected kidnappers have whisked away Edo popular musician, Ambassador Osayomore Joseph The musician was reportedly abducted on Tuesday night at Orovie Village in Egor local government area of the state. He was said ...

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Cleric tasks FG on insecurity

By Kingston ObungObung Calabar Resurgent Boko Haram attacks, clashes between herdsmen and farmers, ritual killings, among other cases bordering on insecurity across the country, were rendering President Muhammadu Buhari electioneering campaign promises on insecurity a mere rhetoric. Th e Bishop ...

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NDA: Advancing in the face of recession

ABDULRAHEEM AODU writes on the accolades received by the Nigerian Defence Academy from various quarters before and during its recent convocation and passing out parade Th e Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) was established in Kaduna in 1964 as a military ...

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Assistant Police Commissioner regains freedom

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Adeniyi, who was abducted last Wednesday by unknown gunmen has been freed by his captors. The senior police officer serving in Zamfara state police Command, was kidnapped alongside his family members and aides along Birnin-Gwari-Funtua ...

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9 IDPs killed by Boko Haram buried

Amidst tears, residents of Daima village in Kala Balge local government area of Borno state yesterday buried nine of their colleagues who were slaughtered by Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday. Daiman, a border community near Cameroon, is just a few ...

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Insecurity: Oba Yoruba urges govt action on insecurity

Oba Yoruba of Kaduna state, Amb. Mohammed Arigbabuwo, has lampooned “regional forces calling for the breakup of the country when they should be united against insecurities” like armed robbery, kidnapping, and insurgency, noting that Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable. Speaking yesterday in Kaduna ...

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Troops kill scores of terrorists in ambush

Troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, said they naturalised scores of terrorists during an ambush at their crossing point at Bocost, Ngurosoye-Bama road, in Borno state.   The incident, according to army spokesperson, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, ...

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Car crash at Benue IDPs camp

A Toyota Corolla has rammed through the perimeter fence of the camp holding those displaced by flood in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. But no live was lost in the crash, which occurred at about 4:27 p.m. The lone driver ...

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Shoot-out: Injured soldiers alive – Army

igerian Army has announced that the two soldiers who sustained several wounds from gunshots during a raid on criminal hideouts in Rivers state were alive and responding to treatment. Spokesperson of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, ...

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Troops kill top Boko Haram commanders

Nigerian Army said yesterday it had neutralised several Boko Haram commanders and many of their foot soldiers in the ongoing operation against the insurgents in the North-east. Spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, said in a statement that the ...

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