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NDA immortatlises former ‘provisions’ trader, Adamu Sule

  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)  has boosted its social responsibility drive by renaming its utility centre at the Afaka Campus, Mallam Sule Utility Centre, after a renowned provisions store owner, Adamu Sule, who sold basic supplies to NDA cadets for more than 40 years. This was disclosed in a statement

Security: NAF, NCC strengthen strategic partnership on ICT

Jude Johnson   The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has disclosed that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would continue to strengthen its existing strategic partnership with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in order to contain emerging 21st Century security challenges as well as to further develop needed

2019: EFCC tracking campaign funds for political parties, election fraud

•Begins with Osun guber election  Senator Iroegbu  As preparations for the 2019 general election enters the home stretch, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has embarked on tracking of campaign financing of political parties in Nigeria. The Acting Chairman of EFCC in a statement on Friday by the Commission's Head of Media

Special Report: How soldiers fighting Boko Haram beg for food, sleep in classrooms

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Soldiers deployed in the special force unit do not have barracks, they sleep in classrooms Many soldiers in Maimalari barracks construct zinc houses for themselves Poor feeding of soldiers across the barracks in Maiduguri and the units in the bushes Soldiers on the frontline are owed operational allowance

Flood In Numbers: Over 70 deaths, 327,000 displaced, N12.1bn required to tackle disaster- NEMA

Senator Iroegbu  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has in its latest  2019 floods situation report, disclosed that over 70 people have been killed, 327,000 displaced in four worst affected states with N12.1 billion required to effectively tackle what has been described as national disaster. This was contained in a situation review

Boko Haram: Buratai briefs President Buhari on counter-terrorism operations 

Jude Johnson The Nigeria's  Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces today 21 on the Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency efforts against Boko Haram in the North East. This was disclosed on Friday on Nigerian Army on

Despite setbacks, Army intensifies search for Gen. Alkali

•Chinese company forced to stop drainage of pond •Motor part discovered but no concrete clue yet Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has intensified its search and rescue operations to unravel the fate of Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) who was declared missing on September 4, 2018. He was travelling to Bauchi from Abuja

Russia trains over 1,000 central African military personnel

Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadera presided over a ceremony to mark the completion of training of the fourth group of Central African Armed Forces (FACa) personnel by Russian instructors on Monday, September 17. According to a report by the Network of Journalists for Human Rights in Central African Republic (RJDH), 154 FACa personnel