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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

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

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

Flood: NAF provides medical succour to over 1,000 victims , 5000 others in Niger state

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has deployed a Team of medical experts to Zungeru in Wushishi Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State to alleviate the plights of the victims of the recent flood that ravaged the State. Air commodore Ibukunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI)

Nigerian military struggles against Islamic State in West Africa-Reuters

Islamist militants have killed hundreds of soldiers in attacks in northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks, security and military sources say, forcing a turnaround in the course of an insurgency which the government has frequently claimed to have vanquished. The fatigued, ill-equipped government troops have reached breaking point, they said. The setback in

Accidental discharge kills two soldiers in Gwoza-Army

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•Buratai orders immediate investigation •Nigerians react Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has confirmed that two of its soldiers in the North East operation against Boko Haram terrorists were killed by friendly fire in Gwoza, Borno State. This was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Army twitter handle and Facebook page @HQNigerianArmy and HQ Nigerian

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