Sunday, April 11, 2021



Nigerian Military seeks increased funding for research

The Director-General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, AVM Ubrufih Uzezi, on Tuesday, appealed to the National Assembly to increase its annual budgetary allocation for research and development.

Prosecutor tenders $1.3m cash recovered from member of Buhari’s arms probe panel

The Federal Government prosecutors at the Federal High Court in Abuja have tendered a cash sum of $1.3 million recovered from retired Air Commodore Umar Mohammed, a member of the Jon Ode led Presidential Investigative Committee on Arms Procurement.

Senate confirms appointment of Service Chiefs

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of the new Service Chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Plane crash: Nigerian Air Force buries officers in Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Thursday in Abuja, buried its personnel who died in the Beechcraft King Air B350i crash on Feb. 21.

Rep backs Senate’s call for deployment ex-Service Chiefs to Lake Chad region as ambassadors

The Chairman House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Buba, has lent his voice to the suggestion that former Service Chiefs, now ambassadors-designate, be deployed to the Lake Chad region.

NEMA sacks over 42 workers after denying them 1-year salary

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has sacked over 42 of its newly recruited workers without paying them a one-year salary.

Ex-CAS Abubakar flies out of NAF, says ‘I thank God for exceptional privilege of serving since 2015’

Outgone Chief of Air Staff Sadique Abubakar on Tuesday in Abuja flew out of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, having served as the 20th Chief of Air Staff.

Buhari to new Service Chiefs: ‘We’re in a state of emergency’

President Muhammad Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja met with the newly appointed Service Chiefs, charging them to be patriotic, and serve the country well.

Buhari meets new service chiefs at Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the new service chiefs at the Presidential Villa.

Senators urge new Service Chiefs to commence work immediately

Senators have urged the new Service Chiefs to commence work immediately by addressing security challenges facing the country.

Nigerian Air Force conducts exercise “Taimako Ya Zo” along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has conducted a Joint Combat Search and Rescue, CSAR, Special Forces and Air Police K-9 Simulation Exercise, JCSAEX, at...

Zulum seeks NEMA’s food assistance for 800,000 IDPs in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food in areas affected by insurgency in the state.

Everybody knew Sam — A tribute to Nda Isaiah (1), by Ali M. Ali

This year, 2020 will go down in history as the year I wrote the most tributes -- some long, some short to eulogize the...

NAF decorates 16 new AVMs, 31 Air Commodores

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Friday decorated 16 Air Vice Marshals, AVMs and 31 Air Commodores, AC, urging them to be more professional...

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