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Buhari govt’s acquisition of Landing Ship Tank for Nigerian Navy commendable – APC group

A group of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign, APC-LAC, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves commendation by Nigerians for recently acquiring a first Landing Ship Tank, LST, for the Navy, since 1979.

ECOWAS MPs recommend concerted regional efforts to tackle insecurity in Nigeria

Some members of the ECOWAS Parliament have called for concerted efforts by West African member states and the Authority of Heads of State and Government to tackle the growing insecurity in Nigeria.

Niger Basin: Buhari steps down as Chairman, calls for global support

President Muhammadu Buhari has stepped down as the Chairman of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Niger Basin Authority, NBA.

Buhari to inaugurate maritime security project in June – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari would inaugurate the Maritime Security Project in Lagos in June.

Security: Buhari seeks U.S assistance, urges relocation of AFRICOM’s headquarters to Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the U.S. to reconsider relocating U.S. Africa Command, AFRICOM, from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the Theatre of Operation.

NCAA approves Bayelsa Airport for flight operations

After months of delayed expectation, the Bayelsa State-owned airport, on Saturday, finally got the nod of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to commence commercial flight operations.

IMF extends debt relief for 28 low-income countries

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has approved the third tranche of grants for debt service relief for 28 member countries under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, CCRT.

On ‘relocation’ of Hadejia: Model error versus sampling error, by Prof. MS Abubakar

In the prediction and forecasting of future events and occurrences, factors analysis is predicted in large part on either exploratory or confirmatory parameters. Factors...

Piracy: France govt supports Nigerian Navy to secure Gulf of Guinea

The French Government on Wednesday expressed willingness to offer the Nigerian Navy its full cooperation, to tackle piracy and other forms of insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea.

Tijaniyyah appoints Emir Sanusi as Caliph in Nigeria

The Tijaniyah, a Sufi order, has appointed a former Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II as the new Caliph in Nigeria. The ex-emir's spokesperson, Saadatu...

Ex-Naval officer, Joe Aikhomu, dies of COVID-19 in Abuja

A former Chief of Naval Administration, retired Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu, has died of alleged COVID-19 complications in Abuja.

Nigeria can’t afford to trivialise 2020 corruption index report — Rafsanjani

The Executive Director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Auwal Musa-Rafsanjani has said it would be irresponsible for Nigerian government to trivialise results of the 2020 CPI index which highlighted the country as a corrupt nation since 2013.

Nigerian govt to install electric surveillance system on land borders – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has disclosed that the Federal Government is working towards installing an electronic border surveillance system that will help Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, effectively secure the country’s land borders.

 VIDEO: Dahiru Mangal donates 100 vehicles to Niger presidential candidate, Bazoum

Renowned Katsina billionaire, Dahiru Mangal, has donated over a hundred campaign vehicles in support of the presidential election bid of a former Minister, Mohamed Bazoum, in the Republic of Niger.

My administration purchased 23 fighter jets since 2015 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has purchased 23 new aircrafts for the Nigerian Air Force since its inception in 2015.

We’ll keep confronting insurgency, other criminality – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains unyielding in confronting the Boko Haram insurgency as well as other forms of criminality that have bedevilled the country.

Buhari writes Guinean president, speaks about his health

Recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the president of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for...

I’ve decided to leave ‘in good conscience’, Jammeh finally surrenders

The Gambia's embattled leader, Yahya Jammeh has announced his decision to leave power, weeks after refusing to step down after losing the recent election.   Mr. Jammeh's...

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