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Buhari Calls Wife of Late Chief of Army Staff, After Failing to Attend Burial
Buhari Calls Wife of Late Chief of Army ...

Buhari Calls Wife of Late Chief of Army Staff, After Failing to Attend Buri...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday called Mrs Fati Ibrahim Attahiru, the wife of the late Chief of Army Staff, COAS, and the wives of the other dead officers (through her) to console them over the ill-fated death of their spouses in a plane crash. The President lauded the sacrifices of the... read more »

‘Gallantry of Our Heroes will Always be Remembered’ - Osinbajo mourns officers killed in air crash
‘Gallantry of Our Heroes will Always be ...

‘Gallantry of Our Heroes will Always be Remembered’ – Osinbajo mourns...

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed sadness over the ill-fated passing of Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff and other officers who died after a plane crash that took place in Kaduna on Friday. The aircraft was conveying 11 military officers on Friday evening before it crashed around the... read more »

NGF Mourns as Nigerian Army Buries COAF, Others
NGF Mourns as Nigerian Army Buries COAF,...

NGF Mourns as Nigerian Army Buries COAF, Others

Following the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Nigeria Governors Forum has expressed shock and dismay over their sudden passing in a plane crash on Friday. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum and Ekiti State... read more »

Police arrest Four Suspects for Burning its Command in Imo
Police arrest Four Suspects for Burning ...

Police arrest Four Suspects for Burning its Command in Imo

Officers of the Imo State Police Command have arrested four suspects on the suspicion of razing the Okigwe South Area Police Command headquarters. Recall that some unknown gunmen had on April 26 invaded the station, killing five officers in the process. In a statement issued on Friday, the state... read more »

Nigerian Army Debunks killing Igbo, Christian Soldiers
Nigerian Army Debunks killing Igbo, Chri...

Nigerian Army Debunks killing Igbo, Christian Soldiers

The Nigerian Army has reacted to the allegation of deploying soldiers based on ethnic and religious lines to get killed on duty, describing peddlers of such narrative as callous and cowardly enemies of Nigeria’s peace and unity. This was contained in a statement issued in reaction to a... read more »

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Nigerian Air Force Reacts to Boko Haram’s Claim of Shooting Down Alpha Jet

Nigerian Air Force Reacts to Boko Haram’s Claim of Shooting Down Alpha Jet

The Nigerian Air Force has debunked claims by Boko Haram terrorists that it shot down the missing NAF 476 Alpha Jet, which remains uncounted for after it went off the radar in Borno... read more »

Identities of Two Pilots in Missing NAF Fighter Jet Revealed

Identities of Two Pilots in Missing NAF Fighter Jet Revealed

The identities of the two pilots in the Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet which went missing in the North-East on Thursday has been given as Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight... read more »

Missing Fighter Jet May Have Crashed, Two Pilots Unaccounted for – Air Force

Missing Fighter Jet May Have Crashed, Two Pilots Unaccounted for – Air Force

The Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet which went off the radar during a Boko Haram operation in the North-East on Wednesday may have crashed. Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air... read more »

Abuja Air Crash Victims to be Buried on Thursday

Abuja Air Crash Victims to be Buried on Thursday

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has announced that the Seven officers who died in the air crash that took place in Abuja on Sunday will be buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road,... read more »

We Lack Soldiers, Military Equipment to Fight Insecurity says El-Rufai

We Lack Soldiers, Military Equipment to Fight Insecurity says El-...

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has attributed the failure in effective policing to uncoordinated and ineffective national level security response in dealing with security threats across... read more »