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Eid-el-fitr: DEPOWA distributes relief items to widows, orphans

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By SUMAILA OGBAJE Abuja- The President, Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), Mrs Vickie Irabor, on Friday, distributed food items and cash to widows...

Don’t waste your retirement benefits, Naval Chief tells Armed Forces graduands

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The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awaal Gambo, on Friday advised the 329 graduate trainees of Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRIC)...

The Armed Forces Of Nigeria Have Nothing To Do With Coup...

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Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor has stated that the Nigerian armed forces have nothing to do with a coup because they have learnt...

Armed Forces remembrance day: Emmanuel warn politicians against heating up polity

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AKWA Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has called on Nigerian politicians to eschew tendencies that are capable of heating up the polity or...

Restoring the dignity of the Nigerian Armed Forces

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Over the weekend, the Director of Public Relations of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, virtually rolled out the drums celebrating the command...

DHQ warns politicians against use of military uniforms at political events

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The Defence Headquarters has frowned at the habit of wearing military uniforms and accoutrements for electioneering campaign posters by some politicians. The DHQ said campaign...

Nigeria’s biggest challenge in 2021 is insecurity -FG

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Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said insecurity is the major challenge faced by the Federal Government in 2021. He said this on...

Christmas: COAS, CAS celebrate with troops in Maiduguri

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya and Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Isiaka Amao feted troops of the Joint Task...

Detained female soldier will be penalised for accepting corper’s proposal –...

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The Nigerian Army on Sunday said an unnamed female soldier who got romantically entangled with a male corps member at the National Youth Service...

Defence Chief Leo Irabor Orders 50 Generals To Exit Nigerian Military

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Fifty Generals in the Nigerian military have been ordered by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Leo Irabor to tender their resignation. They cut across...

Forum seeks probe of NSCDC boss

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The Unified Nigerian Youth Forum (UNYF) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate allegations of corruption against the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security...

What I told a lady at #COP26 about Nigeria’s armed forces...

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has told participants at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland that the Armed...

2023: Our politics rowdy but steer clear, Buhari tells envoys

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday acknowledged that in the build-up to the 2023 elections, Nigeria’s politics will be “necessarily rowdy”. He said: “The nature of our...

Senate passes 2022 budget for second reading, adjourns for its defence

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The Senate, on Wednesday, passed for second reading the 2022 Appropriation Bill and adjourned plenary till November 9 for budget defence. The President of the...

German Defence Ministry to begin debate on Afghanistan

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German Defence Ministry says it will, from Oct. 6, begin a debate on the lessons learned from the German armed forces’ 2nd decade-long mission...

Boko Haram Fighters Train Bandits In Anti-Aircraft Gun Use – Military...

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According to a report by the Agence France Presse, AFP, military sources have revealed that a large group of Boko Haram jihadists have moved...

We have a duty create avenue for peace to triumph –...

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By Chijioke Kingsley JOS - The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has said the Armed Forces of Nigeria has a duty to create...

Armed forces reviewing operational engagements in troubled areas -Irabor

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, says the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) is currently reviewing its operational engagements in various...

NDA: Gunmen targeted 5 apartments, FG incompetent, say CAN, CNG

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Preliminary findings by the military authorities have revealed how the gunmen, who attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, gained access to the institution. The PUNCH...

Northern elders demand sack of NSA over NDA attack

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Northern Elders have called for the review of security architecture and the immediate sack of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd)...