The Nigerian Army, has confirmed the arrest of suspected Boko Haram informant identified as Modu Ari. This was disclosed in a statement today by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima, who disclosed that Ari's  spying activities and that of his accomplices, were responsible for the attacks on...
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has expressed its intentions to exploit the possibility of tapping into the abundant skills and competences that abound within Nigerians in the diaspora especially those with expertise in the fields of human capacity development, technological advancement and areas that are relevant to defence and...
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, have eliminated 13 top commanders and scores of fighters of Islamic States of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in Borno. A statement on Friday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima said that the feat was achieved by well coordinated operations of...
Nigerian Navy’s newest Offshore Survey Vessel, NNS LANA, has today begun her homeward journey to Nigeria from France. According to the Nigerian Navy's Director of Information, Commodore Suleiman Dahun, the voyage which began at about 5:13pm Nigerian Time, will include Port visits to Lisbon, Las Palmas, Banjul and Tema-Ghana. The...
The Nigerian Navy in Saint Nazaire, France, has taken delivery of its first ever purpose built Offshore Survey Vessel, NNS LANA. Speaking at the Flag Transfer Ceremony, the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), who was represented by the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo,...
COAS with Chairman/CEO NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd), has disclosed that over fifteen million Nigerians, mainly youths between the ages of 16 and 64, indulge in the use of illicit...
Following the increased spate of invasion of custodial centres by armed hoodlums, the Nigerian Army, NA, has accepted to to assist the Nigerian Correctional Service in giving refresher training to its armed squad personnel. The Acting Controller General of Corrections, John Mrabure had, in a letter to the Chief of...
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has signed Memoranda of Understanding, MoUs with the Industrial Training Fund, ITF, and Equipment and Protective Applications International Limited EPAIL. This was disclosed yesterday in a statement issued by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Commodore Edward Gabkwet. TheFact Nigeria reports that the collaboration...
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has insisted that his predecessors, who were the former Army Chiefs, should be the ones to offer explanations with regards to the funds approved by the Federal Government to purchase ammunition to fight insurgency in the North East. Attahiru stated...
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, has assured the Commandant of the National Defence College, NDC, of his total support and cooperation for the development of the College into a world Class standard. Attahiru gave the assurances to the College Commandant, Rear Admiral Oladele Bamidele Daji,...