Ohanaeze wants FG to rename 82 Division, Nigerian Army after Aguiyi Ironsi, blasts Danjuma

By Chijindu Emeruwa Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, an Igbo socio-cultural group, has called out a former Military General, Theophilus Danjuma (Rtd) over the 1966 Coup that led to the death of ex-Military Head of State, Major General Thompson Aguiyi Ironsi. The Igbo group urged Danjuma to apologize to the Igbo nation and the family […]

Depressed soldier shots, kills officer in Borno – Army Headquarters

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Musa said the incident occurred when the soldier approached the officer who was standing in front of the Unit’s Headquarters making a phone call. He said that the soldier is in custody undergoing investigation while the general […]

Army investigates Boko Haram attack on governor’s convoy

By Sumaila Ogbaje Nigerian Army is to investigate Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Musa said that the governor’s convoy came under terrorists fire while visiting Baga town. He […]

Pictures: Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile given full military burial

(NNP) Amidst tears, sobbing and sadness, Nigeria’s first female combat pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died from head injuries suffered in a car accident last week, was buried Thursday in Abuja military cemetery. Among the dignitaries who attended the solemn event were Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; Chief of Defence Staff, […]

Banditry: Buratai updates Buhari on military operations in N/west

Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai   By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received an update from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on military operations against bandits in the North West zone of the country. Addressing State House correspondents after the closed door meeting, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. […]

Senate bill passes to establish Nigerian Army University

(NNP) The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill into law that would establish the Nigerian Army University in Biu, Borno State. According to the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ali Ndume, the bill considered what he termed as “areas that are in conflict with other extant laws, those that have security implication and those that […]

Senate asks Service Chiefs to step down

By Samson Atekojo Usman The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday urged all Service Chiefs in the country to step down to allow for the restructuring security architecture. Senator Francis Fadahunsi representing Osun East Senatorial District in an amended resolution in a motion earlier moved by Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South Senatorial district, said: “Mr President, […]

End to insecurity in your hands, Buratai tells Nigerians

Muideen Olaniyi & Abbas Jimoh Nigerians can end the spate of insecurity in the country by exposing the criminals living within them, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said this yesterday. He said citizens were not helping matters by only complaining about insecurity and accusing security agencies of not doing enough. He […]

Investigation unveils killer of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat pilot

(NNP) The Killer of Nigeria’s first female combat pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, has been unveiled. He is Nehemiah Adejoh, a former classmate of the deceased Flying Officer at Air Force Secondary School. According to the investigation by the Nigerian Airforce, Mr. Adejoh, a civilian, was the driver of the Kia Sorento SUV with registration […]

Air Force probes Flying Officer Arotile’s death, detains two suspects in Kaduna

  Tolulope Arotile Following complaints by the family of late Nigerian Air Force, NAF, combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, through her elder sister, Mrs. Damilola Adegboye, that her death was suspicious and should be investigated, NAF authorities said, Friday night, that discreet investigations have commenced into circumstances surrounding her death.   Also, pan […]

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