‘I won’t support military coup but if it has to come, what can we do?’ – Obasanjo

‘I won’t support military coup but if it has to come, what can we do?’ – Obasanjo By Oladipo Abiola Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that conditions that encourage coups to happen should be avoided as much as possible. The former Nigerian President who served as both a military and democratically […]

The Soldiers Must Remain in the Barracks – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | September 16, 2023 – The earliest vestiges of democracy can be traced to the Greek city states. After the Greek lost their independence to Macedonia, democracy disappeared. After more than 2,000 years, it reappeared, about 250 years ago, at the cradle of modern democracy, the United States of America. […]

Bandits shoot down Nigerian military helicopter in Niger State, kill 13 soldiers

it as highly unfortunate, Senator Sani Musa • Urges FG to dispatch all its military and security arsenals to the troubled areas BANDITS have invaded Chukuba Ward in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, just as they shut down a fighter helicopter in the area and killed the pilot. The Convener, Shiroro Concerned […]

Shakeup as NAF redeploys 52 Air Vice Marshals, 46 Air Commodores

Chief of Air Staff Hassan Bala Abubakar Following his appointment by President Bola Tinubu, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Hassan Abubakar has approved the redeployment of 98 officers of air rank. Prominent among the new appointees are Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Establishments, and Nigerian […]

Maj.-Gen. John Ochai is new Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna

A statement by the NDA Public Relations Officer, Maj. Victor Olukoya on Tuesday in Kaduna, said Ochai took over from Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf who retired from active military service on June 26. In his remarks before the handing over, Yusuf thanked God for a successful career and fruitful tenure as Commandant NDA. He appreciated the […]

Nigerian Air Force officer takes her own life at Lagos military base

In a saddening development, a female officer of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), known as George, has reportedly taken her own life at her residence in Ikeja, Lagos State. The officer, a Master Warrant Officer stationed at 651 Base Services Group Resident in Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, was discovered lifeless, prompting an immediate investigation […]

Explosion rocks Air Force Base in Abuja

  By Francis Ugwu An explosion has rocked the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, fuel storage facility located at its Abuja Base, causing panic in the area. The NAF Base is located close to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The level of damage at the facility could not be ascertained at the time of […]

Insurgency: N/East women group hails military over recent successes

North East Women Forum for Peace and Stability (NEWFPS) a non-governmental organisation, has commended the Nigerian military for the sustained onslaught and recent successes against insurgents in recent time. The group, in a statement by its Coordinator, Mrs. Aishatu Jimeta on Saturday, urged troops of Operation Hadin Kai to remain focused against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists. […]

NAF bombs terrorists’ stronghold, kills kingpin, 17 others

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its fighter jets  have bombarded terrorists’ logistics base in Kaduna State, killing 18 terrorists, including their kingpin, one Alhaji Shanono. The air strike conducted by the Air Component of Operation Whirl Punch, followed intelligence that Alhaji Shanono had scheduled a meeting with his foot soldiers at Ukambo village, about 131 kilometres […]

NAF Killing of bandit kingpins: Gumi’s camp reacts

NAF Killing of bandit kingpins: Gumi’s camp reacts Sheik Ahmad Gumi By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo • Challenges military to show evidence • Harps on dialogue, diplomacy As the nation celebrated onslaught by the Nigerian military in decimating bandits who continued to make life unbearable to many citizens, especially the recent bombing by Nigerian Airforce jets in […]


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