SAHEL GAMES: CDS Irabor tasks AFN Athletes on winning Laurels

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has charged sports men and women of the Nigerian Armed Forces (AFN), selected to participate at the Sahel Military Games slated for 9 – 17 October 2021 in Abuja to ensure that they make the nation proud by winning laurels. Addressing the athletes during the closing ceremony of the Armed Forces Inter-Service Competition held in Abuja, the CDS spurred those that will be selected for the 3 weeks camping to commit their energy, concentration, hearts and minds to the training in…

Troops rescue Major abducted at NDA

Troops of the Nigerian Army, Airforce  and other security agencies  have rescued Maj. Christopher Datong, the officer abducted at the permanent site of Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, on Aug. 24. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Col Ezindu Idimah, said in a statement issued in Kaduna that  the officer was rescued in the late hours of Friday, Sept.17. He said the Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs had earlier issued a directive after the abduction of the officer, that he be rescued and…

Out-of-School Children: Oyo resolves Bottlenecks impeding Implementation of BESDA

The Oyo State Government has resolved all teething challenges impeding the smooth implementation of Better Education Service Delivery for All, (BESDA) in Oyo State, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran stated this on Friday. Adeniran dropped the hint during a meeting with BESDA Implementation Committee in Ibadan. Adeniran said the State is set to commence BESDA fully, as all hurdles militating against the full implementation have been cleared by the state Government. He said Oyo State Government’s determined efforts to ensure reduction in the…

NiDCOM Presents +600 Diaspora Icons @60

As part of the initiatives of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) in celebrating success stories of Nigerians in the Diaspora and to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, NiDCOM has officially presented a Compendium of over 600 Nigerians abroad with amazing and inspiring success stories The compendium , titled ,“+600 Diaspora Icons @ 60″, was officially presented to the Hon Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada in his office in Abuja . His remarks,Amb Zubairu Dada stated that the Compendium will serve as an incentive for deserving Nigerians.…

Gov Sule convenes expanded security meeting to address influx of fleeing bandits

Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has convened yet another expanded security meeting, with a view to addressing the influx into the state, persons suspected to be fleeing bandits escaping from military onslaughts in parts of the North West. The expanded security meeting, which had in attendance all first class traditional rulers, heads of security agencies in the state, vigilante and hunters groups, as well as Fulani leaders, held at the Government House, on Friday. According to the Governor, the expanded security meeting became necessary following feelers that, movements of…

LAUTECH Professor, Abass Olajire ,slumps, dies while observing Jumm’at prayer

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology LAUTECH Ogbomoso today thrown into mourning mood as one of its best scholar professor Abass Olajire slumped and died at a Friday mosque in Ogbomoso,Oyo state. The University’s spokesperson Mr Fadeyi while confirmed the incident said Olajide slumped at the Ansarul Deen Mosque, Stadium Road and was confirmed dead at the LAUTECH Teaching Hospital. He added that the late University Don would be buried tomorrow in ibadan. Olajire a lecturer at the faculty of pure and applied sciences was said to have slumped inside…

Twelve lost tribes of Israel discovered in Nigeria

A new report has said that Igbo people in Southeastern Nigeria and some Nigerian tribes share a common ancestry that is traceable to the lost tribes of Israel. These discoveries are contained in a 738-page book titled “The Hebrew Evidence of Nigerian Jews: A Scriptural Insight” which is set for public presentation. Authored by a renowned televangelist, Innocent Agu, the book described Igbo language as one of the prehistoric languages as it is the same as the Paleo-Hebrew, the original Hebrew language of the Bible. Addressing newsmen in Abuja yesterday,…

Why We Killed Senator Na’Allah’s Son – Suspects

Two suspects, Bashir Muhammad 23, and Nasiru Salisu, 27, arrested in connection with the killing of Captain Abdulkareem Na’Allah, the eldest son of Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, have narrated why they killed their victim. Speaking to journalists at the police headquarters on Thursday, the prime suspect, Muhammad, said they gained access into the deceased’s house to steal his car. Muhammad, who claimed he did not know his victim, said: “One day, we were passing in front of his house, three of us including Nasiru, me (Bashir) and Usman DanKano, when…

2023: Southern, Middle Belt Region form Political Pressure Group

The People of Southern and Middle Belt region of Nigeria have come together to form a political pressure group named Southern and Middle Belt Alliance (SAMBA). The group in a statement dated 16 September 2021 and made available to newsmen said their objective is to advance the social, cultural and economic interests of the southwest, southeast, south-south and middlebelt regions of Nigeria by promoting political alliance between the four regions. According to the group’s policy document obtained by our correspondent, it is described as a “Lobbying, Political Action, Pressure Group…

DHQ debunks Viral videos, Live broadcast on dismissed service personnel …. tasks media on professionalism

The Defence Headquarters has been debunked several social media video posted online as well as a live broadcast on an Abuja based Human Right Radio in which some allegedly aggrieved ex-military personnel, who were paraded, complained against various disciplinary actions taken against them by their respective Services. In the video and live broadcast programme, some of the ex-soldiers, most of whom were dismissed from Service for various acts of indiscipline and misdemeanors, made efforts to rationalize or give excuses for the various infractions that led to their exit from service…