Defence/Security

DHQ dissociates CDS from fake face book accounts

April 14, 2014 17:57

  NEW CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF TAKES OVER IN ABUJA

NAN-H-96 Face book Abuja, April 14, 2014 (NAN) The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dissociated the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, from fake Face book accounts being operated by some fraudsters in the country. This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja and signed by Maj.-Gen Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information. ``We wish to therefore... read full story

UK condemns Abuja bomb attack

April 14, 2014 16:50

SCENE OF AN EXPLOSION AT NYANYA MOTOR PARK IN ABUJA

NAN-H-135 UK Abuja, April 14, 2014 (NAN) The UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has condemned Monday's bomb attack at Nyanya motor park in Abuja, which killed and injured many people. In a statement in Abuja, Hague said: ``I was deeply saddened to hear of the bomb explosion in the east of Abuja.   ``I unreservedly condemn those responsible and hope they are swiftly brought to... read full story

State prerogative of mercy releases 138 prisoners in Bauchi

April 14, 2014 15:37

PRESENTATION OF AN EMBEDDED GENERATION LICENSE TO GOV. YUGUDA IN ABUJA

    NAN-H-68 Prisoners Bauchi,  April 14, 2014 (NAN) Alhaji Al-Mustapha Sulaiman, the Chairman Bauchi State Prerogative of Mercy Committee, on Monday said plans were on to release 138 prisoners from prisons across the state. Sulaiman told newsmen in Bauchi that the beneficiaries would include the old, the sick and the poor who could not pay their fines. According to him,... read full story

Air Force promises to keep Nigerian airspace safe

April 13, 2014 16:42

MEDIA BRIEFING ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE IN ABUJA

NAN-H-29 Air Force Abuja, April 13, 2014 (NAN) The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in Abuja on Sunday promised to keep the nation’s airspace ``safe and free’’. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, said this at a thanksgiving service marking the Air Force 50th Anniversary at NAF Headquarters Protestant Church, Air Port Road, Abuja. According to him, NAF has the capability to keep... read full story

Suswam wants FG to investigate chemicals used during attack on Tiv farmers

April 10, 2014 11:37

SEN.  GABRIEL SUSWAM, FORMER  GOV.  BENUE STATE

NAN-H-15 Investigation Makurdi, April 10, 2014 (NAN) Gov. Gabriel Suswam of Benue on Thursday urged the Federal Government to investigate the composition of the chemicals used on Tiv farmers by the  herdsmen in the ongoing crisis. Suswam said this when he received the Senate Joint Committee on National Security, Intelligence, Defence, Police and Interior. The joint committee was in the... read full story

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