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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Nigerian Air Force for living up to its constitutional responsibilities of securing the nation, and in the process, justifying the investments of the government of the day in the force. The President stated this on Monday while speaking at the ceremonial parade to commemorate its 58th anniversary in Kano. […]

A former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, has recommended the establishment of a bipartisan commission to tackle the security challenges in various parts of the country. Nnamani expressed concerns over the ability of the present police force to tackle the threat, stressing that these challenges required modern training to be effectively nipped in the bud. Nnamani, […]

A court in Ukraine has jailed a Russian tank commander for life for killing a civilian at the first war crimes trial since the invasion. Captured soldier, Sgt Vadim Shishimarin was convicted of killing Oleksandr Shelipov, aged 62, in the north-eastern village of Chupakhivka on 28 February. He admitted shooting Mr Shelipov but said he […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-echoed his government’s resolve to restore peace to every part of the country. Buhari said this on Monday during the 58th anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) held at the NAF base in Kano. The President, who congratulated the NAF and other security agencies for their sacrifices toward peace, assured […]

The Federal Government and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) have won the case against the state governors over the financial autonomy from the Local Government joint account. Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court delivered the ruling on Monday in favour of the Federal Government. It could be recalled that the NFIU had […]

Commercial flights resumed at the Kaduna International Airport on Monday two months after it was attacked by bandits. The bandits had on March 26 launched an attempted invasion of the facility, killing a private security guard attached to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency near the outer perimeter fence. Following the attack, commercial airlines plying the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met the families of victims of the explosion in Kano to express his condolences and that of the nation, describing the incident as sad and unfortunate. The family members, accompanied by various community leaders resident in Sabon Gari Kano, including the Eze Igbo, Chief Nicholas Ibekwe, were assembled at the […]

Russian forces in eastern Ukraine are intensifying attacks on a key city as they seek to seize the Donbas region. Severodonetsk, the largest city under Ukrainian control in Luhansk province, has come under intense artillery and missile fire from Russian forces. On Sunday, local officials said Russian troops were repelled after trying to enter the […]

A colonel in Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has been shot dead in a rare assassination in Tehran, capital of Iran. Two gunmen on a motorbike were reported to have shot Colonel Sayad Khodai five times in a car outside his home. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack, and a […]

United States President, Joe Biden, said that his country’s forces would defend Taiwan militarily if China attempted to take control of the self-ruled island by force. President Biden said this, on Monday, in Tokyo, Japan, where he is meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, ahead of a summit scheduled to hold on Tuesday. The […]


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