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August 18, 2018 8:00 PM Nigerian Army to conduct 13-day shooting exercise, warns residents

The Depot Nigerian Army says it will conduct an outdoor range classification exercise for 77 Regular Recruits Intake from Monday, August 20 to Saturday, September 1. A statement on Saturday by Lt. Adekunle Akinyele, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, advised residents to keep-off the area of the exercise. He said: “The exercise 17

August 18, 2018 6:54 AM Atiku speaks on Babangida’s 77th birthday

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Friday congratulated ex-Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babamosi Babangida, IBB, on his 77th birthday. The Waziri of Adamawa described the former military ruler as a “pan-Nigerian and patriot.” In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant prayed that God will continue to grant Babangida 16

August 17, 2018 6:46 AM What Aisha Buhari told Nigerian military

The Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has paid tributes to officers and men of the Nigerian military. Aisha said the country could not pay them enough for the survival of the country. Aisha spoke at a two-day national conference, organised by the Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association, DEPOWA held at the National Defence College 18

August 17, 2018 6:43 AM Nigerian Army begins operation ‘Python Dance lll’, warns Biafra agitators

The Nigerian Army has announced that it would be commencing its annual training programme, the ‘Operation Python Dance III’, also known as Exercise Egwu Eke III, in the South East States formations and units under 82 Division, Nigerian Army. The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division Nigeria Army, Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Boman Kabuk, disclosed this yesterday 15

August 16, 2018 1:18 PM DSS finally gets spokesman, appoints Afunanya as PRO

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr. P.N. Afunanya as its spokesman and Public Relations Officer. A statement by the Public Relations department of the service said Afunanya obtained BA. English (1997), Abia State University, Uturu; MA. English (2009), University of Uyo; and MA. Peace and Strategic Studies 20

August 16, 2018 12:18 PM Saraki clears air on 2019 ‘presidential declaration’

Senate President Bukola Saraki has spoken on his supposed declaration for the 2019 presidential election. The former Kwara governor said the comment credited to him as nursing a purported plan to succeed President Muammadu Buhari was false. On Thursday, Olu Onemola, Saraki’s Special Assistant on New Media, explained that his principal stating that he was “considering 21

August 16, 2018 7:23 AM 2019: ‘Nigeria needs someone like you’ – Babangida tells Bafarawa

Former military Head of State, Ibrahim Babamosi Babangida, IBB, has said Nigeria “needs someone” like a Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Attahiru Bafarawa. Babangida said this when the former Sokoto State governor paid him a visit in Minna, Niger State. The former leader described Bafarawa as an “honest and transparent” Nigerian 17

August 15, 2018 6:19 PM Major shakeups in Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Naval authorities have reshuffled its top hierarchy in the commands, sweeping out the Flag Officers Commanding and replacing them with new ones. The new Flag Officers Commanding (FOC), equivalent of General Officers Commanding (GOCs) in the Army, are Rear Admiral O.H. Ngalabak, Rear Admiral S.I Enoch, Rear Admiral U Onyia, Rear Admiral David 20

August 15, 2018 5:55 PM Nigerians react as Chelsea’s Victor Moses retires from Super Eagles

Nigerians on social media have reacted to Chelsea winger, Victor Moses’s retirement from international football. The 27-year-old said, “I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football. However, Moses’s retirement from international football came as a shock to some Nigerian fans. @biolakazeem 21

August 15, 2018 7:03 AM Transfer: Chelsea’s Super Eagles star arrives in Madrid ahead of medicals

Chelsea defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has arrived in Madrid ahead of completing a move to Leganes. Leganes have conducted routine medicals on the Super Eagles star and will unveil him as their third signing of the summer on Wednesday, following the arrivals of Jose Arnaiz and Oscar Rodriguez. The deal is believed to be a season-long loan, OwnGoalNigeria 20