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17 Apr 2021
Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor, yesterday declared that Nigeria forbids illegal bearing of arms and anyone found with such weapons is an enemy of the state.
28 Mar 2021
The Service Chiefs have agreed to subordinate themselves under the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, in line with universal best practices.
22 Mar 2021
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has assured that the military would enhance its kinetic operations in dealing with the prevailing security challenges confronting the nation. Irabor gave the assurance at a One-Day National Defence and Security Summit with the theme: “Promoting Kinetic Operations as a major Plank for Counter Terrorism and Counter…
12 Mar 2021
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor and Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, harped on the need to tackle insecurity in Nigeria and border towns of Oyo State.
11 Mar 2021
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has dispelled the insinuations that disparity exists among security agencies in Nigeria.
24 Feb 2021
The Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, has pledged to ensure that the armed forces of Nigeria upscale its operations to ensure adequate protection of critical national assets across the country.
16 Feb 2021
The security town hall meeting of North West Governors and traditional rulers with the new security chiefs, led by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor, to address insecurity ...
11 Jul 2017
The president would repeat the same declaration in an interview with BBC in February 2016, despite the fact that, few days to the interview, terrorists had just attacked Dalori, a village in Borno State, where about 86 persons were killed.
1 Jun 2017
Former Nigeria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations (UN), Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, says that most global conflicts cannot be resolved by the deployment of military force alone.
18 May 2017
The Nigerian Army yesterday said it had arrested about 126 suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State.
19 Apr 2017
The Nigerian Army yesterday pledged its commitment to the fight against Boko Haram terrorists until they are totally eliminated.
11 Apr 2017
The kidnappers seized the elder statesman in 2015. He was released four days after he had reportedly paid N5 million as ransom. The convicts, who were arrested at different locations, pleaded not guilty to the five-count charge preferred against them.


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South Korea on Saturday arrested a former national security chief on suspicion of covering up events surrounding the 2020 murder of a fisheries official by Pyongyang. President Yoon Suk-yeol is expanding an inquiry into the highly politicised case following accusations that his predecessor mishandled the probe to curry favour with North Korea. Suh Hoon is…
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Ekiti State Ministry of Arts Culture and Tourism has been selected by the Federal Government to represent the country at the 2023 Surajkund International Arts Festival, holding in India, from February 3 to 19. Immediate past Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, made this known to the News Agency…