Monday, 2nd October 2023


25 Aug
The Minister of Defence and the entire military high command are presently at the military cemetery to pay their last respect to officers who died in an ambush in Niger State. Present at the cemetery are the minister of Defence, Alhaji Badaru Mohammed, and minister of state, Bello Mattawale. Others are Chief of Defence Staff,…
12 Aug
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says the call for the military to interfere in the nation’s democracy is highly unpatriotic and wicked. A statement by the Director Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau on Friday in Abuja, said it was an attempt by unpatriotic elements to distract the military from performing its constitutional responsibilities. Gusau said the…
20 Jun
Emergency crews and Canada's air force on Tuesday searched for two missing crew members after a large Canadian military transport helicopter crashed in a river near a base west of the capital Ottawa.
15 Jun
North Korea fired a ballistic missile, South Korea's military said Thursday, the latest in a string of banned weapons tests carried out by Pyongyang so far this year.
14 Jun
A new military recruit shot and killed two fellow soldiers and wounded a third at a training range in central Japan on Wednesday, the military said, with the 18-year-old suspect detained at the scene.
7 Nov 2022
Spokesman of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Emma Powerful, yesterday, commended its members, who staged a peaceful protest at Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, demanding unconditional release of Nnamdi Kanu
7 Nov 2022
Leader of the apex body of the Yoruba nation self-determination struggle, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Prof. Banji Akintoye, has condemned the attack on a military base at Ado/Odo-Ota in Ogun State by some people
6 Nov 2022
The Taliban on Sunday revealed the final resting place of the movement's founder, Mullah Omar, whose death and burial they kept secret for years.
3 Nov 2022
North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile is "illegal and destabilizing," US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday.
30 Oct 2022
A security expert, Dr Saddiq Hassan, on Sunday advised the Federal Government to increase the funding of the military and other security
29 Oct 2022
Though demand for fabrics such as uniforms for school children, military, police personnel, as well as officials of paramilitary organisations across the country is swelling, Nigeria is obviously losing out
23 Oct 2022
Thursday, October 20, 2022, wives of military men gathered in Lagos to celebrate the launch of their book, The Military Wife.


27 mins ago
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has urged African leaders to deliver on good governance as a way of reducing the incidences of military coups in West Africa. Ganduje made this known when he received a delegation from the ruling party in Ghana, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), led…
45 mins ago
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the Sunday petrol tanker explosion at Koko Junction, in Delta. The governor, in a statement on Monday in Benin, expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident, noting that the loss of lives was regrettable. He said, “We are saddened by the news…
57 mins ago
The Police Command in Delta says five persons lost their lives in a petrol tanker explosion in the state, police sources said. The spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday in Warri, saying the incident occurred on 1 October at Ugbenu in Ethiope West Local Government Area (LGA) of…
1 hour ago
President Bola Tinubu's campaign former spokesman in the southeast, Dr. Josef Onoh has described as the 'Ajasco dance' the celebration of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and his supporters over the Judgement of the United States court that ordered the Chicago State University to release the certificate of the Nigeria President. Jeffrey Gilbert, a US…
1 hour ago
The Manarement of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, says its Nursing students returned a 100 per cent pass in the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s professional examination. The institution’s Head, Corporate Communications and Protocol, AAU, Ekpoma, Otunba Mike Aladenika, announced this in a statement on Monday in Benin. In the statement, made available to the News…
1 hour ago
Afrobeat singer Davido, reacted to the latest champion in town, Ilebaye who was crowned the winner of the Big brother season 8, pocketing a whopping #120m in the process.  Davido wrote on his “X” app, ILEBAYE ….I love a success story ! Ilebaye, the 22-year-old sensation, clinched the highly coveted top spot in the…
1 hour ago
Mr. Eseme Eyiboh, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, has debunked reports that an office was created for the wife of the Senate President, Mrs Unoma Akpabio, in the National Assembly. Eyiboh, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the story showed that it was essentially designed to malign…
2 hours ago
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s Special Assistant on Public Communications, Phrank Shaibu, says that the independence of the judiciary in the United States of America led to President Bola Tinubu’s ultimate defeat at the Northern District of Illinois court. Shaibu said this while reacting to the order by Justice Nancy Maldonado for the Chicago State…
2 hours ago
After an exhilarating ten-week journey within the Big Brother House, the All Stars have been put to the test like never before. Sponsored tasks have pushed their mental acumen, physical abilities, and creative talents to the limit. Whether collaborating in teams or showcasing their individual prowess, the contestants' unwavering commitment and diligence have resulted in a…
3 hours ago
Senior officials of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) secretariat have met new Nigeria’s Minister of Water and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, to discuss the future of AMCOW, the preparation towards the seventh AfricaSan Conference coming up in Swakopmund, Namibia next month.