NDA cadets are equipped to confront insurgency, says commandant
Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Maj.-Gen. Adeniyi Oyebade, has said that the academy provides its cadets with best skills required of any military formation to confront security challenges.
Governement to salvage more impoverished Nigerians, says Osinbajo
The Federal Government is to drive initiatives geared at getting more Nigerians out of poverty and improving the country’s human capital development indices, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed. He gave the assurance during a meeting of the National Economic Council’s (NEC) Human Capital Development Core Working Group in Abuja. A statement yesterday by his…
NDA begins free medical outreach in neighbouring community
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) yesterday began free medical outreach to residents of Kutungare community at Afaka in Igabi Local Council of Kaduna State today. Drugs ranging from malaria fever, typhoid fever, diabetes mellitus, ulcers, PIDs, conjunctivitis were administered.
NCC, NDA to deploy technology for military capacity building
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) have agreed to collaborate on boosting the defence institution with high-profile technology. This follows the realisation that modern day military intelligence and battles could be prosecuted through technology, rather than just weapons. Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, disclosed this…
NDA refutes report of cadets keeping uniform with herdsmen
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has reacted to a report on social media that some cadets of the Academy abscond from the institution for days and keep their military uniforms and other items with herdsmen.
Buhari tasks military on defence of democracy, sovereignty
President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the military to rededicate itself to democracy in the country, by defending the nation’s unity and territorial integrity.
Coup scare: A red herring?
One of the greatest dis-incentives to military coup in Nigeria is the liberalisation of the broadcast media. If you seize a radio station in Kaduna to announce a coup, another officer...
Buhari reiterates commitment to addressing Niger Delta grievances
President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated the commitment of his administration to addressing the grievances of the people of Niger Delta, even as he urged graduates of the National Defence College to be jet-age compliant.
Niger Delta Avengers accuses government of delaying dialogue to get drones
The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has accused the Federal Government of foot-dragging dialogue with militants, in order to execute a devious plot against Niger Delta people.