Nigerian Defence Academy
Bill to establish Nigerian Army University passes 2nd reading in House of Reps
A bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Army University, Biu, Borno, to make comprehensive provisions for its management and administration has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.
DHQ warns politicians against inciting mutiny in military
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has warned the political class against inciting mutiny in the armed forces.
Army redeploys officers, announces new appointments
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved the redeployment and appointment of five major generals and four brigadier generals across its formations.
NDA announces alternative routes for motorists as Buhari visits
As President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to conduct the Passing Out Parade (POP) of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) cadets today, the institution has announced alternative routes in Kaduna State to ensure smooth conduct of the exercise.
There is a sponsored campaign against JAMB – Oloyede
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said that he was sure of a sponsored campaign against the efforts of the board. Oloyede said this on Thursday in Abuja while presenting another suspect to newsmen, Kokowa Cletus, a 20-year-old, who allegedly falsified his Unified Tertiary Admissions Examination (UTME) result. The News Agency…
NDA postpones entry examination
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on Monday postponed the entry examination for 71, Regular Course applicants.
Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush
The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 14 soldiers who were on escort duty were ambushed on their way back to Kaduna by the terrorists on Damaturu-Maiduguri road. The General Commanding (GOC) 1…
Indimi, Adesina, others bag academy award
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), has conferred a honourary Doctorate in Management Sciences on the executive chairman of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, Dr. Muhammadu Indimi, at its 26th Convocation ceremony in Kaduna.
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…
Security expert, NDA registrar differ over alleged military’s poor handling of insurgency
A security expert, Prof. Isaac Olawale Albert, has lamented that prolonged insurgency has created negative international image for Nigeria’s military.Albert, who is a Professor of Africa History and Strategic Studies, said it was time for the military to find a decisive solution to the activities of insurgents and herdsmen.