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Ex-president Jonathan praises Nigerian Army, economy, Nollywood and more in powerful Fathers' Day message

Ex-president Jonathan praises Nigerian Army, economy, Nollywood and more in powerful Fathers' Day message

Ex-president Jonathan praises Nigerian Army, economy, Nollywood and more in powerful Fathers' Day message
Nigerian Air Force unveils new base in Plateau state, commission residential accommodations, other projects (photos)

Nigerian Air Force unveils new base in Plateau state, commission residential accommodations, other projects (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday, May 14, unveiled its new base in Kerang, Plateau state with the commissioning of newly constructed office and residential accommodations for the 205 Combat Search and Rescue Group.

Nigerian Air Force unveils new base in Plateau state, commission residential accommodations, other projects (photos)
Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, Sunday, May 13 deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana local government council in Taraba state.

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state
NAF graduates pioneer ab-initio student pilot trained with Super Mushshak aircraft (photos)

NAF graduates pioneer ab-initio student pilot trained with Super Mushshak aircraft (photos)

A statement by NAF spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, revealed that another set of 26 student pilots were inaugurated during the ceremony, which took place at 401 Flying Training School, NAF Base, Kaduna

NAF graduates pioneer ab-initio student pilot trained with Super Mushshak aircraft (photos)
Exercise Cat Race: Nigerian Army recovers arms in Taraba state

Exercise Cat Race: Nigerian Army recovers arms in Taraba state

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the director army public relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, the recovery of the arms and ammunition was made in Donga, Donga local government area of the state.

Exercise Cat Race: Nigerian Army recovers arms in Taraba state
54th anniversary: Nigerian Air Force showcases historical photo gallery (photos)

54th anniversary: Nigerian Air Force showcases historical photo gallery (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday, May 4, displayed a historical photo gallery display at the NAF Base Kaduna as part of activities marking the 2018 NAF day celebrations, which is also the 54th anniversary of the Service.

54th anniversary: Nigerian Air Force showcases historical photo gallery (photos)
History made in military as Nigerian Air Force wings 9 engineering/armament personnel

History made in military as Nigerian Air Force wings 9 engineering/armament personnel

Speaking at the event, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Saddique Baba Abubakar, announced that the Nigerian Air Force aircraft engineering and armaments facilities will be re-positioned in line with global best practices.

History made in military as Nigerian Air Force wings 9 engineering/armament personnel
What is the full meaning of NYSC?

What is the full meaning of NYSC?

What is the ★ real meaning of the National Youth Service Corps in Nigeria ★? Take a look why this type of institution is so important for our country and why Nigerian youth should go through this scheme. Read on to learn more

What is the full meaning of NYSC?
Nigerian Air Force commissions dialysis centre at NAF Reference Hospital Port Harcourt (photos)

Nigerian Air Force commissions dialysis centre at NAF Reference Hospital Port Harcourt (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday, May 3, commissioned a dialysis centre and an emergency ramp at the NAF Reference Hospital in Port Harcourt to further enhance healthcare delivery for personnel and their families.

Nigerian Air Force commissions dialysis centre at NAF Reference Hospital Port Harcourt (photos)
NAF holds inter-denominational church service to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

NAF holds inter-denominational church service to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

The church service, which attracted a large turnout of Christian worshippers including Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, was held to appreciate God for his mercies over the NAF in spite of contemporary challenges.

NAF holds inter-denominational church service to mark 54th anniversary (photos)
Sambisa Forest takeover: Nigerian Army gives special promotion to 3,729 troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (photos)

Sambisa Forest takeover: Nigerian Army gives special promotion to 3,729 troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (photos)

Major General Yusufu attributed the COAS gesture to recognition of troops valour and commitment to duty during the Operation Deep Punch II, which led to the successful demolition of the stronghold of Boko Haram terrorists.

Sambisa Forest takeover: Nigerian Army gives special promotion to 3,729 troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (photos)
Nigerian Air Force counts down to 54th anniversary, outline its plans for celebration

Nigerian Air Force counts down to 54th anniversary, outline its plans for celebration

Air Vice Marshal Charles Ohwo, said the theme of this year's celebration is “Enhancing Nigerian Air Force Operational Capability for Timely Employment of Air Power in Response to Contemporary Security Challenges.”

Nigerian Air Force counts down to 54th anniversary, outline its plans for celebration
NAF graduates 146 senior Non-Commissioned Officers at Military Training Centre (photos)

NAF graduates 146 senior Non-Commissioned Officers at Military Training Centre (photos)

The course, which commenced in February 2018, was designed to equip selected personnel with up-to-date knowledge in human and material management as well as adequate leadership skills to function optimally for efficient service.

NAF graduates 146 senior Non-Commissioned Officers at Military Training Centre (photos)
Nigerian Air Force organises Juma'at prayers to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

Nigerian Air Force organises Juma'at prayers to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), represented by the Chief of Training and Operation, Air Vice Marshal Nurudeen Balogun, led other Muslim officers, airmen/airwomen and civilian staff of the NAF to offer prayers for the service.

Nigerian Air Force organises Juma'at prayers to mark 54th anniversary (photos)
Army sets up media operation center for Operation Last Hold

Army sets up media operation center for Operation Last Hold

The Nigerian army is confident that the end state of Operation Last Hold will be the total defeat of Boko Haram terrorists to facilitate the restoration of fishing, farming and other economic activities in the Lake Chad Basin.

Army sets up media operation center for Operation Last Hold
Panic in Borno as Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram's daring incursion into Maiduguri

Panic in Borno as Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram's daring incursion into Maiduguri

NAIJ.com gathered that the troops with the support of the Air Task Force, Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps and other security agencies including the Civilian Joint Task Force quickly mobilised.

Panic in Borno as Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram's daring incursion into Maiduguri
Nigerian soldiers arrest suspected militias in Nasarawa, recover arms

Nigerian soldiers arrest suspected militias in Nasarawa, recover arms

Troops of 177 Guards Battalion of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday, April 24 in conjunction with the Nigeria Police while on raid operation in Ugyi town, Toto local government area of Nasarawa state arrested some suspected militias.

Nigerian soldiers arrest suspected militias in Nasarawa, recover arms
Ongoing Direct Short Service commission recruitment on social media fake - Nigerian Army

Ongoing Direct Short Service commission recruitment on social media fake - Nigerian Army

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the director army public relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, the recruitment exercise circulation on some social media platofrms did not emanate from the Nigerian Army.

Ongoing Direct Short Service commission recruitment on social media fake - Nigerian Army
Nigerian soldiers kill 6 heavily armed bandits in Kogi state

Nigerian soldiers kill 6 heavily armed bandits in Kogi state

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the director army public relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, six of the suspected bandits were neutralized during the encounter while others fled following the army's fire power.

Nigerian soldiers kill 6 heavily armed bandits in Kogi state
Army in move to finally destroy Boko Haram, launches operation ‘Last Hold’

Army in move to finally destroy Boko Haram, launches operation ‘Last Hold’

The Nigerian Army is to launch “Operation Last Hold” in Borno north and Lake Chad region to restore socio-economic activities in the areas, as well as to fast track return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Army in move to finally destroy Boko Haram, launches operation ‘Last Hold’
Just in: Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno

Just in: Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno

Troops of 3 Battalion on operation LAFIYA DOLE have successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists attack at Ngamboru Ngala, Borno state. This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu.

Just in: Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno
Herdsmen crisis: Taraba governor says state is under attack, cries out over alleged military bombardment

Herdsmen crisis: Taraba governor says state is under attack, cries out over alleged military bombardment

The executive governor of Taraba state, Darius Ishaku, has raised an alarm, saying his people are under threat of attack by suspected herdsmen militia, and has called on the Buhari-led federal government to intervene.

Herdsmen crisis: Taraba governor says state is under attack, cries out over alleged military bombardment
Nigerian Army loses bid to void suit on alleged compulsory retirement

Nigerian Army loses bid to void suit on alleged compulsory retirement

The national industrial court, Abuja has dismissed the preliminary objection raised by the Nigerian Army, in a suit filed by a retired colonel, Danladi Hassan, seeking N1 billion as damages and to void his compulsory retirement.

Nigerian Army loses bid to void suit on alleged compulsory retirement
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