Yari assaults airport staff: I’ll jail him if I were still Aviation Minister – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lashed out at former Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulazeez Yari, for allegedly manhandling airport staff who confronted him for breaking COVID-19 protocols on Tuesday, saying such a thing would not have happened during his term without consequences. Coming down hard on the governor, who...... read more

TRAGEDY: Nigeria loses first female combat helicopter pilot, eight months after decoration

Tragedy has struck at both Nigeria’s aviation and security sector with the announcement of the death of Tolulope Arotile, the nation’s first female combat helicopter pilot. Arotile, died in a road accident according to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), after sustaining head injuries from accident which occurred at the NAF Base...... read more

NASS moves to unravel reason for mass resignation in Nigerian Army

The impact of the mass resignation of Nigerian soldiers has reached the National Assembly, with the House of Representatives moving quickly to unravel the reason behind the development. The lawmakers, who fear that the action was capable of worsening the situation in the North East, where the Nigerian military has been...... read more

We didn’t send them to commit suicide, FRSC, reacts to video of officer on car bonnet

A palpably scandalised Dr Boboye Oyeyemi Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday ordered the recall of a patrol team attached to Ikorodu unit to the Lagos State Sector Command after watching viral video showing a member of the patrol team clinging precariously to the bonnet of a moving...... read more

Army explains spike in attacks in North West *Says Boko Haram, ISWAP at work

Fleeing Boko Haram and  Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) fighters are the course of the spike in the killings the North West part of Nigeria, is witnessing in recent months, military authorities, have said.  Scorched out of the holes and heavily decimated, the terrorists are now fleeing the North...... read more

DSS arrests Magu, no, we didn’t arrest him – secret police

Confusion of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu is presently a subject of controversy, following reports that he has been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) Multiple reports say the EFCC boss who has been in acting capacity since his appointment four years...... read more

There’s a plot to assassinate Jonathan, cleric warns

The life of Goodluck Jonathan, former President of Nigeria, who is now an international citizen as well as philanthropy, is in danger as assassins are said to be on his trail. The first Nigerian President to lose a re-election and hand over power willingly, the former President, had recently called it...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari reacts to Boko Haram’s attacks on UN helicopter

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he called "the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists." In a reaction to the reports of the incident, President Buhari, who conveyed his condemnation through his spokesman, Garba Shehu, however, uged all humanitarian aid workers to...... read more

Missing N400million fund: Dismissed GOC may get soft landing from military board

There maybe respite for former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki as Military echelon are lobbying for a soft landing for the dismissed General, it was learnt. Otiki was sentenced by a Special Army Court Martial headed by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Army,...... read more

NASS wades into case of daring soldier detained for lambasting military authorities

Help is coming for Lance Corporal Martins Idakpein, soldier the soldier currently under detention for lashing military authorities, as his cry for help has finally been heard by the National Assembly. In fact, the soldier who was serving in Sokoto, before his revelation and current ordeal, might be appearing before the...... read more

Nine days after, army releases wife of detained soldier who criticised Buratai

Nine days after she was picked up, the Nigerian Army has freed Victoria Idakpini, the detained wife of Lance Corporal Martins Idakpani, Punch is reporting. Idakpani was held by the army because after granting an interview over the fate of her husband who is currently under detention for bashing the Nigerian...... read more

Buarai lands in Katsina, vows II won't leave until bandits are defeated

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday promised to remain in Katsina State until bandits are rooted out. He told Governor Aminu Bello Masari that he would not leave “until the bandits terrorising the state are defeated.” Buratai, who arrived two days ago, said this year’s Army Day celebration,...... read more

Police nab kidnap kingpins who slaughtered medical doctor, son after collecting N7.5mill ransom

Two kingpins of a kidnap ring, are currently telling men of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), details of their operations including how they slaughtered a medical doctor, his friend and an associate after collecting a staggering N7.5million ransom. It is part of another successful operation by the nemesis of high-level crimes...... read more

Support mounts for soldier who blasted military chiefs in viral video

Support have started coming for the soldier who took out time to make a damning video criticising Chief of Army Staff (COS) Tukur Buratai and Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olanisakin with former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, joining in the fray. The soldier,...... read more

NASS to Service Chiefs: You’ll get more, but it’s now perform or go

A quid pro quo, was handed down to the leaders of the Nigerian military, otherwise known as Service Chiefs, by the leadership of the National Assembly on Sunday – get the rid of the insurgents or pay for your lapses with your jobs, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, minced no words in...... read more

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