• Boko Haram: Defence Minister mourns gallant army commander

    Boko Haram: Defence Minister mourns gallant army commander

    According to reports, the Minister of Defence, retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, has described the death of Lt-Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali as tragic and unfortunate development in the theatre of operations in the North East.

    Abu-Ali was killed by the Boko Haram terrorists in their failed attack to capture Malam Fatori in northern Borno on Friday.

    The minister in a statement issued by his Public Relations Officer, Col. Tukur Gusau, on Sunday also described the late Abu-Ali as a major pillar in the war […]

  • Falana rejects Soludo’s defence on allocation of $7bn to 14 banks

    Falana rejects Soludo’s defence on allocation of $7bn to 14 banks

    A human rights lawyers, Mr. Femi Falana, Wednesday rejected the defence of the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, on how the apex bank under his leadership removed $7 billion from the country’s foreign reserves and doled out it to 14 commercial banks.

    Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), demanded whether the commercial banks that benefitted from $7 billion, which the former CBN governor said was deposited in the banks on October 3, 2006.

    He made the […]

  • Governor Fayose asks FG to release defence procurement audit report

    Governor Fayose asks FG to release defence procurement audit report

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has asked Nigerians to demand the release of the authentic report of the Audit of defence equipment procurement in the Nigerian Armed Forces.

    In a statement issued yesterday by Lere Olayinka, his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Fayose said, “it is now obvious to the entire world that anyone that is in President Muhammadu Buhari’s good books can never be adjudged as corrupt even if such a person is caught looting the entire […]

  • President Buhari appoints AVM Usman as new Chief of Defence Intelligence

    President Buhari appoints AVM Usman as new Chief of Defence Intelligence

    According to reports, the federal government has appointed Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Saliu Usman as the new Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) for the armed forces.

    Usman takes over from Major General John Saduana Davies, who had been on acting Capacity since January this year, when the former CDI, Air Vice Marshal Monday Morgan retired.

    According to the Armed Forces Statutes, the position of Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) which is the apex in the intelligence community is rotational among the services.
    Until […]

  • Former Minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro pictured with his wife and sons at his graduation from US University

    Former Minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro pictured with his wife and sons at his graduation from US University

    Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has graduated from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, United States of America. He graduated May 13th. Obanikoro bagged a Post Graduate qualification in History.

    Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has graduated from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, United States of America. He graduated May 13th. Obanikoro bagged a Post Graduate qualification in