The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has renamed its post-graduate school after the pioneer Minister of Defence, Alhaji Muhammadu Ribadu.
This was as first Republic Minister of Solid Minerals, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Sule extolled the virtures of the late Ribadu, describing him as the stabilizing force in the administration of Nigeria.
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony of the renamed Ribadu Campus situated in the old site of the academy, Ambassador Sule, said Ribadu was a great Nigerian of inestimable value.
He added that, “Pa […]
The Chief of Air Staff (COAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said no individual or group would be allowed to undermine the sovereignty of the country.
Abubakar, who is the Reviewing Officer of the Basic Military Training 35/2016 recruits at the Nigerian Air Force Base in Kaduna, made this assertion during their passing out parade.
“You are coming into the service at a period of our nation of Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East and violent agitations by militants in the […]
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has warned Niger Delta Avengers against threat to bomb Abia State, saying that there is no IPOB/MASSOB member being detained in the State as alleged by the Avengers.
They called on the Avengers to embrace dialogue and allow peace to reign for the good of the people of Niger Delta.
In a statement signed by Israel Ogbonnaya and Chetachi Ikpe, Abia state chairman and the State secretary of the council, respectively, Ohaneze youths said, “we also call […]
Three militant groups, Reformed Egbesu Boys, Egbesu Water Lions and Egbesu Mythier Fraternity, have disowned the Avengers and Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND, which raised a negotiation team to dialogue with the federal government.
The General Officer Commanding, GOC, Intelligence, of the group, Tony Alagbakeriowei, and GOC, Logistics and Admin, General Ebi Abakoromor, in a statement on behalf of the three militant groups, said neither NDA nor MEND had the capacity to represent them at any meeting.
The joint […]
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Western Zone Chairman, Mr Freedom Atigbi, has commended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to dialogue to end the attacks on oil facilities by Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, but advised that any attempt to use its military might would rather spell doom for the nation.
The decision, Atigbi said, in a statement, was very timely to save the nation’s economy which is in a state of comatose due to militant groups, who had earlier vowed to reduce […]
It was gathered that a Kaduna State High Court yesterday threatened to jail the Commandant of Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna, Major General Muhammed Inuwa Idris over contempt of court order.
The court’s warning was contained in ‘Form 48′, dated 25th May, 2015 and signed by the Registrar of the court Abubakar Habib. It was said to have been served on the Commandant through courier since last Thursday.
The court document, titled; ‘Notice of Consequences of Disobedience to Court Order”, reads: “To […]