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We have put terrorists, bandits on the run – FG

THE Federal Government on Monday said it has put terrorists and bandits operating in Nigeria on the run. Minister of Defence Bashir Magashi, a retired...

Boko Haram: FG ‘deaf and dumb’ over Christian persecution – CAN

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Monday says there are clear indications that the Federal Government is ‘deaf and dumb’ over Christian persecutions...

Influential traditional rulers responsible for Zamfara crisis, says Defence Minister

  NIGERIA'S Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said that some influential traditional rulers in the North were responsible for the killings and kidnappings going...
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Defence Minister: Herdsmen are Nigerians… we must learn to live with them

  Mansur Dan-Ali, Minister of Defence, says the immediate cause of the New Year's Day massacre by suspected Fulani Herdsmen was the introduction of the...

Chibok Girls’ Rescue Could Take Years – Defence Minister

Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said that rescuing the abducted Chibok school girls could take years.

FG Denies Dropping Service Chiefs

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has refuted reports making the rounds in some online publications to the effect that the federal government has dropped two of the country’s service chiefs.
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Minister Recommends Review Of Defence Policy

Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has recommended a total review of the nation’s defence policy to enable it tackle the many domestic security challenges in Nigeria.


Buhari to confer national honours on Chimamanda Adichie, 436 others

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will confer the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) national honour on Nigerian literary writer Chimamanda...

Nigeria will be safer before end of Buhari’s tenure – chief of staff

IBRAHIM Gambari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has promised that Nigeria would be safer before the end...

Police arrest two for illegal possession of firearms in Lagos

THE Lagos State Police Command has arrested two persons for illegal possession of firearms in Lagos. According to a statement...

El-Rufai condemns lynching of herders in Kaduna

KADUNA State governor Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the murder of two persons by a mob in the Birnin Gwari...

NDLEA arrests ex-footballer at Lagos airport for cocaine trafficking

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says its operatives have arrested an ex-footballer, Okafor Emmanuel Junior, at the...
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