Over 16,800 illegal migrants have returned to Nigeria – IOM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says no fewer than 16,800 illegal migrants have returned to Nigeria, under its joint initiative with the European Union (EU) from 2017 to date.   Cyprne Cheptepkeny, the Project Officer, Awareness Raising, IOM, said…
President Buhari mourns Domkat Bali

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Plateau State over the death of an illustrious son and highly decorated retired military officer, Gen. Domkat Bali.   The president’s condolence message is contained in a statement by…
UK to start COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday – Official

The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 would be administered in the United Kingdom on Tuesday, Chris Hopson, head of NHS Provider, a membership organisation for the National Health Service trusts in England, announced on Friday.   “There…
YPP seeks independent audit of military expenses

The Young Progressives Party on Friday in Abuja called for an independent audit to ascertain the veracity of claims of inadequate funding and dearth of equipment made by the Nigerian military.   National Chairman of YPP Bishop Amakiri, who made…
NAF inducts 3 reactivated fighter jets in Kano

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday inducted three reactivated aircraft in Kano, to enhance its platforms and engagement in the campaign against insurgency and banditry in the country.   The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar,…