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    NAF Trains 7, 000 Personnel

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    The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique , has disclosed that no fewer than 7,000 personnel of the force have been deployed worldwide to be trained in various aspects of tactical manoeveurs. Speaking to journalists at the weekend in Abuja, the CAS said; “When you train personnel , you must also upgrade…

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  • Profile Of The Sultan Of Sokoto

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    Amirul Mumineen Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III (born August 24, 1956, in Sokoto), is the 20th Sultan of Sokoto, the titular ruler of Sokoto in northern Nigeria. He is the head of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (Society for the Support of Islam – JNI), and president-general of the Nigerian National Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA)….

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    Lawal Daura: Direct, Sincere, Successful

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    The director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Musa Daura is in the eye of the storm. Who wouldn’t be, considering the hard stand of the organisation he leads on some key national issues? Like him or hate him, the truth is that Nigeria as it is today requires a highly disciplined and…

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  • FG, ECOWAS Strategise On Combating Extortion At Borders

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    In a bid to strategise and fight against extortion along borders, particularly the Lagos-Abidjan corridor, the Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), Muhammad Babandede and the president of ECOWAS Commission, Marcel Alain de Souza are seeking co-operation in organising a summit of Heads of Immigration in the West African sub-region  to discuss issues of safe migration. A…

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    FG Mulls Investment In Sugar Sector – Bissala

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    The permanent secretary , Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Aminu Aliyu Bissala says the present administration is keen on harnessing the enormous potential in the nation’s sugar industry for the overall benefit of Nigeria and Nigerians. Bissala, who expressed optimism in the present administration’s quest to diversify the nation’s economy, says that the…

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  • Nigerians Should Support PMB – Mustapha

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    An academic cum businessman, Dr. Ghali Mustapha has called on Nigerians to support the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to turn the economy around for a better and prosperous nation. Mustapha made this call at a workshop on Nigerian Automotive Policy, held in Abuja on Wednesday. He said the National Automotive Policy is needed in…

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  • Counter-terrorism: NAF Forging The Chain

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    You can have all the training, you can have all the skills, unless you are tested from time to time, you will not be able to know whether there will be gab,” these were the words of the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Siddique Abubakar, last week at a simulation of counter terrorism…

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    IDPs In North East Need More Food – SGF

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    The secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Engr David Babachir Lawal, has stated that beyond every other need in the North-eastern region of the country, food for the  Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) remains a greater need. Babachir who made the statement when the Emir of Bade, HRH Abubakar Usman Suleiman paid him a…

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    Sulieman Nazif: Nigeria’s Indispensable Legislator

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    Senator Suleiman Mohammed Nazif is one of the most formidable legislators in the National Assembly. His understanding of law making, its pragmatism and practice, makes him a force for both today and the future, PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN writes. With the mind that Nigeria’s best days are still to come but our best work is yet to…

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