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General Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), has frowned at the attack by bandits on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna. He said the way the incident happened looked like when armed robber stormed a residence. The attacked occurred in the early hours of Tuesday and it resulted in the deaths of two officers and the kidnap of another who was later confirmed dead this morning. Addressing […]

todayAugust 25, 2021 1

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Buhari yet to react to NDA attack, killing of military officers

President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to respond to the attack of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State by bandit terrorists. Information gathered has it that bandit terrorists attacked the military facility in Afaka in Kaduna State, killing two officers and kidnaping one officer, who has now been found dead. It was gathered that the bandits, who were in a vehicle, disguised in military uniform to gain access into the […]

todayAugust 25, 2021 1

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South Korea’s First Transgender Soldier Found Dead At Home After Being Discharged From Military

Ms Byun wept at a press conference last year after she was discharged – begging to be allowed back into the military and saying it had been her life’s dream to serve. She subsequently filed a lawsuit against her dismissal with a hearing due in April this year, a spokeswoman for the Center for Military Human Rights Korea said. The cause of her death was not made immediately clear, with […]

todayMarch 4, 2021 1

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South Korea’s First Transgender Soldier Found Dead At Home After Being Discharged From Military

Ms Byun wept at a press conference last year after she was discharged – begging to be allowed back into the military and saying it had been her life’s dream to serve. She subsequently filed a lawsuit against her dismissal with a hearing due in April this year, a spokeswoman for the Center for Military Human Rights Korea said. The cause of her death was not made immediately clear, with […]

todayMarch 4, 2021 2

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Buhari Mourns Plane Crash Victims, says safety of airspace remains priority

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the victims of a military plane that crashed near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, adding that “the safety of the Nigerian airspace remains a key priority of the government.” In a statement issued on Sunday by the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, President Buhari extended his heartfelt condolences to family members, friends and colleagues of those who died as a result of this tragedy. […]

todayFebruary 21, 2021 4

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NAF releases list of military air-crash victims

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released names of the seven personnel that died in the air crash involving a NAF aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir BB305i. The deceased officers include: Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain); Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot); Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) Specialist) and Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist). Others were: Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist); Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS Specialist) and […]

todayFebruary 21, 2021 1

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