Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that the state’s security outfit, ‘Operation Delta Hawk’, created to tackle kidnapping and other violent crimes, including farmers-herders’ clashes, would commence operations before Christmas. The governor, who disclosed this on Tuesday at a meeting with traditional rulers and religious leaders in Asaba, said...
Maj.-Gen. Lasisi Adegboye, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, has tasked officers and soldiers on the need for periodic asset declaration, as expected from public officers. Adegboye stated this while declaring open the Nigerian Army Code of Conduct Bureau workshop for officers and soldiers in the...
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI), a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, announced it will initiate manufacturing of the Solid Liquid Adapter (SLA) following an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) award, worth potentially $90.8M over a maximum nine (9) year ordering period, with the US Department of Defense...
…. We haven't exhausted our years of service- Ratings The Nigerian Navy has retired 178 Naval ratings some of whom still have some periods in the service. PRNigeria gathered that some of the affected officers mostly Warrant Officers and Master Warrant Officers had sought for extensions of their service years but...
As part of efforts to tackle the prevailing security challenges confronting the country, the Nigerian Army has taken delivery of more sophisticated platforms and war equipment for its operations. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Baratai, disclosed this at the opening of the Chief of Army Staff’s combined...
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Tuesday in Abuja, winged the first female combat pilot officer, and five others who have completed the Tactical Flying Training Course on the Alpha Jet aircraft, for effective and efficient service delivery. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, while winging...
The Nigerian Army says it is fully in support of the ongoing efforts of Borno State government to relocate and resettle the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the state back to their ancestral homes. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Monday...
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says it has immortalised the late Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female helicopter combatant pilot. The military outfit said it immortalised Arotile by naming a remodelled Pilots Crew Room at the 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, after the late combatant pilot. The Chief of the...
Operation LAFIYA DOLE wishes to intimate the general public of the demise of one of our gallant and finest war heroes Col DC Bako.It could be recalled that the professional, gallant senior officer who always led from the front and a patriotic Nigerian, led a patrol to clear Boko...
It is baffling and hard to believe that the Nigerian Army under the current leadership of Lt. General Tukur Buratai would recruit the service of publicists for dark propaganda, rather than public relations to protect its image.Just recently, the Army’s publicists shot a movie titled “Fatal Arrogance” that portrays...
India will stop importing 101 items of military equipment in an effort to boost domestic defence production, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, said on Sunday. Singh said the move follows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for defence self-reliance. India is one of the world’s top arms importers. India has accelerated military purchases...
Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf, Force Commander, Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has given assurance that the recently surrendered Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists would be given humane treatment. Yusuf made the promise in a statement by Col. Timothy Antigha, MNJTF Chief of Military Public Information on Tuesday in...
The Nigerian Army has confirmed news making the rounds that an officer went beserk and shot another officer, during an altercation on Wednesday. Confirming the incident via a statement on Thursday, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, disclosed that the trooper served in 202 Battalion of 21...
The Nigerian Army says it has restored normalcy to Baga, after the convoy of the governor of the state Babagana Zulum, was attacked on Wednesday. The incident occurred in Baga on Wednesday. Army Spokesman, Sagir Musa, in a statement on Thursday, said earlier, Zulum visited Commander 19 Brigade at the Nigerian...
Three residents of Okeho town in Kajola local government area, Oyo State and a policeman have been reportedly killed in a clash between the Police, hunters and members of a vigilante group on Thursday. The fight, Quick News Africa learnt, started when, following the raid on a branch of First...
Rivers State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will deploy no fewer than 427 Regular officers/Marshals, 450 Volunteer Special Marshals, 10 Operational Vehicles and 2 Ambulances for the special patrol during the Eid El-Kabir celebration. The comnand in a statement signed by its Public Education Officer Mr John...
The new Commander Army Headquarters Garrison (AHQ Gar), Maj.- Gen. Ayuba Hamman on Monday assumed command of the Garrison after an exchange of baton with the erstwhile commander, Maj.-Gen. James Myam. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Omale Ochagwuba, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Ochagwuba...