The new Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence (MOD), Mrs Nuratu Batagarawa, has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its transformational and developmental strides under the leadership of Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. Mrs. Batagarawa, who led other directors in the MOD to NAF Headquarters, Abuja on Wednesday on a familiarization visit, also pledged the continuous […]
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets and personnel to Jos, the Plateau State capital, to support Operation SAFE HAVEN to maintain peace and curtail senseless killings as well as possible spread of violence in some parts of the State. The deployment was ordered by the Chief of the Air […]
Criminality in Edo State: At Last, IGP Orders Removal of CP Haliru Gwandu, Redeploys Moses Jituboh to Force HQ.
Sequel to mounted pressure by various groups in Edo State including concerned citizens and the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations among others over breakdown of security, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of CP Haliru Gwandu from the State. CP Gwandu had largely been blamed for the […]
War on Criminality: Delta Police Arrest Kidnapping/Armed Robbery Suspects, Recover 5 Stolen Vehicles, Locally made gun and Cartridge.
Sequel to proactive crime fighting strategies, operatives of the Delta State Police Command on Tuesday and Wednesday intercepted several armed robbery and kidnap gangs and in the process, arrested several gang members while recovering 5 stolen vehicles snatched at gunpoint from victims. Commissioner of Police, CP Ibrahim Zanna who made the disclosures said, “On Tuesday […]
Kidnapping of Police Officers, Particularly of the ranks of Area Commander/DPO a very Big Embarrassment to the Nigerian Police-IGP; Announce Massive Deployments for Anambra Governorship Election.
Against the backdrop of recent kidnappings of an Area Commander in Zamfara State and another Divisional Police Officer in Niger State by hoodlums, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday expressed outrage over both incidents saying it was an embrassment to the Police Force. He lamented a situation whereby police officers who are supposed […]
The governments of Nigeria and Turkey have agreed to partner together in the area of defence and security. This decision was reached during a bi-lateral meeting between the Defence Minister of Nigeria Mansur Dan-Ali and his Turkish counterpart Mr. Nurettin Canikli held at Ministry of National Defence in Ankara. The visit which is part of […]
The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that its troops have arrested more than 40 suspects for various offences within Lagos and Ogun states during various operations under the auspicies of ‘Exercise Crocodile Smile 2. Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai launched the exercise last weekend in Lagos andit is expected to cover the […]
Civil/Military Relations: Paramount Ruler of Enugu visits GOC 82 div; Commends Army over Medical Outreaches that has also benefited his family.
The Paramount Ruler of Enugu, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Odezuluigbo the 3rd has commended the Nigerian Army and the 82 division for the several medical outreaches extended to his community in Nike saying that “many people of Nike community, including members of my family have for long been benefitting from the medical services of 82 […]
New Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Mrs. Nuratu Batagarawa on Wednesday 18th October 2017, paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
Minister of Defence Mansur Dan-Ali on Wednesday visited Defence Section, Nigerian Embassy Ankara, Turkey. While there, the Minister decorated Wing Commander SA Garba, the Liberian at the Defence Section in Turkey.