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Permanent Secretary MOD visits NAF HQ; Hails NAF Commitment to Operational Objectives.

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nigeria and Turkey to Synergize on Defence and Security

 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 […]

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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 […]

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Nigerian Army Showing Understanding of Combating Terrorism to Sister Countries with Seminar on Asymmetric Warfare – CDS.

Minister of Defence, Mansur Mohammad Dan Ali has commended the Nigerian Army for demonstrating its understanding of the complexities to tackling the mirage of security challenges confronting the country particularly the Boko Haram menace. Represented by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin at the 4-Day International Seminar on Managing Asymmetric Security Challenges in […]

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Alleged $2.1billion Arms Scam: Dasuki urges Court to Put-Off Trial Indefinitely, Insists on Open Trial

 The Former National Security Adviser (NSA) col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has pleaded with the Federal High Court in Abuja to adjourn indefinitely his trial in the charges of unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering brought against him since 2015 by the Federal government  Dasuki in a motion on notice argued by his counsel, […]