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Navy Inducts 16 Maritime Attack/Defence Vessels/RHIBS; Centrality of Maritime Security Demands a Virile Navy, No Matter Cost Implied – Defence Minister.

I am most delighted and honoured to be in your midst this morning to witness the commissioning of these 6 Fast Patrol Craft and 10 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBS), which are about to be inducted into the Nigerian Navy fleet. I thank the Chief of the Naval Staff, his officers and men for the […]

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Military to Absorb Civilian JTF Members; As 30,000 Hostages are Rescued by Troops from Boko Haram in 2 years – Defence Minister.

Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali has said that the federal government will consider the absorption, into the armed forces, of some members of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) who are assisting the military in fighting Boko Haram. The minister however pointed out that the JTF members to be considered must be qualified to […]

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INSECURITY CHALLENGES: FG TO PROVIDE MODERN EQUIPMENT; HARDARE FOR ARMED FORCES-Defence Minister.

INSECURITY CHALLENGES: FG TO PROVIDE MODERN EQUIPMENT; HARDARE FOR ARMED FORCES-Defence Minister. Minister of Defence, Munsur Muhammad Dan – Ali has reiterated the federal government’s determination to continue to provide critical infrastructure in the military as well as the much needed operational platforms, hardware and equipment towards ensuring that evolving security challenges are adequately contained […]

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Monsur Dan Ali, New Minister of Defence; warns ‘Biafra Agitation’ is indices of Destabilization.

Monsur Dan Ali, New  Minister of Defence; warns ‘Biafra Agitation’ is indices of Destabilization. The new minister of Defence, Monsur Mohammed Dan Ali has warned that unless the federal government and stakeholders come up with a road map on how we think Nigeria will be secured, the country was currently facing many indices of destabilization. […]