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Nigeria partners local manufacturers on armoured fighting vehicles 

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army is collaborating with local defence related manufacturers to promote local industries, economic growth and save foreign exchange for Nigeria. In furtherance to this initiative, the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, stated on    Thursday that the management team of an indigenous company, Proforce Limited, visited the Army

Buhari approved N640 billion oil contracts from his sick bed in London, NNPC chief Baru indicates

resident Muhammadu Buhari was granting approvals for oil deals to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the time he was on his sick bed in London – and when he had relinquished presidential powers to his Vice President – the head, Maikanti Baru, has indicated. Mr. Baru said Mr. Buhari approved at

Ozubulu Chaos: Nigerian Army postpones medical outreach in S/East

Says Python Dance medical outreach, not poisonous Denies alleged ‘Monkeypox’ vaccination By Joan Ejembi The Anambra state Government said on Wednesday, that it has prevailed on the Nigerian Army to call-off a medical outreach it embarked upon in the state which has resulted in panic in the area. This is coming as the Army

Python Dance II: Foreign fact-finding mission indicts Nigerian military

Demands troops redeployment from S/East Joan Ejembi The foreign fact-finding mission on the activities of civil-military relations in Nigeria has indicted the country’s military over the conduct and activities of its troops in the controversial exercise codenamed Egwu Eke II (Python Dance II). Information revealed that Rapid Response Fact-Finding Mission (RRFFM) from

Nigeria’s President Buhari meets security chiefs

Writes senate for $5.5bn loan  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with service chiefs, Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd).   The meeting, presided over by President Buhari, was still ongoing as at the time of

Army to formally launch Operation Crocodile Smile II across three Divisions

Calls for calm, to publish contact phone numbers  Jude Johnson      The Nigerian Army is set to flag off Exercise Crocodile Smile II on Friday, October 13, 2017 in three Divisions encompassing South South and South West part of the country.   The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, on Tuesday, said the

IFAN to FG: Abandonment of military veterans, a threat to national security

To set up data systems for veterans, pensioners and retirees   Jude Johnson The Nigerian government has been warned that abandonment of veterans, Pensioners and retirees especially those from the military, security, paramilitary and intelligence agencies are a serious threat to national security. The Coordinator of International Federation on Ageing- Nigeria (IFAN),  Mr. Ike

Nigerian Navy commence recruitment of graduates

By Babatunde Opalana The Nigerian Navy has commenced the process for the recruitment of suitably qualified Nigerian graduates through the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 25. Acting Director of Information, Navy Captain Suleman Dahun said the guidelines for the enlistment can be accessed on the Nigerian Navy Enlistment Portal

Secret trials of thousands of Boko Haram suspects to start in Nigeria

Unprecedented series of mass trials of more than 2,300 suspected Islamist militants will take place in military facilities More than 2,300 suspected Islamist militants are expected to appear in court in Nigeria from Monday in an unprecedented series of mass trials that local authorities hope will be seen as evidence