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How China’s Digital Silk Road Is Leading Countries Away from the United States

•Beijing is using technology products, markets, and training to secure influence with U.S. security partners, a IISS report finds. By Patrick Tucker Even if Washington succeeds in keeping allies and partners from importing Huawei telecom gear, that's just one of the many ways China is working to burrow into these countries' economies and

Top 10 Security Related News in Nigeria

By Major Hashim Abdullahi 1. WAR ON TERROR: ARMY BERATES SAHARA REPORTERS OVER FALSEHOOD REPORT: The Nigerian Army says contrary to malicious reports in a section of the media, troops have intensified their operations in the North East Theatre of Operation Lafiya Dole with renewed vigour and momentum in neutralizing

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

Maj. Hashim Abdullahi  1. WE’VE CHECKED MILITANCY, VANDALISM IN N/DELTA – DEFENCE MINISTER The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, is beating his chest over the Muhammadu Buhari administration curbing of militancy and vandalism in the Niger Delta region. He said on Thursday at the National Security Council meeting at the Aso Rock

Boko Haram: Military to purchase more MRAPS, APCs with approved $1bn warchest- Buratai

By Jude Johnson •Visits troops at the frontline The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff (COAS Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the recently approved $1 billion war chest would be used to purchase more military hardware, weapons and equipment such as Mine Resistance and Ambush Protected (MRAPs) vehicles and Armoured Personnel Carriers

NATO Defence Ministers take decisions to strengthen the Alliance

  NATO Defence Ministers wrapped up two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (15 February 2018), focused on the NATO Command Structure, fair burden-sharing and the Alliance's efforts to project stability beyond its borders. On Wednesday, ministers took decisions to modernise the NATO Command Structure, in response to a changed security

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

By Capt. Hashim Abdullahi      AIR FORCE BOMBS BOKO HARAM WEAPONS IN SAMBISA   The Nigerian Air Force Wednesday said it has destroyed artillery guns belonging to the Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest with a Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The Director of Public Relations and Information of the NAF, Air Vice

Namibian Defence runs out of money to feed soldiers

Sends over 1000 on compulsory leave By Ndapewoshali Shapwanale The Namibian Defence authorities has said that thousands of army personnel staying at the seven bases around the country will be forced to take leave with effect from next month. Those who are already on leave have been asked not to report for duty