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Buratai Orders More DICON’s Fighting Equipment for Army

•Lauds Ezugwu, Corporation's strides Jude Johnson The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has lauded the progress made so far by the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) under the leadership of Maj-Gen. Victor Ezugwu. Buratai, during a visit to DICON on Thursday, also placed order for more fighting equipment

Why Nigerian-Made Ezugwu MRAP is a Game Changer in the War against Terror

Godsgift Onyedinefu On December 3, 2019, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, commissioned the first locally made Mine Resistance Ambush Protection Vehicle, called Ezeugwu MRAP to join the military inventory used for Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Northeast Nigeria. A

Defence ministry assures DICON DG support to stop dumping of goods into Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence (MOD), and Chairman Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) Board Mrs Nuratu Batagarawa has assured the Director General, DICON Maj Gen Victor Ezugwu of the DICON Board’s support to stop dumping of finished products into Nigeria. The permanent secretary and board chairmandecried that

DICON signs MoU with FUTA towards military industrial growth

•Aims to reverse brain drain Jude Johnson  The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) has strengthened collaboration with Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) aimed at military industrial growth and technological breakthrough predicated on robust research and development. The Director General of DICON, Maj-Gen. Bamidele Ogunkale, stated this during the official signing of

DICON, the first port of call for ordnance-Immigration boss

Babatunde Opalana The Comptroller General, Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS),  Mohammed Babandede, has commended  the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria DICON, describing it as the first port of call in sourcing for the Ordnance needs of his organization. He said DICON has been variously described as the only Defence Industry in the West

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