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Navy, Air Force promotes 239 senior officers

Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have promoted 239 senior officers comprising 140 naval and 99 Air Force Officers. This was contained in a seperate statement on Sunday issued by the Director of Information (DINFO), Commodore Suleman Dahun, and NAF Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI),

Nigerian Navy begins enlistment into Direct short service

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Navy has commenced the enlistment of graduates and HND holders through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC). The Navy spokesperson, Suleman Dahun announced this in a statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, interested applicants must be Nigerians by birth and should possess a minimum of Second Class

Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. INSECURITY: NO SALLAH CELEBRATIONS IN BUHARI’S VILLAGE WHEN Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-Fitr, next week, their counterparts in Daura, Katsina State, the birth place of President Muhammadu Buhari, will not be part of it. Reason: The Daura Emirate Council has suspended all activities lined up to

Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. MILITARY LOSES N4.8BN WEAPONS IN NORTH-EAST SINCE JANUARY The Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army, which are two active forces in the counter-insurgency war in the North-East, have lost over N4.8bn in weaponry in the region between January and May, 2019. This sum is obtained from estimates

Navy begins `Operation Ex Toru-Gbown’ in Bayelsa, Delta

The Central Naval Command (CNC) has begun a riverine and sea exercise tagged “Ex Toru-Gbown”. The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) CNC, Rear Adm. Saidu Garba, flagged-off the exercise on Wednesday at the Nigerian Ports Authority Jetty in Warri, Delta. Garba said that the three-day exercise would take place in Bayesla and Delta. Ex

Navy, Customs confiscate 3,034 bags of smuggled rice in Calabar

The Nigerian Navy Ship Victory in Calabar, Cross River State on Sunday intercepted 3,039 bags of contraband rice worth N46m being smuggled into the country from Cameroon. The seizure, which represents the highest that the Navy has recorded in recent times, is coming barely one week after a similar interception of

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

Capt. Hashim Abdullahi 1. NAVAL CHIEF SIGNS MOU ON JOINT MARITIME OPERATIONS The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with the heads of the Navies of the Republics of Benin, Togo and the Higher Commander of the Gendarmerie of Niger Republic for

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

Capt. Hashim Abdullahi 1. NIGERIAN ARMY BOOSTS MANPOWER, KNOWLEDGE WITH MEDICAL DOCTRINE   Of late, policymakers in the Nigerian Army (NA) have bemoaned the shortage of skilled medical staff in the Nigerian Army Medical Corps (NAMC). This has thrown up the need for training of manpower to cover the observed gaps. So it