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Nigerian Navy medical laboratories get approval

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By Grace Audu (HEALTH CORRESPONDENT) Nigerian Navy (NN) Reference Hospital Laboratories in Lagos and Calabar received certificates of International Standard Organisation (ISO) 15189 certification from the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. While handing the certifications to...

Russian fighter jet escorts U.S. aircraft over Pacific Ocean – Defence Ministry

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According to the Russian National Defense Control Centre, the MiG-31 fighter jet flew over the Pacific Ocean on Thursday to escort the US Navy R-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft. Russian airspace control devices spotted an air target approaching Russian airspace over...

President Buhari pledges to enhance operational efficiency of troops

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President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to provide the Nigerian Army with the necessary equipment, logistics, and welfare to improve its operational performance as they mark 158th anniversary. Buhari made the vow in Abuja on Tuesday at the grand finale...

77 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

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Taliban militants have been killed as Afghan Air Force increased airstrikes across the militancy-hit Asian country. This incident happened while the government Air Force was conducting multiple raids on militants positions, the country’s Ministry of Defence confirmed on Tuesday. Early, 35...

Nigerian army offers digital literacy training to personnel

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By Jacob Kubeka Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) graduated 30 officers and soldiers in digital literacy on Friday, equipping them with the necessary understanding in basic computing and ICT (ICT). Eight officers and 22 soldiers are enrolled in NARC's six-week Internet...

Defence Capabilities: Nigerian, Pakistani Armed Forces to partner

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By Paul Adaji (ABUJA) - The Nigerian and Pakistani Armed Forces are to collaborate in the area of defence  capabilities to further boost their operations.  Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, made this known when he...

Ethiopia: Late army chief’s killer sentenced to life imprisonment

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The anti-terror and constitutional affairs bench of the Ethiopian Federal High Court on Monday sentenced the killer of the ex Ethiopia army chief to life imprisonment. Ethiopia’s late army chief, Seare Mekonen, was killed by his bodyguard Mesfin Tigabu on...

Security, welfare of Nigerians remains top objective of my administration- President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assured Nigerians that his administration would continue to give top priority to their security and welfare. The president, while speaking at the Nigeria Police Academy's Wudil, Kano, passing out ceremony for the third regular cadet...

Nigerian Airforce aircraft strike ISWAP logistics Commander, 6 guntrucks in Borno

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Fighter aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today eliminated scores of ISWAP-Boko Haram terrorists including their commanders in Lamboa in Kaga Local Government area of Borno State, North-East Nigeria. According to online medium, PRNigeria, the multiple airstrikes conducted by...

Nigeria’s Military adopts non-kinetic approach to tackle security challenges in South-East

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By Tom Chiahemen (ABUJA) – The Armed Forces of Nigeria may be banking on non-kinetic approach in confronting the growing security challenges in the country. This came as the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), on Thursday expressed optimism that the far-reaching discussions and...

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Namibia health minister says 1,350 healthcare workers contract Coronavirus in total

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A total of 1,350 Namibian healthcare workers have contracted the Coronavirus (COVID-19) while six of them died due to the virus. Minister of Health and...

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