Monday, December 5, 2022

DEFENCE

Nigerian Navy receives patrol vessel from China to boost fight against piracy

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The Minister Of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi,  on Friday said that the Nigerian Navy had taken possession of a patrol vessel from China to boost the fight against piracy. The minister said this during the handover of  some military...

Nigerian military eliminates 96 terrorists, destroys N654m stolen oil products in Niger Delta

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By Tom Chiahemen (ABUJA)– Nigeria’s military authorities announced today the elimination of over 90 Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) members and other suspected criminal elements in the northern parts of the country. The Director, Defence Media Operations...

Gen. Irabor advocates collaboration against terrorism in West Africa

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Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, says there is need for stronger collaboration between West African armed forces to deal with insecurity in the sub-region. Irabor stated this when he hosted the Burkinabe Chief of Defence Staff, Senior Col....

We need to be steps ahead of Terrorists, bandits; beef up local arms production...

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By David Iorja (ABUJA) - Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has stressed that the current security challenges and emerging threats require the country’s military and other relevant stakeholders to be several steps ahead of perpetrators while also stepping up...

DHQ orders immediate ‘discharge’ of ‘disgruntled Nigerian Military Officers, Soldiers

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The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has ordered the immediate retirement of 'disgruntled' officers and men of the Nigerian military who have been for wanting in unethical behaviours and acts of gross misconduct, according to a PRNigeria report. It also directed the...

Nigeria Army troops kill 47 terrorists, rescue Chibok girl in Borno

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Nigeria Army troops of Operation of Hadin Kai have in the last two weeks eliminated no fewer than 47 terrorists and rescued Mary Dauda, one of the school girls abducted in 2014 at Chibok in Borno. Maj-Gen Bernard Onyeuko, Director,...

Military destroys 167 illegal refineries, arrests 18 alleged oil thieves in Niger Delta

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Delta Safe and Operation Dakatar da Barawo, discovered and destroyed 167 illegal refineries in Niger Delta in three weeks. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, said this while briefing newsmen...

Biden approves redeployment of U.S. troops to Somalia

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U.S. President Joe Biden has approved a plan to redeploy U.S. troops to the eastern African country of Somalia to counter the extremist group al-Shabab, according to the White House. Drawn from forces already deployed in Africa, less than 500...

Military Commander missing after troops oil ISWAP ambush, kill scores of terrorists in Taraba

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Nigerian troops have eliminated scores of suspected Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), terrorists in Taraba State, according to a PRNigeria report. The ISWAP elements met their waterloo when they attacked troops on a military operation, at Tati village...

President Buhari expresses shock as IPOB beheads two soldiers

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By Jacob Kubeka (ABUJA) - President Muhammadu Buhari has, On behalf of the government and the entire nation, expressed deep condolences to the Nigerian Army and the families of Master Warrant Officer Audu Linus and his partner, Private  Gloria Mathew, who...

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Meet the richest people in South Africa at the start of...

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Data from Forbes’ real-time ranking of billionaires shows that some of South Africa’s richest people continued to grow their wealth in 2021, led by Johann Rupert,...

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