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Security Agencies Embark On ‘Exercise Home Shield’ To Counter Terrorism

Security Agencies Embark On ‘Exercise Home Shield’ To Counter Terrorism

Accra (Ghana) –Director Counter Terrorism, Ministry of National Security, Commissioner of Police George Asiamah (Rtd), has announced a multi-agency simulation exercise codenamed, ‘’Exercise Home Shield’’, to counter terrorism. COP Asiamah, who disclosed this on Tuesday at a news conference in Accra, said the simulation exercise is to mimic real-life professional scenarios for an objective assessment of the […]

Speaker Nigeria’s House Of Reps Condemns Mubi Attack

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Speaker, Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has described as callous, insensitive and coward the suicide bomb attack at a mosque in the commercial town of Mubi, Adamawa state , north east of the country which claimed many lives. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media […]

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Boys Brigade Commends Nigeria On Fight Against Insurgency In Northeast

By Ahmad Umar  Gombe (Nigeria) — National Patrons of the Boys Brigade Nigeria has commended Federal and States government of the Northeast for taking coordinated action to deal with the insurgency situation in the North East Region. This was contained in a communiqué at the end of a two day summit of the National Patrons […]

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Nigerian Air Force Inducts New Helicopter Into Its fleet

  By Iliya Kure Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian Air Force has inducted into its fleet a new ‘Bell 412 Helicopter’ handed over to it by the Federal Government earlier this year. The helicopter is one of the 2 kept in containers for about 2 years. Prior to the induction, major systems of the 2 helicopters, […]

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Nigerian Air Force Deploys Choppers To Jos To Maintain Peace

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has deployed air assets and personnel to Jos, the Plateau State capital, in central Nigeria, to support Operation SAFE HAVEN to maintain peace and curtail ongoing killings, as well as possible spread of violence in some parts of the State. A statement by […]

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45 Boko Haram Members Convicted, Jailed 3 To 31 Years

A Federal High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger State, northern Nigeria, has convicted and sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to between 3 and 31 years in jail, following the conclusion of the first phase of the trial during which 575 Boko Haram suspects were arraigned. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the Minister […]

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Nigerian Army Procures Locally Made Defence Vehicles For Boko Haram Fight

The Nigerian Army says it is collaborating with local defence manufacturers to produce armoury needed for its use. This is to “promote local industries, economic growth and save foreign exchange for Nigeria” says a statement by Army spokesperson, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman. According to the statement, an indigenous company, Proforce Limited has presented locally […]

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Women Council Applaud Nigerian Air Force Counterterrorism Efforts

By Iliya Kure The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) has commended Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for sustained efforts in the fight against terrorism in the North East as well as containing other forms of security challenges across the country. National President of NCWS, Gloria Shoda made the commendation when she led a delegation of […]

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