Category Archives: INFRASTRUCTURE

UNITED STATES, BUHARI BACK AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM

DAILY PUNCH Thursday 11 April, 2013 The United States of America on Wednesday said it backed the Federal Government’s plan to grant amnesty to members of the violent Islamic sect,Boko Haram. The Political Counsellor at the Embassy of the USA, … Continue reading

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JONATHAN DIRECTS ARMY ENGINEERS TO RENOVATE POLICE COLLEGE

Nigerian Army Engineers equipment VANGUARD February 26, 2013 by KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA Following the public outcry that greeted the dilapidated structures of the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Army engineers to renovate the premier Police … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY TAKE DELIVERY OF PATROL BOATS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY…FOC-WEST REQUESTS SUPPORT WITH LARGER PLATFORMS IN THE OVER 32 METRE CATEGORY; NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY, NIGERIAN NAVY TO ENSURE SAFE NAVIGATION

Nigerian Navy gunboats(not the NPA’s largesse) DREDGING TODAY 1 February, 2013 The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, CAMEROON, CHAD, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, INFRASTRUCTURE, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, JOS ETHNORELIGIOUS CONFLICT, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, MOVEMENT FOR ONENESS AND JUSTICE IN WEST AFRICA, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, PIRACY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIAN AIR FORCE TO PRESENT PAPER “ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA MILSATCOM, EXPLORING NEW CAPABILITIES” AT ‘EXCLUSIVE’ MILITARY SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION

The US$300 million NIGCOMSAT-1R is Nigeria’s fourth orbiting satellite. PRWeb 10 January, 2013 SMi Group are pleased to announce Group Captain Lanre Oluwatoyin from the Nigerian Air Force has joined the expert speaker line-up at the two day event. He … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, INFRASTRUCTURE, MILITARY HARDWARE, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

2 SATELLITES LAUNCHED IN 2011, NIGERIASAT-2 AND NIGERIASAT-X, HAVE CAPTURED 1400 IMAGES IN 2 YEARS – NATIONAL SPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF NIGERIA

NigeriaSat-2,one of four Nigerian satellites(NigeriaSat-1,NigeriaSat-X and NIGCOMSAT-1R)in orbit RADIO NIGERIA 08-01-2013 National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, says it has captured over one thousand, four hundred images through two satellites launched last year for national planning. The Director-General of … Continue reading

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SECURITY SURVEILLANCE PROJECT: US$470 MILLION NIGCOMSAT- ZTE(CHINA)VENTURE FACES FREQUENCY CHALLENGES

VANGUARD August 27, 2012 ABUJA Effort by the Federal Government to monitor criminal activities in the country with Closed Circuit Television, CCTV, appears to be facing a setback, as the frequency, a vital facility required for the smooth operation of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NUCLEAR AGENCY WANT POLICE TO PROTECT INSTALLATIONS

DAILY TRUST Monday,16 July 2012 The Chairman of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission(NAEC), Dr. F.Erepamo Osaisai, has called on the police to increase surveillance and security of the commission’s projects and facilities especially at the Nuclear Technology Centre (NTC) located … Continue reading

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