4 Brigade holds training for exercise crocodile smile IV
The Nigerian Army, 4 Brigade, Benin on Monday held a training exercise for all security agencies participating in the exercise crocodile smile IV which commenced last Friday.
NAF’s remarkable gender inclusion
It am cheering news that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) recently registered itself on the side of global trends on gender sensitivity. For the first time in its 55-year-history, NAF commissioned two ladies into its fighter aircraft sections
The price of liberty
If you live near a military formation you may probably have become used to the booming voice of the soldier at the sentry, with rifle cocked, commanding a rather wayward fellow who might have strayed from his footpath into the forbidden territory of the men in uniform, probably armed to the teeth and ready to shoot.
The military and ‘Operation Positive Identification’
A nation-wide military operation code-named Operation Positive Identification (OPI) said to have commenced at the weekend despite vehement objection from the public and members of the National Assembly should be seen for what it is: a sad day for Nigerian democracy.
Attack on Mali military post kills 49 soldiers
A "terrorist attack" on a military post in strife-torn northeastern Mali has left 49 soldiers dead, the army said Saturday, revising downward an earlier death toll. The assault on Friday at Indelimane, in the Menaka region, close to the border with Niger, was one of the deadliest strikes against Mali's military in a region wracked by Islamist violence.
Growing in stature - Part 2
Let me endeavour to explain what spiritual stature means in simple terms. Any country’s military is invested with the authority of that nation to defend the honour of that country. Every soldier, recruited and commissioned is a partaker of this authority but the level of this authority wielded and used effectively depends on the rank…
Insecurity: NSE urges FG to deploy space assets
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has called on the Federal Government to deploy space assets to address the nation’s security challenges. Mr Adekunle Mokuolu, President of NSE made the call on Monday in Abuja, during the First Distinguished Lecture organised by Giri branch of the society.
Journalists investigating Russia targeted by cyberattacks
Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists said Saturday.
Army top officer explains what golf means to the military
A top military officer, Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, who is the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division Nigerian Army, Rukuba, near Jos, has revealed the reason golf is most common sport among personnel of the force, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
South Africa military deployed to quell Cape Town gang crime
South African soldiers on Thursday started patrolling Cape Town's crime-ridden townships under a deployment ordered by the government to counter a surge of shootings, gang violence, and murders.