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US confirms drones deployed to Nigeria

Global Hawk drone: deployed to Nigeria, Pentagon confirms The US military is flying surveillance drones as well as manned aircraft over Nigeria to help the search for more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist extremists, the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday. However, the data is not yet being shared with th...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 14, 2014

Reps Want Army Deployed To Benue

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to immediately deploy a large number of military personnel to the crisis prone areas in Benue State. This call was made in a bid to forestall further clashes between the Agatu community in Benue State and invading nomadic herdsmen. The House of Rep...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 14, 2013

More Soldiers Deployed To Troubled Borno Town

Nigeria’s military sent reinforcements Friday to the remote northeastern town of Benisheik after Boko Haram Islamists stormed the area, burnt dozens of homes and slaughtered at least 87 people. The Islamist insurgents were heavily armed and came disguised in military uniforms during the attack late Tuesday,...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Sep 24, 2013

NAMA Successfully deployed area radar control take off – MD

by Citizens Platform The Nigeria Air Management Agency, NAMA has said Nigeria’s aviation industry received a boost in the early hours of Thursday as the country successfully deployed its surveillance facility for area radar control from its two area control centres in Lagos and Kano to allow for optimal fli...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 31, 2013

1000 additional combatants deployed to Adamawa State

by Citizens Platform The Military Defense Headquarters in Abuja has deployed 1000 combatant soldiers to border areas of Adamawa State. This the military say is in a bid to continue its crackdown of the insurgency by the dreaded Boko Haram sect in Nigeria’s troubled North-East region. A senior military o...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 20, 2013

2,000 Soldiers, Fighter Jets Deployed To Borno

By Agency Reporter About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware,  including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of  yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency. In neighboring Yobe State, it is not clear how many soldiers were  deployed but residents said shortly after the decla...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 15, 2013

Abuja: Military Deployed To Borders

  Nigeria’s Defence Military Authorities say troops have been deployed to The Country’s Borders to tackle terrorists and other Criminal Activities.  A Statement from the Defence Headquarters in Abuja signed by the Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Chris Olukolade, says The Military ...

Categories: AIT
Posted on May 15, 2013

2,000 Soldiers, Fighter Jets Deployed to Borno

Nigerian fighter jet About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency. In neighboring Yobe State, it is not clear how many soldiers were deployed but residents said shortly after the decla...

Categories: African Spotlight
Posted on May 15, 2013

8,550 police officers deployed to Kogi to provide security during LG elections

By Citizens Platform The Kogi police command said it was deploying no fewer than 8,550 officers and men to provide security during Saturday’s local government election in the state. According to Mr Hilary Okpara, the state Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, while speaking to newsmen in his office in ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 4, 2013

4,130 Police Men Deployed For Bayelsa Council Election

by Agency Reporter The Bayelsa Police Command said on Thursday that it would deploy 4, 130 men to ensure a hitch-free local government elections slated for March 23 in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Linus Omire, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that the command was ready to...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Mar 21, 2013

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