• Pipeline attacks: FG imports Russian war helicopters, drones from Dubai

    Pipeline attacks: FG imports Russian war helicopters, drones from Dubai

    According to reports, the Federal Government is making a comprehensive arrangement to respond to the attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta region through the importation of sophisticated military hardware.

    A top military source said on Saturday that the Defence authorities had completed arrangements to bring in latest Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to boost the planned military operation in the oil-rich region.

    It was gathered that the Federal Government has ordered for the Yahbon/20UAVs from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. It was further […]

  • FG’s delayed dialogue, a ploy to acquire drones – Avengers

    FG’s delayed dialogue, a ploy to acquire drones – Avengers

    The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) last night accused the federal government of bidding for time with its supposed dialogue with militants to acquire drones to fight its operatives attacking oil facilities in the Niger Delta region.

    The accusation came just as the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) yesterday reacted to the statement credited to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, who was quoted as saying that the Nigerian Army was getting ready to battle […]

  • Kaduna to purchase CCTVs, drones over insecurity in the state

    Kaduna to purchase CCTVs, drones over insecurity in the state

    The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said plans were afoot to purchase Closed-Circuit Televisions as well as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to tackle crime in the state.

    The Coordinator of an anti-crime initiative, “Operation Yaki”, Col. Yakubu Yusufu, who said this in Kaduna while briefing newsmen, explained that security operatives would be trained in the fresh onslaught against crime in the state.

    He said the fresh onslaught would check crime and give the masses a sense of security, thereby enhancing socio-economic activities.

    This is […]