Tag: Minister of Defence

Security Council meets on peaceful elections

admin- October 19, 2018

The National Security Council (NSC) meeting held on Thursday on the security situation in the country and the effect on the conduct of the 2019 ... Read More

FG ’ll Strengthen Navy To Defend Strategic Off-Shore Oil Installations – Defence Minister

Abdul Jimoh- September 3, 2018

Nigerian Navy The Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, on Monday, said the Federal Government would continue to strengthen the Nigerian Navy to defend her ... Read More

Service chiefs brief President Buhari on security; Benue, Zamfara, Taraba in focus

inno.korie- August 20, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, at the Presidential Villa, had a closed door meeting with service chiefs. The president proceeded to Daura, Kastina State, for ... Read More

Zamfara Assembly Writes to FG Over Killings

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2018

Zamfara House of Assembly has directed its secretariat to write a letter to Minister of defence, Mansur Dan’ali, over incessant killings and security challenges in ... Read More

Presidential Aide Justifies Buhari’s Approval of $1bn Security Fund

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

President Mohammadu Buhari Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only ... Read More

President Buhari grants assent for release of $1bn for procurement of security equipment

inno.korie- April 4, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of one billion dollars for the procurement of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country. Mansur Dan-AliNigeria's ... Read More

Zamfara Massacre: President Buhari Expresses Dismay, Orders Full Wrath of The Law on Perpetrators

Henry Solomon- February 16, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari as expressed his dismay in the killings of 42 people in Birane Village of Zurmi Local Goverment Area of Zamfara state. He ... Read More

NTA News Summary: President Buhari in Turkey To Attend D-8 Summit

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 19, 2017

NTA News Summary:19th October,2017 Buhari Decries Plight Of Workers In States The presidency has described as worrisome, disturbing and counter productive the growing complaints and ... Read More

Military Engagement Alone Cannot Solve Insurgency – FG

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2017

Mansur Dan-AliNigeria's Defense Minister The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said that military engagement alone cannot provide sustainable solution to the asymmetric security threats ... Read More

NTA News Summary: Anambra Massacre; Some Suspect Were Apprehended

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 8, 2017

NTA News Summary: 8th August, 2017   Anambra Massacre; Some Suspect Arrested The Anambra state governor Willie Obiano says, the state police command has arrested ... Read More

Nigeria, Italy to finalise agreement on military, defence cooperation

inno.korie- June 28, 2017

Nigeria and Italy will soon finalise a draft technical agreement on military and defence cooperation and operations, the Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali has said. Mansur ... Read More

Niger Forces Kill 57 Members Of Boko Haram: Defence Ministry

Abdul Jimoh- April 11, 2017

Niger Military Killed Boko Haram Members Niger security forces killed 57 members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram who attacked a village in the southeastern ... Read More

Federal Government Presents Cheques to Families of 218 Deceased officers, Soldiers

Suleiman Idris- January 26, 2017

  (Radio Nigeria) Federal Government on Monday presented cheques for insurance claims to families of 218 deceased officers and men of the armed forces who ... Read More

News Summary 20th January; Senate Receives President Buhari’s Vacation Letter

inno.korie- January 20, 2017

Senate Receives President Buhari's Vacation Letter Thursday Senate Plenary commenced with acknowledgment  of receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s vacation letter. Senate President Bukola Saraki read ... Read More

NTA Network News Summary 21/9/16

admin- September 22, 2016

President Buhari Addresses US-Africa Business Forum President Muhammadu Buhari has formally invited American businesses to take advantage of the investment opportunity Nigeria represents as the ... Read More

Buhari directs service chiefs to intensify strategies, techniques in tackling insecurity

Abdul Jimoh- July 14, 2016

President Muhammad Buhari has directed service chiefs and entire leadership of the nation’s Armed Forces to intensify and perfect current strategies and techniques toward curtailing ... Read More

The Minister of Defence, General Aliyu Gusau On Insurgency

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 10, 2014

  The Minister of Defence, General Aliyu Gusau says contrary to speculations, the Nigeria Military is  full on ground in the Troubled sports of the ... Read More