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Saudi vessel leaves French coast without arms cargo

A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country’s Le Havre port without its cargo of weapons and is now sailing towards Santander in Spain,...

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Sirika: Aviation security personnel to carry arms soon; Nigeria Air project still alive

By Omotilewa Quadri  The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Thursday, said aviation security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),...

Hadi Sirika

Aviation security personnel to carry arms soon, says Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Thursday, said aviation security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), will start bearing...

Cameroon smuggling arms, mercenaries to Nigeria

Ayade: Cameroon smuggling arms, mercenaries to Nigeria

By Godspower Edoza  Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Friday accused both the seceding Ambazonian Republic in Cameroon as well as the Cameroonian government of...

Buhari

Buhari approves $1bn for purchase of arms

By Patience Danjuma President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1 billion to Nigerian Defence authorities for the purchase of security equipment to fight...

Navy trains personnel on arms handling, firing 

Navy trains personnel on arms handling, firing 

To ensure proficiency in the handling of small arms during internal security operations, the Nigerian Navy on Monday took over 100 operatives through a refresher...

Some Customs boss tasks officers to be professional in handling of arms

Seme Customs boss tasks officers to be professional in handling of arms

Controller, Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Mohammed Aliyu has charged officers to display a more professional approach in the...

Pump-action-rifles

661 pump action rifles: Culprits have been importing arms for 12 years

The Department of State Security (DSS) yesterday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that one of the importers of 661 pump action guns, illegally imported into...

Yakubu Dogara

Dogara laments arms proliferation in West Africa

By Patience Danjuma  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said to combat the proliferation of small arms across the West African sub region;...

Navy arrests vessel, crew for oil theft 

Navy docks suspected pirates caught with arms, ammunition

The trial of seven suspected pirates who were caught with arms and ammunition resumed Tuesday at the Federal High Court in Lagos. They were arrested on a vessel by men...

Should government ban importation from Turkey due to influx of arms?

Even though I don’t have the details, I’m quite certain our trading relationship hasn’t been harmful over the years. We only need to step up our...

Should government ban importation from Turkey due to influx of arms?

Even though I don’t have the details, I’m quite certain our trading relationship hasn’t been harmful over the years. We only need to step up our...