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Buhari Wants Defence Ministry To Produce Weapons

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday directed the Ministry of Defence to produce a plan for the establishment of a military industrial complex for the local production of weapons for the use of the nation’s armed forces. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President gave the directive at the graduation...

Boy invents drone that has the ability to fire a handgun

Footage has emerged of a seemingly lethal home-made drone opening fire in the woods.The demonstration video, apparently made by a teenager in Connecticut, shows a robotic device with four rotor engines firing four shots in succession.Each time the handgun is fired, the drone is knocked back some distance, but remains stable enough to discharge a bullet once every three...

Osun surveillance helicopter to launch soon — Aregbesola

Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said the surveillance helicopter purchased by his administration would soon be given the necessary assistance it requires by the Federal Government.According to a statement made available to our correspondent by the media aide, to the governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, on Saturday, the governor said this when the Police Community Relations Committee paid...

African countries need to collaborate in the defence sector by KEITH CAMPBELL

African countries should cooperate more in defence, including defence technology and the defence industry, in order to strengthen the continent’s sovereignty, peace and development. So argued South African Defence acquisitions, disposals and research and development agency Armscor board chairperson and retired South African Navy Vice Admiral Johannes Mudimu in his opening address at the recent Land Forces Africa 2015...

Globacom Launches Security Identity card for NURTW

Considering the risk and hazards involved in road transport business, a leading telecommunication outfit, in Nigeria, Globacom has launched a security identity card for members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers.The automated teller machine code card is a group accident insurance card with an assured one million naira in case of death and eight hundred and fifty...

High Tech Bomb Disposal Robot given to Nigerian Police by US Ambassador

The US Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle visited the Inspector-General of Police Suleiman Abba at the Force Headquarters, Abuja today Wednesday 20th August 2014.Entwistle congratulated the IG on his new appointment and thanked the Nigeria Police Force for its high level of co-operation and partnership with the US Embassy in Nigeria.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpreV45c2l8]He later presented the High Tech Bomb...