Tag: Training

No Place For Fat Officers At Nigeria Defence College – Says Commandant

The Commandant, National Defence College (NDC), Samuel Alade, has said only officers with average body mass index shall continue to make the admission list at the elite military training institution. Mr Alade, a Rear Admiral, said officers who are obese would not be admitted into the NDC irrespective of their[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Begs Al Jazeera To Train Workers At Nig. Gov’t. Owned Media Organisations

The Federal Government on Saturday in Doha sought the collaboration of Al Jazeera broadcast media organisation in the area of capacity building for journalists in the public media organisations. This is contained in a statement credited to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at a meeting with the[Read More…]

Controversial Police Chief, Joseph Mbu Admits Officers Are Underappreciated

By Chris Nomjov Assistant Inspector General of Police, Joseph Mbu, has charged police officers to remain bold and never succumb to harassment and intimidation. Mbu said the efforts of police officers are hardly ever appreciated, stating that they are heavily criticized for small mistakes, while their accomplishments are never rewarded nor publicised. Mbu, who is[Read More…]

US Trains Nigerian Soldiers To Fight Boko Haram

More than 250 US troops will take part in a three-week “Flintlock” training drill of soldiers from Nigeria to combat the Boko Haram insurgency. According to a Reuters Report, soldiers from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Tunisia will also take part in the drill which[Read More…]