GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

UN graduates 35 Nigerian aviation security trainers

By Sumaila Ogbaje on 19/05/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 324

•Airport security personnel at work.
•Airport security personnel at work.

The United Nations Counter Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) has graduated 35 Nigerian aviation security master trainers as part of its project to support efficient security screening across Nigeria’s civil aviation infrastructure.

A statement by the UNCCT on Friday in Abuja, said the project was initiated in July 2016.

It said the capacity-building project, which was co-founded by the British Government and Northern Island, was being implemented by UNCCT in partnership with Nigerian government.

According to the statement, the graduates will train security experts in two training centres to be established in Lagos and Zaria.

“The project responds to the current security environment and supports strengthening of the aviation security sector in Nigeria and the broader region.

“It has brought together the best security and counter-terrorism experts worldwide to develop these new training centres of excellence in Nigeria.

“This project is designed to improve aviation security at all airports throughout Nigeria, through a more efficient security screening process for all passengers, in accordance with the international standards required by ICAO and the European Union.

“The project will contribute directly to the Nigerian Government’s overall counter-terrorism strategy by helping to mitigate the threat posed to civil aviation by terrorist organisations and their operatives.

“It also contributes to the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolution 2309 adopted on Sept. 22, 2016, which calls on member-states to take all necessary efforts to improve and protect aviation security worldwide,” it said.

The statement added that the project also demonstrated the willingness and the continued effort of the Government of Nigeria to battle terrorism and protect its people.

“The UNCCT was established in 2011 at United Nations headquarters in New York, within the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Office.

“The Centre provides capacity building support for Member-States in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy through co-funded capacity,” it said. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 19/05/2017 5:29:10 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Breaking News: AGAIN, EXPLOSIONS ROCK KANO

How to make CHANGE happen more rapidly —President...

NTA boss charges media on 2015 elections

MOST-WANTED American JIHADIST KILLED in Africa

Battered, Bruised and Broken

Nobody can remove me from office, says Deputy...

Buhari must obey court orders —NBA

Ribadu warns of civil war, says Nigeria is...

Masari pledges more empowerment opportunities for women and...

Ondo governorship: HURIWA warns INEC on credibility deficit...

Boko War: Ebonyi Governor lauds military, donates to...

Uduaghan emerges Pilot’s Man of the Year

 

Latest News 1,272 lawyers fail Nigerian Law School exam Director (Grade Level 16 Officer) commits suicide Gunmen kill 12 soldiers in daring attack on their base JAMB unleashes CCTV on exam cheats Bitcoin hits fresh all-time high of $6,000 Bayelsa Govt. endores Operation Crocodile Smile II, Army free medical service Buhari charges African leaders to speak with one voice Man City move 5 points clear at the top of EPL, Man Utd lose, Chelsea rally Militants slaughter Egyptian security forces in desert shoot-out Hong Kong Stock Exchange closes trading floor Join digitisation revolution or lose out, PR expert warns media players FG gets 14 days ultimatum to publish names of looters

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (287,759 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (270,438 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (218,345 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (183,759 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (179,492 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (162,191 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (140,576 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (128,731 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (123,649 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (114,189 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (112,164 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (104,533 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,731) Business Verdict (24) Columnists (757) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (183) Entertainment (396) Features (497) Global Business Monitor (187) International (1,584) Interviews (134) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (79) News (29,509) Opinion (826) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,988) Religion (645) Sports (1,339) Stock Watch (23) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

#MonkeyPox outbreak

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!