Tag: Defence

Buhari approves Oshiomhole, Lai, 14 others as presidential inauguration committee members

admin- March 13, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up the 2019 Presidential Inauguration Committee with the mandate to plan, organise and execute all approved activities for the swearing ... Read More

NTA News Summary: Federal Government To Revive lake Chad

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 13, 2017

NTA News Summary:13th November,2017   Senate Committee Describe Anambra Elections As Sacrosanct The senate committee on INEC says the November 18 2017 due for conduct ... Read More

Nigeria Remains Top Priority Nation in The World To United States of America – Col. Doyle

Tanimu- June 8, 2017

John Enenche, Abuja: The United States Defence Attaché, Colonel Patrick Doyle has reiterated that Nigeria remains one of top priority nations in the world to ... Read More

Osinbajo Re-States Govt’s International Cooperation In Forming Credible Force Against Terrorism

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2017

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has renewed the call for international collaboration aimed at tackling the menace of terrorism, stating that Nigeria will continue to cooperate ... Read More

Court Dismisses Former Taraba State Governor’s No-Case Submission

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State, has been ordered by a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, to begin his defence on ... Read More

DHQ Gives Support To Presidential Committee On North East (PCNI)

Tanimu- January 11, 2017

Rabe Abubakar, Abuja: The Nigerian Armed Forces have reassured the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI), of its unflinching support and collaboration in line ... Read More

News Summary 19/12/2016 Challenges Of Climate Change And Many More

Abdul Jimoh- December 19, 2016

CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE  CHANGE Meanwhile victims of fire disaster in Jigawa state say, war against indiscriminate  use of fire can assist the nation’s economic revival. ... Read More

DHQ to Partner NSE in Setting Up Research and Development Agency

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 14, 2016

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has sought the assistance of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in its plan to set up a Research and Development ... Read More

Operation CROCODILE SMILE: Troops On Patrol Track Down, Arrest Hoodlums

Henry Solomon- August 31, 2016

Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE have also been conducting patrols and raids. ... Read More

General Khan Lauds Nigeria Armed Forces

Tanimu- August 18, 2016

Rabe Abubakar, Abuja: The Director General of Joint Staff of the Pakistani Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Najib Ullah Khan has lauded the Nigerian Armed Forces ... 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

Terrorists Plan Bombings During Ramadan

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 4, 2016

From the office of the Acting Director Defence, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar tells us that information available to the Defence Headquarters indicated plans by terrorists ... Read More

Military Pensions Board to complete payment of 33% increment arrears to pensioners by 2017

Abdul Jimoh- May 26, 2016

 The Military Pensions Board (MPB) says payment of 33 per cent increment arrears owed military pensioners since 2010 will be completed by the end of ... Read More

Military to review counter-insurgency operations in the North East for improved performance.

inno.korie- May 4, 2016

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the military hierarchy will review the entire counter-insurgency operations in order to improve the performance of ... Read More

Defence intelligence Agency, DIA begins overhaul of it’s operational mechanisms

inno.korie- April 26, 2016

The Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) says it has begun the overhaul of its intelligence gathering and other operational mechanisms in order to strengthen security in ... Read More

Fight against Pipeline vandalism, Kidnapping , Cultism: CDS pledges improved capacity for the military

inno.korie- April 23, 2016

General Abayomi Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olanisakin, on Saturday, pledged improved capacity for military in the task of dealing ... Read More

Dasukigate: Court Rejects Metuh’s Move To Stall Trial, Orders Defence To Open Case

Henry Solomon- April 11, 2016

The National spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday April 11, 2016, again attempted to throw another spanner in the wheel of justice ... Read More

Defence Headqurters Establishes Camp For Repentant Boko Haram Members

Abdul Jimoh- April 5, 2016

  In line with the Federal Government’s commitment to the war against insurgency in the North East and in furtherance of its efforts to rehabilitate ... Read More

Nigeria and South Africa Collaborate to Strengthen Security

inno.korie- March 8, 2016

Nigeria Defence Minister, Mr. Mansur Dan Ali and his South African counterpart, Mrs Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula met yesterday, to strengthen defence relations between the two countries. ... Read More

Nigerian Military is Exceptional and Outstanding – Liberian Minister

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2016

The Minister of National Defence of Liberia, Honourable Brownie J Samukai Jr has described the Nigerian Armed Forces as very professional and outstanding, adding that ... Read More