Tag: Defence

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

President Buhari Orders EFCC  To Investigate Former Service Chiefs, Others Over Corruption In Military Procurements

Abdul Jimoh- January 15, 2016

Muhammadu Buhari, President Federal Republic of Nigeria On the recommendation of the committee established to audit the procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed ... Read More

Soldiers Embarked On Hunger Strike, Defence Headquarters Deny Newspaper Report

Tanimu- January 10, 2016

Nigeria Defence Headquarters Logo The Defence headquarters has denied a newspaper report alleging that three thousand of the re-engaged soldiers have embarked on hunger strike ... Read More

We Fight To Ensure One Nigeria One Destiny ~ CDS, Gen Gabriel Olonisakin

Abdul Jimoh- December 17, 2015

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin has assured that the Nigerian military will continue to ensure that Nigeria remains one and indivisible ... Read More

Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists From Aulari – Army Headquarters

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2015

Troops operating in Bama axis on a fighting patrol today cleared Boko Haram terrorists out of Aulari general area located within the Sambisa forest. The ... Read More

Nigerian Military Advocates Joint Training, For Effective Counter-Terrorism Operations

Henry Solomon- December 11, 2015

The Nigerian Army has called for a joint training and contingency planning between the military and other security agencies to tackle emerging threats to national ... Read More

Nigerian Troops Arrest 3 Boko Haram Collaborators

Henry Solomon- October 7, 2015

The Nigerian Military have arrested 3 Boko Haram collaborators. You can recall that a Boko Haram financier, fund raiser and stimulant supplier, Mohammed Maina was ... Read More

Army Confirms Arrest of Suspected Boko Haram Financier in Borno State

Henry Solomon- October 7, 2015

The Nigeria Army said on Tuesday that troops operating around Bama have arrested a suspected Boko Haram financier in Bama Local Government Area of Borno. ... Read More

Nigerian Army: No Amount of Distractions Will Deter Us from Ending Terrorism By December

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2015

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that no amount of distractions would deter it from ending terrorism in Nigeria by December. Maj.-Gen. Yushau Abubakar, the ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Gaining Grounds Against Insurgents

Suleiman Idris- August 24, 2015

The renewed collaborative efforts between land and air troops in counter insurgency operations code named Lafiya Dole, is paying off with terrorists loosing grounds in ... Read More

Nigerian Military Re-Affirms Commitment To Annihilate Insurgency

Henry Solomon- August 5, 2015

The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Colonel Rabe Abubakar, has re-affirmed the commitment of the Nigerian Armed Forces to ward-off insurgency and other insecurity plaguing ... Read More

Nigeria’s Intelligence Chiefs Meet With International Community In Washington

Henry Solomon- March 18, 2015

Ambassador Ayodele OkeDirector General National Intelligence Agency Adeyemi Omojola Fatoba The International Community has been reassured that Nigeria remains committed to the sustenance of her ... Read More

Multi-National Force Holds Meeting To Review Operations Against Insurgency

Henry Solomon- March 17, 2015

  Maj. Gen. Chris OlukoladeDirector Defence Information Aliyu Kabir The meeting which took place behind closed door, was coordinated by Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff ... Read More

Troops In Yobe Savour Victory Over Insurgents

Henry Solomon- March 13, 2015

Mohammed Abdulkadir Three weeks of intense offensive by troops of 27 task force brigade Damaturu, has led to the recovery of ten communities from insurgents ... Read More

Monguno Operation Successful -Defence HQ

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 17, 2015

Troops in a Military Operation spearheaded by highly coordinated air assaults this Monday morning completed the mission of clearing terrorists from Monguno and environs. This ... Read More

Review On INEC Shift Of The 2015 General Election

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2015

By Abdullahi Garba Birnin Kudu The adjustment of the 2015 general elections time table to March 28th, 2015 by INEC did not come as a ... Read More

Nigeria To Restructure Defence Intelligence To Fight Against Terrorism

Abdul Jimoh- November 18, 2014

In view of the security challenges being confronted by the country, it is imperative that Nigeria re-engineers her defence and security posture to combat and ... Read More

Boko Haram Weakening, Says French Army General

Henry Solomon- November 16, 2014

  General Jean-Pierre Palasset A French army general has said that Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants are weakening, despite a resurgence of attacks by the group ... Read More

National Assembly Meets With Chief of Defence Staff On Insurgency

inno.korie- September 5, 2014

By Aishatu Zango Abdullahi The Joint Committee of the National Assembly on Defence has met with the Chief of Defence Staff to get the correct ... Read More

Defence Heaquarters Clarifies Clampdown Of Newspaper Vans

admin- June 6, 2014

The Defence Headquarters has clarified the issue of tis troops embanking on a thorough search of vehicles converging newspapers and prints across Nigeria. In a ... Read More