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NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA PLEDGE TO SUPPORT THE MILITARY, AWARDS GENERAL OLONISAKIN

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The concerned group of the Nigerians in Diaspora on security in the United Kingdom has pledged to work with the Nigerian military through intelligence gathering and development of software needed in its operations in the North East. The group, led by the Chairperson House of Representative Committee on Diaspora matters, ...

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SECURITY ALERT!!!!!

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In view of the recent bomb blast incidence on soft target areas, citizens are hereby reminded of the need to be more security conscious. The lives of every citizen mean a lot to our great nation and it is expedient for everyone to be at alert and sensitive to their ...

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THE EAGLE  MOBILE CENTRAL COMMAND  POST

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The Eagle Mobile Central Command Post is a vehicle mounted with various Information Communication and Technology equipment. This on board equipment gives the Theatre Commander the opportunity to have first hand information of the battle space. From the vehicle the commander has access to both ground troops and air assets ...

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PIPELINE VANDALISM IS  AN ACT OF ECONOMIC SABOTAGE

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has observed with dismay the unpatriotic attacks on the nation’s economic lifeline in the Niger Delta.  These attacks were carried out  by some criminal elements  who are bent on destroying the nation’s strategic assets which will no longer be tolerated. The recent attacks on an oil ...

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TERRORISTS NOW HIDE IEDS AMONG VEGETABLES

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In continuation with the sensitization of our citizens on the devilish strategy of the terrorists, the Nigerian Military authorities have discovered that the Boko Haram terrorists are determined to continue letting off bombs and have resorted to masquerading as fruits and vegetable vendors wheeling Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) as groceries ...

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WELFARE OF TROOPS PARAMOUNT – AMBASSADOR SHENI

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The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Ambassador Danjuma Sheni has reiterated that the welfare of troops remains paramount and all necessary due process would be followed to achieve this. Ambassador Sheni disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, at the Defence Headquarters, ...

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IT IS AN ABOMINATION

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The Defence Headquarters wishes to express its dismay over the newspaper’s publication of Friday, 8 January in which 3000 re-engaged soldiers were alleged to have embarked on hunger strike, simply for not being posted back to their units. The story was false and not a true reflection of the situation ...

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CDS RESTRUCTURES DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS FOR EFFECTIVENESS

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  The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin has reiterated his resolve to restructure the Defence Headquarters.  In this regard, the office of Campaign Planning, Coordinating Centre for Naval Component, Theatre Commander and Deputy in Operation LAFIYA DOLE as well as Theatre Media Office have been established to coordinate the ...

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BOKO HARAM LURES PEOPLE TOGETHER TO BOMB

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It has come to the knowledge of the Defence Headquarters that Boko Haram terrorists have now devised other means of inflicting harm on innocent citizens to further their terrorist cause. Some of such tactics they now use include crying and feigning pains and shouting to attract sympathy from unsuspecting public. ...

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TROOPS CLEAR BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS ENCLAVES

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As part of  efforts to rid the society of all known Boko Haram terrorists enclaves and hideouts, troops of 25  Task Force Brigade conducted a fighting patrol along Damboa-Njaba-Bale road in Borno State. The troops encountered and killed 3 suspected Boko Haram terrorists that had been terrorizing the communities around ...

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