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CENTRE FOR CIVILIANS IN CONFLICT SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

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The senior program manager of Centre for Civilians Conflict (CIMIC) Mr Kyle Dietrich has described the Nigerian Armed Forces as a dependable partner in fostering regional peace and promoter of peace keeping operations in Africa. Mr Dietrich made this remark recently during a visit to the Chief of Defence Staff ...

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CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF REITERATES ARMED FORCES COMMITEMENT TO DEFEND NIGERIA’S TERRORIAL INTEGRITY – ASSURES NEW IGP OF COOPERATION

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Armed Forces to protect the territorial integrity of Nigeria and collaborate with other security agencies to rid the country of criminal elements. General Olonisakin made the remark when the Acting Inspector General of ...

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CDS ASSURES NNPC MANAGER OF ADEQUATE SECURITY ON NNPC TRUNK LINES

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin said the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) will continue to collaborate with all law enforcement agencies to protect Federal Government critical National assets in spite of the prevailing security challenges in the country. General Olonisakin made the remarks when the Group Managing ...

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MALIAN DEFENCE CHIEF EXTOLS NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES – SOLICITS FOR COOPERATION

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The Deputy Chief of Defence Staff of the Malian Armed Forces, Brigadier General Didier Dacko has eulogised  the Nigerian Armed Forces for their exceptional role in peace keeping and high professional conduct in all military operations in the sub-region, Africa and around the globe. Brigadier General Dacko made the commendation ...

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Terrorists Now Disguise As Vigilantes And Hunters

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Following the coordinated military offensive against the remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest, the fleeing terrorists now disguise as vigilantes or hunters to evade easy detection. The terrorists, after being smoked out of Sambisa forest, in their desperation to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians and to remain relevant, ...

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THE NEED FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

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The activities of online media, especially issues concerning defence and security, require caution, restraint and most importantly confirmation from the organisation before going to the press.  In as much as freedom of information is one of the elements of democracy and good governance, issues of National security needs to be ...

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MILITARY NOT PLANNING TO OVERTHROW GOVERNMENT –  As DHQ Appoints New Commander for Operation Delta Safe

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  The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to an online publication by some online media that the military intends to overthrow the civilian administration of President Mohammed Buhari.  This report to say the least is not only baseless and misleading but a dream of those who do ...

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OPERATION PULO SHIELD IN NIGER DELTA SCRAPPED

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The OPERATION PULO SHIELD in Niger Delta has been scrapped with immediate effect and replaced with OPERATION DELTA SAFE.  This is in line with the Defence Headquarters initiative to restructure the Joint Task Force for better service delivery, efficiency and effectiveness in line with the vision and mission of the ...

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MILITARY PUSHES FOR PROBITY IN EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT

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Authorities of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) are set to improve the military equipment procurement procedures that had hitherto caused failures and poor accountability in the acquisition of heavy military weapons and platforms.In a procurement seminar organized by the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, the authorities hope to totally overhaul ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY IS COMMITTED TO FLUSHING OUT ECONOMIC TERRORISTS        

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The Defence Headquarters wishes to emphasize that the Nigerian Armed Forces will not relent in their efforts to flush out economic saboteurs masquerading under whatever guise to perpetuate evils in the Niger Delta. As part of the constitutional mandate of the Armed Forces, the military will not jettison the confidence ...

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