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THE MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES AND THE DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS STRATEGIZE TO PROTECT PIPELINES

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  The Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) are perfecting the synergy between the two organisations towards curbing the menace of crude oil theft and pipelines vandalism.  Towards this end, the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu was in Defence Headquarters where he ...

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ALERTING NIGERIANS ON THE NEW TACTICS OF SUICIDE BOMBERS

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It has come to the notice of the Defence Headquarters that Boko Haram, in their desperation to cause colossal havoc, have now devised a new method where they dress like mad persons to gain unsuspecting access to public areas to detonate bombs. The 2 male suicide bombers, dressed like mad ...

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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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