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DEPOWA ORGANIZES TRAINING FOR MEMBERS

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The Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA) in conjunction with Maxima System Services Limited have organized a two day training session to sensitize members on current challenges on protocol, etiquette and administration. This is to help their statutory roles as wives in support of their spouses. Major presentations in ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY TO PARTNER WITH NIGCOMSAT

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The Nigeria Armed Forces have resolved to partner with Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) as a platform to get necessary communication infrastructure for optimal performance. This deliberation took place at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, when the Chief Executive Officer of NIGCOMSAT, Abimbola Alale paid a courtesy visit to the Chief ...

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MILITARY BRACES UP TO TACKLE HOMELAND CRIMES

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has put in place a joint operation of the army and air force to combat incidences of cattle rustling in the Kamuku Forest in the Northwest parts of the country which has so far routed out daredevil cattle thieves from the forest and recovered large herds ...

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DECORATION OF SERVICE CHIEFS

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new service chiefs. Performing the ceremony at the presidential Villa, Abuja, the president charged them to brace up against Boko Haram insurgency, armed robbery and militancy. “I want to reiterate that your appointments and subsequent elevation to these ranks are based on your pedigree ...

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NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE GRADUATES COURSE 23

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The National Defence College (NDC) has graduated Course 23 of the Institution. The NDC is the highest professional military training institution in the country saddled with the responsibility of developing military officers in strategic higher defence management to give Armed Forces virility in the pursuit of military professionalism. The Course ...

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AIR CHIEF MARSHAL BADEH BOWS OUT, SOLICITS BETTER MILITARY FUNDING

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In line with the military culture and tradition, the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh (Rtd) has been pulled out of the military in an occasion that took place at the Mogadishu cantonment, Abuja amid pomp and pageantry. The pulling out ceremony marked his ...

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Pulling Out Parade of Gen Minimah (Former COAS)

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The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Kenneth Minimah yesterday asserted that he left the Nigerian Army better than he met it, stressing that the Army he headed successfully forced leaders of the Boko Haram sect into hiding. Speaking at his Pulling out Parade organised to signify his formal ...

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Defence Headquarters Gets New Spokeperson

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The Defence Headquarters has gotten a new Director of Information. He is Colonel Rabe Abubakar. Colonel Rabe Abubakar took over from Major General Chris Olukolade who is proceeding on retirement after 35 years of meritorious service in the Military and to the Nation in general, though still remain in active ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY REACT TO AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT OF HUMANRIGHTS ABUSE

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The media has been inundated with reports of Amnesty International allegations of gross human rights abuse and extra judicial killing of civilians against the Nigerian military for the past few days. Amnesty International report was released on 3 June 2015. Therefore, the Nigerian Military as a responsible corporate organization is ...

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MRS OLONISAKIN TAKES OVER FROM MRS BADEH AS DEPOWA PRESIDENT

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The former President of the Defence and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA) Mrs. Mary Iyah Badeh has handed over the baton and mantle of leadership of the association to the new president and the wife of the new Chief of Defence Staff, Mrs. Omobolanle Olonisakin. The ceremony took place at ...

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