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CDS SEEKS BI-LATERAL COOPERATION WITH NIGER AND CAMEROUN

From right, President, Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, Niger Rep Chief of Defence Staff, General Seyni Garba and left, CDS Nigeria General Gabriel Olonisakin during his visit to that countr

In an effort to strengthen the existing bi-lateral cooperation with Nigeria’s neighbours, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin has embarked on official trips to Niger Republic and Republic of Cameroun where he met with the top Government functionaries of the two countries In Niger Republic, General Olonisakin met ...

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TROOPS RECORD MORE VICTORY AGAINST TERRORISTS

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In their continuous efforts of clearing the remnants of Boko Haram  in various hideouts and enclaves,  troops of 7 Brigade, 8 Task Force Division, have also embarked   on clearance operations, since yesterday in which they cleared Boko Haram  hideouts ahead of Gratte in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State. ...

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TERRORISTS LAY LAND MINES ON FARM LAND

The Defence Headquarters wishes to inform the general public particularly those in the North East that in their desperation to unleash terror on the people, the fleeing remnant terrorists have laid land mines on stretches of farm land. It is also instructive to alert the public that terrorists now operate ...

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CHIEF DEFENCE SPACE AGENCY TO COLLABORATE WITH ARMED FORCES COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE

The Chief of Defence Space Agency (CDSA) Air Vice Marshal Victor Udoh promised to collaborate and foster working relationship with Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) Jaji. The Chief disclosed this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Commandant AFCSC in his office recently. While stating the purpose ...

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COAS DONATES AMBULANCE TO NDA

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 The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukar Yusuf Buratai, in line with his vision to have a professional and responsive Nigerian Army in the discharge of its constitutional roles, has donated two Land Cruiser Ambulances to the Nigeria Defence Academy, to help improve the standard of medical services in ...

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NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY PARTNERS DEFENCE SPACE AGENCY IN DEFENCE SPACE MANAGEMENT

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In line with the current vision of the Nigerian Defence Academy to keep pace with the changing dynamics of Information Communication Technology, science and engineering in the fast changing world, the Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Major General MT Ibrahim, recently took a giant step in this direction by ...

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DEPOWA REACHES OUT TO EXPECTANT MOTHERS AND HIV – AIDS PATIENTS

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   Defence and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA)has continued to prove its worth as a humanitarian organization by donating cash, food items and medical facilities to expectant mothers and people living with HIV and AIDS as well as Staff of  Defence Medical Centre Mogadishu Barracks, Abuja. The President of DEPOWA, ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY IS EXCEPTIONAL AND OUTSTANDING    … Liberia’s Minister of National Defence

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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 he would continue to appreciate them for the training support they have been giving to his home country since 2006. The minister made this remark when ...

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SENATE VISITS DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS ON SECURITY

The Committee House of Representative on Defence has visited Defence Headquarters to evaluate its performance with the appropriated funds in the 2015 fiscal year and to identify areas of challenges. Speaking at the occasion, the chairman of the Committee, Honourable Muktar Betara Aliyu explained that the visit was an oversight ...

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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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