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Update on the fight against Boko Haram in the North East

STOP PEDDLING UNFOUNDED RUMOURS IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL SECURITY

The attention of Defence Headquarters (DHQ), has been drawn to a news story by the Punch newspapers alleging that ransom was paid by the government in exchange for the recently released of 21 of the abducted Chibok girls.   This unsubstantiated story, to say the least is quite unfortunate.   It is ...

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ARMED FORCES WILL DEFEND THE SANCTITY OF NIGERIA DESPITE CHALLENGES – CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has reiterated the commitment and the determination of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to protect the sanctity of the nation despite the challenges it is facing. General Olonisakin made this known Tuesday when the Senate Committee on Defence visited the ...

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NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY RELATIONSHIP WITH UKRAINE

The Nigerian Military has expressed its readiness to partner with the Ukrainian government in the areas of Military technology and equipment. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin made this known on Wednesday when the Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Dr. Valerii Aleksandruk visited him at the ...

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SOUTH KOREA MILITARY TO PARTNER WITH NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES

The leader of a military delegation from the Democratic Republic of Korea, Major General YO Song Chol has commended the Nigerian Armed Forces for its exceptional roles in regional and global peacekeeping operations which has accorded Nigerian Military positive image in the comity of global Armed Forces. He also eulogized ...

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NO DISQUIET IN THE MILITARY OVER CHIBOK GIRLS … Negotiation, Political

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The Defence Headquarters attention has been drawn to an online and newspaper publication insinuating that there is a mix feelings among Nigerian military ranks and files as a result of the recent release of some Chibok girls. The military wishes to state unequivocally that the Armed Forces will continue to ...

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MILITARY WILL ABIDE WITH NEGOTIATION EFFORT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, BUT…

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The Defence Headquarters has re-emphasised that military will continue to abide with the ongoing negotiation effort of the Federal Government with militants in order to have peaceful settlement of the Niger Delta problem. However, while trying to achieve this feat, the military would not take kindly with any individual or ...

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UK EXTOLS NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES

The United Kingdom has expressed satisfaction with the successes recorded so far by the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the tackling of Boko Haram insurgency in the North East and promised to collaborate with Nigeria for further success. The United Kingdom Assistant Chief of Defence Staff, Rear Admiral Simon James ...

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Boko Haram Video Diversionary

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Much as the Nigerian Armed Forces would have allowed the ranting of the Boko Haram in its latest video clip to go without formal reaction, it becomes necessary to make some comments to douse the apprehension of the Nigerian citizens concerning the outburst in the video clip. It is important ...

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COVERAGE OF MILITARY OPERATION IN THE NORTH EAST

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It has been observed that certain journalists embark on coverage of security areas in the North East for documentary purpose and the likes without due authorization from the military authorities. This practice is not only capable of jeopardizing the    success of the on-going military operations in the area but    also ...

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PAKISTAN DEFENCE CHIEF LAUDS NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES

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Pakistan Defence Chief Lauds Nigerian Armed Forces The Director General of Joint Staff of the Pakistani Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Najib Ullah Khan has lauded the Nigerian Armed Forces for their tremendous feat in decimating the Boko Haram Terrorists in the North-East and their steadfastness in curbing other criminalities despite ...

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