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Update on the fight against Boko Haram in the North East

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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CDS TASKS PARTICIPANTS OF COURSE 24 NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE ON PRAGMATIC LEADERSHIP

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has challenged participants of course 24, National Defence College (NDC) Abuja to evolve pragmatic approach to Leadership as a panacea to solving the myriad security challenges in the country. General Olonisakin made this statement during  a lecture to the participants titled ...

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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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