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Update on the fight against Boko Haram in the North East

Terrorists Now Disguise As Vigilantes And Hunters

BRIG GEN RABE A

Following the coordinated military offensive against the remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest, the fleeing terrorists now disguise as vigilantes or hunters to evade easy detection. The terrorists, after being smoked out of Sambisa forest, in their desperation to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians and to remain relevant, ...

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THE NEED FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

BRIG GEN RABE A

The activities of online media, especially issues concerning defence and security, require caution, restraint and most importantly confirmation from the organisation before going to the press.  In as much as freedom of information is one of the elements of democracy and good governance, issues of National security needs to be ...

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MILITARY NOT PLANNING TO OVERTHROW GOVERNMENT –  As DHQ Appoints New Commander for Operation Delta Safe

CDS

  The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to an online publication by some online media that the military intends to overthrow the civilian administration of President Mohammed Buhari.  This report to say the least is not only baseless and misleading but a dream of those who do ...

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OPERATION PULO SHIELD IN NIGER DELTA SCRAPPED

CDS

The OPERATION PULO SHIELD in Niger Delta has been scrapped with immediate effect and replaced with OPERATION DELTA SAFE.  This is in line with the Defence Headquarters initiative to restructure the Joint Task Force for better service delivery, efficiency and effectiveness in line with the vision and mission of the ...

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MILITARY PUSHES FOR PROBITY IN EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT

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Authorities of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) are set to improve the military equipment procurement procedures that had hitherto caused failures and poor accountability in the acquisition of heavy military weapons and platforms.In a procurement seminar organized by the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, the authorities hope to totally overhaul ...

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NIGERIAN MILITARY IS COMMITTED TO FLUSHING OUT ECONOMIC TERRORISTS        

BRIG GEN RABE A

The Defence Headquarters wishes to emphasize that the Nigerian Armed Forces will not relent in their efforts to flush out economic saboteurs masquerading under whatever guise to perpetuate evils in the Niger Delta. As part of the constitutional mandate of the Armed Forces, the military will not jettison the confidence ...

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JORDAN TO COLLABORATE WITH NIGERIA ON ENDING TERRORISM

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The Jordanian delegation which was led by the Special Adviser to the King of Jordan on Political Affairs, Mr Manas Dabbas, congratulated the CDS and the Nigerian Armed Forces for their doggedness at decimating the Boko Haram Terrorist and sought for closer collaboration in the area of intelligence gathering, regional ...

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DEPOWA PRESIDENT URGES YOUTH TO STAY OUT OF CRIME

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  The National President of Defence and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA) Mrs Omobolanle Olonisakin has urged the children of personnel and youth living in the barracks to stay out of crime and other vices as it will destroy their lives. Mrs Olonisakin made this remark during a friendly football ...

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MILITARY DEBUNKS AMNESTY REPORT

BRIG GEN RABE A

The Nigerian military has completely disassociated itself from the report of Amnesty International which claims that some civilians died in a detention cell at Giwa Barracks. The accusation comes as a surprise and shock because the organisation has accessed the facilities and made recommendations which were implemented. It is rather ...

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MILITARY WARNS THE NEW NIGER DELTA MILITANT GROUP OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF THEIR ACTION

BRIG GEN RABE A

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) is not unaware of the emergence of a group in the Niger Delta region who have vowed to cripple economic activities through pipeline vandalism, oil theft and kidnap of expatriate workers in that region; it will not hesitate to deploy every available resources to deal decisively ...

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