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Update on the fight against Boko Haram in the North East

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

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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

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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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DHQ WARNS MISCHIEF MAKERS

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) hereby warns that it will not condone any unwholesome acts by persons or group seeking to engage in acts that are capable of causing breaking down of law and order in any part of the country.  Citizens are advised to refrain from taking laws into their ...

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BOKO HARAM NOW PARADE THEMSELVES IN UNIFORM

As a result of ongoing onslaught against the Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest, the terrorist group has now devised a means of identifying themselves.  In this regard, the Boko Haram now wear uniform to blend among locality undetected where they sadly carryout their heinous crime. The recent apprehension of 2 ...

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UK PLEDGES GREATER SUPPORT TO NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES

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The United Kingdom has restated her commitment to assist Nigeria in her quest to totally eradicate the threat posed by the Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East of Nigeria as well as partnering with relevant agencies to rehabilitate the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) who were victims of terrorists attack. ...

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CDS SEEKS BI-LATERAL COOPERATION WITH NIGER AND CAMEROUN

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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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BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS FIGHTERS HAVE NEW UNIFORM

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Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison and elements of 3 Battalion  that went out on long range fighting patrol yesterday, Monday 25th April 2016, to Gima village   in Ngala Local Government Area made a startling discovery; Boko Haram terrorists now have new means of identification. The patrol came in contact   with ...

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