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Boko Haram Attacks: Questionable Casualty Figures Undermining Confidence in Nigerian Military–Ex-US Amb. Campbell

•Says military official accounts, statements lack credibility Senator Iroegbu The former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. John Campbell, has questioned the credibility of the casualty figures being presented by the Nigerian military to the public. Campbell accused the military of cover-ups via his Twitter account on Friday in a follow up

How 40 Military Operations, Billions Expended under Buhari’s Five-year Presidency Failed to Tame Worsening Insecurity in Nigeria–Report

Daily Trust report has detailed how over 40 different military operations and exercises launched with billions expended in the last five years of President Muhammadu Buhari failed contain various security challenges across the country. The report was compiled by Fidelis Mac-Leva, Ronald Mutum & Haruna Ibrahim  While some experts

Nigerian military seeks stronger media Collaboration to tackle insecurity

Tasks journalists on responsible security reportage Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Military have called for stronger, cordial relationship with the media to tackle insecurity across the country and advance new strategies in its Peacebuilding efforts. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin made this call at a one day seminar for

Special Report: Ripples as Army redeploys battle-fatigued soldiers back to Boko Haram war

•Traumatized soldiers cry out for help •Allege favouritism over shielding of some soldiers from battle •Affected officers, soldiers should approach their Corps Commanders--DHQ Senator Iroegbu The latest decision by Nigerian Army to send about 388 soldiers most of whom were only rotated few months ago, back to the battlefront in the ongoing

Defence headquaters gets new spokesperson

The Defence Headquaters (DHQ) has appointed a new Acting Director Defence Information (DDI). He is Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu. Nwachukwu takes over from Brigadier General John Agim who recently retired from the Nigerian Army (NA) after a successful military career. Until his appointment, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was the Deputy Director Public Relations, Headquarters

Boko Haram: Nigerian military accuse foriegn media of targeted negative reports

•Alleges clandestine plan to dampen troops morale                  Senator Iroegbu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has accused some foriegn media of a clandestine plan to derail the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists through negative reports. This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by the

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