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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

DHQ clears air on Capt. Zakari Sani’s medical treatment 

•Says he received adequate attention  Senator Iroegbu  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has cleared the air on the standard of medical treatment that was given to  Captain Zakari Sani, who was injured in an ambush during Operation Whirl Stroke. This clarification was made in a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Defence Information

DHQ lampoons Amnesty Inter’l over ‘negative narrative’ on military, Shiites clash

•Said six shiites killed, seven wounded  •Six soldiers injured •45 Killed, 122 Injured in Abuja- AI Senator Iroegbu  The Defence Headquarters dismissed Amnesty International (AI) reports alleging that the Nigerian military and the police engaged in horrific use of excessive force that led to the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

Insecurity: Nigerian millitary restructures,  establishes new ‘Operation 777’

•Laments non-appreciation of millitary efforts   Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has announced the establishment of a  new millitary operation codenamed “Operation 777’’ designed to restructure and re-energize existing internal security efforts across Nigeria. Addressing newsmen at the DHQ in Abuja on Thursday, the Director of Defence Informed (DDI) Brig-Gen. John Agim noted

Don’t  jeopardise national security, CDS warns politicians

Jude Johnson    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, has warned politicians to shun actions capable of jeopardizing national security in the 2019 general elections. Olanisakin gave the warning in Sokoto on Thursday  during the assessment of the Disaster  Response Unit of the 119 Forward Operation Base of the Nigerian

Zamfara is now safe from armed bandits, criminalities – DHQ

•Over 6000 IDPs has returned home   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that Zamfara State is now safe from incessant killings, banditry activities, cattle rustling, kidnappings and armed robbery and other security threats. The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. John Agim, disclosed this on Friday while addressing Newsmen on the

Alleged Embezzlement: Vested interests trying to discredit military’s counter-terrorism efforts-DHQ

•Blames one Idris Ahmed as sponsor of campaign of calumny •Urge troops to disregard the 'false message'   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed the allegations by some soldiers accusing Army Generals of embezzling allowances meant for the troops and nearly N10bn counter terrorism fund, as a mischievous efforts of some vested

Nigerian Army allegedly embezzles N10bn counter-terrorism fund

•Soldiers now eat like beggars   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The senior officers of the Nigerian Army have been accused of alleged massive corruption and embezzling of nearly N10 billion meant for the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the North East Nigeria. According to the sources the fund was allocated by the