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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

Buhari orders security agencies to fish out badeh’s killers

..DHQ to Probe Killing President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday ordered security agencies to fish out the killers of the ex Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh (rtd), and ensure that they face the full force of the law. Buhari also challenged them to ensure greater security and safety

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

With reference to Trump’s video, Nigerian military  justifies killing of Shiites 

•IMN releases list of 34 members allegedly killed by soldiers      Jude Johnson      The Nigerian military has referenced United States President Donald Trump's video calling for strong military response if attacked by migrants to justify the killing of some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shi’ites who they accused

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

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

ISIS: Nigeria not under threat – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has said that there was no concrete evidence to support the claim that the Islamic State – ISIS was sending its members to Nigeria to train the Boko Haram terrorists. “It is pertinent to state categorically that there is no concrete evidence on the ground to back the