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British Military trains Nigerian military, paramilitary officers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), in collaboration with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT) has commenced a Joint Campaign Planning Course for selected military and paramilitary officers, including high operational level staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu who made

Nigeria vs AI: Consequences of ignoring credible reports on rights violations–Intersociety

Emeka Umeagbalasi, Uju Joy Igboeli and Chidinma Udegbunam   Combination of Government insincerity and dishonesty, falsehood and propaganda, ethnic chauvinism and religious extremism, tribalism and nepotism, militarization and failed intelligence, incorrigibility and entrenched impunity and intolerance and censorship are the fundamental drawbacks inherent in the central Administration of Retired Major Gen Muhammadu

Nigerian Armed Forces Requires N9bn for military boots Annually

  The Director-General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, Abuja, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Jumo Osahor, says the Armed Forces of Nigeria will require about N9 billion to provide military boots annually to meet soldiers kitting needs. AVM Osahor made this known in a paper he delivered during the Third Annual National Conference

Insurgency: Nigerian Army reorganises, promotes 231 senior officers

•Gets 29 new Major Generals, 95 Brigadier Generals  Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Army Council has in complied with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali (rtd) to reorganise and motivate the officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Armed Forces,  for effective counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts

Metele Attacks: NASS to probe military spending, death of soldiers

Jude Johnson with Nasir Ayitogo of PT The National Assembly has in response to public pressures,  resolved to constitute an ad-hoc committee to investigate the utilisation of all funds appropriated for the Nigerian armed forces. The resolution followed a motion brought under matters of urgent national importance by the deputy minority leader

Boko Haram: Osita Chidoka’s faux decency

Kennedy Emetulu     Mr. Osita Chidoka and all those who think like him may mean well, but they need to be guided right. First, every true patriot needs to condemn anybody who plays politics with our fallen soldiers. But it is perfectly legitimate for the Nigerian people to call government to account

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