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Aisha Yesufu Replies Defence Chief After Saying That They Can't Defeat Terrorism With Old Weapon.

The war against insurgency in Nigeria has been going on for over a decade. With the way things are going presently, the war seems not to be ending soon. Based on that note, the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor has cried out, stating it clearly that the Nigerian military will not be able to defeat terrorism with old equipment.

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Aisha Yesufu Replies Defence Chief After Saying That They Can't Defeat Terrorism With Old Weapon.

MILITARY

'Attack on the NDA by bandits is like armed robbers coming to your house' - Service Chief says

In the wake of the Tuesday morning attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy by armed bandits, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has reacted to the incident. The General condemned the attack which left 3 officers of the academy dead and one injured.

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'Attack on the NDA by bandits is like armed robbers coming to your house' - Service Chief says

MILITARY

Nigerian soldiers are not trained to fight banditry & insurgency- Chief of Defence

The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff identified as General Lucky Irabor has disclosed the complications associated with the fight against insurgency and banditry in the country. General Lucky Irabor, disclosed the Nigerian soldiers are not fully equipped by the Federal Government to fight asymmetric warfare. Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Defence Staff made this statement in Kaduna at Staff College Jaji, adding that the fight against insurgency and banditry does not require the use of non-traditional military tactics which the Nigerian soldiers were familiar with.

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Nigerian soldiers are not trained to fight banditry & insurgency- Chief of Defence

MILITARY

"The war on terrorism will be won soon and peace will reign in Nigeria" - Defence Minister

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi has assured that despite the current security challenge in the country, peace will return to in no time. The Defence Minister gave this assurance while declaring open the Nigerian Air Force Celebration 2021 seminar in Makurdi today.He said that the war against terrorism and insurgency will be won and every part of the country will experience utmost peace.

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MILITARY

70 generals are being prepared for retirement after meeting with military leaders.

Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor met on Thursday with major-generals, Air Vice Marshals, and rear admirals who are members of the Regular Course 36 and senior to the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, to discuss the future of the military.

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70 generals are being prepared for retirement after meeting with military leaders.

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Gen Irabor, Other Officers Meet Over Insecurity; No Nigerian In Afghanistan - FG

Gen Irabor, other officers meet over insecurity Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor says the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) is reviewing its operational engagements. Irabor made the disclosure at the 6th edition of his security parley with military veterans in Asaba, Delta State.

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Today's Headlines: Gen Irabor, Other Officers Meet Over Insecurity; No Nigerian In Afghanistan - FG

MILITARY

Nigerian Armed Forces are not trained to fight Bandits, Boko Haram - Chief of Defence Staff

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor has explained the reason why the Nigerian Military is struggling to contain excessive terrorist activities in the Country. Gen. Lucky Irabor stated that the Military was not trained to fight Bandits, Boko Haram, and other asymmetric warfare. The Nigerian Army || Wazobia Reporters.

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Nigerian Armed Forces are not trained to fight Bandits, Boko Haram - Chief of Defence Staff

POLITICS

I Disagree With the Govt. Employing Mercenaries to Fight Insecurity in Nigeria- Gen. Martin Luther

General Martins Luther Agwai, a former chief of Defence Staff spoke on fighting insecurity on Newsnight program on Channels TV on Monday. He said the situation we have found ourselves on national security is rarely most unfortunate because the stability of Nigeria as a country is synonymous with the security of West Africa and Central Africa.

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I Disagree With the Govt. Employing Mercenaries to Fight Insecurity in Nigeria- Gen. Martin Luther

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Buhari Reacts To The Death Of Army Chief, Receives Briefing From Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Irabor

President Muhammad Buhari has reacted to the sudden death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and military officers who died in the plane crash in Kaduna on Friday evening. Buhari said he is deeply saddened by the death of the Army Chief and other officers.

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Buhari Reacts To The Death Of Army Chief, Receives Briefing From Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Irabor

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Troops Rescue Major CL Datong

Following the directive of the Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs for 1 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and all security agencies to conduct decisive operations to rescue Major CL Datong who was abducted at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Permanent Site on 24 August 2021 and find the perpetrators dead or alive, the Division in conjunction with the Air Task Force, Department of State Services and other security agencies, immediately swung into action by conducting operations in the Afaka general area to find and rescue the officer.

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Troops Rescue Major CL Datong

POLITICS

Atiku Abubakar felicitates with Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar on his 79th birthday.

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has taken to his verified Twitter handle to facilitate with the former head of state General Abdulsalami Abubakar, on the occasion of his 79th birthday. First of all, Abdulsalami Abubakar is a Nigerian statesman and retired Nigerian Army general who served as the de facto President of Nigeria from 1998 to 1999.

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Atiku Abubakar felicitates with Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar on his 79th birthday.

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More Pictures Of Major General Farouk Yahaya As He Assumes Office

Nigeria waked up to the demise of late Chief of Army Staff Attahiru Ibrahim who died in a plane crash. The late Chief of Army Staff was on his way in preparatory for the passing out parade of some Army officers. The death was a big blow in the fight against terrorism.

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More Pictures Of Major General Farouk Yahaya As He Assumes Office

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23 Years Gone By, His Memories Is Still Fresh. Sleep Well General Sani Abacha

Sani Abacha GCFR was a Nigerian military general who served as the military head of the state of Nigeria from 1993 until he died in 1998. He was also Chief of Army Staff between 1985 to 1990; Chief of Defence Staff between 1990 to 1993; and Minister of Defence.

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23 Years Gone By, His Memories Is Still Fresh. Sleep Well General Sani Abacha

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Chief of Defence Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru Dies in Military Plane Crash

According to reports from vanguard and Millitary sources, Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru has died in a Millitary plane crash. The incidence happened on Friday 21st may, 2021.However, a statement from Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Army has revealed that they are on a process to ascertain the immediate cause of the crash.

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Chief of Defence Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru Dies in Military Plane Crash

MILITARY

The Army General Who Announced The Coup That Removed Buhari From Power In 1985 is Dead

Death is one event that no mortal man can escape from no matter the kind of wealth, position or power you have.Image source: Twitter Today, Nigeria has lost a prominent man, a man who has held top military position in the country.A man who has took part in several military operations, locally and internationally.

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The Army General Who Announced The Coup That Removed Buhari From Power In 1985 is Dead

POLITICS

Buhari reacts to Joshua Dogonyaro's Death

President Buhari has showered praises on Joshua Dogonyaro, a former Chief of Defence Staff, who died on Thursday, May 13.Buhari stated that Dogonyaro was a soldier with Uncommon strength and endurance, He described him also has a man who has professionally distinguished himself in the course of his military career.

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Buhari reacts to Joshua Dogonyaro's Death

MILITARY

Military Confirms Death Of ISWAP Leader, al-Barnawi

The Nigerian military chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, had reportedly, confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province jihadist group, as well as the son of the founder of the Boko Haram militant group, Mohammed Yusuf, who was allegedly killed in police custody in 2009, in Maiduguri.

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Military Confirms Death Of ISWAP Leader, al-Barnawi

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23 Years Today, The Nigerian Military General Sani Abacha Died, See His Age When He Died & Pictures

Looking through history, you will agree with me that Nigeria has lost a lot of great leaders. These leaders fought through the thick and thin to give rise to what Nigeria has grown to become today. One of the leaders that made Nigeria what it is today is the late Nigerian Military General, Sani Abacha GCFR.

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23 Years Today, The Nigerian Military General Sani Abacha Died, See His Age When He Died & Pictures

MILITARY

Defense Minister Says Every Part Of The Country Will Experience Peace Soon

Despite the State of insecurity in the country, the Minister of Defense, Gen Bashir Magashi has assured Nigerians that every part of the country will soon experience peace. Magashi stated this on Wednesday in Makurdi during the opening ceremony to mark the Nigerian Air Force 57th Celebration, 2021.

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Defense Minister Says Every Part Of The Country Will Experience Peace Soon

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Gov. Lalong, NCPC Boss mourn as late Gen. Dogonyaro's family hints on burial

The family of late Ex - Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has said that his burial arrangements would soon be announced.Dogonyaro, a former Chief of Defense Staff and ECOMOG Commander died in the early hours of Thursday at JUTH after a brief illness.

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Gov. Lalong, NCPC Boss mourn as late Gen. Dogonyaro's family hints on burial