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MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Why We Invited Ex-Navy Commodore – DHQ; Music Legend Victor Uwaifo Is Dead.

Why we invited ex-Navy Commodore – DHQ The Defence Headquarters has debunked reports that Commodore Kunle Olawunmi (rtd) was declared wanted by the Defence Intelligence Agency over anti-Buhari interview. The Director Defence Information Major General Benjamin Sawyerr, in a statement on Saturday, said Olawunmi was only invited via a text message to share intelligence with the Armed Forces in order to fight terrorism and banditry.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Why We Invited Ex-Navy Commodore – DHQ; Music Legend Victor Uwaifo Is Dead.

MILITARY

OPINION: One Mistake Noticed In The Crash Involving Attahiru And Others That People Can Learn From

Nigerians are still mourning the death of late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru and other military officials who lost their lives in a fatal plane crash last week. After their death, many people were curious to know what could have led to the plane crash that cost their lives.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: One Mistake Noticed In The Crash Involving Attahiru And Others That People Can Learn From

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Troops Kill Over 394 Bandits, PDP Zones National Chairmanship To North

Troops kill over 394 bandits, 85 terrorists in three weeks - DHQ According to the Defence Headquarters, over 394 armed bandits and 85 Boko Haram and Islamic terrorists were killed by troops in their various theatres of operations in the last three weeks. According to the report, terrorists were murdered in Borno villages and bandits were killed in Zamfara, Kaduna, Kano, and Taraba states,

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Troops Kill Over 394 Bandits, PDP Zones National Chairmanship To North

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: "Retired Naval Officer Not Declared Wanted" -DHQ; Musician Victor Uwaifo is Dead

Retired naval officer not declared wanted - DHQ Photo Credit: The Cable The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has denied declaring Kunle Olawunmi, a retired commodore in the Nigerian Navy, wanted over his comments during a recent interview with Channels Television. Speaking when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Thursday, Olawunmi had alleged that some government officials were involved in sponsoring insurgency.

  9 months ago ago
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MILITARY

Today's Headlines : Over 5,890 terrorists Surrendered - DHQ; ICPC Investigates N4.5 billion Yobe Projects

Over 5,890 terrorists surrendered -DHQ The Director Defence Media Operations, Bernard Onyeuko on Thursday said over 5,890 suspected terrorists have surrendered to troops in the North East in the past weeks. Out of the figure, he said 900 surrendered on Wednesday. (Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper)

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines : Over 5,890 terrorists Surrendered - DHQ; ICPC Investigates N4.5 billion Yobe Projects

MILITARY

Opinion: 2 Things Nigerians Should Note As The Nigerian Troops Eliminated 150 Terrorists Recently

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that Nigerian troops killed 156 terrorists and bandits as well as arrested 64 while over 1000 Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) surrendered in Borno State. The acting director, Defence Media Operations, Brig Gen Benard Onyeuko, stated this during the biweekly update on the Armed Forces of Nigeria’s operations across the country covering July 29 to August 12, 2021.

  9 months ago ago
Opinion: 2 Things Nigerians Should Note As The Nigerian Troops Eliminated 150 Terrorists Recently

MILITARY

Why The Nigerian Military Should Handle the Issue of the Surrendered Boko Haram Members Cautiously

The Defense Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday announced that no fewer than 5,890 members of the terror group, Boko Haram, have surrendered to troops in the northeast of the country. The DHQ attributed the mass surrender to the military's intensive bombardment of the terrorists’ hideouts.

  8 months ago ago
Why The Nigerian Military Should Handle the Issue of the Surrendered Boko Haram Members Cautiously

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Troops Kill 27 Boko Haram Fighters, Missing Ijebu-Ode Chief Imam Found Dead

Photo Credit To Google Troops kill 27 Boko Haram fighters, arrest 51 in counter-insurgency operations: Defence Spokesman The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said no fewer than 1,000 terrorists and their families have surrendered to the firepower of the troops of Operation Hadin Kai, in the North-East theatre of operations.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Troops Kill 27 Boko Haram Fighters, Missing Ijebu-Ode Chief Imam Found Dead

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Today's Headlines: Troops Kills 73 Terrorists, Rescues 55, Gani Speaks On Igboho's Residence Attack

Photo Credit: Google. Troops Kills 73 Terrorists, Rescues 55 Victims In Borno The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said troops of Operation HADIN KAI killed 73 Boko Haram Terrorists and rescued 55 victims in Borno State. The acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig-Gen Benard Onyeuko, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday during an update of the military’s operations across the country between June 18-30, 2021.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Troops Kills 73 Terrorists, Rescues 55, Gani Speaks On Igboho's Residence Attack

MILITARY

More than 1,000 terrorists and their families surrender in North East

In the North East, over 1,000 terrorists and their families have surrendered, and 27 people have been killed. According to the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), over 1,000 terrorists and their families have surrendered to the Operation Hadin Kai troops in the North East theater of operations.

  9 months ago ago
More than 1,000 terrorists and their families surrender in North East

MILITARY

Nigerian military speaks on claims that officers in charge of CCTV were asleep during bandits attack

After the raid at the Nigerian Defence Academy by bandits in the early hours of Tuesday which lead to the kidnapping of a Major and the death of two others, speculations arose that the officers who were supposed to be in charge of CCTV had fallen asleep, thus, couldn't send out warning during the attack.

  9 months ago ago
Nigerian military speaks on claims that officers in charge of CCTV were asleep during bandits attack

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Why Combat Helicopter Shot Boat In Rivers- Military; FG Loses Against Igboho In Court

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has denied attacking a boat conveying people and food items from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers. A statement on Monday by the Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Sawyerr declared the claim was false. Sawyerr said the Air Component of the Joint Task Force Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) received an alert from ground troops.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Why Combat Helicopter Shot Boat In Rivers- Military; FG Loses Against Igboho In Court

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Personnel monitoring CCTV not asleep during NDA attack - DHQ

The Nigeria Defense Academy has revealed that the staffs who were monitoring the CCTV camera on Tuesday during attack were not asleep when the attack happened. He also said that they have already set up a board to investigate the incident and find out the circumstance that led to the attack which resulted to the death of two soldiers and the abduction of a major who was later murdered.

  9 months ago ago
Personnel monitoring CCTV not asleep during NDA attack - DHQ

MILITARY

Why Military Helicopter Shot Boat in Rivers – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has finally reacted to reports that a boat conveying people and food items from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State was shot at by a military combat helicopter. A statement made available to newsmen by Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Sawyerr, indicates that the report was fake.

  9 months ago ago
Why Military Helicopter Shot Boat in Rivers – DHQ

JUSTICE

#ENDSARS: No right-thinking Nigerian will join #ENDSARS protest, says DHQ

As activists mark the one year of the #EndSARS anniversary on Wednesday, the Defence Headquarters has said Nigerians are better conscious and won’t be seized for a ride a second time. Photo Credit: The Nation Major General Benjamin Sawyerr, the Director of Defence Information in a brief response to The Nation, asserted that no one in his right sense will obey the call to gather again, considering the wanton devastation that attended the #EndSARS protest one year ago.

  7 months ago ago
#ENDSARS: No right-thinking Nigerian will join #ENDSARS protest, says DHQ

MILITARY

Opinion: Nigerians Should Forgive The Surrendered Boko Haram Members Based On Some Set Conditions.

Nigerian Military have recorded another victory in their fight against insurgent in Nigeria as some members of the deadly group, Boko Haram, surrendered and begged Nigerians for forgiveness. According to the Defense Headquarters (DHQ), "No fewer than 5,890 members of the Book Haram have surrendered to the troops in the Northeast following an intensive bombardment of their hideouts".

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: Nigerians Should Forgive The Surrendered Boko Haram Members Based On Some Set Conditions.

ENTERTAINMENT

Today's Headlines: Drake Features Tems In New Album, Over 5,890 Terrorists Surrendered - DHQ

photo Credit To Google Drake features Tems in new album Photo Credit To People Gazette Canadian rapper Drake features fast-rising Nigerian music artist Temilade Openiyi better known as Tems, in his new album “Certified Lover Boy”. Nigerian music magazine, The Native, announced the heartwarming collaboration on Twitter.

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Drake Features Tems In New Album, Over 5,890 Terrorists Surrendered - DHQ

MILITARY

Troops Kill 27 Boko Haram Fighters, Arrest 51 In Counter-Insurgency Operations - Defence Spokesman

According to the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), over 1,000 terrorists and their families have surrendered to the firepower of Operation Hadin Kai forces in the North-East theatre of operations. In the last two weeks, 27 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have been killed, while 51 have been detained, according to DHQ.

  9 months ago ago
Troops Kill 27 Boko Haram Fighters, Arrest 51 In Counter-Insurgency Operations - Defence Spokesman

MILITARY

Nigeria Army appoints Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu as new spokesman.

The Nigeria Army has assigned Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu as the current Director of Army Public Relations. Brigadier General Nwachukwu was the Acting Director of Defence Information at the Defence Headquarters, before his appointment. He takes over the position from General Mohammed Yerima, who adopt duty as a spokesperson in February, NAN information.

  11 months ago ago
Nigeria Army appoints Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu as new spokesman.

MILITARY

Channels TV: DHQ Reveals Why Ex-Navy Commodore, Olawummi Was Invited

The Defence Headquarters has faulted reports that Commodore Kunle Olawunmi (rtd) was declared wanted by the Defence Intelligence Agency over anti-Buhari comments while a guest on a program by Channels Television. Director, Defence Information, Major General Benjamin Sawyerr in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday said the ex-Navy commodore was only invited to share intelligence with the Armed Forces to aide in the fight against terrorism, insurgency and banditry.

  9 months ago ago
Channels TV: DHQ Reveals Why Ex-Navy Commodore, Olawummi Was Invited