Meet the new Director of Defence Information
22nd March 2017

Brigadier General  John Agim was born on 5th October 1963. He began his military career in 1992 when he was commissioned into the Nigerian Army. He has a Bachelor degree BA (HONS) Communication Arts from the University of Uyo  formerly known as the University of Cross River State  in 1992, Masters in public relations from the University Of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Masters in Mass Communication from Enugu State University of Science and Technology and PhD in Mass Communication from University of Uyo in 2006

In the course of his career, Brigadier General John Agim attended various military courses some of which are; Junior Staff College Jaji, United Nation Peace Keeping and International Conflict Resolution 2003, Certificate of Participation Nigerian Army Security Awareness 2011, London Leadership course 2012, Information Operations Course London, and Several other Seminars in Public Relations.

Brigadier General  John Agim has held various appointments, which includes, Army Public Relations Officer in the Directorate of Army Recruitment Reserve and Resettlement, Army Public Relations Officer Guards Brigade Abuja, Deputy Assistant Director, 1 Division Kaduna, Army Public Relations  Officer  2 Brigade Port Harcourt, Acting Assistant Director  82 Division Enugu, College Public Relations Officer  Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Military Public Information Officer for the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone, Acting Col. Coordination  Directorate of Army Public Relations Abuja, Public Relations Officer to the Chief of Army Staff Abuja, Public Relations Officer to the Chief of Defence Staff Abuja, Commandant of the Nigeria Army School of Public Relations and Information Bonny Cantonment Lagos from 2014 to 8 January 2018.

Brigadier General  John Agim is a qualified Public relation spokesperson and a Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations  FNIPR. Honours and awards received: Forces Service Star FSS, Meritorious Service Star MSS, Distinguish Service Star DSS, Golden Jubilee Medal GJM, United Nations Medal, Training Support Medal TSM.

He has published the following books “The Principles and Practice of Public Relations in the military and the Police Ultimate Books (2004) and the Image Communication  and Reputation  Management  Ultimate Books (2010).”.

 His hobbies are Reading, Making Friends and Travelling.

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