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GENERAL RUDZANI MUPHWANYA

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THEATRE COMMAND ORGANISES CADRE COURSE FOR NEWLY POSTED IN COMMANDERS AND STAFF OFFICERS

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In an effort to put the Commanders and Staff officers newly posted into Operation LAFIYA DOLE theatre in the correct frame of mind to conduct Counter terrorism and Counter insurgency operations in the North East, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, on Thursday 13th December 2018 declared open an orientation and induction cadre for commanders and

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A-29 SUPER TUCANO AIRCRAFT: CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF HOSTS SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION EXECUTIVES, URGES PROMPT DELIVERY OF AIRCRAFT

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has appealed to the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), manufacturers

SUICIDE A SILENT MENACE AND NEED FOR PROACTIVE MEASURES…By COMMODORE SG DOGO

INRODUCTION Oftentimes acquaintances and very close associates of suicide victims express regret of neglect and feeling of guilt when a

OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE: AIR TASK FORCE NEUTRALIZES SEVERAL BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS, IMMOBILIZES GUN TRUCK AT BULA KOREGE IN BORNO STATE

1. The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and immobilized one

TROOPS ARREST GUN RUNNER AND RECOVER WEAPONS AT RIGACHIKUN

Troops of Mobile Strike Team II deployed in Kaduna arrested a notorious gun runner and recovered 2 AK 47 assault

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CDS VISITS PLATEAU STATE GOVERNOR, ASSURES TOTAL PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE STATE.

1. The Chief of Defence Staff ( CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa today, 8 July, 2024 paid a courtesy call on the Plateau State Governor, His Excellency, Governor Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang in his office. The visit is part of the CDS leadership concept of ensuring collaboration with critical stake holders

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CDS RECEIVES GRAND RECEPTION FROM SOUTH AFRICAN COUNTERPSRT, HARPS ON SECURITY COOPERSTION.

1. The Chief of Defence Staff ( CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa today, 1 July, 2024 has paid an official visit to the Chief of South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF), General Rudzani Maphwanya in Pretoria, South Africa. The CDS was received by his South African counterpart in his office.

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CDS MOURNS ADMIRAL OGOHI: SAYS HE WAS PATRIOTIC TO THE END

On behalf of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Gwabin Musa OFR hereby announces the sad demise of a 8th Chief of Defence Staff, Armed Forces of Nigeria (1999-2003) Admiral Ibrahim Ogohi. Admiral Ogohi died in the early hours of today, Sunday, 30

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ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA HOST MAIDEN VETERANS STAKEHOLDERS FORUM…Focus on Enhancing Veteran Welfare and Future Prospects

The Defence Headquarters organized the inaugural Armed Forces of Nigeria Veterans Stakeholders Forum with the theme "The Nigerian Armed Forces Veterans in the Next Decade." Held at the Tukur Yusuf Buratai Auditorium in the Army War College Nigeria, Asokoro, Abuja, the two-day event commenced on June 25, 2024, and will

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CDS MEETS GENERAL CHARLES BROWN JR, CHAIRMAN US JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, DURING THE AFRICA CDS CONFERENCE AT GABORONE, BOTSWANA , FOR MUTUAL BENEFITS.

1. The Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS ) General Christopher Gwabin Musa today, 25 June, 2024 has attended the African Chiefs of Defence Conference with the theme; "Together on the Rampart: Expanding Cooperation and Sharing Values" which was Co-hosted by USAFRICOM and Botswana Defence Force, Gaborone, Botswana. The regular meeting

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Press Briefing by Directorate of Defence Media Operations

PRESS BRIEFING BY DIRECTORATE OF DEFENCE MEDIA OPERATIONS ON ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA’S MILITARY OPERATIONS HELD AT DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NEW CONFERENCE ROOM ON 28 JULY 2022 1. Defence Headquarters bi-weekly briefing on troops activities and operational successes being recorded in the various operational theaters of the 6 geo-political zones of

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TROOPS OF OPERATIONS SAFE HAVEN AND HADARIN DAJI ARREST VANDALS NEUTRALISE BANDITS RECOVER ARMS AND AMMUNITION

TROOPS OF OPERATIONS SAFE HAVEN AND HADARIN DAJI ARREST VANDALS NEUTRALISE BANDITS RECOVER ARMS AND AMMUNITION 1. Troops of Operations SAFE HAVEN and HADARIN DAJI have continued to deny terrorists and other criminal elements freedom of action in their area of operations. Notably on 25 July 2022, troops of Operation

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TROOPS OF OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE NEUTRALIZE SEVERAL BHT/ISWAP TERRORISTS IN BORNO STATE.

1. In continuation of Operation LAFIYA DOLE subsidiary Operation KANTANA JIMLAN, troops of Army Super

TROOPS OF OPERATION ACCORD NEUTRALIZES ARMED BANDITS, RECOVER ARMS AND AMMUNITION IN KAJURU LGA OF KADUNA STATE

In continuation of the offensive operation against criminal elements, troops of Operation ACCORD recorded appreciable

OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE: TROOPS OF OPERATION FIRE BALL NEUTRALIZE BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS RESCUE KIDNAPPED VICTIMS INTERCEPT TERRORIST LOGISTICS SUPPLIES

1. The troops of Operation FIRE BALL in continuation of their aggressive clearance operation to

THERE ARE NO SECRET GRAVEYARDS IN THE NORTH EAST THEATRE

PRESS RELEASE The Defence Headquarters has noted with dismay   an Online Article by “Wall Street