Tag: defence headquarters

Defence Headquarters has said that the military has sustained onslaught against bandits

The Defence Headquarters has said that the military has sustained onslaught against bandits, kidnappers and other criminals by denying them freedom of action in the North West and North Central zones of the country. Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defence Media Operation, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja while briefing[Read More…]

Bombings by terrorists and their sleeper cells Operations no longer exists – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said it has checkmated insurgency in Nigeria. Spokesperson of the DHQ, John Enenche made the claim during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria, NAN on Monday. He said the military had since 2015 defeated the insurgents and have stripped off the authority of the[Read More…]

Defence Headquarters accuses the United Nations of spreading fake news over Borno casualty numbers

The Defence Headquarters, on Monday, faulted a report by the United Nations that 110 civilians were killed by Boko Haram in Saturday onslaught on farmers in the Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. NewsWireNGR recalls that the United Nations had in a statement described the killings as a “gruesome”[Read More…]

Suspected, notorious criminal Killed in Benue

Soldiers deployed in Benue have killed a suspected notorious criminal, Terugwa Igbagwa, during a raid operation in the state. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations at the Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. According to him, Igbagwa whose alias is Orjondu died in[Read More…]

Military Denies Ransom Payment on Chibok Girls, Says Media Should Remain Partners in Progress

STOP PEDDLING UNFOUNDED RUMOURS IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL SECURITY The attention of Defence Headquarters (DHQ), has been drawn to a news story by the Punch newspapers alleging that ransom was paid by the government in exchange for the recently released of 21 of the abducted Chibok girls. This unsubstantiated[Read More…]

No Disquiet in the Military Over Chibok Girl- DHQ

NO DISQUIET IN THE MILITARY OVER CHIBOK GIRLS … Negotiation, Political The Defence Headquarters attention has been drawn to an online and newspaper publication insinuating that there is a mix feelings among Nigerian military ranks and files as a result of the recent release of some Chibok girls. The military[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Unaware of Chibok Girls’ Release – Defence Headquarters Says

Nigeria’s military says it is not aware of the twenty one Chibok schoolgirls released by the Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday. The Defence Headquarters said it is conducting “serious operations to rescue them and other Nigerians in Boko Haram captivity.” This was contained in a news alert from the News[Read More…]

Court Martial: Nigerian Army Arraigns 20 Soldiers in Maiduguri [Press Statement]

PRESS RELEASE ADDRESS DELIVERED BY BRIG GEN VO EZUGWU DSS FCMH GOM CM psc BA(Hons) MSc fdc(+) ACTING GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 7 DIVISION NIGERIAN ARMY ON 10 AUGUST 2016 AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE GENERAL COURT MARTIAL CONVENED TO TRY ACCUSED PERSONNEL OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY WHO COMMITTED VARIOUS OFFENCES[Read More…]

Terrorists Plan Bombings During Ramadan – DHQ Warns

TERRORISTS PLAN BOMBINGS DURING RAMADAN Information available to this Headquarters indicated plans by terrorists to use the Ramadan periods which usually attracts gathering of large number of persons during morning and evening worships and prayers to carryout large scale bombings. Against this background, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) wishes to once[Read More…]

Terrorists Lay Landmines on Farmlands

TERRORISTS LAY LAND MINES ON FARM LAND The Defence Headquarters wishes to inform the general public particularly those in the North East that in their desperation to unleash terror on the people, the fleeing remnant terrorists have laid land mines on stretches of farm land. It is also instructive to[Read More…]