Tag: Defence Headquarters

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 21, 2018

The Big 5: NASS justifies Budget alteration, Defence HQ says Nigeria is not under Islamic State threat and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The National Assembly has reacted to the concerns raised by President ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 11, 2018

The Big 5: Wike accuses FG of plot to frame him, Police Officers dismissed over use of tear gas and other stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, said he has uncovered a plot ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2017

Defence Headquarters reaffirms “total subordination” to constituted civil authorities

In a Press Forum for the month of September, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said the various operations and exercises are being ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2017

“Nnamdi Kanu is not in the custody of the military” – Defence Spokesperson

The spokesman of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Major General John Enenche says the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

We are not terrorists, we are not violent – IPOB responds

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday downplayed the declaration by the Defence Headquarters, that the group is a “militant ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

Just In: DHQ declares IPOB a “militant terrorist organisation’’

The Defence Headquarters has labelled the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a “militant terrorist organisation’’ and urged parents/guardians to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

Defence Headquarters deny raiding UN House in Maiduguri

The Defence headquarters in a statement on Friday has denied media reports that military men raided a United Nations house ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 3, 2017

Dogara, Defence Hqtrs disagree on Presidential confirmation of Service Chiefs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and Defence Headquarters, have differed on the input of the National ...

EditorJune 1, 2017

The Defence Headquarters need to provide details on the Navy, Police clash in Calabar

by Alex Onukwue The official word, as it stands, from the clash between officers of the Navy and the Police ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

Armed Forces will remain totally loyal to Buhari – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters has said the coup warning issued by Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai was only to caution ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

Defence Headquarters gets new spokesperson

The Defence Headquarters has appointed Major General John Eneche as the new Director Defence information. He replaced Brigadier General Rabe ...

AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

‘Stop meddling into our security issues’ | Military warns Amnesty International

by Azeez Adeniyi The Defence Headquarters has warned the Amnesty International and its affiliates to stop meddling into security issues ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 22, 2017

IPOB killings: You are liars, military tells Amnesty International

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian military has accused human rights body Amnesty International (AI) of bandying lies and concocted stories over ...

AzeezFebruary 13, 2017

We do not encourage military men assaulting civilians -DHQ

The Defence headquarters has said it is committed to the protection of dignity and human right of all Nigerians. In a statement ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

DHQ dismisses rumours on retirement of some service chiefs

The Defence Headquarters has dismissed rumours on social media that some service chiefs have been retired and replaced. The Director ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 17, 2016

Niger Delta: Military appoints new commander to tackle militancy

The Defence Headquarters has appointed a new commander for Operation Delta Safe in the Niger Delta. The new commander, Apochi ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

No disaffection in the military over release of #ChibokGirls

The Defence Headquarters has debunked in strong terms a report by an online newspaper (not YNaija) that there was disaffection ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

Military sets up task force, “Operation Accord” to tackle armed herdsmen

The Nigerian military has stepped up plans to deal with the activities of armed herdsmen in the country. According to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 15, 2016

Boko Haram is holding no territory in Nigeria – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters have debunked claims that terrorist sect, Boko Haram is holding some territories in Northeast Nigeria. Defence Spokesman, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Journalists covering security issues in the North-east should seek permission – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has advised journalists seeking to cover events in the Northeast to seek authorisation from military authorities. This ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

Defence HQ warn Niger Delta militants against threatening Nigerians

The Defence headquarters on Tuesday warned militant groups in the Niger Delta to desist from threatening residents and stop all ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Watch how Army destroyed new Boko Haram camp

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ has released the video of how members of the Nigerian Air Force destroyed a new Boko ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2016

Boko Haram: Sect is battling for relevance – Military

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Wednesday said terrorist group Boko Haram are trying to seek relevance through the announcement of ...

AzeezJuly 17, 2016

Arms scandal: Indicted officers may be dismissed

Fresh reports reveal that military officers mentioned in the arms scam report released by the Federal Government may be dismissed from ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 9, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The cloud hanging over Buratai

Since becoming Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has taken personal charge of the war against Boko Haram, and has ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 18, 2015

“It’s not Nigeria” | Military denies Chadian air strikes

The Defence Headquarters has denied the report that the Chadian military conducted air strikes against six terrorist camps in Nigeria. A ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 27, 2015

Has Gwoza really been liberated from Boko Haram?

by Godwin Akanfe Sources within the Defence Headquarters have told YNaija off the record that contrary to the claims by ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 27, 2015

Nigerian military claims to have recaptured Gwoza from Boko Haram (PHOTOS)

by Panshak Ibrahim Nigerian troops claims to have recaptured the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram. The Islamic terrorist sect ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 7, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: Jonathan’s rush to be a responsible President elicits pity

by Gimba Kakanda We’re presently entangled in a rectangle of tragedy: the paranoia of the armed forces, unaccountability of the ...

SolaFebruary 18, 2015

Nigerian troops overrun Boko Haram camps, seize weapons (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs Over 300 Boko Haram members have been killed and few others injured in the ongoing mopping up ...

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