Tag: DHQ

YNaijaAugust 12, 2023

Defence Headquarters of Nigeria Denounces Coup Claims, Reaffirms Allegiance to Democracy

In a resolute stance, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) of Nigeria has categorically denied any inclination towards a coup, affirming its ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 26, 2022

I’ll handle security while Tinubu will handle economy if elected – Shettima; Locally-made COVID-19 vaccine for trial November | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

I’ll handle security while Tinubu will handle economy if elected – Shettima Obasanjo, Wike, Peter Obi, others meet in London ...

Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

The Big 5: We are not planning to overthrow Buhari – Military; US suspends drop box visa applications in Nigeria | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Air Force, ground troops neutralize 12 bandits, rescue 15 kidnapped ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

Military doesn’t need mercenaries against Boko Haram – DHQ

The Military High Command says it doesn’t need mercenaries to prosecute the ongoing war against terrorist sect Boko Haram. Spokesperson for ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Boko Haram has been defeated 100 per cent – DHQ

The Nigerian military says terrorist sect Boko Haram has been totally decimated, The Cable reports. Spokesman of the Defence Headquarters Brigadier General ...

Mazi EmekaJune 23, 2016

Military scraps Niger Delta Operation, announces replacement

In a bid to ensure better service delivery and efficiency, the Nigeria Defence Headquarter, on Wednesday, scrapped its military operation ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 6, 2016

Niger Delta militants vow to destroy Presidential Villa, DHQ, National Assembly, others

Militant group, Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, JNDLF, has released a statement, indicating its intention to destroy the National Assembly, ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 25, 2016

‘Don’t get carried away by Shekau’s video’ – Army

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ), on Thursday, warned Nigerians to be wary of the so called apology video that showed ...

Isime EseneMarch 3, 2015

Ife Adebayo: Why the military are now taking the fight to Boko Haram (Rejoinder)

by Ife Adebayo I am compelled to write this article in response to Nnamdi Anekwe-Chive’s article on YNaija which seeks to ...

Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2015

About 150 people died in Baga – DHQ

by Isi Esene The Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, has addressed a press conference in Abuja denying ...

Isime EseneDecember 25, 2014

How we stopped a suicide bomber in Gombe – DHQ

by James Sambo The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said a suicide bomber who rammed into a military check point in Bajoga, ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2014

Nigerian troops recapture 3 communities in Adamawa (See Photos)

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military combating terrorism in the North east have reportedly taken full control of three communities ...

Isime EseneNovember 2, 2014

We are still studying the Shekau video – DHQ

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military have disclosed that it is presently studying the video purportedly released by Boko Haram ...

Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Sweet victory: Army releases pictures after smashing Boko Haram in Konduga

by Isi Esene Our military has made good its promise to release pictures showing the defeat and seizure of arms belonging ...

Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

Nigerian troops kill over 100 militants in Borno

by Isi Esene The fear expressed by Nigerians over the rumoured advance of Boko Haram militants into Maiduguri, the capital ...

Isime EseneAugust 26, 2014

480 Nigerian soldiers are back from Cameroon

by Isi Esene The Defence Headquarters have announced the return of over 400 soldiers who reportedly fled into Cameroon after ...

December 28, 2013

Massive shake-up in Army, GOCs, Brigade Commanders, others moved + annual leave suspended

  In a massive shake-up on Friday, the Nigeria Army deployed its key senior officers including General Officers Commanding (GOCs), ...

December 5, 2013

Boko Haram: Defence Headquarters put up 499 for trial including Medical Doctor

by Akintomiwa Agbaje 500 suspects including a medical doctor have been recommended for trial by the Defence Headquarters yesterday in respect ...

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