Military not deterred by Boko Haram rhetoric — DHQ By Ronald Mutum

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said it was not bothered by the rhetoric contained in a video recently released by acclaimed leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau. Contacted yesterday to comment on the video, Defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar said: “Which Shekau did you see?, remember anybody can replicate him.” “We know they …

Military Strategizes on Deployment of Holistic Approach to End Herdsmen/Farmers’ Clashes By Dele Ogbodo

The Defence Headquarters (DH), has said, it is set to rollout holistic approach, aimed at ending the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country. Speaking in a radio programme over the week end in Abuja, the Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, said the military is currently appraising the situation and will …

At Defence College, Buhari Vows to Deal Decisively with Rampaging Fulani Herdsmen By Tobi Soniyi and Daji Sani

Rampaging Fulani herdsmen may be in for a tough time with President Muhammadu Buhari stating friday that his administration will no longer tolerate acts of banditry and criminality from the herdsmen. The president stated this in his address at the graduation ceremony of Course 24 of the National Defence College, Abuja. President Buhari informed the …

Military: We’re Not Bothered About Boko Haram Leadership Change By Senator Iroegbu and Zacheaus Somorin

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that the military was not in the least bit perturbed about the latest change of leadership in Boko Haram. Wednesday, the BBC reported that Islamic State had named a new leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, for Boko Haram. Al-Barnawi, who was once the spokesman for the insurgent group, has replaced …

Military reacts to announcement of new Boko Haram leadership By Daily Post Staff

The defence headquarters (DHQ) says the announcement of a new Boko Haram leader is irrelevant and inconsequential to the military’s operation in the north-east. Rabe Abubakar, director of defence information, told NAN in Abuja on Wednesday that the military remains focused on its operation in the north-east. He said the announcement of a new leader …

Defence committee at Mamalari Barracks, lauds military •Why some roads remain closed —Commander by Bodunrin Kayode

FOR the second time in six months, the House of Representatives Committee on Defence visited the Theatre Command of the Nigerian Army fighting to end the Boko Haram menace in the North-East. The team, led by Honourable Ali Isa, who represented the chairman, Honourable Aliyu Betera, said it received some petitions about roads shut down …

No innocent officer was retired unjustly – Defence Minister by NAN

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, says the recent retirement of 38 Army officers is part of an ongoing reform in the Armed Forces of Nigeria, rather than a witch-hunt. The minister said this when fielding questions from journalists after delivering a lecture titled “Defence Management: the Nigerian Experience’’ at the National Defence College, Abuja, …