A grand state reception and dinner was held on Saturday night by the Ekiti Government in honour of the erstwhile Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin.
31 Dec 2019
The Federal Government yesterday said it would pull the military out of hotspots in the country in 2020 and hand over security operations in those areas to the police.
13 Oct 2019
The Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime offences bill recently assented by President Muhammadu Buhari would tackle challenges of sea piracy...
16 Dec 2018
Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has charged Naval officers in Rivers State to channel their strength towards total eradication of miscreants from the state.
8 Nov 2018
Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, on Tuesday asked for increased cooperation among regional and international organisations to put an end to the reign of the Boko Haram Terrorist organisation in the Lake Chad Basin.
8 Mar 2018
Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has called on military officers to embrace financial literacy to help them plan for befitting retirement.He made the call during a three-day workshop conducted for the Nigerian Armed Forces by ABO Services and Konsult, an investment and personal finance training company.
18 Dec 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, and the three Service Chiefs.
19 Nov 2017
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said inter-agency rivalry and conflict among security agencies in the country is now a thing of the past.
11 Nov 2017
Abayomi Olonisakin said at the inauguration of the boats in Warri that the recent threat by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to resume hostilities in the region was a sad commentary on the collective security of the environment.
9 Jul 2017
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, says in New York that Nigerian military is currently confronting no fewer than 14 security threats across the country. Olonisakin disclosed this at a reception organised for him by the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN. The defence chief was at the UN headquarters for the…
29 Apr 2017
Nyesom Wike and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin have tasked the Navy to become more resolute in the battle against terrorism in the North-East and oil theft in the Niger Delta region.
23 Mar 2017
Nigeria spent more than $2.6 billion in 2016 to address the humanitarian challenges caused by Boko Haram terrorists, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Olonisakin stated this at the meeting of the ‘Global Coalition Working to Defeat ISIS’ in Washington, D.C.…