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2 Nov 2019
As the military insisted on commencing its Operation Positive Identification (OPI), yesterday, there was palpable apprehension across the country, as most Nigerians remain unclear about its scope and how...
7 Jun 2019
Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has described as highly regrettable the conduct of troops caught on video maltreating suspected bandits arrested along Kaduna/Abuja road. Acting director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, while reacting to the trending video yesterday, stated that “the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has ordered a thorough investigation into the incident to bring to…
9 Mar 2019
Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has reiterated that the role of the army in the elections is to support the police in ensuring that Nigerians are able to perform their civic obligations in a peaceful and secured environment. The statement followed allegations by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the military was working with the ruling…
4 Feb 2019
Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, has disclosed that Boko Haram has adopted a strategy to win public sympathy. According to him, the insurgents’ new strategy is the ‘unconditional release’ of rustled cattle to rightful owners in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Spokesman of the command, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said this in…
3 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had uncovered plot by Boko Haram insurgents to win public sympathy through the unconditional release of rustled cattle to the owners.
20 Jan 2019
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops killed two Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation at Kajeri community in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE said in a statement in Maiduguri that the troops also recovered ammunitions and rescued two…
10 Jan 2019
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have opened the Maiduguri-Damaturu-Potiskum road to motorists in Borno and Yobe states. Its Spokesman, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, announced opening of the 232-kilometre road in a statement issued yesterday in Maiduguri. According to him, rumours that troops have closed the Maiduguri-Damaturu-Potiskum road were not true. “Our attention has been drawn to…
20 May 2018
The Nigerian Army says some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement released in Maiduguri. “What would…
23 Apr 2018
The Nigerian Army on Monday said its troops had destroyed a Boko Haram insurgents’ training facility at Benisheikh, Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that the troops also killed one insurgent and rescued one person held captive…
6 Feb 2018
The Federal Government has earmarked N45 billion for the rebuilding of destroyed liberated communities in the Northeast.


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