According to reports, the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin, declared yesterday that Boko Haram is gone forever whether its so-called leader, Abubakar Shekau, is alive or dead.
Speaking with journalists through the acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, at a media parley in Kaduna, he said Boko Haram insurgency had been, “totally degraded, decimated and 100 per cent defeated”.
He however cautioned the media against casting headlines that would create division in society and inflame conflict.
“Today, I am […]
The decision to release Boko Haram suspects in exchange for abducted Chibok schoolgirls as being demanded by the terror sect will be a political decision.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonishakin, stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a security meeting held in the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.
Olonisakin, however, said military operations against activities of the terrorist group would continue irrespective of any negotiation with the sect.
He said: “That is a political decision to be […]
Following the destruction of oil pipelines and gas installations by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, has said the Armed Forces would not negotiate with them.
Olonisakin spoke on Thursday at the inauguration of the procured 10 highlymilitarised Honker Scorpion vehicles, which were to be deployed to bases across the country in line with the Nigeria Air Force’s (NAF) new Base Defence Concept (BDC).
The CDS, who spoke alongside the Chief of Air Staff […]