The Defence Headquarters DHQ says it is set to conduct a Joint Operations Planning Exercise JOPEX for the participants of war colleges.

The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, said this in a statement in Abuja.

The war colleges include Army War College Nigeria AWCN, Naval War College Nigeria NWCN and Air Force War College Nigeria AWCN in Abuja

He said the exercise was scheduled to take place from November 1st to November 7th at the premises of AWCN located at WU Bassey Barracks, Asokoro, Abuja.

Onyeuko said the key objective of the training was to enable participants to effectively respond to contemporary security challenges bedeviling Nigeria using a joint and multi-agency approach.

He added that the exercise would involve the aspects of national security, interagency coordination, logistics planning, counter terrorism and counter insurgency and stabilisation operations.