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Nigerian Army Releases 244 Repentant Boko Haram Insurgents To Commemorate 2018 Armed Force Remembrance Day

The Nigerian Army has handed over to the Borno State Government, 244 repentant Boko Haram insurgents formerly in their detention. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, disclosed this while presenting the released detainees to the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, at the Military Cemetery, Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri. According to Nicholas, the detainees…

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Nigerian Army Partners With Innoson Motors For Manufacturing Of Local Made Military Equipment’s & Vehicles

The Nigerian Army and indigenous vehicle manufacturing company, Innoson Motors are entering into partnership for the manufacturing of locally made military equipment’s and vehicles. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, announced this during a visit led by the Managing Director, Innocent Chukwuma and management of the manufacturing company to the Army Headquarters.…

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Nigerian Army Gives All Personnel One Year To Learn Igbo, Hausa & Yoruba

It is now mandatory for all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to understand the 3 major languages in the country – Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba, Premium Times reports. The Army announced the policy change on Wednesday morning, asking that all its personnel be proficient in the 3 languages by December 2018. The army spokesperson, Brig.-Gen. Sani…

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Python Dance Not Targeted at Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army Says

The Nigerian Army in Enugu, said on Tuesday that the military exercise in the South-East, code-named ‘Operation Python Dance 2’, was not targeted at the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Col. Sagir Musa, the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division, said this when he briefed newsmen at the NUJ Secretariat,…

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Army, IPOB Members Clash During Show of Force Operation Near Kanu’s Umuahia Home

One person was injured on Sunday evening when soldiers reportedly opened fire on supporters of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu at his Afraukwu Umuahia country home, Abia state. Narrating the incident to journalists, Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the soldiers stormed the IPOB leader’s home in an armoured tank…

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Two Boko Haram Commanders & Shekau’s Deputies Killed In Borno

The Nigerian Army has said its troops killed two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorists group, in successful operations at Alafa in Borno on Sallah day. This disclosure was made in a statement by the Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman. The Army spokesman added that Shekau deputies…

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ADC to Chief of Army Staff & Former Borno State Governor’s Daughter Release Pre-wedding Pictures

One of Northern Nigeria’s most handsome and eligible bachelors, Ronnie Dankabo is about to get married! The groom-to-be who is in his early 30’s has achieved quite a lot for himself. He is the ADC to Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai and is a well respected Captain in the…

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