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Nigerian Army Parades 11 NYSC Members Accused Of Engaging In Electoral Offences Fraud

Eleven National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members have been paraded in Rivers state for allegedly committing various electoral offences during last weekend’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. They were paraded yesterday by officers of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army, in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. The corps members were said to have been arrested in a hotel…

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We’ll Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Hiding In Baga – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army says it will clear the Boko Haram “terrorists” hiding in Baga, a town in Borno state. On Thursday,insurgents attacked the headquarters of the 7 brigade multinational joint task force (MNJTF) at Baga and hoisted their flag in the town. In a statement, Sani Usman, director army public relations, said soldiers are in pursuit of…

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Nigerian Army Intercepts Two Female Suspected To Be Suicide Bombers, In Borno

The Nigeria Army via the troops of the ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ has arrested a female suicide bomber and her accomplice at Mushimari village in Konduga LG area of Borno State.  The information which was revealed via the official twitter post of the Army, said the suspected bombers were arrested on Wednesday Night around 9:30pm while…

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Nigerian Soldier Goes Rogue, Injures Four, Kills Colleague & Commits Suicide

A sergeant of the Nigerian Army, identified as Adegor Okpako went rogue. He attacked four of his colleagues, murdered another and commited suicide at the 192 Battalion in the Gwoza area of Borno State. According to PUNCH Metro, the incident occurred around 3pm on Wednesday, 19th of September, during what was referred to as in-theatre training…

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Insurgency! Buratai Tells Troops To Be Aggressive & Decisive With Armed Bandits, Criminal Elements

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops of `Operation Safe Haven’ to be aggressive and decisive in dealing with armed bandits and other criminal elements operating in Plateau State. Buratai said a situation whereby innocent citizens were waylaid, abducted and killed indiscriminately should no longer be tolerated. He charged at a demonstration…

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Civilians & Soldiers Take Refuge In Gubio As Boko Haram Recaptures Gudumbali

Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday, 8th of September, stormed and recaptured Gudumbali town, of Guzamala Local Government Area in the northern part of Borno State. The insurgents attacked the hundreds of displaced residents who had just returned since few weeks ago after fleeing their homes in Gudumbali on Friday night, 7th of September. A source…

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In Response To Massacre In Birnin Gwari – Kaduna, Buhari Approves Military Battalion, Police Command

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as part of measures to scale up the security response to the banditry affecting the area, the presidency said in a statement on…

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Nigerian Army Are Arresting Our People In Place Of Our Killers, Taraba Residents Cry Out

Residents of Taraba state have accused the Nigerian army of arresting fellow indigenes to replace militia group who are attacking and killings people in the state. The residents also revealed that the army has withdrawn all of its soldiers from various checkpoints in Takum Local Government Area. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Texas…

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