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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 The residents also revealed that the army has withdrawn all of its soldiers from various checkpoints in Takum Local Government Area.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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Army Nabs Boko Haram’s Bomb Specialist

Mr. Adamu Hassan, a Boko Haram insurgent specialised in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) has been nabbed by the Nigerian army. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, said the military apprehended the suspect in Kaltungo town of Gombe state. The suspect was arrested during a joint operation with Department…

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Military Responds As Danjuma Accuses Armed Forces Of Conniving With Killers

The Nigerian Army have dismissed allegations by a retired military general that security forces are conniving with deadly attackers across Nigeria, saying such calls are inflammatory and should be disregarded. Retired Lt. General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, a former Chief of Army Staff from 1976-1979, had on Saturday, accused the armed forces of collusion with bandits…

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Army Replaces Sani Usman As Spokesman

Sani Usman, a Brigadier-General, has been replaced as spokesman of the Nigerian Army. In his stead, Jude Chukwu, also a Brigadier-General, has been appointed with a formal handover ceremony slated for Monday. Usman is currently attending a senior executive course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, while Chukwu is…

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Nigerian Army To Begin Operation Cat Race To Tackle Herdsmen Killings

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it will conduct a special exercise tagged: “Ayem Akpatuma’’ – “Cat Race” to tackle recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes and criminal activities in Benue, Taraba, and four other states. The other states are: Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger and Kaduna states. The exercise, according to Maj.-Gen. David Ahmadu, the Chief of Training and…

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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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