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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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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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