Tag Archives: Nigerian Army

IPOB Reacts to Killing of Top Commander, Says Uzodima Should Get Ready as They Vow to Avenge

A tactical team of the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Army, and Department of State Services (DSS), in a joint operation early Saturday morning, stormed the operational headquarters of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the military wing of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in Awomama, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, killing seven…

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Buhari Encourages Peaceful Protests Amid Claims Of Second Wave Of #EndSARS Demonstrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that those willing to protest are at democratic liberty of doing so but his administration will not tolerate any acts of hooliganism. The president who spoke in a virtual arrangement at the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2020 on Monday said hooligans hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively…

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#EndSARS: Lai Mohammed Calls ‘Lekki Massacre’ A Hoax, Says DJ Switch Will Soon Be Exposed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has incurred the wrath of social media users after saying the October 20 Lekki shootings was a “massacre without bodies”. The Minister made the remark on Thursday at a press conference in Abuja while reiterating the federal government’s position that military men did not shoot at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki…

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Central Bank Of Nigeria Opposes Suit To Remove Arabic Inscriptions From Naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria has opposed the bid seeking the removal of the Arabic inscriptions on some naira notes, saying that it does not in any way threaten the secular status of the country. The apex court stated this in a countersuit filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos after a Nigerian lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo,…

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Army Insists Lagos Requested Intervention In Lekki Toll Gate Protest

The Nigerian Army has broken its silence on the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters in Lagos which triggered a global outrage and condemnation. In a statement released by Acting Deputy Director, 81 Division Army Public Relations, Major Osoba Olaniyi, the military denied that it fired at the peaceful demonstrators and also disputed the claim by Lagos…

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Nigeria Army Speak On #EndSARS Protests, Vows To Deal With ‘Subversive Elements’

The Nigerian military has warned that some unscrupulous individuals and groups have been determined to destabilize the country by all means in the guise of agitations, maintaining its readiness to quell any threat to the nation’s corporate existence. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja during a meeting with Principal Staff…

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Lekki Shooting: Sanwo-Olu Admits Army’s Involvement, Says ‘People Would Be Held Accountable’

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally admitted that officers of the Nigerian Army were responsible for the violent crackdown on unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos state. Recall that a military spokesman had earlier denied claims of soldiers being present at the toll gate during the Tuesday incident, stating that viral videos of the…

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DJ Switch Tearfully Breaks Silence On Horrific Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

In a new video released on Friday, DJ Switch tearfully gave a detailed account of the violent crackdown on unarmed #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll booth in Lagos which left the world stunned on Tuesday October 20. The Nigerian disc jockey and singer suffered the most horrific ordeal of her life when security agents opened fire on peaceful protesters, causing horrendous injuries and a…

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Obasanjo Condemns President Buhari’s Violent Crackdown On Peaceful #EndSARS Protesters

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for the use of brute force to quell #EndSARS protests in Lagos state and across the nation. He disclosed this Wednesday in a public statement titled ‘Statement on Violence Against Protesters In Nigeria: An Appeal for Calm’, a day after soldiers shot at unarmed protesters at the infamous…

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