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Group hails Nigerian army over global ranking

…calls for community policing  to end suicide bombing The current victories by the Nigerian Army over terrorism in Nigeria have continued to recieve commendations even as the Eko Civil Rights Movement, Thursday, joined the foray of those who have acknowledged the giant achievements of the military. Chief of Army Staff …

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Operation Python Dance II: Army Arrest 42 Suspects For Armed Robbery, Cultism

File photo of soldiers. Few weeks after the launch of the military exercise code-named Operation Python Dance II in the South Eastern part of the country, the military has announced the arrest of 42 suspected criminals in Imo State. The suspects were said to have been arrested for various crime …

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Army appoints Mohammed new GOC, as  Oyebade moves to NDA as commandant 

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army has appointed Major General M Mohammed as the new General Officer Commanding 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna. Mohammed,who until his appointment,was at the Department of Army Standards and Evaluation,DASE, in Abuja, took over from Major-General A. Oyebade,was equally redeployed to the Nigerian Defence Academy, …

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South-East Governors Set Up Committee To Investigate Army-IPOB Clash

This file photo shows Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwanyi; Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha; Ebonyi State Governor and Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum, Dave Umahi; Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano; and Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, after a recent meeting of the forum. The South-East Governors Forum has set …

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Army Reacts To ‘Viral Video’, Says Investigation Is Ongoing

File Photo The Nigerian Army says it is investigating a video being circulated on the social media, which shows Army personnel assaulting some civilians. Channels Television cannot verify the source of the viral video, but the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sanni Usman, said they were aware of …

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Army Denies Invading Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

File Photo The Nigerian Army has denied reports that it invaded the residence of the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State. This followed claims by supporters of the IPOB leader on Sunday that some soldiers opened fire on the residents who came …

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Army Makes U-Turn, Retracts Statement On Oil Workers’ Rescue

Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, The Nigerian Army has expressed regret over a statement it issued following the ambush and abduction of some oil workers in Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists. This comes four days after the ambush and a day after Boko Haram released a …

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IPOB raises alarm, alleges Army, DSS have perfected plan to kill or arrest Nnamdi Kanu

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu.Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has raised the alarm that the military particularly the Nigerian Army has perfected plans to unleash terror on their members homes, even when they have decided not to march on the streets, but adopted Sit-at-home method of celebrating Biafra Day …

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