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    Metro Army Begins 77 Regular Recruitment – Spokesman

    The Nigerian Army says it has commenced its online registration for the 77 Regular Recruit Intake for both Trades, Non-Tradesmen and women from Dec. 29 to Feb 9, 2018. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Saturday that the exercise was aimed at selecting able bodied...
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    Metro Boko Haram Attack Kills 32 Soldiers

    Thirty Nigerien troops and two Nigerian soldiers have been killed in clashes with Boko Haram militants in Niger, the country’s defence ministry says. It says “hundreds of assailants” attacked a military post in the south-eastern town of Bosso, on the Nigerian border, on Friday night. A...
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    Metro Nigerian Troops Carry Out Special Operation, Rescue Over 400 Persons [See Photos]

    Nigerian troops of 7 Division conducted a special operation at Chingurimi, Walasa and Masa villages in Borno which were believed to have large concentration of abducted women and children were held hostages by the Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday 4th May 2016. The troops killed quite a number...
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    Politics President Buhari Meets Liberia’s Johnson Sirleaf

    President Muhammdu Buhari received his Liberia counterpart, Ms Johnson Ellen Sirleaf at the State Houe today. Ms Johnson Ellen Sirleaf said she came to Nigeria to thank Buhari for the support her country received from Nigeria, following the Ebola disease outbreak. She said that she came to...
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    Metro Rivers: Gunmen Blow Up Agip Gas Pipeline

    A group of armed men believed to be cultists have blown up a gas facility in Akala Olu village, Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State for the arrest and continued detention of a suspect, Mr. Emmanuel Odum. The attack on the gas facility, according to a statement signed by the...
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    Metro Arms Deal: N1trn Found in 4 Ex-Service Chiefs’ Accounts [NigerianPilot]

    The 27-man task force investigating the $2.1billion arms procurement scandal under the former National Security Adviser, NSA, have traced a whopping sum of N1trillion to the accounts allegedly owned by four EX- service chiefs, Nigerian Pilot reveals. A highly placed source at the Economic and...
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    Metro Court's Registrar Jailed 10 Years for Defrauding Ex-Army Chief, Bamaiyi of $330,000

    Lateef Lawal-Akapo, justice of an Ikeja high court on Monday sentenced a court registrar, Oluronke Rosolu, to 10 years imprisonment for defrauding Ishaya Bamaiyi, a former chief of army staff, of $330,000. Rosolu was convicted on all the two counts charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by...
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    Metro Buratai Reverses Death Sentence on 66 Soldiers

    Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has commuted the death sentence passed on 66 soldiers in January and March 2015, to 10 years imprisonment, theCable report. Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, announced this in a statement issued on Saturday. About 71 soldiers were arraigned on several...
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    Metro Zaria Killings: Shi’ite Muslims Reject FG’s Probe, Demands Release of Leader

    Shi’ite Muslims have rejected a panel set up by the government to investigate a military crackdown in which they say hundreds of their members were killed in northern Zaria city. The military accuses the pro-Iranian sect, known as the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), of trying to assassinate...
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    Metro Tension In Kaduna As Shi'ites Protest Killing Of Their Members

    Tension is currently on in Kaduna as members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria are said to have embarked on a protest over the arrest and detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El Zakzaky. Channels Television reported that the protest is currently going on in Tudun Wada and Kawo areas in...
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    Metro Nigerian Army confirms 105 Soldiers, Commanding Officer Missing

    The Nigerian Army has confirmed Premium Times exclusive report on Boko Haram’s attack on Nigeria’s 157 Battalion attached to the Multi-National Joint Task Force in Baga, Borno State. Citing a reliable military source, Premium Times reported that at least 105 soldiers including their commanding...
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    Metro Military Is Far Better During Democratic Dispensation - Burutai

    The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, says military is far better off under democratic dispensation than under the military regime while addressing senior military officers drawn from the Armoured Corps and 33 Artilllery brigade, Bauchi. “The military is far better off under...
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    Metro Army Threatens To Deal With Pro-Biafra Agitators

    The Nigerian army has threatened to bring down the full weight of the law against groups or individuals threatening the unity of the country, according to TheCable reports Addressing journalists in Damaturu, capital of Yobe state on Thursday, Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, laid emphasis on...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Clears 9 More Boko Haram Camps In Borno

    The Nigerian Army said on Friday that it had cleared nine more suspected Boko Haram terrorists camps in its operations in Borno. Col.Tukur Gusau, the Media Coordinator of Operation Lafiya Dole, said this in a statement in Maiduguri. “In a major boost, troops of 115 Task Force Battalion...
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    Politics Boko Haram’s Intelligence Is Far Better Than That Of Nigerian Military - Danjuma

    A retired lieutenant- general and former Army chief, Theophilus Danjuma said that Boko Haram’s ability to gather intelligence has become 100 percent better than that of the Nigerian military. He said, during the opening of the new secretariat for the Catholic Diocese built by Bishop Mattew...
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    Metro Borno Governor, Army chief disagree on Boko Haram's territorial control

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has disagreed with the Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima who claims the Boko Haram sect is occupying two local government in the state. Shettima said: “They(Boko Haram) are at present controlling two local governments in Borno State; Abadam...
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