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    Metro Bunu Sheriff-Musa hails military’s exploits in North East – TODAY.NG

    A former minister, Ambassador Bunu Sheriff-Musa, on Wednesday hailed the exploits of the Nigerian military in the North east, saying they have rescued people in the area from annihilation by Boko Haram. Sheriff-Musa, also former Nigeria’s ambassador to France, made the remarks on Wednesday in...
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    ‘No Rapists Among Us’, Military Tells Amnesty International – Channels Television

    The Defence Headquarters has responded to the allegations of sexual offences levelled against the military by Amnesty International. Addressing a news conference on Friday in Borno State, the Director Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, warned that the military would … Read...
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    Borno IDPs, Officials, Military Deny Amnesty International Rape Allegation – Thisdaylive

    Officials and internally displaced persons at camps in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Friday defended the Nigerian military over the allegation of rape and sexual assault raised by Amnesty International. This is as the military in a separate forum, again … Read more via Thisdaylive...
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    FG faults Amnesty International’s report on security agencies – The Guardian Nigeria...

    The Federal Government has faulted the report by Amnesty International alleging human rights violation by Nigerian military and other security agencies. It said the report is inherently battling with credibility and falling vehemently short of evidential narration....... Read more via The...
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    Killings: There are not enough soldiers to guard every village in the Middle Belt – Naija Ng

    The federal government has stated that there is not enough military manpower available to be deployed to secure every village in the Middle Belt in order to stop incessant killings in the region, occasioned by the clashes between herdsmen … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷...
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    Suicide Bombings: Boko Haram adopts new tactics – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian military says the Tuesday attack that claimed the lives of at least three operatives of the Civillian-JTF in Konduga town of Borno State was possible because Boko Haram used an aged man who disguised as a weak and feeble traveller. The spokesman of … Read more via Premium...
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    Biafra: Family demands Nnamdi Kanu’s corpse for burial – Daily Post Nigeria

    Family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Federal Government to release the corpse of their son for burial. The family said it believed that Kanu was killed by the Nigerian military, in an attempt to quell the agitation … Read more via Daily...
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    Metro 6 soldiers, 4 policemen killed in Rann attack –CP – The Sun News

    Ndubuisi Orji with agency report Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, confirmed yesterday that six soldiers and four policemen were killed in Rann, when Boko Haram attacked last week. It was the first official disclosure of casualties the security forces suffered in the attack that...
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    Metro JUST IN: Nigerian Army Postpones 77 Regular Recruit Intake Exercise – 360Nobs.com

    The Nigerian Army on Sunday, February 25, announced the postponement of the date of its 77 Regular Recruit Intake exercise. The exercise, which was previously scheduled to hold from Monday 26th February till Friday March 9th will no longer hold till further notice. READ ALSO: Nigerian Army...
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    Metro Governor Gaidam: How Nigerian military caused Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction – TODAY.NG

    The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the Nigeria military for the attack on Dapchi town and the abduction of schoolgirls from the community by Boko Haram. Read more via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2BPrRxl Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro $2.1bn arms deal: EFCC detains ex-Army chief, Ihejirika

    James Ojo, Abuja Anti-graft detectives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, are questioning Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff, over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal. A retired lieutenant-general, Ihejirika arrived the EFCC...
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    Metro Court Freezes Accounts of Navy Admiral – Thisdaylive

    The Federal High Court in Abuja wednesday granted permission to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the accounts of Rear Admiral Tahir Yusuf (rtd). The judge, Ijeoma Ojukwu, made the order following an ex parte order filed by Elizabeth Alabi on behalf of...
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    Metro Maiduguri: Deafening Explosion Hits Giwa Barracks, 2 Killed

    A deafening explosion has occurred near Giwa barracks area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. An official confirmed that two people were killed in the explosion. This is coming three days after two suicide bombers attacked a crowded suburb of Maiduguri leaving at least 18 persons dead and...
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    Metro Nigeria Military Bombs Niger Delta Militants' Base, Scores Feared Dead

    Several people are reportedly dead after troops of the Operation Delta Safe bombed a militant camp at Okosugbene Creek, along Burutu-Warri River, near Burutu, in Delta State on Thursday. According to Today.ng a source said the area bombed was an abandoned militant camp belonging to the...
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    Metro Nigeria Military Reacts to Boko Haram's Video Displaying Chibok Girls

    The Nigerian defense headquarters has issued a statement in reaction to a recent video released by Boko Haram which depicts the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls. Here's the statement: The Defence Headquarters on Sunday said it was examining the latest video from Boko Haram group purporting to...
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    Metro Nigeria: Retired Military Officers Prepare Nationwide Protest

    Retired military men in the country are planning a showdown with the Nigerian government over unpaid pension, The Nation reports. The nationwide protest will climax on Wednesday July 13, 2016, at Aso Rock gate, Abuja, by 0900 hrs, reports say. “We continue to demand our pension rights. We...
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Give Oil Firms 2-Week Ultimatum to Shut Down Operation

    The new militant group in the Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), has stated that its ultimate goal is to secure a Sovereign State of Niger Delta for its people. Spokesperson for the group, which had repeatedly claimed responsibility of the recent renewed pipeline bombings in the...
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    Metro Nigerian Military Launches New Camouflage Uniform

    The Nigerian military has launched a new camouflage uniforms for the military men across the country... According to the Air Officer Commanding, Logistics Command, Nigerian Air Force, Air-Vice Marshal Muhammadu A. Muhammed, said that over the years, various armed services of Nigeria had used...
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