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    Metro Boko Haram Multiple Attacks Leave Scores Dead in Borno, Yobe

    Dailytrust newspaper reported that scores of civilians and Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed on Saturday during different attacks in Borno and Yobe states. Witnesses told the medium that the first attack was an ambush on firewood mongers in villages around Mafa, the first local...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Announces Major Shake-up, 399 Generals Redeployed

    The Nigerian Army has announced that a major shake up carried out affected a total of 399 Senior Army Officers, among whom is the Director of Defence Information, Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche. A statement from the Director of Public Relations, Nigerian Army, Brig General...
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    Metro Army Inflict Heavy Damage On Boko Haram As Insurgents Flee, Abandon Weapons [SEE PHOTOS]

    Below is a statement from the Nigerian army; "In continuation of Operation DEEP PUNCH 2, designed to smoke out Boko Haram terrorists inhabiting remote islands in Lake Chad basin lying within Nigerian territory, troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army, on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, supported by soldiers...
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    Metro Army denies killing, burning down houses in Benue community – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army has denied the report that its men allegedly invaded Kastina-Ala LGA in Benue State, killing many persons and razing several houses. Reports had it that some officers of the army on Monday invaded the community in reprisal over a colonel, who was killed in the area. … via...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Reacts To Report On Boko Haram Attack On UN Workers

    The Nigerian Army has reacted to report of Boko Haram ambush on the UN-hired truck in Borno. In a statement released by Col O Nwachukwu Deputy Director Public Relations Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole on Monday, the Command dismiissed the report of the killing and ambush of UN staff by...
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    Metro Army denies suicide bomb attack in IDPs camp, ambush on soldiers in Borno – Vanguard News

    The Nigerian Army on Tuesday dismissed as ‘misleading’, reports of a suicide bomb attack at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka community of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno. The military also described as ‘fictitious’, the purported killing of six soldiers by Boko Haram...
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    Nigerian Army Speaks On Ambush And Injury Of Buratai By Boko Haram

    The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops had captured no fewer than 60 Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East geopolitical zone, in the last three days. The army said some of the captured terrorists were killed during an exchange of gunfire but said the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen...
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    Metro As You Enjoy Christmas, Pray For Us Suffering In Sambisa Forest - Soldier Urges Nigerians

    A Nigerian soldier, David Okechukwu Smart, who is in the forefront of the Boko Haram battle, has urged Nigerians to pray for him and his colleagues. According to the soldier, it is the prayers of Nigerians that are keeping them alive despite loosing many officers in the war against Boko Haram...
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    Metro Boko Haram Kills 3 Soldiers, Stray Bullet Hits 5-year-old Boy in Borno

    Three soldiers were killed. six other injured by Boko Haram insurgents in Magumeri town, Borno State over the weekend. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, Col. Timothy Antigha, stated this on Sunday. Antigha said the soldiers died while repelling insurgent’s attack...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Introduces New Language Policy For All Soldiers

    The Nigerian Army has introduced new language policy for all men and soldiers to foster espirit-de-corps and better communication with the populace to enhance information gathering. The army, therefore, directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major...
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    Metro Biafra: Why I Cannot Produce Nnamdi Kanu For Trial – Burutai Tells Court

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. A team of lawyers representing the embattled IPOB...
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    Metro Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Terrorists Engage in Fire-fight In Adamawa

    Nigerian troops reportedly engaged Boko Haram elements in a fire fight in Sabo-gari0village, a community between Gulak and Madagali town in Adamawa. According to ChannelsTV, the village is said to have come under attack this evening by the insurgents who are said to be using heavy weapons.
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    Metro Army, Navy Invade Warri Creeks With Fighter Jets, Gunboats As Residents Flee - Vanguard News

    THERE was apprehension among riverine dwellers, yesterday, as the Nigerian Navy and Army deployed fighter jets and gunboats to the creeks and other strategic locations in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, in response to last Friday’s threat by the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to...
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    Politics Another Scandal In Buhari's Govt As Defence Minister, Army General Fingered In $1.4m Contract Scam

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign has been bedevilled by scandals and rumours of scandals in recent times. The list has just been lengthened by a contract scandal in the ministry of defence which has landed a brigadier-general in military court, according to an exclusive...
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    Metro Nigerian Army, Vigilante Finally Repel Boko Haram Invasion in Adamawa

    Nigerian troops supported by hunters and vigilantes finally pushed back invading Boko Haram terrorists in Gulak, headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, officials have said. In a telephone interview on Tuesday morning, the state governor, Muhammadu Jibrilla, told...
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    Metro Nigerian Soldier Writes Sympathetic Note To Buhari: We Borrow Money To Feed

    A soldier who refused to disclose his identity has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to complain about the alleged corruption in the army. The officer on the frontline of the war against insurgency wrote the letter in reaction to the army’s dismissal of the complaints of Abdulrauf...
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    Metro Bishop Arrested For Armed Robbery Through Operation Crocodile Smile - Daily Post

    A Bishop named Iwah Mfon and 18 others have been arrested for armed robbery, kidnapping and cult activities in different areas of Akwa Ibom State by troops of the Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile II taking place in the South-South and South-West region READ MORE HERE
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    Politics FG Counters Senator Abaribe, Says ‘He Must Produce Nnamdi Kanu In Court'

    The Federal Government has replied to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, describing the application as belated. The government, in its counter-affidavit and written address...
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    Metro PHOTOS: Rivers' School Children Jump Fence To Escape Alleged Vaccination

    Here are trending pictures of some children in Rivers state running away from school over alleged vaccination by some uniform in the state. The Rivers state government has said that it did not authorise the Nigeria Army or indeed any other body or person to enter into school premises to...
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    Politics Senator Abaribe Asks Court To Drop Him As Nnamdi Kanu's Surety

    The Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Enyinaya Abaribe, has applied to the court to be discharged from the suretyship, bond and recognizance of the bail of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. In an application filed against the Federal...