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  1. Samguine

    Soldiers arrest 4 Boko Haram terror suspects in Yobe – The Sun Newspaper

    Soldiers on internal security operations in Yobe State have arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram in Mingel and Damagun in Fune Local Government Area of the northern state. The terrorists, all indigenes of Borno State, were arrested by troops of 233 Battalion deployed.... Read more...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Soldiers kill kidnap kingpin in Akwa Ibom - Punch newspaper

    Soldiers at Ikot Andem village, in the Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, have killed a suspected kidnap kingpin, Item Ebehe. A bystander, who asked not to be identified, on Wednesday said Ebehe was apprehended by some indigenes, who handed him over to the military. He said the...
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    Metro Benue: Soldiers Deployed as Hausa Protest

    Soldiers last night, took over the streets of Makurdi, the Benue State capital, a few hours after the quick intervention of the police averted what could have sparked a fresh mayhem in the state. The state had, only 48 hours earlier, buried 73 victims of herdsmen killings. The deployment of...
  4. siteadmin

    Metro JUST IN: Soldiers burn 20 houses in Benue in reprisal for colleagues killing – Newtelegraph

    Ortom condemns attack Soldiers from the Nigerian Army wrecked havoc at Sati-Agirigi settlement area located along Katsina-Ala/Takum road in Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue State as they burnt down more than 20 houses in reprisal for the killing of their colleague said to be an army...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria Railway Corporation Sends Strong Warning To Soldiers, Police, Says No Free Ride

    The management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Wednesday strong warning to the police, military and para-military and other uniformed personnel against boarding its Ogun/Lagos Mass Transit Train (MTTS) without ticket. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Jerry Oche, gave the warning...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Metro Maiduguri: Soldiers, Police Engage in Shootout over IDPs Rice

    There was shootout between policemen and soldiers in Maiduguri Government House Thursday afternoon when soldiers in a truck attempted to forcefully get a share of the rice being distributed to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) not living in camps, Dailytrust reports. According to DailyTrust...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro CNN Journalist Enters Sambisa Forest with the Aid Of Nigerian Soldiers [See Photos]

    CNN's correspondent Nima Elbagir embarked on a fact finding mission as she reported on the Nigerian military's campaign to eradicate Boko Haram and also locate the abducted Chibok girls. The journalist entered the dreaded Sambisa forest with the aid of battle-ready military personnel...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Sports Nigerian Soldiers, Police Storm NFF Office

    The leadership tussle of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has taken a new twist as soldiers and riot policemen have been placed on red alert at the secretariat of the NFF, preventing staff from entering into the Glass House, today, April 11. According to reports, no one except staff of the...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Army Issues Statement on Attack of GOC Over Food Shortage

    The Nigeria army has reacted to a story on the attack on GOC on shortage of water and food supply for the soldiers confronting the deadly terrorists in Alargano, Borno state. The statement reads: “The attention of the Nigerian Army was drawn to a news story on the online page of Daily Trust...
  10. RemmyAlex

    World Boko Haram Strikes Again, Kills 6 Soldiers in Niger

    Six soldiers from Niger’s army were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram militants, the country’s interior minister said. The attack happened near the town of Diffa close to the border with Nigeria early on Wednesday. In the latest attack, three other soldiers were wounded. Niger’s military...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos: Soldiers Brutalise Lawyer 'For Walking Slowly'

    Two soldiers allegedly brutalised a lawyer, Adeyemi Akintoye, in the Yaba area of Lagos State for “walking slowly on the road.” PUNCH learnt that one of the soldiers, identified as Uko Obasi, from the Tailoring Department of the Ordinance Barracks, Yaba, allegedly assaulted Akintoye near...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Army Arrests 2 Soldiers Working With Boko Haram in Adamawa - See Photos

    Two soldiers suspected to be working with Boko Haram terror group have been arrested by the Nigerian Army in Adamawa. At a press conference held yesterday February 9th, the acting spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, disclosed that the soldiers, 13NA/ 70/10183 Sapper Eric...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Soldiers Arrest Ballot Box-Snatching Suspects

    Two persons suspected to be agents of one of the political parties involved in Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa have been arrested for allegedly snatching a ballot box. NAN reports that the suspects were arrested by soldiers at Otuokpoti Unit 1, Ward 2, Ogbia Local...
  14. RemmyAlex

    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...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Metro Boko Haram Ambushes Nigerian Soldiers in Borno

    Some soldiers conveying foodstuff to troops were ambushed around Bama-Ngurosoye in Borno state by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday, Sani Usman, army spokesman, has said. Usman explained that “a search and rescue team that was sent to ‘Bokos’ general area recovered corpses of a...
  16. RemmyAlex

    World Syria al-Qaeda Affiliate Frees 16 Lebanese Servicemen in Swap Deal

    The Al-Qaeda in Syria has freed 16 Lebanese soldiers who were abducted in August 2014, in a swap deal, a Lebanese security source close to the negotiations said. “The soldiers have been set free in a swap deal during which the Lebanese government handed over 13 prisoners, including five women...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro 105 Nigerian Soldiers Missing After Gun Battle With Boko Haram in Borno

    Premium Times reports that at least 105 soldiers of the 157 Battalion, including their commanding officer, are feared missing after they came under intense attack from Boko Haram insurgents at Gudunbali, Borno State, on Wednesday. According to one of our sources, the terrorists also captured a...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Police Parade Four Fake Soldiers in Lagos

    The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni paraded four fake soldiers arrested at Idi-Araba, Agege and Mile 2 areas of the state yesterday. They are John Izunwanne, 25, John Otu, 23, Richard Acha, 22, and Simon Anthony, 39. Materials recovered from them included: two pairs of the Nigerian...
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