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    Army denies claims terrorists control 7 Borno LGAs

    The Nigerian Army has dismissed claims that dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram currently controls seven Local Government Areas(LGAs) in Borno state. In a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, he said the claim by a certain Buba Galadima is false as the terrorist group is on the run

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    Army to Conduct More Exercises – Buratai

    The Nigerian Army has confirmed that it plans to conduct more exercises to tackle emerging security challenges in the country. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, made the confirmation on Monday at the commencement of the second and third Quarter Chief of Army Staff Conference in Abuja. PREMIUM TIMES had on Monday reported that

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    8 reasons Nigerian army labeled IPOB as terrorists

    The news that the Nigerian army has labeled the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group as a terrorist group has led to controversy across the country and the international community. Many are of the opinion that the group has not done enough to be labeled a terrorist group. Others say the army is taking a

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    Biafra: Army reacts to viral video showing IPOB members tortured

    The Nigerian Army has said it is investigating a video being circulated on the social media, which shows Army personnel assaulting some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). In the three-minute clip, a flag of Biafra could be seen on the ground in front of the men who laid face down. They were eventually

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    IPOB/ARMY CLASH: APC CALLS FOR CALM, RESTRAINT

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for calm and restraint after a clash between the Nigerian army and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Abia and Rivers states. In a statement on Wednesday, Bolaji Abdullahi,spokesman of the APC, urged media influencers not to escalate the situation with their utterances on the clashes.

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  • Police arrest army deserter who allegedly trains Biafran secret army

    The police in Anambra State on Thursday arrested one Nnamdi Ebeje, believed to be an army deserter and the trainer of a secret army of a pro-Biafra group. Parading the suspect at the Police headquarters at Amawbia, near Awka, the state capital, the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garuba Umar, said Nnamdi was a

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    Boko Haram Alert – Army Searches UN Staff House

    The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had conducted condone and search operation at a building housing the United Nation (UN) staff in Maiduguri following alert on high profile Boko Haram members. Lt. Col. Samuel Kingsley, the spokesperson, 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, said in a statement released in Maiduguri that the army had

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    Nigeria: Listen to the Army, Don’t Give Your Children to Boko Haram

    The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) has backed the call by the Nigerian Army urging parents to stop donating their children to terrorists who in turn use them as suicide bombers. The president of the council, Chief Gloria Laraba Shoda, made the call following a plea by the Army authorities that some parents were

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    Chibok Girls: Army assures remaining victims will be released

    The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, vowed to ensure the rescue of all the remaining girls still held in Boko Haram captivity. Addressing a rally organized by Africa Arise for Change Network in conjunction with FCT Market Women Association to mark the release of the Chibok girls in Abuja, Lt Col Adamu Usman, on behalf of

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    Boko Haram Kills Nine Soldiers In Chad – Army

    Boko Haram militants have killed nine Chadian soldiers in an attack on a military camp on Friday in the north of the Central African country close to the Nigerian border, an army spokesman said on Saturday. “On our side, there are nine dead and 28 wounded,” Colonel Azem Bermandoua told Reuters, adding that 28 militants

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