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  • Buratai
    Terrorism: Army to buy N5bn weapons in 2017

    The Nigerian Army will spend N5bn on the procurement of new weapons in the 2017 fiscal year, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. Apart from the N5bn, as revealed in the 2017 budget proposal before the National Assembly, the Army also plans to spend N846m on the repair of existing military equipment in the country as the

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  • Nigeria-Army
    Python dance: We are not against Igbo, says Army

    The Nigerian Army has dispelled the insinuation in some quarters that “Operation Python Dance” inaugurated on Monday last week in the South-East geopolitical zone was targeted at inflicting harm and hardship on the Igbo. The Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division, Col. Sagir Musa, stated this on Sunday while conducting journalists round army checkpoints in

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  • Buratai
    ‘Wipe out Boko Haram by December,’ Army Chief charges troops

    Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops wipe out all elements of Boko Haram from the country by December. As contained in a statement issued by the Army Headquarters on Sunday, December 4, Buratai called on the soldiers to end insurgency once and for all. The statement reads: “I am sending

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  • Nigeria-Army
    ‘Troops killed 30 insurgents in failed Borno ambush’

    The troops of the Nigerian Army said they killed 30 members of the Boko Haram Sect in a failed ambush in Borno State. An Abuja based Public Relations outfit to the military and security agencies, the PR Nigeria, reported that the insurgents were killed when they attempted to attack a convoy of local government officials

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  • airforce
    How military bombarded us while sleeping – Ijaw fishermen

    SOME Ijaw fishermen and women, who narrowly escaped death in Thursday’s bombing of their fishing camp at Okosugbene Creek, Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State, by troops of Operation Delta Safe, who allegedly mistook the settlement for militant camp, narrated their ordeal, yesterday. The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, and Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, in

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  • Biafra-IPob
    Southeast Senators Urges FG To Probe Alleged Killing Of Pro-Biafra Agitators

    Senators from the Southeast region have called on the Federal Government to investigate the recent report by the Amnesty International accusing the military of killing 150 agitators of the actualization of Biafra Republic. Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP, Abia-Central), who is the chairman of the southeast caucus made this call in a statement, in Abuja, on

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  • Nigeria army
    Army to Launch “Operation Rescue Final” for Abducted Persons

    The Nigerian Army says it will launch “Operation Rescue Final” aimed at rescuing abducted persons. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, said this on Wednesday when the House of Representatives Committee on Army, led by its Chairman, Rimande Shawulu, paid him oversight visit. Mr. Buratai, a Lt. Gen., had hinted of the operation in

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    Boko Haram Ambush Military Escort, Kill 6 Civilians

    The Nigerian Army yesterday said suspected Boko Haram militants foraging for food, ambushed troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri at Sanda general area, Borno State. A statement from army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said : “Unfortunately, five civilians lost their lives at the incident and another died on

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  • Nigeria army
    Boko Haram video, product of photoshop –Military

    The Nigeria military has described the latest video clip released by the Boko Haram insurgents as a desperate attempt by  a dying sect to remain relevant. The military, yesterday, in a statement by Brig.-General Rabe Abubakar, Acting Director Defence Information, dismissed the assemblage of worshippers in the video purportedly taken during last week’s eid-el-kabir prayers

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