Nigerian Army

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Apr 19th, 2014
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    A Memo to the Northern Governors Forum by: His Excellency, V/Admiral Murtala H. Nyako (rtd.), CFR, GCON, rcds Executive Governor Adamawa State On On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide in ‘Northern Nigeria’ April 16, 2014  The adverse security situation in Northern Nigeria in particular and Nig...
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Aug 27th, 2013
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By Chude Nwokolo The release of Major Hamza Al Mustapha, the former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha from prison has obviously sparked varied passionate interests and speculations. First off, is that a very confusing signal is being sent by the media. To the unpre...
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Aug 16th, 2013
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BY SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY— SOLDIERS attached to the Edo State joint military anti-robbery unit, code named Operation Thunder Storm, yesterday, paraded one Kabiru John from Nasarawa State, who allegedly defrauded  several persons of over N10 million while parading himself as an army major. Paradin...
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Jul 30th, 2013
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NO fewer than 42 suspected members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have been arrested by men of the 81 Division of the Nigeria Army. The arrested suspects, said to have been dislodged in the North-Eastern states of Borno, Yobe and others, were, in the last few days, arrested in Lagos and Ogun states...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica The Nigerian Army has passionately denied reports carried on some online media, that Major Hamza Mustapha has been beautified with the rank of Brigadier General emulating his later exoneration by an appeal’s court. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. ...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Eze Eluchie In my book, ‘Reign of Evil’, I did quote a gentleman and fine officer, General Muhammadu Buhari’s dictum on Nigeria being our only country and our having to remain in it and ‘salvage it together’. Though inability to effectively cleanse the polity when he had the opportunity and ...
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Dec 1st, 2012
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MILITARY authorities on Friday in Kaduna said they had discovered a two-bedroom bungalow in Zaria where Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were manufactured, insisting that they would continue to demolish such buildings used as bomb factories. They also disclosed that following a tip-off, they arrest...
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Feb 28th, 2012
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PROMINENT Igbo leaders and Nigerians thronged the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, to pay their last respect to the ex-Biafrian warlord, Chief Chukuwemeka-Ojukwu, whose corpse arrived in Nigeria on Monday morning. The body arrived at 5.09 a.m in a British Airways plane, accompa...
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Feb 14th, 2012
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Abuja – The Nigerian Army late on Monday confirmed the death of 12 Boko Haram members in a gun battle with the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Maiduguri, where the headquarters of the sect is located. The JTF, which comprises army and police personnel to try to keep the peace in the north-east region...
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Feb 8th, 2012
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Emeka Ihedioha, KSC, CON Tuesday, 07 February 2012 13:40 Since the news of the death of the great soldier-statesman, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Dikedioranma Ndigbo, on Saturday, 26 November, 2011 in a London hospital was made public, the entire country has been thrown into mourning. The people ...