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Nigerian Army take over Borno State from Boko Haram

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, a counter insurgency operation in North-east Nigeria, Ibrahim Attahiru has confirmed that the Nigerian Army have taken over every local government area in Borno State. Mr. Attahiru, a major general, said the activities of the troops under his command have brought “despondency” on …

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Nigerian Army crush down 40 Boko Haram members

The Nigerian Army said it had killed a total of 40 Boko Haram insurgents, arrested 18 and rescued about 230 victims during combat in Sambisa forest in the last one month. The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Wednesday, told a press conference at the Command …

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Nigerian Soldier died in an accident, one day to her birthday

It was a day of mourning for the Nigerian Army after it was confirmed that a Soldier was killed in an accident involving her bike at Ebele, Port Harcourt yesterday, while heading out to buy items for a birthday today. Source: ( Instablog 9ja )

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Nigerian Army begins, Operation Crocodile Smile II in Cross River State

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday unveiled the second phase of a special operation code named ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II‘ in Cross River State. General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army in Enugu, Maj.-Gen. Adamu Abubakar, who unveiled the operation in Calabar, said it was meant to complement the ongoing ‘Operation …

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Nigerian Army kill two Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti village of Bama Local Government Council of Borno State. Kingsley Samuel, the Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, said in Maiguri the troops had ambushed a group of insurgents while trying to cross …

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Nigerian Army ordered to pay N85.5 million for killing unarmed civilian after 8 years

 The Nigerian Army has been ordered by the Federal High Court, Lagos Division to pay  N85.5 million for the assault and killing of one Olajide Enilari, a flour merchant. The judgement came eight years after the deceased, Mr. Enilari, died from a brutal assault by soldiers in 2009 and the case …

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Free Medical outreach launched in Abia State by Nigerian Army

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A free medical outreach has been launched by the Nigerian Army, in Ovim, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia, this will be an integral part of the ongoing Python Dance II exercise in the South-East of the country. This was confirmed in a statement signed by the Deputy Director of …

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Nigeria Army set to launch ”Operation Crocodile Smile in Ogun State”

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The Nigerian Army announced  its  plans to launch its “Operation Crocodile Smile” in Ogun State, the operation is a training and operations exercise planned for the South-western part of the country. The Brigade Commander of the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Basil Adoke, disclosed this in Abeokuta at a reception …

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Nigerian Army breaks silence over the disappearance of Nnamdi Kanu

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters on Friday broke silence days after the disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The army had kept mute over the location of the IPOB leader despite allegations made by his lawyer that the army knew his whereabouts or may …

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We will destroy Boko Haram completely – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has debunked the news that  Boko Haram is still holding seven local governments in Borno State, as not only an attempt to propagate falsehood but a futile effort to give a wrong information members of the public. The army in a statement by Onyema Nwachukwu, said contrary …

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Suspected Kidnappers arrested in Lagos by Nigerian Army

Seven suspected kidnappers were ambushed  in their hideout by operatives of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Ondo State, on Wednesday in Akoko area of Lagos The soldiers were said to have gone after the hoodlums who had their dens located in Akokoland, following reports of kidnappings, …

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Nigerian Army gradually withdraws from Abia State

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Operatives of the  Nigerian Army, on Monday, commenced gradual withdrawal of its operatives stationed at various checkpoints in Aba after the recent clash with protesting members of IPOB. NAN investigation on Monday showed that only a few of the new military checkpoints, mounted in the commercial city, had been dismantled. …

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We won’t take our troops off the street of Abia State – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian  army, in a statement issued at about 12:42 a.m on Friday, advising Nigerians to disregard the statement by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu which gave the impression that it was withdrawing its troops from the exercise codenamed “Operation Python Dance II.” According to the Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, “It’s not …

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Nigerian Soldiers lay siege on Nnamdi Kanu’s home

There was a bit of unrest  in Umuahia, Abia State on Tuesday as armed soldiers from the Nigerian Army laid siege on the Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. It was gathered that the well armed soldiers arrived the community on …

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Nigerian Army explain why they fired guns at Nnamdi Kanu’s resident

The Nigerian Army on Sunday released a statement explaining why they  fired warning shots to disperse hoodlums who lobbed stones and broken bottles against them during a procession in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. The Army was countering the account of Mr. Kanu, which had said soldiers stormed his residence …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s home was never invaded – Nigerian Police

The Nigerian Police have debunked the news making the rounds that the home of separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State on Sunday. According to, Mr. Kanu, the soldiers stormed his residence and injured occupants in an attempt to take his life; the police said military personnel were only carrying …

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Nigerian Soldiers invade IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was invaded by the Nigerian Army  barely 24 hours after it announced the start of its second phase of Operation Python Dance II in the South-Eastern states. DAILY POST, however, gathered that the military personnel, who …

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Oil thieves wound two soldiers in Rivers State

A spokesperson of the 29 Battalion troops in Port-Harcourt, have confirmed that two soldiers were wounded in a Gun battle with armed oil thieves in Rivers State. This was confirmed In a statement on Wednesday, the Army deputy spokesperson, Aminu Iliyasu, confirmed the development. He said the troops also destroyed …

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Nigeria Army kill two deputy of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

The Nigerian Army have confirmed the death of two Boko Haram commanders to Abubakar Shekau, leader of the notorious Boko Haram sect. This was made known by the  Army spokesman, Sani Usman, who spoke in a statement on Tuesday that the deputies that were killed in the onslaught included Afdu …

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Top Boko Haram members killed by military officials

Six top Boko Haram commanders were killed  in the Northeast during a bombardment of their hideouts by the Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigeria Airforce. A statement released by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations revealed that the Boko Haram commanders were killed in their hideouts. …

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