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Coup: Nigerian Army begins investigation on Soldiers

The recent news of a suspected coup has allowed the Nigerian Army to begin an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to be engaging in political meetings, a top military source has told SUNDAY PUNCH. The source said that some arrests may have been made, but that the information was …

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Nigerian Army apprehends Boko Haram suspect in Yobe State

The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected Boko Haram suspect, identified as Bala Ibrahim, has at Fika village in Yobe state, a statement from the directorate of army public relations said. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, a brigadier general, said the 30 years old …

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Nigerian Army seizes food supplies meant for Boko Haram in Borno

The Nigerian Soldier Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade have smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities. The success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State. During …

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Illegal Refineries: Army arrests two suspects

Two persons have been arrested by the Operatives of the 4 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State. One of those arrested was said to be a lady who had gone to the illegal refinery with a truck load of gallons apparently to …

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Army withdraws case from court after he got promoted

A Nigerian Army officer, Patrick Falola, who was demoted from the rank of Major General to Brigadier-General September last year, has withdrew his case he filed over the demotion at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. The development followed the restoration of Mr. Falola to the rank of Major General by …

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Nigerian Army gives reason for choosing Sambisa forest for Small Arms Championship

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria,Tukur Buratai, has backed the reasons why they decided to choose Sambisa Forest as the venue for the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship 2017, he said the venue was chosen to consolidate  the army’s grip on the area. Lt.-Gen Buratai, announced this while speaking …

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2017 small arms championship to take place at Sambisa Forest – Army

The dreaded Sambisa Forest as been announced by the Nigerian Army as the venue where the 2017 small arms competition will take place this year. According to the Army’s chief of training and operations, David Ahmdu, a major general, said despite the defeat of Boko Haram and recapture of the …

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Teenage boy allegedly sodomised by Soldier

A 15-year-old boy, James Usar is said to have been sodomised by an official of the Nigerian Army, Corporal Bashir, serving with 72 Battalion, Makurdi, Benue State. Usar, who happens to be a mechanic apprentice,  lives in the Yagba area of North Bank, a suburb of Makurdi.  According to the …

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Over 900 Arms Destroyed by the Nigerian Army Discovered During Amnesty Programme

The Nigerian Army has destroyed over 900 arms and ammunition after a 60-day disarmament exercise carried out by the Rivers state government.  The weapons, including explosives, were recovered during the state government’s amnesty programme which was concluded in November 2016. Thousands of cultists and their gang leaders from Ikwere and Obio …

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Nigerian Army locates Boko Haram hide out in Borno State

The members of Magumeri town, in Magumeri local government area of Borno State,have been accused by the Nigerian Army for collaborating and harboring some Boko Haram members in their community. In a statement released today, the Director Army Public Relation, Brig. General Sani Usman, says preliminary investigations into the attack …

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Nigerian Army to name Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies, NAITES, to a military university

The Nigerian military has disclosed plans to change the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studiesm, NAITES, to a military university. The school will now be known as the Nigerian Army University of Technologyand Environmental Studies, NAUTES, when the plan is fully implemented, making it the second military university …

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Male Boko Haram Member Disguised As A Girl Killed By Troops (Graphic Photos)

The troops of the Nigerian Army on Monday shot dead a Boko Haram male suicide bomber who disguised as a girl in order to cause atrocity in Borno State. According to Muazu Alhaji Misiya, a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the state who confirmed the development, said the terrorist …

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Explosive Kills Soldiers, Two Others In Niger

A hand-held grenade exploded on Saturday at Bari village, Bangi Local Government Area of Niger, killing a soldier and two villagers. According to Bala Elkalla, spokesman of the Niger State Police Command, the explosive also injured four other villagers. Mr. Elkalla said the soldier, who is serving in Maiduguri, obtained …

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Scores Killed As Troops Battle Boko Haram In Maiduguri

There were reported bomb explosions and heavy gunfire around Maiduguri City late Thursday evening as Boko Haram terrorists battle to take over the city. The explosions which sent shivers down the residents occurred as the heavily armed insurgents attempted to attack the city through the newly constructed Customs House where IDPs …

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Meet Aisha, Former Antelope Hunter Turns Boko Haram Hunter

As seven abducted women and four children were being taken deeper into Sambisa forest, Aisha Bakari Gombi received a call. The voice was familiar: an army commander asking her to assemble a group of hunters to track them down. The seven had vanished earlier that day after a group of …

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Hoodlums Destroy Structure For Army Base In Southern Kaduna

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has decried the destruction of the foundation and structure laid for the proposed Nigerian Army Battalion in Southern Kaduna. The structure was laid last week by the Nigeria Army in readiness for the establishment of the Battalion to tackle the lingering problem of insecurity …

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Army Demotes, Imprison 2 Soldiers For Assaulting Physically Challenged Man

The Nigerian Army has demoted two soldiers, Cpl. Bature Samuel and Cpl. Abdulazeez Usman of 82 Provost Company in Onitsha, Anambra, to Private for manhandling a physically challenged Nigerian, Chijioke Orakwu. The Nigerian Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Usman said …

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7 Recruits Killed, 20 Others Injured As Army Battles Boko Haram In Borno

  At least seven newly recruited soldiers were killed while 20 others injured in a battle on Thursday night when members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists ambushed convoy of the Nigerian Army in Borno State. The gunfire which started at about 7:30 pm occurred along the Maiduguri-Dikwa road as military …

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Troops Intercept 2 Female Suicide Bombers In Borno, Kill One

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday intercepted two female suicide bombers near a NNPC mega filling station in Maiduguri, Borno State, while attempting to carry out an attack. One of the girls was shot dead while trying to escape while the other surrendered, Victor Isuku, State Police Public Relations …

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Boko Haram Cut Off My Limbs Because I Renounce Membership – Repentant Terrrorist

A 31-year-old repentant Boko Haram terrorist, Muhammad Abubakar, on Thursday narrates how his hand and leg were cut off and left to die because he was planing to surrender and renounce membership of the dreaded insurgency group. Abubakar disclosed this to newsmen in Maiduguri during briefing organised by Major-General Lucky Irabor, the …

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