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Army commanders escape IEDs in Borno

Convoys of Chief of Administration, Maj. Gen. IM Alkali and the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu encountered and cleared four Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) along Bama-Gwoza at the weekend. The IED, according to ...

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NAF conducts study tour in Enugu

By Raphael Ede Enugu Participants of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) War College Course 1 of 2016 have conducted environmental study tour of Enugu State to understand the state’s socio-economic and geo-political formations. The 4-day tour tagged “Socio-Economic and Infrastructural ...

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Ending terrorism without guns and bombs

By Okanga Agila Recent incidents in the security power house of the anti-terrorism campaigns in Nigeria galvanized my interest. The Department of State Services (DSS) arrested some five Islamic State-linked Boko Haram terrorists in obscure Benue state and the Federal ...

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Military championship

Soldiers from 7 Div of the Nigerian Army celebrating after emerging champions at the Small Arms Championship, in Sambisa, Borno State Soldiers from 7 Div of the Nigerian Army celebrating after emerging champions at the Small Arms Championship, in Sambisa, ...

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Army begins NASAC in Sambisa today

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Army is to kick start a five-day Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship (NASAC) 2017 and fire power demonstration at Sambisa Forest, Borno State, today. The Nigerian Army Small Arms Competition otherwise known as NASAC, ...

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Arewa youths parliament honours Buratai

Arewa Youths Parliament has honoured Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai with an award of exemplary leadership of excellence. Speaker of the youths parliament, Dr Mohammed Bashir said the award was in recognition of the COAS effort ...

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Police shoot 3, kill 1 in Jos

By Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos Three youths were yesterday shot by men of the Nigeria Police, killing one and injuring two at Anguwan Rogo Community of Jos North local government area, resulting from skirmishes that occurred between police and some ...

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NHRC condemns Amnesty reports

 say reports not supported with facts National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned Amnesty International accusing Nigerian military of human rights abuses and violations in North east. NHRC Acting Executive Secretary, Oti Ovrawah said, during a project launch titled: “Promoting ...

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Insurgency: AI report lacks standard –

Federal Government has labeled the 2015/2016 report of Amnesty International (AI) as lacking conformity to standards. This is particularly so on evidence gathering, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr. Clement Aduku. Defence Headquarters ...

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NAF graduates super instructor pilots

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has graduated the first set of Super Mushshak Instructor Pilots. NAF spokesperson, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said in a statement that the successful conversion of these pilots would enhance ...

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