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    Metro Nigerian Army recruiting personnel for special forces – Director - Today Nigeria News
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    Metro Investigation shows military not recruiting ex-Boko Haram members – Group reveals –

    A human rights organisation has debunked claims that the Nigerian Military is recruiting repentant Boko Haram members into its fold. The Coalition for Human Rights Monitoring Groups in Nigeria (CHRMGN) in its report on the investigation of the... Read more via –...
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    Metro Killings: Why Boko Haram singles out Christians – Army Commander – Vanguard News

    UNABLE to weather sustained attacks from the military against their activities, the Boko Haram insurgents have resorted to guerilla tactics and targeting Christians to cause confusion and chaos in the country, the Commander 7th Division of Nigeria Army in Maiduguri, Brig … Read more via...
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    Politics Buhari’s course mate reveals what many didn’t know about him – Vanguard News

    Juventus Chijioke Ojukwu is President Mohammadu Buhari’s course mate in the 1962 set of the Nigeria Army. He was not reabsorbed into the Nigeria army after the Civil war but he later went to the..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Protest: UNIBEN Students Seize CBN Bullion Van, Army Vehicle (Photos) – Naijaloaded

    Students of the University of Benin, on Friday blocked a bullion van belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), temporarily halting its movement. The protesting students equally stopped some vehicles belonging to the... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More...
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    Politics Reps ask Buhari to suspend Military’s ‘Operation Positive Identification’ –

    The house of representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the planned ‘operation positive identification’ by the military. The call followed a motion introduced during Tuesday’s plenary session by Ndudi Elumelu, minority leader of the house. The military had said the operation...
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    Metro Army renames Military Operation in South-East – Vanguard News

    Army renames Military Operation in South-East from ‘Exercise Egwu Eke’ to ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo’ The authorities of the Nigerian Army wish to inform the general public of the change of … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro TMC offers support for spiritual warfare against Boko Haram – Vanguard Nigeria

    The Muslim Congress (TMC) has offered to support the agenda of the Military to adopt “spiritual” approach to combat Boko Haram. It would be recalled that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai hinted recently that the Military will adopt “spiritual warfare” approach in tackling the …...
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    Metro Troops rescue 6 abducted students in Kaduna – Vanguard Nigeria

    Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school on Thursday morning. The Deputy Director Public Relations of 1Division Nigeria Army Kaduna, Col. Ezindu...
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    Metro We’ve Arrested Three Soldiers, University Students Among Gang Terrorising Maiduguri -Nigerian Army – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian Army says it has arrested a group of suspected cultiststerrorizing communities in Maiduguri, Born State. The arrested gang, according to the army, were accused of engaging in armed robbery and kidnapping in Maiduguri and environs. Col. Ado Isa, spokesman for the army, in a...
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    Metro Army Chief, Buratai Tells The Media And Public To Stop Giving Boko Haram Publicity… – Stella Dimoko

    The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, on Friday, came short of asking Nigerians and the media to stop discussing or reporting Boko Haram. He said terrorists were being giving “undue publicity” which has further boosted the image of the sect.Col Sagir...
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    Metro Soldier abandons fight against insurgents, goes for robbery – Vanguard News

    YOLA — A serving soldier, who was on special assignment in the current fight against the Boko Haram insurgents in Mungonu Local Government Area of Borno State has been apprehended alongside one other for alleged robbery and car snatching in Yola.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics Buhari Urges Police, Army, Others To End Insecurity In Nigeria – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies in the country to put an end to all security challenges facing the country. The President said that government would no longer tolerate the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Metro Army loses three officers, gun trucks in Boko Haram ambush – The Guardian Nigeria News –

    The army has confirmed the loss of three soldiers and gun trucks in an ambush, Friday, in the Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram axis of Borno State. Troops of Sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole, on Super Camp Wheels were patrolling... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Metro How I escaped from soldiers who wanted to kill me – Wadume –

    Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume, has shed light on some of the issues surrounding his arrest by some operatives of the Nigerian police. Recall that the police re-arrested Wadume in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano state in the late hours...
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    Politics Buhari Orders Nigerian Troops To Kill Bandits In Katsina – The Trent

    President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday, August 16, 2019, in Katsina State, charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits, ordering them “not to spare bandits’’ that have been killing, maiming and extorting innocent citizens...
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    Metro Four soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Boko Haram members reportedly killed Four Nigerian soldiers during an attack in Gubio, Borno state on Saturday August 10th. The insurgents descended on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade in Gubio at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday as they prepared for Eid Mubarak.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
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    Metro “Please Don’t Kill Me”: Policeman Begged Soldiers – Nairaland

    An episode that is shaking the foundations of the relationship between the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigerian Army, the killing of three policemen as well as a civilian in Taraba State on Wednesday is still sending shock waves across … Read more via Nairaland – Get...
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    Metro Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Insurgents In Fierce Gun Battle Over Attack On Borno IDP Camp – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian troops have repelled an attempt by Boko Haram Terrorists to overrun Dalori internally displaced persons (IDP) Camp in Maiduguri on Thursday night, security sources said to SaharaReporters. A reliable source noted that hundreds of the IDPs … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Politics Killing of soldiers: Buhari, Olonishakin, Ibas in closed door meetings – The Guardian Nigeria News

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met separately with Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonishakin, and the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas at the Presidential Villa, … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –