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    Metro BREAKING: Federal Government To Enforce Military Lockdown From Friday - EONS Intelligence
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    Metro Slain soldiers: President orders military to settle deceased families – Newtelegraph

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed military authorities to immediately begin the payment of all entitlements of soldiers killed by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. The order by the President is coming on the heels of revelation by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume...
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    Politics Don’t take military’s patience for granted – Bishop Kukah – TODAY.NG

    The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, on Friday warned those turning blind eye to the mounting security challenges in the country not to take the patience of the military for granted. via TODAY.NG – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Court Orders Nigerian Army To Pay N85.5 Million For Killing Civilian

    The Nigerian Army has been ordered by the Federal High Court in Lagos to pay N85.5 million for the assault and killing of one Olajide Enilari, a flour merchant. The verdict came eight years after the deceased died from a brutal assault by soldiers in 2009. A human rights campaign organization...
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    Metro Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s Brother Reveals Next Line of Action

    Emmanuel, brother of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has stated that the group will forge ahead with its agitation. He insisted that IPOB is non-violent yet strong and will not be intimidated. “Freedom is not given by the oppressor; it is seized by the oppressed...
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    Politics Shehu Sani Condemns Operation Python Dance In the South East

    Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna central senatorial district has condemned Operation Python Dance II in the South East and called on the government to put a stop to it. Senator Sani on his social media account on Thursday described the operation as a deadly Python Dance. He said: "Deadly...
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    Metro Nigerian Military Begins Monitoring Of Social Media For Anti-Government Information

    Nigerian Military has said that it now has a strategic media centres where it monitored the activities of the social media to be able to sieve out and react to all the ones that will be anti-government, be anti-military, (and) be anti-security. Director of Defence Information, Major-General...
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    Metro 147 Military Officers Redeployed In North-east [FULL LIST]

    he Nigerian army has redeployed some high-ranking officers on the frontline of the war against insurgency in the Northeast out of Borno state. A Military source told The Cable that redeployment took the affected officers by surprise. This development is coming at a time when the military has...
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    Politics Service Chiefs Tell Buhari: We Will Remain Loyal To You

    Yesterday at the situation room, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo met with the service chiefs in the country. They pledged “total commitment and loyalty” to President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. Buhari has been in the United Kingdom on extended medical vacation since January 19. Mansur...
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    Metro What We Experienced With Yahya Jammeh In Gambia – Returned Nigerian Troops

    Nigerian troops that just returned from The Gambia, where they have gone on a peace-mission to mediate in the impasse in the small West African nation have recounted their experience, Nigerian Bulletin gathered. The Nigerian troops left the nation's military base for Gambia owing to former...
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    Metro Soldier Beats Motorcyclist To Death After Hitting His Bike

    A power - drunk soldier, identified simply as Sergeant Taiwo , has brought sorrow into the family of a 25- year -old commercial motorcyclist, Abu Alhaji, whom he allegedly beat to death. Taiwo, aka Sir T, lives in Myyong Army Barracks , Yaba , and is reportedly in detention in the barracks...
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    Metro Boko Haram Members Attack Military Escort, Kill 8

    Boko Haram terrorists, Saturday, ambushed troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole escorting commercial vehicles from Maiduguri to Damboa around Bulabulin area in Borno State. Daily Post reports that the insurgents killed 8 civilians in the process. The attack also saw two soldiers reportedly...
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    Metro What I Saw In Sambisa Forest – Nigerian Soldier-Pilot Reveals

    Olusola Adeniyi, a Squadron Leader (Major) was the first pilot to land in Sambisa Forest after the takeover by the military last December, an investigative report by The Nation reveals. According to Adeniyi, who admitted the sight wasn't pretty, “Landing in Sambisa Forest shortly after the fall...
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    Metro Why We Will Not Reveal Whereabouts Of Other Chibokgirls – Nigerian Military

    The Nigerian military has vowed not to reveal the whereabouts of the remaining Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram members. Acting Director of Defence Information, Defence Headquarters, Abuja Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar gave the military’s position on Thursday. Brig.-Gen. Abubarkar, who spoke...
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    Politics No Time To Go To School During My Military Days - Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said there was no time for officers to further their education during his days in the military. He said military men were only preoccupied with war, coups and counter-coups at the time. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and...
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    Metro Military Lied, Chibok is Still Under Boko Haram Control - Chairman

    The Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state, Mr. Yaga Yarkawa, has lamented the renewed attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the local government, insisting that with the recent attacks on Thlaimaklama village which has displaced many people from their homes, Chibok has...
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    Metro Nigerian Military Denies Being Unhappy Over Release of Chibok Girls

    Defence Headquarters has debunked reports that the military was furious that it was not involved in the release of 21 Chibok girls by the Boko Haram sect. The DHQ had denied being part of the rescue mission. A statement on Saturday by spokesman, Brig-Gen Rabe Abubakar, noted that the...
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    Metro Nigerian Military ‘Unhappy’ Over Release of 5 Boko Haram Commanders

    Strong indications have emerged that troops and security personnel involved in the ongoing counter-terrorism campaign against Boko Haram are unhappy with the release of five top Boko Haram commanders. The commanders were said to have been released in exchange for the 21 of the Chibok...
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    Metro We Are Not Aware of Chibok Girls' Release – Nigerian Military

    Nigerian military says it is not aware of the twenty one Chibok school girls released by the Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday. The Defence Headquarters said it is conducting “serious operations to rescue the girls and other Nigerians in Boko Haram captivity.” This was contained in a news...
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    Politics Military Responsible for Economic Recession – Ex-APC Chairman, Akande

    A former Interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande, says the current economic recession ravaging the country was due to military incursion into politics and governance. Speaking in Otan Ayegbaju, Osun State during the inauguration of a block of 10 classrooms...