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Indigenes of Bilabiri 1 community in Ekeremor local council of Bayelsa state have fled their homes over fear of military invasion, following the attack on Tunu flow-station and the subsequent killing of three soldiers in a bloody.
Tony Anenih, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) which had late MKO Abiola as its presidential candidate, has revealed in his book titled My Life and Nigerian Politics the intrigues that transpired after June 12.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, a body of young persons in Bayelsa, has outrightly condemned the killing of four persons during a military operation in Oluasiri community in the Nembe local government area of the state.
The Nigerian Army, through its deputy chief of policy and plans, Maj Gen Attahiru Ibrahim, has assured that there were ongoing military operations to rescue Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi schoolgirl in Boko Haram den.
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Soldiers have engaged Boko Haram insurgents in a gunfight at Auno, a community in Kada local government area of Borno state. However, the security operatives were said to have succeeded in repelling the militants.
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The Aku Uka of Wukari and chairman of the Taraba State Council of Chiefs, Dr Shekarau Masa Ibi (Kuvyo II), on Monday, April 16 told an army probe panel that Nigerians had lost confidence in the Nigerian military.
A security expert, Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo retired, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose’s ignorance informed his criticism of President Buhari’s approval of the sum of $1billion for the purchase of military equipment.
Two soldiers and several armed bandits have been reportedly killed in a fierce gun battle that occurred in Bawar Daji village in Anka local government area of Zamfara state. The council chairman of the LG Mustapha Gado confirmed.
Alhaji Suleiman Salami, the assistant secretary general, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), said Yorubas should not depend on the military and other security agencies for safety against herdsmen attacks throughout the country.
An attack by armed bandits on a Nigerian military detachment has reportedly left eleven Nigerian soldiers dead. During the attack on the military base by the bandits, three other soldiers were said to have sustained injuries.
The proprietor of ABUAD, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, has absolved President Muhammadu Buhari of blame in the killings and insurgency in the country, blaming it on the lopsided unitary system introduced by the military in 1966.
Jauro Hammangabdo, a district head of Mayo Selbe in Gashaka local government area of Taraba, has defeated a gang of kidnappers who tried to abduct him. He killed two and injured at least three of them on Wednesday, March 14.
The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has stated that it is not unlikely for the military to take over, as he noted that the nation’s democracy is receding. He said this in reaction to a motion sponsored by a colleague.
The military on Friday, March 2, said it has reviewed the pattern of information management in all ongoing counter insurgency operations and will henceforth communicate only successes rather than strategies of operations.
The Nigerian military has formally reacted to Amnesty International’s report alleging gross human rights abuses against the Nigerian Armed Forces especially in the military’s counter insurgency war against Boko Haram.
The spokesman of the military counter-insurgency operation in the northeast Onyema Nwachukwu said the military was unaware of the abduction of students of Government Girls Secondary Schools Dipcha in Yobe state.
Alhaji Yusuf, the father of Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Buratai who died in Maiduguri as announced by Brig Gen SK Usman, the spokesperson of the security organisation, has been buried amid tears.
The minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali has said that Nigerian troops had freed 30,000 captives from Boko Haram Terrorists and that Donald Trump had commended Nigeria’s military strength when they met at a recent security meeting.
President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to participate at the Wreath Laying Ceremony to mark the grand finale of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations, today, Monday, January 15. It would take place in Abuja.
The Nigerian military has appointed a new Defence spokesman in the person of Brigadier General John Agim. Agim who replaced Major General John Enenche, was formally commandant, Nigerian Army School of Public Relations.
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