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Nnamdi Kanu Absent in Court As Senator Who Stood Surety Wants Outthe invasion of Mr. Kanu's residence on September 11, during which a confrontat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
the invasion of Mr. Kanu's residence on September 11, during which a confrontation occurred between IPOB supporters and the Nigerian Army. According to the motion, Mr. Abaribe said Mr. Kanu has not been seen since the September clashes between... Read more
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Govt Set to Try Kanu in Absentia, As His Whereabouts Remains Unkownwhereabouts of his client. Ejiofor said his only contact with the IPOB leader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
whereabouts of his client. Ejiofor said his only contact with the IPOB leader was on September 14, few minutes before the Nigerian Army "invaded" his (Kanu's) hometown. He said that Kanu called him on phone, complaining that he was under attack... Read more
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Kanu Returns to Court Todayraid that was carried out by the military in his Afara-ukwu residence in Umuahi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
raid that was carried out by the military in his Afara-ukwu residence in Umuahia, Abia state, on September 14, 2017. The Nigerian army on September 14, 2017 stormed Kanu' s residence in search of what they called "technical items." Kanu is... Read more
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IPOB Issues Threat If Govt Fails to Produce Kanu in Court Todayinterview by the Nigerian Defence Minister, General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd) on Cha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
interview by the Nigerian Defence Minister, General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd) on Channels Television in which he confirmed that Nigerian Army went in search of Kanu in his home. The group said this was at variance with previous statements of the... Read more
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27 Victims Buried in Latest Plateau Violence - Buhari Speaksto the development, the commander of Operation Safe Heaven, a military task for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
to the development, the commander of Operation Safe Heaven, a military task force on Jos crisis, Anthony Atolagbe, said the Nigerian Army will investigate alleged involvement of soldiers in the killings. According to the commander, who visited the... Read more
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Troops Arrest Barge Laden With 456,600 Litres of Illegal OilTroops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, participating in the on-going Op
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Troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, participating in the on-going Operation Crocodile Smile II, have arrested a barge laden with 456,600 litres of suspected illegally refined Automated Gas Oil (AGO). This is contained in a statement... Read more
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Army Wraps Up Military Exercise in SouthAbuja — The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division of the Nigerian Army,
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Abuja — The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar, representing the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General TY Buratai, has said the Nigerian Army has formally declared the end of... Read more
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Military Restates Operation Crocodile Smile II Is Meant to Sharpen Troops' Combat Skillsmilitary has again restated that the Operation Crocodile Smile II was not meant
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military has again restated that the Operation Crocodile Smile II was not meant to witch-hunt anyone but for the Nigerian army to sharpen the operational skills of its men and increase mileage and rhythm. The Commander, 16th Brigade,... Read more
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Army Demands Video, Picture Evidence of Alleged Lethal VaccinesYenagoa — Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army at the weekend again denied the allegati
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Yenagoa — Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army at the weekend again denied the allegations that its officers were invading schools and forcibly administering vaccines on school children in the southern part of the country. The army urged those escalating... Read more
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Killer Vaccine - Return Children to School, IPOB Urges Parentsearly warning team is in place all over Anambra State and should anything untow
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early warning team is in place all over Anambra State and should anything untoward be spotted on Monday morning or Nigerian Army vehicles found anywhere near any school, IPOB would raise the alarm immediately to recall our children as was... Read more
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Obey 'Rules of Engagement', Army Chief Buratai Charges Nigerian SoldiersThe Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Saturday in Lagos tasked officers of
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The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Saturday in Lagos tasked officers of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps (NAFC) on conduct, professionalism and hard work as he inaugurated the Data Recovery Centre. Mr. Buratai was represented by the Chief of... Read more
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Gunmen Kill Three Drug Law Agency Officialsdown the killers. The Kogi Government had in August established a Forward Oper
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down the killers. The Kogi Government had in August established a Forward Operation Base in Okene in partnership with the Nigerian Army to check kidnapping, armed robbery and other violent crimes. However, the initiative has yet to yield the... Read more
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To Save Her Children, She Pretended To Be CrazyGwoza was the headquarters of Boko Haram's short-lived caliphate until the extr
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
Gwoza was the headquarters of Boko Haram's short-lived caliphate until the extremists were swept out of the town by the Nigerian army in 2015. "Liberated Gwoza is peaceful under the military and secure," says Hamayaji. "What I want now is for... Read more
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The Generals and Their Bookscommunicator. Nigerian Civil War by General H.R. Momoh published by Sam Bookman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
communicator. Nigerian Civil War by General H.R. Momoh published by Sam Bookman Publishers, which was published by Nigerian Army Education Corps and school in 2000, is also a good read. The spy master, General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau of Course... Read more
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Police Arrest Three Soldiers, Eight Others for Solar Panel 'Vandalism'The police in Lagos State have arrested three Nigerian Army personnel and eight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The police in Lagos State have arrested three Nigerian Army personnel and eight others for allegedly vandalising solar panels belonging to the Lagos State government and some telecommunication firms. The three soldiers said to be attached to the 81... Read more
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Monkeypox - Panic in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, Others Over Rumoured Deadly Vaccine, Fresh Outbreaks"in as much as there is no scientifically established nexus between the free va
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
"in as much as there is no scientifically established nexus between the free vaccination/medical exercise/outreach by the Nigerian Army and the outbreak of the pandemic of Monkey Pox, it is still necessary that the military is stopped from... Read more
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Troops Evacuate Soldier Killed in Boko Haram Gun Battle, Neutralise SectBy Paul Obi and Michael Olugbode Abuja and Maiduguri — The Nigerian Army wedne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Paul Obi and Michael Olugbode Abuja and Maiduguri — The Nigerian Army wednesday said military troops fighting insurgency in the North-east have evacuated one soldier killed during a gun battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, Borno... Read more
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More U.S. Backing 'Forthcoming' for Buhari's Drives Against Corruption & Boko Haram – New Ambassadorcoming from the Igbo themselves. Kanu hoisted the separatist flag and fielded a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
coming from the Igbo themselves. Kanu hoisted the separatist flag and fielded an army of youths. He was challenged, and the Nigerian army moved in. This will not succeed. In the Niger Delta, unrest has calmed down. The government has insisted to... Read more
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Aid Workers Flee Borno Town After Boko Haram Attackin doing that; we had no civilian casualties in yesterday's attack," he added.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
in doing that; we had no civilian casualties in yesterday's attack," he added. During the duel with the insurgents, the Nigerian Army confirmed that the sect lost 15 members. A statement issued later Wednesday by the Director, Army Public... Read more
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Buhari, Security Chiefs Meet As Operation Crocodile Smile II Begins in Bayelsa On Fridaywhere they updated the President on the general state of security across the co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
where they updated the President on the general state of security across the country. Meanwhile, the 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army has commenced Operation Crocodile Smile II in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, in line with the Nigerian Army... Read more
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Nigerian Army and the Siege of a Nation'The Federal Republic of Nigerian Army, the Siege of a Nation' is the title of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
'The Federal Republic of Nigerian Army, the Siege of a Nation' is the title of the autobiography of the retired Major General Mohammed Christopher Alli, a former chief of army staff. The book chronicles the activities of army officers in Nigerian... Read more
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General Victor Malu - Exit of a Gallant Officerto his sagacity as a committed soldier. Before his foray into international po
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to his sagacity as a committed soldier. Before his foray into international politics, Malu had made his mark in the Nigerian Army where he was, at various times, chief instructor of the Nigerian Military School, Zaria; Commander, 7... Read more
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Mass Trials of Over 6,600 Boko Haram Suspects Accused of Slaughtering Christians, Children Beginpart of the terror group are being tried in the coming weeks, with another 5,00
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
part of the terror group are being tried in the coming weeks, with another 5,000 people awaiting trial after that. The Nigerian army said that the terrorists have lost significant ground in the country over the past year, with kidnapping... Read more
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Former Chief of Army Staff, Victor Malu, Dies At 70national publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, APC recalled his contrib
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
national publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, APC recalled his contribution to strengthening and reforming the Nigerian army. The statement reads in part: "A recipient of the Force Service Star (FSS) Award, Meritorious Service Star... Read more
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Chief of Army Staff, Gen Victor Malu, Dies at 70Malu, and grant his soul perfect peace. Meanwhile, All Progressives Congress,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Malu, and grant his soul perfect peace. Meanwhile, All Progressives Congress, APC, has condoled with the immediate family, Nigerian Army and the government and people of Benue State over the painful loss. According to the party, Nigeria has indeed... Read more
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Group Charges Judiciary to Reform Its Proceduresthe plaintiff in the matter and challenged the brutal assault of Mr. Enilari, a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the plaintiff in the matter and challenged the brutal assault of Mr. Enilari, a flour merchant by officers of the Nigerian Army. "The assault took place on the 27 of January 2009 along Airways junction in Apapa, Lagos. Due to head... Read more
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Customs Intercepts 14 Containers in Lagosas a way of life and an inherited business. We were able to achieve this with t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
as a way of life and an inherited business. We were able to achieve this with the support of the military from 9 Brigade Nigerian Army Ikeja," he said. Garba gave the breakdown of the 11seized vehicles as: two Lexus Jeep GX460 and RX330, one... Read more
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Dickson Urges Caution, Professionalism in Operation Crocodile Smile in Niger Deltaits Operation Crocodile Smile II in the state. Dickson said only professionali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
its Operation Crocodile Smile II in the state. Dickson said only professionalism and the rule of engagement would make the Nigerian Army to enjoy the maximum support of the government and people of the state. He, however, said he was in full... Read more
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PR Experts Blame Low Foreign Investment On Country's Poor Imagebody of the NIPR to help in promoting the country's image to the outside world.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
body of the NIPR to help in promoting the country's image to the outside world. Among them were the former spokesperson of Nigerian Army, Gen. Chris Olukolade, the Director-General of the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr.... Read more
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Troops Deploy Heavily Along Borderpeople from neighboring Nigeria were trying to cross the frontier by force at E
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
people from neighboring Nigeria were trying to cross the frontier by force at Ekok. They were pushed back aided by the Nigerian army posted there on the Nigerian side," Tchiroma said. "On behalf of the government of the Republic of Cameroon, I... Read more
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Cameroonian troops deploy heavily along Nigeria border |people from neighboring Nigeria were trying to cross the frontier by force at E
DW / Posted 8 days ago
people from neighboring Nigeria were trying to cross the frontier by force at Ekok. They were pushed back aided by the Nigerian army posted there on the Nigerian side," Tchiroma said. "On behalf of the government of the Republic of Cameroon, I... Read more
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Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram Members, Says OfficialThe Nigerian Army at the weekend said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Nigerian Army at the weekend said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti village of Bama Local Government Council of Borno State. The Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, Kingsley Samuel, told the News Agency of... Read more
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Again, Soldiers Raid Kanu's Hometo him, the palace was "looted" following the raid. He therefore called on the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
to him, the palace was "looted" following the raid. He therefore called on the international community to prevail on the Nigerian Army to stop further raiding of his father's palace and to also account for the whereabouts of the IPOB... Read more
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Nigerian Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram MembersThe Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram insurgents at Mayanti village of Bama Local Government Council of Borno State. Kingsley Samuel, the Deputy Director, Army Public Rations, 7 Division, said in Maiguri the troops... Read more
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Asaba Massacre - Anambra Governorship Candidate Chidoka Urges Nigerian Govt to Apologisehas urged the federal government to issue a public apology over the massacre of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
has urged the federal government to issue a public apology over the massacre of civilians allegedly by soldiers of the Nigerian Army during the civil war in 1967. Mr. Chidoka made the call on Saturday on the occasion of the 50th remembrance of... Read more
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Troops Kill 3 Boko Haram Cattle Rustlers, 1 Other in BornoThe Nigerian Army says it's troops killed three Boko Haram cattle rustlers at M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Nigerian Army says it's troops killed three Boko Haram cattle rustlers at Mairari village in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Timothy Antigha, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, disclosed this in a... Read more
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'The Man Died' - Soyinka's Repudiation of Complacencyit up with a war of attrition, was the framing and imprisonment of Wole Soyinka
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
it up with a war of attrition, was the framing and imprisonment of Wole Soyinka. He was arrested for denouncing the war in Nigerian newspapers, visiting Eastern Nigeria and attempting to get the world to stop supplying arms to both sides in order... Read more
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Shun Actions Capable of Causing Another Civil War - Governor Okowaof loss and anguish that has stayed with us for fifty years; on 7th October, 19
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of loss and anguish that has stayed with us for fifty years; on 7th October, 1967, soldiers of the 2nd Division of the Nigerian Army entered Asaba" where their activities led to the death of more than 700 innocent Nigerians. He stated, "all we... Read more
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U.S.$25 Billion Oil Contract - Kachikwu Keeps Mum After Villa MeetingBy Sunday Isuwa, Abuja, Anayo Onokwugha, Port Harcourt, Okechukwu Obeta, Anambr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja, Anayo Onokwugha, Port Harcourt, Okechukwu Obeta, Anambra and Salihi Abubakar Bello, Kano The Nigerian Army said yesterday that it decided to embark on Operations Python Dance 11 and Crocodile Smile 11 in the South East and... Read more
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Army Transfers 760 Boko Haram Suspects to Borno GovtThe Nigerian Army Yesterday released 760 arrested Boko Haram suspects to the Bo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Nigerian Army Yesterday released 760 arrested Boko Haram suspects to the Borno State government for rehabilitation and reintegration. The suspects who were arrested during the on-going crackdown in the North East by troops of Operation Lafiya... Read more
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Troops Intercept Three Boko Haram Terrorists At IDPs' Camp in BornoAbuja — Troops of 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole said
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Abuja — Troops of 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole said they intercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State. A statement signed by Director,... Read more
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Four Boko Haram Fighters Killed As Troops Foil Attacks On IDP CampTroops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno stat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Troops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno state killed four Boko Haram fighters plotting to carry out suicide bombing attacks on camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, officials have said. The spokesperson of... Read more
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Nigerian Army Has No Place for Analogue PR Officers - SpokespersonThe public relations officers of the Nigerian Army must key into the social med
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The public relations officers of the Nigerian Army must key into the social media revolution if they are to effectively discharge their role to the army and the public, an official has said. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, a... Read more
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Court Orders Army to Pay N85 Million for Killing Unarmed CivilianThe Federal High Court, Lagos Division, has awarded N85.5 million as damages ag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Federal High Court, Lagos Division, has awarded N85.5 million as damages against the Nigerian Army for the assault and killing of one Olajide Enilari, a flour merchant. The judgement came eight years after the deceased, Mr. Enilari, died from a... Read more
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Reuters
Trump’s ‘business-friendly’ gun plan will worsen global conflictssome of these arms likely assisted the jihadist Boko Haram group to recover aft
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
some of these arms likely assisted the jihadist Boko Haram group to recover after serious territorial losses against the Nigerian army. According to the Small Arms Survey, the United States is already the world’s top exporter of small arms,... Read more
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Senate Committee Walks Out Buratai's RepresentativeMajor, to the hearing. They therefore refused to take submissions from the rep
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Major, to the hearing. They therefore refused to take submissions from the representative, Major Daniel Ehicheoya, of the Nigerian Army Directorate of Legal Services. The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, said Buratai's decision... Read more
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More Boko Haram Members in Ondo, Suspect Saysof Police in the state, Gbenga Adeyanju, told journalists that he had received
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of Police in the state, Gbenga Adeyanju, told journalists that he had received directive to hand the suspect over to the Nigerian Army. He said Mr. Bashir was arrested almost at the same spot a member of the sect was arrested last... Read more
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Army Chief Commissions Human Rights Office in Maiduguriwas in line with President Muhammadu Buhari's efforts towards addressing the ac
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari's efforts towards addressing the acute shortage of accommodation in the Nigerian Army, in order to boost the morale of troops as they strive to surmount the daunting security challenges in the... Read more
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Army Tells Residents Not to Panic, As Troops Move to Niger DeltaThe Nigerian Army has urged residents living in the Niger Delta region not to p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Nigerian Army has urged residents living in the Niger Delta region not to panic as troops commence movement of military hardware to Edo, Delta and Ondo states, ahead of the launch of an exercise, "Crocodile Smile," in the region on Saturday. The... Read more
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Army Selects 3 States for 'Operation Crocodile Smile II'The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin said it had concluded plans to conduct a tr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin said it had concluded plans to conduct a training code named, "Crocodile Smile II" in Edo, Delta and Ondo states. A statement by Capt. Mohammed Maidawa, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations in Benin on... Read more
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