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Python Dance III: Army arrests seven hoodlums in Sokoto

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of 8 Division of the Nigerian Army has arrested seven suspected hoodlums along Sokoto - Gusau road. Clement Abiade, the Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations in a statement on Friday said the hoodlums were arrested on the 9 January 2019 at about 6.30pm while on routine patrol for

Nigerian Army repels attack in Nasarawa, recovers 45 weapons

The Nigerian Army says it has repelled attacks from some criminal gangs and militia operating across communities in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States recovering some arms. Major General Adeyemi Yekini, Commander of “Operation Whirl Stroke” in Nasarawa, on Wednesday said his men recovered 45 assorted weapons and 701 rounds of live

Nigerian troops kill 17 bandits, arrest 67

The Operation Wild Stroke of the Nigerian Army operating in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States says it has killed 17 bandits and arrested 67 others in the last eight months of its operation. The Commander of the operation, Maj.Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Lafia on Wednesday. The commander also

Daily Trust: HURIWA tasks Army to free detained journalists

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has tasked the Nigeria Army to free journalists arrested during its  raid on the premises of Daily Trust Newspaper in Maiduguri, Borno State and Abuja HURIWA urged the military to show “greater restraint and embark on the search for legal and

Daily Truts Invasion: Nigerian Army yet to release Editor 24 hours after

Sani Tukur The Nigerian Army has yet to release the Daily Trust’s regional editor, Mr. Othman Abubakar, over 24 hours after he was arrested in Maiduguri by armed soldiers. Abubakar was arrested alongside the newspaper’s reporter, Mr. Ibrahim Suwab. Armed soldiers stormed multiple offices of Daily Trust in Maiduguri, Kaduna, Lagos and the

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