Nigerian troops kill 20 Boko Haram terrorists

At least 20 members of the Boko Haram terrorist organization were neutralized in an operation in northeastern Nigeria, the army said Sunday. Army spokesman Col. Ado Isa said in a statement that the terrorists attempted to carry out an attack in the Askira-Uba local government area of Borno state. He said one soldier was killed... Continue Reading →

EndSARS: Resign, burn your uniforms – Nnamdi Kanu warns police officers, army

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has warned the rank and file of the Nigeria Police and the army not to return to their duty post again. Recall that a former Inspector General of Police, IGP Tafa Balogun, had appealed to men of the Nigeria Police Force, to return to duty,... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: We’re not after DJ Switch, Army tells Lagos panel

The Nigerian Army has denied that it is looking for Celebrity Disk Jockey (DJ), Catherine Udeh, alias DJ Switch. It told the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters that it had neither threatened nor was after any #EndSARS protesters. There have been unverified social... Continue Reading →

Use fund on ‘repentant’ Boko Haram to buy weapons for military, APC chieftain tells FG

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) Dr. Garus Gololo, has thrown his weight opposition of Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South) to the ongoing de-radicalisation and rehabilitation of ‘repentant’ members of the Boko Haram insurgents. Ndume, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, had on Wednesday, during a budget defence by the... Continue Reading →

‘They came to kill’: Lagos shooting survivor recalls experience

She hasn’t been able to sleep for a week and at first wanted just “to stay hidden”. But this survivor of the shooting of peaceful Nigerian protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos last week says she realised that she had to speak out. “I feel like I’m hiding the truth,” says the young woman,... Continue Reading →

Nigeria protesters tell of ‘terrible’ shooting

Nothing is left of the party atmosphere that filled the protest ground in the centre of Nigeria's biggest city Lagos -- except for broken glass and graffiti denouncing police violence. The day after security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters gathered to push for better governance around 20 soldiers and police were now in control,... Continue Reading →

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