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Soldier ‘kills self’ in Yobe — after he was arrested for joining Boko Haram

    Soldier ‘kills self’ in Yobe — after he was arrested for joining Boko Haram

Abdullahi Jibrin, a lance corporal with the Nigerian Army battalion in Geidam community in Yobe state, has reportedly committed suicide.  Jibrin was said to have committed suicide after he was

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Army’s capital budget insufficient to fight insurgency, says reps panel chairman

    Army’s capital budget insufficient to fight insurgency, says reps panel chairman

Muktar Betara, chairman of the house of representatives committee on appropriations, says the larger part of the army’s spending is on recurrent expenditure. Betara spoke on Thursday while briefing journalists after

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Army: 12 gunmen who attacked Kaduna airport killed in air strike

    Army: 12 gunmen who attacked Kaduna airport killed in air strike

The Nigerian Army says 12 of the gunmen that attacked the Kaduna international airport on Saturday were killed in an air strike. Uriah Opuene, brigadier-general and garrison commander of the

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Troops ‘capture’ ISWAP’s stronghold in Sambisa, recover weapons

    Troops ‘capture’ ISWAP’s stronghold in Sambisa, recover weapons

The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Hadin Kai captured the stronghold of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Ukuba/Camp Zairo in Sambisa forest. In December 2016,

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‘ISWAP fighters killed’ as soldiers repel attack on military base

  ‘ISWAP fighters killed’ as soldiers repel attack on military base

Scores of Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) fighters have been killed by troops of operation Hadin Kai in

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Changes (2)

  Changes (2)

This is the conclusion of my earlier piece. A stubborn commitment to a conventional military approach to solving an asymmetric

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Troops kill three terrorists, destroy ‘illegal market’ in Borno

  Troops kill three terrorists, destroy ‘illegal market’ in Borno

Onyema Nwachukwu, army public relations director, says troops of operation Hadin Kai have killed three Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in an

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The Nigerian armed forces: For God, family and country

  The Nigerian armed forces: For God, family and country

Two critical elements determine the strength of a nation – the nation’s economy and its armed forces. Of course, the

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‘Corps member violated army’s rules’ — NYSC speaks on soldier’s detention over marriage proposal

  ‘Corps member violated army’s rules’ — NYSC speaks on soldier’s detention over marriage proposal
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Marriage proposal: Over 1,000 sign petition demanding release of detained soldier

  Marriage proposal: Over 1,000 sign petition demanding release of detained soldier
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