Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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    You won’t be spared, police warn ballot snatchers in Bayelsa, Kogi

You won’t be spared, police warn ballot snatchers in Bayelsa, Kogi

The police have vowed not to spare anyone who snatches ballot materials during Saturday's election in Kogi and Bayelsa states. AbdulMajeed Ali, deputy inspector general of police, operations, gave the warning at a press conference, on Thursday. He said anyone caught in such act will not live to repeat such action. “Anyone caught will not be spared and will not live to do [...]

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    ‘Soldiers will be tough this time’ — Buratai warns ‘election riggers’

‘Soldiers will be tough this time’ — Buratai warns ‘election riggers’

Ahead of the Saturday governorship and house of assembly elections, Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, says intelligence gathered has shown that politicians have plans to disrupt the process. He made this known on Wednesday during a meeting with principal staff officers and commanders of the Nigerian army. While noting the cases of violence outbreak in some parts during the presidential [...]

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    PDP to Buratai: Concentrate on your demanding assignment, NOT politics

PDP to Buratai: Concentrate on your demanding assignment, NOT politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, to concentrate on ending the Boko Haram insurgency instead of "dabbling into politics". In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, asked Buratai to refrain himself from acts or actions that will suggest in any way that the military has become an arm of a political party. Reacting [...]

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    Understanding the army’s role in defending Nigeria’s sovereignty

Understanding the army’s role in defending Nigeria’s sovereignty

BY PHILIP AGBESE I recall that a section of the polity has decided to drag the Nigerian Army into the murky water of politics for their selfish reasons. This arose from the charge given by the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces President Muhammadu Buhari for the Nigeria Army to deal ruthlessly with those who intend to snatch ballot boxes [...]

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    Army speaks on Buhari’s directive to deal ‘ruthlessly’ with ballot-snatchers

Army speaks on Buhari’s directive to deal ‘ruthlessly’ with ballot-snatchers

The Nigerian army says it would remain apolitical and its actions guided by the rules of engagement during the general election. President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had on Monday warned those who might want to snatch ballot boxes would do so at the expense of their lives. The president said he rarely gives the military and the [...]

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