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Today's Headlines: More Trouble To Bandits As Army Raids Their Market, I am Not Bandits Lover - Gumi

The Nigerian Army has raised the alarm that the Islamic West Africa Province and Boko Haram terrorists are purchasing Improvised Explosive Devices. Source: Punch Newspapers It said the terrorists were planning to unleash terror on innocent Nigerians to remain relevant after the sects must have been decimated. It disclosed this in a statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, on Thursday.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: More Trouble To Bandits As Army Raids Their Market, I am Not Bandits Lover - Gumi

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Today's Headlines: Army Raises Alarm Over ISWAP Recruitment; Sanwo-Olu Signs Grazing Bill Into Law

Army Raises Alarm Over Massive ISWAP Recruitment Photo Credit: Daily Trust The Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) has started recruiting massively, according to the army. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyeama Nwachukwu, disclosed this at the Headquarters of the Theatre Command, Operation Hadin Kai Maimalari, during a tour in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Sunday.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Army Raises Alarm Over ISWAP Recruitment; Sanwo-Olu Signs Grazing Bill Into Law

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Opinion: Overwhelming Firepower Is Responsible For The Surrendering Of 8,000 Terrorists In 3 Months

More than 8,000 Bokoharam/ISWAP terrorists have surrendered from their enclaves and hideouts. And whether you like it or not, the Shock and Awe strategy i.e overwhelming firepower is responsible for this development. A strategy that involves a tripartite process of cutting off telecommunications, closing down suppliers, and bombardments of their enclaves has been very effective in this war.

  2 months ago ago
Opinion: Overwhelming Firepower Is Responsible For The Surrendering Of 8,000 Terrorists In 3 Months

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Nigerian Army Arrest High Profile Boko Haram Terrorist, Recover Explosive Materials (Photo)

The capture of a high-profile Boko Haram terrorist by Nigerian military troops marks yet another important victory in the country's war against terrorism. Following an intelligence tip-off on the terrorist's actions, Sector 2 Joint Task Force Northern Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) forces arrested Yawi Modu.

  3 months ago ago
Nigerian Army Arrest High Profile Boko Haram Terrorist, Recover Explosive Materials (Photo)

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The Army Is Not Constructing Rural Grazing Area Settlements In The South-East– Army Official Reveals

Just recently, the Nigerian Army disclosed that it is not constructing any Rural Grazing Area(RUGA) settlement in any part of Nigeria especially in the South-East region. The Nigerian Army: RUGA: Photos credit: Punch Newspapers. The army described this news as false, baseless and untrue, especially the news of a RUGA Settlement that is being constructed at Igbo-Etiti community of Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, a community located in the South-East.

  1 month ago ago
The Army Is Not Constructing Rural Grazing Area Settlements In The South-East– Army Official Reveals

ENTERTAINMENT

Chiwetalu Agu, Nollywood actor, arrested by the army.

The Nigerian Army has stated that Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agu was detained because he was agitating the public and soliciting support for the banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, said in a statement on Thursday that Agu was apprehended while allegedly wearing a well-known proscribed group's attire.

  2 months ago ago
Chiwetalu Agu, Nollywood actor, arrested by the army.

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Why All Igbos Should Learn From Chiwetalu Agu's Arrest By The Nigerian Military In Anambra

The arrest of Chiwetalu Agu has led to various reactions across social media platforms. The Nigerian Military confirmed his arrest in a statement by Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations. According to the Statement, Chiwetalu Agu was arrested while inciting members of the public and soliciting support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

  2 months ago ago
Why All Igbos Should Learn From Chiwetalu Agu's Arrest By The Nigerian Military In Anambra

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'We Are Not Constructing RUGA Settlement In The South-East' - Nigerian Army Claims

The Nigerian Army has denied the allegation that it is currently constructing a Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) settlement in the Southeastern region of the country, describing it as baseless and false. This was contained in an official statement issued on Wednesday, October 13, by the acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division, Major Abubakar Abdullahi.

  1 month ago ago
'We Are Not Constructing  RUGA Settlement In The South-East' - Nigerian Army Claims

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We Are Not Constructing Ruga Settlement In Enugu But A Training Facility - Army

The Nigerian Army in a reaction to reports that it is constructing Ruga Settlement for herdsmen at Igbo-Etiti community of Udi Local Government Area, Enugu State, described the reports as untrue and false. A statement issued by Major Abubakar Abdullahi, acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, indicates that the report emanated from an outlawed online radio station.

  1 month ago ago
We Are Not Constructing Ruga Settlement In Enugu But A Training Facility - Army

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He violated peace and security in the region- Army gives reason why actor Chiwetalu Agu was arrested

It was seen in a video that went viral on social media that Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agu was manhandled and arrested by the Nigerian army for wearing a Biafra garment in Anambra. The action by the Nigerian army has made people condemned them on social media. However, Onyema Nwachukwu, Brigadier General Director Army Public Relations made a statement that the movie legend was arrested for inciting and persuading members of the public for support and to join the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB).

  2 months ago ago
He violated peace and security in the region- Army gives reason why actor Chiwetalu Agu was arrested

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Army puts female soldier who dehumanised corps member on trial

Lieutenant Chika Viola Anele, a female military officer serving in the 13th Brigade Command of the Nigeria Army, has been temporarily sanctioned and would be made to undergo regimental orders (trial). Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director, Army Public Relations revealed this in a statement on 23 September 2021.

  2 months ago ago
Army puts female soldier who dehumanised corps member on trial

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'Boko-Haram's potency depleted, commanders surrendering in droves' - Army Spokesman

There now seems to be confusion and palpable fear within the ranks of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) insurgents as a result of Boko-Haram fighters surrendering in droves. This was contained in a statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. onyema Nwachukwu on Monday, in Abuja.

  3 months ago ago
'Boko-Haram's potency depleted, commanders surrendering in droves' - Army Spokesman

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Reaction As The Nigerian Army Received More Than 8,000 Repented Boko Haram Members.

According to information revealed by a reliable social media platform called "Sahara Reporters", the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Abdulwahab Eyitayo, during a visit to the Director, Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, and a team of Defense Correspondents from Abuja on Tuesday, in Maiduguri, disclosed that the Nigerian Army received over 8,000 Boko Haram terrorists after they laid down their weapons and surrendered to the troops, adding that the terrorists surrendered from their enclaves in Sambisa Forest, as well as other hideouts.

  2 months ago ago
Reaction As The Nigerian Army Received More Than 8,000 Repented Boko Haram Members.

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Nigerian Army to Launch Three Operations that Could End Insecurity

The Nigerian Army is set to commence three operations on monday that are expected to curb all forms of insecurity in the country. According to a statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the operations which are expected to start on Monday, codenamed Operation Golden Dawn, Enduring Peace and Still Water will be launched by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya.

  2 months ago ago
Nigerian Army to Launch Three Operations that Could End Insecurity

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Troops Arrest Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist In Borno

Information filtering in from the North-East reveals that the Nigerian troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have successfully captured a wanted and high-profile Boko Haram terrorist, Yawi Modu, who has been on its wanted list. According to a statement made public on Thursday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the wanted terrorist and his acquaintance were arrested along the Damboa-Wajiroko road, Borno State.

  2 months ago ago
Troops Arrest Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist In Borno

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"Your Husband Was Not Assassinated " Army Replies Late Colonel Sakaba's Wife

The Nigerian Army has refuted the allegation made by the wife of late Colonel Ibrahim Sakaba that he was assassinated for refusing to loot the money that was for fighting insurgency. The late Officer's widow was said to have made the allegation in her Instagram page but the Army described it as being baseless.

  3 months ago ago

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Army Not Responsible For Rehabilitation Of Ex-Boko Haram Terrorists – Brigadier General Nwachukwu

The Nigeria military has denied their involvement in the alleged rehabilitation and release of two ex-Boko Haram bomb makers. Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director of Army Public Relations, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday. According to the Brigadier General, the authors intentionally misrepresented the facts in their publications.

  4 months ago ago
Army Not Responsible For Rehabilitation Of Ex-Boko Haram Terrorists – Brigadier General Nwachukwu

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Today's Headlines: Army Eliminates Six ISWAP Terrorists, Kwara Gets #4.3 Billion Federal Allocation.

Army Eliminates Six ISWAP Terrorists. The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, said it has killed six ISWAP terrorists and recovered arms and ammunitions. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Onyema Nwachukwu, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations in a statement said troops of 25 Brigade, operating under the aegis of Joint Task Force, North East, Operation HADIN KAI, OPHK neutralised six terrorists of the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Army Eliminates Six ISWAP Terrorists, Kwara Gets #4.3 Billion Federal Allocation.

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Troops Rescue NDA Officer Abducted By Unknown Gunmen

Following the recent security mobilization, and military surveillance, troops of the Armed forces of Nigeria have rescued Major C.L Datong who was abducted by unknown bandits during a recent attack on Nigerian Defence Academy, (NDA) Kaduna. According to Colonel Ezindu Idimah, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1 Division, the rescue mission was confirmed to be successful.

  2 months ago ago
Troops Rescue NDA Officer Abducted By Unknown Gunmen

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IPOB: Army confirms arrest of Chiwentalu Agu

Chiwentalu Agu The Nigeria Army said on Thursday night announced that it's troops arrested Chiwetalu Agu for allegedly wearing the proscribe, (IPOB) uniform while inciting the members of Public and soliciting support for proscribed Indigenous People of biafra(IPOB). A statement by Brig Gen Oyenma Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations said that, "Chiwetalu Agu who dressed in a very known attire of proscribed group, was picked up for questioning while inciting members of the public to join the proscribed group".

  2 months ago ago
IPOB: Army confirms arrest of Chiwentalu Agu