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Nigerian Military kills over 392 bandits – DHQ

No fewer than 392 bandits have been killed by the Nigerian Military in the North West and North Central parts of the country.

Amnesty Int’l accuses Nigerian military of unlawful detention, torture of children

Global rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian Military of unlawful detention and torture of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism.

Nigerian Military confirms officer’s infection with Coronavirus

The Nigerian military has confirmed that one of its officers has tested positive for Coronavirus.

Nigerian Army blames local informants over Boko Haram ambush killing70 troops

The Nigerian Military has blamed suspected local informants for allegedly leaking movement information of Nigerian troops to Boko Haram terrorists, leading to the killing of over 70 soldiers in the terrorists’ ambush.

Tiv youths declare support for Nigerian military’s Exercise Ayem Akpatuma

The Tiv Youth Council, TYC, Worldwide has declared its support for the Nigerian Army after it commenced its routine military exercise, code named “Exercise...

Nigerian Military re-organising to combat insecurity – Olonisakin

The Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday, said the Nigerian military was re-organising to combat the current security challenges across the country.

Metuh defends Dasuki in court, says Jonathan gave me N400m

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, on Thursday, defended the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki at the Federal High Court in Abuja, saying that the N400 million project fund in which he is standing trial was paid to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan and not the former NSA.

BREAKING: Nigerian military sacks UNICEF for ‘spying’ for Boko Haram

The Nigerian military has announced the suspension of activities of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, UNICEF, for alleged training and deployment of "spies who support the insurgents and their sympathisers".

Nigerian Army establishes human rights desk to address alleged rights abuses

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu State says it has established human rights desks in all its formations to address alleged...

Is Nigeria a viable democracy?, by Prof. Abubakar Liman

Nigeria has indeed come along way in its experiment with democratic governance. The country has steadily covered almost twenty years of uninterrupted journey in...

Rape allegations: Amnesty int’l dares Nigerian military, says ‘threat, intimidation won’t deter us’

Amnesty International has called the bluff of the Nigerian military, saying that no amount of threats, intimidation and smears campaigns would deter them from carrying out their humanitarian duties of documenting the human rights violations in the North-eastern part of the country.

Borno IDPs, others deny AI’s report on alleged human rights violation

Some Borno Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against...

Nigerian Military reacts to yet-to-be-released Amnesty Intl’s report

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the yet-to-be-released report purportedly indicts Nigerian troops and Civilian JTF of routinely detaining, raping, starving and killing women as well as minors in the North-eastern part of the country

Nigerian military replies Amnesty Int’l, says global watchdog whipping up sentiments

The Nigerian Military, on Tuesday, reacted to the recent report by the Amnesty International claiming that the Dapchi school girls’ abduction happened as a result of Nigerian security forces’ unprofessional negligence in spite of the advanced warnings they have received.

Human rights abuse: Nigerian Army to pay N1m, render apology to victim

A Federal High Court sitting in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, found the 6 Division of Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, guilty of human rights abuse against,...

MURIC questions withdrawal of troops week before Dapchi girls’ abduction

MURIC Director, Isha Akintola lamented that the incident occurred after troops were asked to leave the area.

Shettima, Gaidam reminisce on Chibok, Dapchi abductions

I blame the whole attack on Dapchi on the military and the defence headquarters who withdrew troops from Dapchi.

Shettima, Nigerian military in war of words

The successfully launched military onslaught by Operation Lafiya Dole at the North-east has resulted in massive degrading of the Boko Haram terrorists particularly in...

BREAKING: Nigerian military kills 57 Boko Haram terrorists, loses 3 soldiers

Troops under Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH 2, on Monday, has cleared Boko Haram terrorists in Metele village, Tumbun Gini...

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