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FG Begins Campaign To Appreciate Military

FG Begins Campaign To Appreciate Military

Ten years into the war against Boko Haram, Nigeria government institutes respect for the military. In addition to the Annual Armed Forces Remembrance Day, the federal government has introduced a national campaign to make respect for the military a national ethos in Nigeria. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, formally launched the campaign in

Army Spokesman Confirms Sambisa Rescue

Major general Chris Olukolade, Defence Headquarters spokesman told our man, Tajudeen Suleiman that the girls and women are being screened, adding that it would be too hasty for anyone to conclude that all or any one of those rescued are Chibok girls. He said the feat was performed by the military earlier in the afternoon.

Army Recaptures Chibok

The Nigerian Army, on Sunday, said it has recaptured Chibok town from the Boko Haram Insurgent group. The military made this known in a statement released by Colonel S.K Usman, spokesperson of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army. Usman said troops launched a heavy attack on the Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok, Borno State

Army Denies Burning of BRT Buses on Ikorodu Road

Accused of masterminding the burning of about four BRT buses in the early hours of Friday, July 4, at Onipanu area of Ikorodu road, Lagos, the Nigerian army had come out to deny the allegations. Rightman Ogeh, spokesman for the Army formation in Yaba, Lagos, while admitting that the soldiers from the unit were aggrieved

Army Kills 18 Boko Haram Members

The Nigerian Army in Abuja on Monday announced that it killed 18 persons suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect while troops retrieved weapons and aborted attacks on the outskirts of Bama and Ngurosoye, Borno State.   Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information and coordinator, Joint Information Centre Counter Terrorism Campaign, said

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