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How Nigerian Army Overran Rivers State

How Nigerian Army Overran Rivers State

Philemon Kingoli, Chairman of Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State aptly described what happened in the March 9th governorship and house of assembly elections in the state as a coup by the military, in which he said soldiers overran his local government and took charge of polling. Though the Nigerian Army has denied taking sides

A frustratef staff of Irrua Teaching Hospital displaying her voter card

Where Are the Ballot Boxes

Men of the Nigerian Army deployed on security duties in today’s presidential/national assembly elections seem determined to carry out to the letter, the order of the Commander-In-Chief, President Mohammad Buhari to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers.  In Edo State, all the highways are manned by gun-trotting and stick-wielding soldiers who have mounted roadblocks at

Nigerians Discredit Amnesty’s Report

Since Amnesty International accused the Nigerian Army of crimes against humanity and the subsequent submission of its finding to President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, 3 June 2015, the issue has continued to generate controversies among Nigerians. The latest is coming from a group of 100 legal experts and members of Nollywood at a press conference


Buhari Clears The Air On Certificate

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has decided to clear the air on the controversies surrounding his certificate. Buhari addressed a press conference on Wednesday barely 24 hours after a spokesman of the Nigeria Army said the certificate in question was not in Buhari’s personal file with the Army Board. The

NGE Berates Army over NewspaperSeizure

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE has criticized the Nigerian Army for seizing copies of some national newspapers on Friday. The NGE stated this in a statement issued on Friday. The NGE decried what it described as a random, forceful seizure of PUNCH, Leadership and The Nation newspapers in Lagos and Kaduna including South-South and

Nigerian Army Set To Recruit Volunteers

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday disclosed that it had commenced recruitment of qualified able men into the service to help strengthen it in the ongoing war against insurgence. This was disclosed at a news conference in Abuja by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Olaijide Laleye. Laleye said those recruited would be trained, after

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