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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

Army Denies Mutiny, Sets Up Inquiry

Chris Olukolade, Major General and spokesman for the Nigerian Army has debunked claims of a mutiny by some officers of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army. Olukolade said,“The fact of the matter is that troops on patrol around Chibok were ambushed by insurgents yesterday. Troops engaged the insurgents in a fierce combat and extricated

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