Tag: civilians

Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

What we know about the military killings of Orlu natives in Imo

Yesterday, videos surfaced on the internet showing the Nigerian military in Orlu, Imo releasing live rounds into streets where indigenes ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2018

The Late 5: Video shows Boko Haram terrorists celebrating Sallah, warning ‘infidels’; civilians own 85% of world’s 1bn firearms and other stories

These are the top stories that drove conversation today. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti led by Gboyega Oguntuase Sunday, ...

AzeezDecember 18, 2017

No civilian died in Boko Haram attack on food trucks – Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday denied reports that civilians were killed when Boko Haram insurgents attacked World Food Programme trucks on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Over 7,000 civilians rescued from Sambisa Forest – Army

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Army says it has rescued about 7,898 civilians from the Sambisa Forest. Theatre commander of ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2017

Opinion: Why I have no respect for the Nigerian police force

by Nimi Pricewill Stealing a glance at a patrolling police van in Nigeria, involuntarily create goosebumps on your skin, as ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 12, 2017

Opinion: The soldiers at the beautiful gate

by Emmanuel Ugwu The Bible tells the story of a miracle at the Beautiful Gate. Two disciples met a lame man ...

Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

“It is rather unfortunate” | The Nigerian Army is very disappointed with Amnesty International

The Nigerian military has denied the report by Amnesty International (AI) that some civilians died in a detention cell at ...

January 13, 2014

“Operational blunder”: Senator escapes death as fighter jet drops bombs on his convoy

by ‘Jola Sotubo A near fatal mishap was recorded in Borno at the weekend as a fighter jet of one ...

July 30, 2013

Suspected Boko Haram members arrested by the Army in Lagos

Suspected Boko Haram members Fourty-two suspected members of Boko Haram sect were arrested in their hideouts in Lagos and Ogun ...

July 28, 2013

Sad news: Boko Haram kill 20 civilians in Borno

by Oge Okonkwo More than 20 civilians have been shot dead by suspected members of Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram. According ...

July 24, 2013

Nnanna Ochereome: Biafra – Revisiting the unjust war

by Ochereome Nnanna Among these were cold-blooded murderers who killed innocent civilians during the pogroms in Northern and Western Nigeria; ...

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