Tag: Nigerian Army

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 23, 2020

All you should know about the heinous abuses going on in Oyigbo

While Nigerians are still reeling from the grisly events of October 20 2020, where unarmed protesters were shot at and ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 19, 2020

Bit-by-bit contrast: Here are the major evidences the CNN investigation is bringing forward on #LekkiShooting

Lekki Massacre happened; no, it didn’t.  That has been the jostle back and forth in the minds of many Nigerians ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 3, 2020

It must be a hangover for the Nigerian Army who still act like they are in power

Nigeria is 60 years old this year and of those years, soldiers from the Nigerian Army have ruled for a ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

“Operation Burst” is replacing police brutality, an injury to the #EndSARS protests

It’s quite upsetting to realise that freedom of expression still remains a foreign concept to a good number of Nigerian ...

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Uroupa KiakubuNovember 2, 2020

The Nigerian Army has refused to reveal the soldiers deployed to Lekki Toll-Gate, and it raises many questions

According to recent reports, the acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and 81 Division’s spokesperson, Major Osoba Olaniyi, has disclosed that ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 1, 2020

How the success of the US Navy Seal made a mockery of us

Despite all kinds of scrutiny that security agents have been subjected to in the past weeks owing to the #EndSARS ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Here’s why soldiers denied the Lagos judicial panel access to the military mortuary

Members of the Lagos Judicial Panel investigating cases of police brutality have been denied access to the military morgue controlled by the 65 Battalion under the 81 Division according to reports. The panel was said to have embarked on an impromptu visit to the Military hospital at Awolowo road Ikoyi, Friday, after receiving confidential information that...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 28, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: What you need to know about the blame-game between the Nigerian Army and Governor Sanwo-Olu

In the aftermath of the #LekkiMassacre on the heels of the #EndSARS protest, no one has stepped forward to take ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 26, 2020

The Thread: Omoh F’s brutality tells us there’s a need for more than police reform

If we were to describe the relationship between the military and civilians in Nigeria, we might reach a dead-end from ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 18, 2020

Why we should be concerned about the Nigerian Army’s operation ‘Crocodile Smile’ | #EndInsecurityInNigeria

11 days ago, Nigerians started what has now progressed into a movement against bad governance, accountability, and the cost of ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 15, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Nigerian Army’s press statement holds more threats than support for protesters | #EndSWAT

A reoccurring conversation from the #EndSARS protest that has progressed for over a week is the deconstruction of many harmful ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 31, 2020

Nigerian Army pulls the plug on General Adeniyi | The #YNaijaCover

An exclusive by online medium, Sahara Reporters Tuesday revealed that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, who ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 3, 2020

It’s 2020 and NDA cadets shouldn’t be bullying helpless citizens, except we are a lawless country

For Nigerians, the abuse of power by the Nigerian army and the humiliating treatment of everyday persons whom they find ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 8, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Nigerian Army to prosecute 70 soldiers found defaulting in the fight against terrorism

The Nigeria Army on Thursday, November 7th inaugurated a General Court Martial to prosecute 70 erring personnel found defaulting in the ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 30, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: #SexForGrades: Education minister has warned female students to desist from harassing their lecturers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has advised female students against going to lecturers unnecessarily to avoid being sexually harassed. ...

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Edwin OkoloOctober 22, 2019

High ranking policemen getting kidnapped is just how bad Nigeria’s security issues are right now

Is there a more pressing sign that a country’s security has been severely compromised than the state having to protect ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

Nepotism in the Nigerian army cost the policemen killed last week their lives

If you follow politics in Nigeria, then the events of last weekend must have caused you some concern. The Nigerian ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 9, 2019

A kidnap kingpin is in the wind and 3 police officers are dead; This is Buhari’s Nigeria

In a turn of events that will confound even the most open minded of political commentators, the Nigerian Police Force, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories:     The Big 5: Electricity generation falls to 2,616MW, six plants ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of March

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     Just In: 4 rescued, others reportedly trapped as another ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2019

The Late 5: El-Rufai wins Kaduna governorship elections; Code of Conduct Tribunal orders daily of hearing of Onnoghen’s trial | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: El-Rufai wins Kaduna governorship elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 5, 2019

Fr. Mbaka endorses President Buhari; Labour announces date for indefinite strike over minimum wage | Other top stories this week

These are the stories that drove the conversation this week: Following the state of insecurity in Zamfara, especially after the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 2, 2019

Nigerian Army reacts to ‘Feed Nigerian Soldiers’ campaign, declares promoter wanted

The Nigerian Army has reacted to a “Global Campaign To Provide Food For Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram” by one Doctor Perry ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of December

  Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: View this post on Instagram Nigerian Army denies veracity ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 28, 2018

The Late 5: You have to sweat and work for a living, no more handouts – Buhari tells Nigerian youth; Diesel-laden tanker explodes in Oshodi | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday flagged off his re-election campaign in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 21, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 21st of December

Follow the links to the stories and analyses on YNaija: Check out these tweets from women testifying to the impact ...

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Alexander OnukwueDecember 21, 2018

Wanted: An Honest, Self-Reflective, Grown-Up Nigerian Army

On one hand, it is difficult to bash the Nigerian Armed Forces. They have been, to put it mildly, undercut ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2018

The Late 5: NASS workers begin warning strike 2 days before Buhari presents budget; Atiku promises ministerial position for Nigerian under 30 | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. An OAU lecturer, Richard Akindele has been sentenced to 24 months in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2018

How Amnesty International has attempted to destabilise Nigeria – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International (AI) offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 15, 2018

Nigerian Army lifts suspension on activities of UNICEF in North East

Hours after the Nigerian Army suspended the operations of  the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the North-East, alleging that ...

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