Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: Nigerian Army

Gen. Danjuma’s Metamorphosis, by Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo

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Captain Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma came into prominence when he led a group of soldiers to abduct the former head of state, Gen. Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi...

50 years after… remembering Ironsi, Fajuyi

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This day, July 29 1966, the former Head of State, Major-General Aguiyi Ironsi and the former Military Administrator for Western Region, Lt. Col. Francis...

Aguiyi-ironsi, by Obi Nwakanma

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Fifty years ago, on a Friday night at the Western Nigerian Governor’s lodge in Ibadan, a group of soldiers led by Major Theophilus Danjuma...

Why Buratai, Danbazau’s names are missing in arms scandal report –...

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The Muhammadu Buhari administration says the report of the Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Armed Forces (2007-2015) was...

Arms Panel indicts Ihejirika, Minimah, 52 others for alleged N381 billion...

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Committee charged with investigating the Defence Equipment Procurement from 2007 to 2015, for further investigation...

Let ‎Buratai resign or sack him, Falana tells Buhari

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Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, if...

Nigerian Army admits own chief, Buratai, owns foreign assets

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The Nigeria Army has admitted that its chief, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, owns assets in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. The army however described as “false...

Jonathan’s ADC among officers fired by Army

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There was shock in the Nigerian Army, with some hinting of ethnic and religious cleansing, as close to 200 officers including major generals were...

Nigerian Army replies Amnesty International on pro-Biafra killings

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The Nigerian Army has rejected a report by Amnesty International on Friday accusing Nigerian troops of killing at least 17 unarmed pro-Biafra supporters in...

Nigerian Military killed unarmed pro-Biafra protesters – Amnesty International report

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An on-the-ground investigation by Amnesty International has confirmed that the Nigerian army gunned down unarmed people ahead of last month’s planned pro-Biafran commemoration events...