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That the Nigerian Army was restrained when fighting the Biafrans is a lie – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation and a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has tackled President Muhammadu Buhari for saying that the Nigerian Army was not hard on the separatist agitation of Biafrans during the 30 months civil war.
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Intersociety accuses army of killing over 1,900 pro-Biafra activists, IMN members, others

Malaysia seizes 330 endangered tortoises from Madagascar

 International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety, yesterday, alleged that the Nigerian Army massacred 150 pro Biafra activists and hurriedly declared them terrorists to cover their alleged extrajudicial killings and used Operation Python Dance II, as a cover to escape accountability.
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Nigerian Army launches Island Project in Lagos

The Nigerian Army yesterday launched its Apple Island Project. Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, set the ball rolling for the initiative, which will be located off Banana Island, Lagos State. The project, under the auspices of the Nigerian Army Properties Limited (NAPL), is contracted to Van Oord and Julius Berger, with Tauraf […] …

Five soldiers die after troops ran through IEDs – Army

Emir of Katsina urges FG to extend rail line to Katsina

Nigerian Army authorities on Thursday said five soldiers had died along the Pridang-Bita road in Borno after their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that the incident, which occurred in Gworza Local Government Area, happened when troops of 271 Task Force Battalion fought through an […] …

REVEALED: $670m spent on security votes annually — more than army budget

REVEALED: $670m spent on security votes annually — more than army budget

Not less than $670 million is spent on security votes in Nigeria every year, a new report by Transparency International Defence and Security (TIDS) and the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy
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