Posts Tagged ‘Army’

JUST IN: “We Carried Live Bullets To Lekki Tollgate”, Army Reveals

By Onwuka Gerald The Nigerian Army has said that it took live bullets to Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020, when #EndSARS demonstrators were chased off after two weeks spent at the place. Commander of the 81 division of the Nigerian Army, Ibrahim Taiwo gave the revelation to judicial panel of inquiry setup to probe […]

#LekkiMassacre: Army To Appear Before Lagos Panel Saturday

Indications have emerged that the Nigerian Army has changed its decision to shun the Lagos State Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged shooting of peaceful protesters by soldiers on October 20 at the Lekki tollgate. It was reliably gathered that the Nigerian Army has pledged to appear before the retired Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel tomorrow […]

Army Lied Against Sanwo-Olu On #LekkiMassacre, Says Nnamdi Kanu | #EndSARS

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has faulted claims by the Army that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State invited them to Lekki toll gate, amid the #EndSARS protest. In a tweet, Kanu claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the soldiers to kill the protesters not Sanwo-Olu. It would be recalled […]

Twitter User Narrates How SARS Officer Got Into Serious Trouble With Army Officers

A Nigerian Twitter user, on Saturday took to the platform to narrate how an official of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) got into serious trouble with Army officers. @GospelJosiah wrote: “This man just parked his car abruptly, wound down and apologized to those behind him. A bike carrying a SARs official just parked by the […]

“You People Said There’s No B/Haram Here, Then Who Attacked Us?” — Governor Zulum Slams Army Over Convoy Attack

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has blasted the Nigerian Army over an attack on his convoy in Baga, a town in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno. In continuation of the food distribution programme which he started earlier in July, the governor had departed Maiduguri, the state capital on Monday afternoon for the […]

Zamfara: Nigerian Army Kill 89 Bandits, Rescue 5 Captives

At least 89 armed bandits were on Friday, killed by troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), in Zamfara state. This was disclosed in an operation update released to the media by Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations (CDMO), in the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), on Saturday, General Enenche, who said […]