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    20 Soldiers Face Trial For Murder, Arms Sale

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    Twenty soldiers comprising four officers and 16 other ranks of the Nigerian Army have been arraigned before a court-martial over allegations of murder, sale of military ammunition and other acts of misconduct. They were alleged to have committed the offences during counter-insurgency operations in the North East, tagged ‘Operation Lafiya Dole.’ The trial began after…

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    Evolution, Strides And Challenges Of 1976 States

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    February 3, 2016, will be the 40th anniversary of the creation of Benue, Bauchi, Borno, Niger, Imo, Ondo, Ogun, Plateau, Sokoto and Oyo state. FRANCIS OKOYE, EMMA MGBEAHURUIKE, GBENGA ADEBOYE, TOPE FAYEHUN, ACHOR ABIMAJE, ANKELI EMMANUEL, BEATRICE GONDYI, ABU NMODU AND ADEBAYO WAHEED write on the evolution, strides and challenges of the states. Ondo @…

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    Boko Haram: UK Deploys Team To Train Nigerian Troops

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    A UK military training team will deploy to Nigeria as part of the ongoing efforts to train local forces to combat Boko Haram. This was contained in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP by the British High Commission in Abuja. It said soldiers from the Second Battalion, The  Royal Anglian Regiment, will deploy to Nigeria….

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