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Sagir Musa

New Army spokesman Sagir Musa assumes duty

The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, assumed duty on Thursday at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.

Governor Ugwuanyi assists widows, wounded soldiers of Nigerian Army with N10 million

Widows of the Nigerian fallen and wounded soldiers in the fight against insurgency, 82 Division Enugu have received Ten million naira support from Enugu State government.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army gets new spokesman, others

Col. Sagir Musa has been appointed as acting Director, Army Public Relations.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army warns Southeast youths against confrontation with soldiers

The Nigerian Army has warned youths and other individuals against confronting soldiers on Operation Python Dance 111 (Egwueke 111) in the southeast geopolitical zone.

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers, gets new spokesman, DDI

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.
Sagir Musa

Election: Nigerian Army remains apolitical, neutral – spokesperson

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it attached soldiers to politicians with the explanation that the army would “remain apolitical, neutral and totally insulated from any form of politics”.

Nigerian Army: No soldier attached to any politician in South-east

The Nigerian Army says no soldier or group of soldiers is attached to any politician or political party in any state in the South-east.

Nigerian Army denies shooting IPOB members

The Nigerian Army has warned youths and other individuals against confronting soldiers on Operation Python Dance 111 (Egwueke 111) in the Southeast geopolitical zone.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Air Force jets bomb Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa

The Nigerian Air Force’s Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has raided and destroyed a Boko Haram’s logistics base in Sambisa forest, Borno state.

Operation Python Dance: Troops prevent inter-communal clash in Abia communities

Troops of Operation Egwu Eke III, also known as Operation Python Dance 3, have prevented inter-communal clash between two communities in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Operation Python Dance III a blessing for Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that the Nigerian Army’s Operation Python Dance III exercise in the state has become a blessing for the residents.

Nigerian Army inaugurates four solar-powered water projects in Imo community

The Nigerian Army says it has inaugurated four solar-powered water projects in different settlements in Obetitu autonomous community in Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State.

Operation Python Dance: GOC urges troops to respect human rights, foster peaceful co-existence

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi, has urged troops of operation Egwu Eke III to respect human rights and foster peaceful co-existence.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: IPOB planning to kidnap all South East governors

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has raised alarm that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, threatened to kidnap five governors from the South East.

Governor Umahi: South-east will resist use of security agencies for election rigging

The south-east governors forum has called on the Nigerian army to be professional in the execution of their duties under the operation Python Dance III in the zone.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

South East urges Nigerian Army to be professional

The South East zone will not have problems with any place the Nigeria army chooses to establish its operational headquarters for Operation Python Dance III, but the soldiers should be neutral and professional in protecting the people.

11 soldiers face court marshal in Enugu

Major-General Emmanuel Kabuk, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu, has inaugurated an eight-man member General Court Marshal meant to instill discipline in the Division.

COAS assures Nigerians of adequate security in South East

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Nigerian Army (NA), Lieutenant General Tukur Y. Buratai has assured residents and visitors to any part of the South-Eastern Nigeria of their safety.

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