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Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army debunks IPOB’s allegations of killing, abduction of civilians in Southeast

The Nigeria Army has debunked allegations of killings and abduction of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the Southeast.

Nigerian Army vows to frustrate elements against peaceful elections

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Nigerian military flags off ‘Operation Python Dance III’ in Maiduguri

The Nigerian military command at the 7 Division Nigeria, Maiduguri, on Monday, flagged off Exercise Egwu Eke III aimed at curbing criminality.

Nigerian Army inaugurates strategy to curb crime in Katsina

In a bid to rescue Katsina State from the fangs of kidnappers, cattle rustlers, the Nigeria Army has inaugurated the Egwu Eke III (Python Dance).
Hoodlums arrested by troops on Operation Python Dance in Sokoto

Operation Python Dance: Troops nab seven hoodlums in Sokoto

Troops of the Nigerian Army participating in Exercise EGWU EKE III (Python Dance) in Sokoto on while on routine patrol on Wednesday ran into a group of hoodlums causing mayhem, extorting and threatening the lives of innocent citizens along Sokoto – Gusau road.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong commends Nigeria Army for launching Operation Python Dance

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended the Nigeria Army for launching Operation Egwu Eke III which is aimed at ensuring a successful 2019 general elections.
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PDP: Muhammadu Buhari plotting to use military to rig elections

The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday said it was opposed to military exercise Egwu Eke III also called Operation Python Dance in the country between January 1 and February 28.

2019: PDP rejects ‘Operation Python Dance‘

The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday said it was opposed to the commencement of a nationwide military exercise, Egwu Eke III otherwise called Python Dance.
Tukur Buratai

Tukur Buratai: We are in control of Baga

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured that Baga town in Borno State remained under the control of the Nigerian military, despite reports that insurgents had sacked the troops and taken over the community they had occupied in the past.

2019: Nigerian Army begins Operation Python Dance nationwide from January 1

The Nigerian Army on Friday announced the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke 111, otherwise known as Python Dance, in all parts of the country to combat security challenges during the 2019 general elections.

2018: More Crocodile Smile, Python Dance coming – COAS Buratai

The Nigerian Army will conduct more exercises in 2018 to assist civil authorities to deal with internal security challenges in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said.

Nigerian Army offers free medical aid to 7,000 people in Cross River

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Operation Python Dance: 106 criminals arrested, 26 guns recovered – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that its troops arrested 106 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cult members during the just concluded Operation Python Dance in the five South-East states.

Operation Python Dance ends in South East

The General Officer Commanding, 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar, represented the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, to formally declare the end of Exercise EGWU EKE 11, also known as Operation Python Dance II.

Nigerian Army restates aims of Operation Python Dance, says exercise ends Oct. 14

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army said that its Field Training Exercise Codenamed Exercise EGWU EKE (Python Dance) II, currently going on the South-eastern part of the country will last till 14th October 2017.

Operation Python Dance to be staged every year in South-East – Army

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said Operation Python Dance, which is currently going on in the South-East, would be staged in the region every year.

Operation Python Dance ends October – Army

Nigerian Army High Command has said that a Field Training Exercise Codenamed Exercise EGWU EKE (Python Dance ) II, which started on 15th September and will last till 14th October 2017.

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