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Operation Positive Identification

19 Nov 2019
A human rights activist and lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, yesterday filed a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos challenging the powers of the National Assembly to approve the military operation positive identification
6 Nov 2019
A Federal Court, Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Army and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to suspend the ongoing operation positive identification campaign by the military.
6 Nov 2019
If you live near a military formation you may probably have become used to the booming voice of the soldier at the sentry, with rifle cocked, commanding a rather wayward fellow who might have strayed from his footpath into the forbidden territory of the men in uniform, probably armed to the teeth and ready to shoot.
4 Nov 2019
A nation-wide military operation code-named Operation Positive Identification (OPI) said to have commenced at the weekend despite vehement objection from the public and members of the National Assembly should be seen for what it is: a sad day for Nigerian democracy.
2 Nov 2019
As the military insisted on commencing its Operation Positive Identification (OPI), yesterday, there was palpable apprehension across the country, as most Nigerians remain unclear about its scope and how...
1 Nov 2019
The House of Representatives was sharply divided yesterday over ongoing moves by the Nigeria Army to launch ‘Operation Positive Identification (OPI)’ across the nation.
31 Oct 2019
The Nigerian army has refuted claims that it has deployed troops across the states of the federation to begin ‘Operation Positive Identification’ (OPI) exercise. A number of Nigerian organisations issued travel advisories to their staff concerning the military operation. A company identified as Bricks told its staff "that residents should move around with valid means of identification,…
30 Oct 2019
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to beam its searchlights on the moves by the Nigeria Army to embark on a nationwide exercise code named Operation Positive Identification (OPI).
29 Oct 2019
Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Ndudi Elumelu, has described the planned nationwide implementation of Operation Positive Identification (OPI) by the army as a recipe for militarilisation of the country.
22 Sep 2019
The Nigerian Army Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has launched “Operation Positive Identification” against the fleeing Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the North East.

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