Operation Python Dance
Dissecting aftermath of Operation Python Dance II in Southeast
When the Nigerian Army announced plan to commence Operation Python Dance I in the Southeast in the later part of last year to purportedly check criminality and other crimes, not many people raised eyebrows or wagged their tongues that much.
Buhari not committed to peace in Niger Delta, say agitators
According to them, the “Operation Crocodile Smile” is an idea of some people to defraud the nation and so it would be counter-productive for the country to carry out the exercise.
Operation python dance: Lessons for IPOB, FG
In Igboland, there is a saying that ‘‘what you do not know is bigger than you, just as it will continue to be beyond you until you experience it practically.
Excessive use of the military in internal security operations
It is saddening to read and hear some of the comments that have come in the wake of Operation Python Dance II, which amongst other goals is meant to eradicate the “terrorist organization” known as IPOB.
The truth is that the governors’ decision on IPOB is an act in futility. The IPOB members can change the name of their pressure group and still carry on with their activities.
IPC condemns army invasion of Abia State NUJ secretariat, demands probe
Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, in a statement described the unprovoked attack as shameful and a clampdown on democracy, as the list of attacked journalists recently seems to grow daily with the worrisome trend becoming more condemnable.
Operation Python Dance can swallow Nigeria!
The January 15, 1966, coup d’etat was largely a reaction by socialist intellectuals of the Nigerian Army to (1) rising corruption and nepotism in Federal Government, even in the Armed Forces (2) the deployment of force and guile to further the ambition of the Northern People’s Congress....
Python Dance not meant to intimidate citizens, says Interior Minister
General Abdulrahman Danbazzau, who disclosed this in Jos, yesterday, said he was in Jos on a fact finding mission and also on solidarity visit to the government and people of the state over the fracas in the state on Thursday night.
Lawyer urges FG to review Python Dance, threatens litigation over attack on journalists
Constitutional lawyer, Anthony Agbazuere has urged the federal government and Chief of Army Staff to review the operational modus operandi of the Operation Python Dance describing it as "evil...
Army counts gains of concluded operation Python Dance in South East
The Nigerian Army yesterday said that despite the initial misinformation, agitation and misplaced apprehension about the exercise ‘Python Dance’ launched during the festive period, the record of achievements was huge and highly acknowledged across the South eastern region.