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Operation Python Dance

12 Oct 2019
As the military is set to deploy troops to the South East geo-political zone to fight crime and terrorism, the Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has urged people in the region to welcome the decision.
8 Jan 2019
The suit filed by a Lagos-based rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, at the federal high court, Abuja, praying for the declaration of “Operation Python Dance” across...
21 Oct 2017
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.
4 Oct 2017
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.
2 Oct 2017
All of us have stories to tell; stories about ourselves, about our families, our parents, our grandparents- maternal and paternal, our friends, our enemies, and our past.
2 Oct 2017
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.
24 Sep 2017
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.
23 Sep 2017
The Nigeria Army said yesterday that it has checkmated the activities of the recently proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other Biafra agitators in the southeast zone.
19 Sep 2017
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.
19 Sep 2017
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.
18 Sep 2017
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....
16 Sep 2017
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.


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London's transport system is not allowing advertising that "portrays Qatar as a desirable destination" or encourages people to attend the World Cup, under a 2019 policy response to LGBTQ laws there. The stance by Transport for London (TfL) has reportedly angered Doha during its hosting of the football tournament, with the Financial Times reporting Saturday…
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Robert Lewandowski, one of the most prolific strikers in club football, finally got the first World Cup goal of his career when he netted against Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
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A roadside bomb killed four troops in the north of Burkina Faso, an area wracked by a jihadist insurgency for years, the army said on Saturday.
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The Police Command in Ogun says it has arrested a 36-year-old suspected, Sikiru Ajibola, who allegedly raped 5-year-old boy to death in Ogijo area of Sagamu local government.
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Benin forces have clashed with gunmen near the country's northern border with Burkina Faso leaving four attackers dead, the army said. It did not identify a specific group, but Gulf of Guinea states Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast are facing a growing threat from Sahel jihadists over their northern borders. The army said a…