The Nigerian Army has recovered the body of the missing Gen. Idris Alkali.
The way and manner the Nigerian government is handling this whole Shi’a affairs is dangerous for Nigeria. Let’s make it clear and loud for the whole Nigerian people to see this, to remember this day.
At least three members of Shiites died and two soldiers wounded when troops of the Nigerian Army who were allegedly in the escort of ammunition and missiles attacked them.
Danjuma, on March 24 at the convocation of Taraba State University in Jalingo, alleged that some troops on internal operation in Taraba colluded with killers and herdsmen who attacked communities in the state.
He said that the troops failed to protect the residents against the attacks.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops rescued 149 persons in the ongoing clearance operation against remnants of Boko Haram terrorists at Yerimari-Kura community in Sambisa axis.
Amidst the flood of animated debates that erupted from the groundbreaking proclamations by Retired Lieutenant-General Theophilus Danjuma, a former Chief of Army Staff and later Defence Minister of Nigeria, March 24, 2018 at a University Convocation Ceremony, in which he, amongst other things:
Of the top three Nigerians that understands the inner workings of the military, I would believe that Gen. Danjuma should be up there among them. He rose through the ranks, and retired the Chief of Army Staff. He also was appointed the Minister of Defense by President Obasanjo in 1999.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday warned that any citizen caught in possession of arms and ammunition would be dealt with in accordance with the law.
It, however, assured every law-abiding citizen of equal protection and security of lives and property irrespective of status.
The Nigerian Army has trashed reports making rounds on Facebook and other social media about a ‘Sergeant David Bako’, described as a deserter, who has been spreading fake news that the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls was planned in the Presidential Villa.
The fake soldier claimed the abduction was executed with N80 million.
The Nigerian Army has rejected the statement by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), who accused the military of complicity in the killings in Taraba, Benue and other “riverine states” in the country.
Danjuma had on Saturday during the convocation ceremony of the Taraba State University accused the military for not being neutral and covering those behind the attacks