“This exercise will be on from today till February 24 to checkmate the activities of criminals before, during and after the coming elections.
Akeredolu opined that the exercise will assist greatly in flushing out all criminal elements within the nooks and crannies of the State from their hideouts to give it the deserved peace and tranquility required for social and economic development.
“As the build-up to the 2019 general elections gathers momentum, there is reported an upsurge of security challenges such as compiling of arms by criminal groups and recruitment of political thugs.
NAF’s revelation came on a day Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony J. V. Obinna, urged the Federal Government to tackle more vigorously, the Boko Haram insurgency and growing menace of armed herdsmen acros...
The Nigerian Army has announced the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke III, otherwise known as Python Dance, in all parts of the country in preparation against security challenges anticipated before, during and after the 2019 General Elections.
Recall that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, had announced that the military exercise would commence from January 1, 2019 and last till February 28.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen.Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, flagged off exercise ‘Egwu Eke’, popularly known as Operation Python Dance III in Kebbi.
When Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar took the courageous decision to return Nigeria to civil rule in 1999, Nigerians rolled out drums in excitement to celebrate the restoration of their liberty after the tortious experience felt under the men in uniform.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, disclosed in Maiduguri on Friday, December 28, 2018 that it is meant to tackle “challenges coupled with other security threats across the country, such as terrorism, militancy, kidnapping and banditry.”
In a statement issued by the Assistant Director Army Public Relations of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Major Ojo Adenegan stated that the exercise which has been tagged “Egwu Eke III” (Python Dance) will be conducted on both land and water across the ...
David Umahi of Ebonyi, who is the Chairman of the forum, gave the charge in Abakaliki, while receiving the General Officer Commanding the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to restrain soldiers to the barracks during the 2019 general elections since it is not a do-or-die affair.
Recall that thr Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, had announced that the military exercise would commence from January 1, 2019 and last till February 28.