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15 Operations The Nigerian Armed Forces Are Involved In

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Nigeria’s armed forces are presently carrying out various operations across the country.

The operations are aimed at combating terrorism, deadly herdsmen, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, oil thieves, pipeline vandals, armed robbery and so on.

Operations exist in all the six Geo-political zones of the country.

Below are 15 of the operations carried out presently:

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  1. Operation Lafia Dole
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    Operation Lafia Dole is being carried out in the North-East. It handles the overall Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Insurgency Operations with expanded scope, scale and depth comprising three divisions and more than five states. This has dovetailed to other specialised operations like Operation Crackdown, Operation Gama Aiki, and Operation Safe Corridor.[/tie_slide]
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  2. Operation Crackdown
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    Operation Crackdown is to wind down the war against insurgents and clear the remnants of the Boko Haram sect in Sambisa Forest.[/tie_slide]
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  3. Operation Gama Aiki
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    Operation Gama Aiki serves the same purpose as Operation Crackdown, but takes place in the northern part of Borno state. It is a multi-national operation with troops from the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) member states.[/tie_slide]
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  4. Operation Safe Corridor
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    Operation Safe Corridor was set up for the de-radicalisation and rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram terrorists.[/tie_slide]
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  5. Operation Safe Haven
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    Operation Safe Haven is stationed in Plateau State with its area of operation extending to Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa and Kwara States. It was set up to quell ethno-religious conflicts and other criminal activities in its states of operation.[/tie_slide]
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  6. Operation Sharan Daji
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    In the North-West, Operation Sharan Daji was established to battle the criminal activities of armed bandits, cattle rustlers and robbers operating particularly in Zamfara, Kaduna and fringes of Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina and Kano states.[/tie_slide]
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  7. Operation Harbin Kunama
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    Operation Harbin Kunama also serves the same purpose as Operation Sharan Daji in the North-West.[/tie_slide]
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  8. Operation Delta Safe (formerly Operation Pulo Shield)
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    In the South-South region, Operation Delta Safe is aimed at crushing the resurgent Niger Delta militancy and other acts of criminality like oil theft, vandalism, and bunkering in the region.[/tie_slide]
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  9. Operation Crocodile Smile
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    Operation Crocodile Smile was launched by the Army to support the larger Operation Delta Safe.[/tie_slide]
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  10. Operation Tsare Teku
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    Operation Tsare Teku is also carried out in the Niger-Delta region to guard the sea. It is being spearheaded by Navy to secure the maritime environment and it has been very successful in reducing hijacking of ships and piracy.[/tie_slide]
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  11. Operation Awase
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    Operation Awase in the South west, is a mandate to contain the criminal operations around Ogun-Lagos axis, particularly in Arepo where illegal oil bunkering and pipeline vandalism are regular occurrences.[/tie_slide]
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  12. Operation Iron Fence
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    The South East has Operation Iron Fence to combat armed robbers, hooligans and kidnappers.[/tie_slide]
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  13. Operation Mesa
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    Operation Mesa is a Joint Task Force (JTF) operation against all forms of criminal activities in all the states of the federation.[/tie_slide]
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  14. Operation Safe Conducts
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    Operation Safe Conducts is to guide armed forces participation in electoral matters in order to create a conducive atmosphere for elections.[/tie_slide]
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  15. Operation Quick Response Squad
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    Operation Quick Response Squad is mostly against armed robbery, which is coordinated in various formations.[/tie_slide]

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

Shehu Sani

Civil Rights activist and former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plan to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Recall that President Buhari administration has constantly reiterated plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

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However, the last few days have seen Nigerians discover warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives are stored by state governments which have led to the raiding of the warehouses by Nigerians.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker described the move to be the consequence of Nigerians being tired of having to wait for 10 years to be lifted out of poverty.

See his tweet below:

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Festus Keyamo

Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

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A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake
Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

John Eneche

Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

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Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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