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Buhari unveils ‘Ezugwu,’ indigenous military tank; Commissions Army Reference Hospital;  Opens 2019 Chief of Army Conference

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Kaduna unveiled Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for Nigerian Army’s counter-terrorism and other operations across the nation. The vehicles named Ezugwu MRAP were produced by the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), an indigenous firm, for the Nigerian Army, and launched by the …

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150 cameroonian vigilantes: Ekhomu spoke out of ignorance, Zulum’s spokesman replies

It was for his ignorance of current security cooperation amongst states within the Lake Chad Region, that Dr Ona Ekhomu‎, President, Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON) issued a press statement criticizing Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum for equipping 150 Cameroonian vigilantes who have joined …

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Burundi police arrest Iwacu journalists covering unrest

Nairobi, October 23, 2019— Authorities in Burundi should immediately release four journalists and a media worker from the privately-owned news outlet Iwacu, whom police detained in the western Bubanza province yesterday, the Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, has said. The news team—broadcast reporter Christine Kamikazi, politics writer Agnès Ndirubusa, English service …

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