The Nigerian Army in conjunction with several security agencies have conducted a live counter-terrorism and civilian crowd control and dispersal drill
The exercise is aimed at equipping personnel of the Nigerian Army with prequisite skills necessary for handling civilian unrest while operating within the confines of globally accepted human rights standards.
As part of efforts to ensure that troops fighting in the North-east region get the best medic care, the Nigerian Army Medical Corps is collaborating with the British Army to provide technical aid to the corps
This came to the forefront when the Director, Medical Policy and Operational Capability of the British Amry, Major General Martins Bricknell paid a courtesy visit to the Corp Commander, Medical Corp of the Nigerian Army, Major General Abimbola Amusu in Lagos
Meanwhile, troops operating in Borno State yesterday foiled an attempted suicide attack by three teenage girls.
The suicide bombers had planned to attack a military base in Maiduguri
According to a press statement by the Spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, the teenagers were killed by troops but a security operative was injured as he tried to intercept the suicide bombers.