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June 20, 2018 8:19 AM Bayelsa indigenes flee homes over fear of ‘military invasion’

Many indigenes of Bilabiri 1 Community in Ekeremor Local Council of Bayelsa State have reportedly fled their homes for fear of military invasion. This followed the recent attack on Tunu flow-station and the killing of three soldiers in a shoot out with militants. The indigenes have sought refuge in forests and neighbouring communities, while schools 17

June 20, 2018 6:15 AM Notorious gunrunner arrested in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a notorious gun runner, Markus Akassa, who has been terrorising residents of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State Capital. The Police Public Relations, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed his arrest to newsmen in the state. He said the suspect was arrested after some detectives from the Anti-Cultism Unit in a coordinated covert 19

June 18, 2018 3:21 PM Group begs Delta govt for N600,000 to save 8-year-old girl

A group under the auspices of Child Welfare Fund on Monday sent a ‘Save Our Soul’ message to the Delta state government to prevent an eight-year-old girl, Miss Precious Moses, from dying by providing the sum of N600,000 to pay for a medical operation that would remove a tumor growth from the girl. The group also called for fourteen persons to donate 18

June 18, 2018 12:27 PM 2019: Redeemed Church launches Operation ‘Collect Your PVC’ for members, others

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has commenced political awareness for its members and Nigerians at large on the need for them to participate in the 2019 general elections. The campaign, tagged: “Let My People Vote,” was kicked-off at the weekend at the RCCG Youth Centre along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Those who spoke at the programme kick-off 21

June 18, 2018 9:38 AM Benue killings: We won’t let attacks destroy future of our children – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says his administration has intensified collaboration with security forces through Operation Whirl Stroke to prevent further attacks on the people and ensure the return of displaced persons to their ancestral homes. The Governor gave this assurance yesterday on his farm in Adaka, Makurdi local government area of the state 23

June 13, 2018 5:33 AM Boko Haram: Troops kill 23 terrorists in Borno

Troops of 153 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with Cameroonian Defence Forces while on clearance operation on Monday, 11 June, 2018, encountered Boko Haram terrorists. A statement on Tuesday, from Texas Chukwu, Brigadier General and Director Army Public Relations said, at least 23 of the terrorists were neutralized and several others were wounded 21

June 9, 2018 10:12 AM Nigerian troops kill five armed bandits, arrest two others in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has said that its troops of 1 Division Garrison, Kaduna on Friday killed five notorious bandits and arrested other suspects in the state. It said one Abdulkadri Samaila, a logistics supplier to bandits was arrested by troops of the ‘Operation Idon Raini’ while carrying out cordon and search at Dogon Dawa area of the state on Friday 25

June 4, 2018 1:51 PM PIB: How we’re reforming Nigeria’s oil sector to curb corruption – Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has stated that the nation’s oil and gas sector was being reformed to curb recurrent corruption, saying that the law applicable in the sector enacted over 40 years ago was no longer supportive. Speaking at the commencement of a three-day joint public hearing of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) 20

June 1, 2018 5:57 AM Aggrieved youths burn Nigeria Customs’ vehicle over death of cyclist, two passengers in Akwa Ibom

Uya Oro youths in Oron Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, set a Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, vehicle ablaze over the death of a cyclist and his two passengers. Trouble started when officers of the Nigeria Customs Service chased after a vehicle that was conveying three bags of rice to be used in a funeral and shot at the vehicle’s 21

May 31, 2018 9:34 PM Boko Haram: 5 soldiers killed as sect ambush troops

Troops of 271 Tasks Force Battalion deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole were on Thursday ambushed by Boko Haram. The incident occurred along Pridang – Bitta in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State. Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in a statement said during the fight, troops ran into Improvised Explosive Device (IED) 21