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N/Delta group blames FG for resurgence of restiveness, pipeline vandalization in region

NEDU MARK, P/ H, Yenagoa Frontline leaders in Niger Delta region have blamed the Federal Government for the recent resurgence of insurgency and pipeline vandalization in some communities. The group also appealed to the South/South governors to resist the militarization of the region by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, even …

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FG to continue backing troops with logistics to end insurgency — Defence Minister

Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Muhammad Dan-Ali (rtd), has assured soldiers fighting insurgency in the North East of government’s commitment to provide the needed logistics to expeditiously end insurgency in the country. Dan-Ali gave the assurance in Damaturu at a Christmas lunch organised for troops fighting insurgency in the North East. …

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Niger Delta: JTF arrests 1, 605 suspected oil thieves, others in 2015; parades 5 sea pirates in Southern Ijaw council

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, codenamed; Operation Pulo Shield, has paraded five suspected sea pirates alongside two suspected oil thieves in the creeks of Sangala in Southern Ijaw local government Area of Bayelsa state. This is as the command disclosed that over …

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Ambode backs military in fight against insurgency; Launches Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Wednesday, advocated the need for acknowledgement of the gallant and bravery efforts of officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces both in protecting the territorial integrity of the nation and keeping the country united. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House, Marina, …

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Lagos gov’t partners traditional rulers on conflict resolution

Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon Muslim Folami, has restated the State Government’s commitment to rejuvenating the abandoned traditional rulers’ role in maintaining peace, stability and harmonious co-existence among residents in their various communities. Hon. Folami stated this, Monday at the Lagos Airport Hotel while speaking at a …

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Boko Haram planning major abductions across Nigeria for ransom – FG warns; Issues security alert

  The Federal Government has warned that Boko Haram terrorists are planning another sensational abduction of pupils/students or foreigners in a desperate effort to raise funds, through ransom, for food, medical and arms supply. In a statement issued, Friday, in Abuja, through his Special Assistant, Segun Adeyemi, the Minister of …

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