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Ijaw Elders seek justice for slain officers, safety for innocent residents; Condemn invasion of Chief Clarks’ home

By Nathan Nwakamma Yenagoa, April 6, 2024 The Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF), Lagos branch, on Saturday expressed concerns over recent developments following the killing of 17 military personnel at Okuama in Delta and the ongoing military crackdown in search of the masterminds. IEF said this in a statement, signed by …

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 Remain vigilant, peaceful during Easter celebrations, DSS urges Nigerians 

As Christians nationwide commemorate Easter, the Department of State Services (DSS) has issued a call for heightened vigilance and urged citizens to report any suspicious activities to law enforcement agencies. Additionally, the DSS advised against engaging in illicit behaviors such as drug abuse and excessive alcohol consumption, while also rejecting …

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Invasion of my country home by Army – Cause for concern – Chief (Dr.) E. K. Clark; IYC condemns attack

Elder statesman and leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief (Dr.) Edwin. K. Clark has lamented that invasion of his country home by military personnel following the killing of 17 of their officers and men by militants in Okuama in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. …

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Police recover explosives, arms cache in Rivers; Rescue priest from kidnappers in Edo

By Desmond Ejibas, Port Harcourt/Usman Aliyu, Benin March 19, 2024 The Police Command in Rivers has seized Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), arms and ammunition from suspected cultists in the state. The command’s spokesperson, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, revealed this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. This is as …

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Military releases pictures of killed personnel; Debunks claim of reprisal attacks on Okuama Community

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, March 18, 2024 The Nigerian Military has debunked claims that it has embarked on reprisal attacks on Okuama Community in Delta. Some members of the community had on Thursday ambushed and murdered the Commanding Officer of 181 Army Amphibious Battalion, two Majors, one Captain and 12 …

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Army accuses Okuama community of resorting to media propaganda; Assures, no reprisal

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, March 18, 2024 The Nigerian Army has accused Okuama Community in Delta of “resorting to media propaganda and shenanigans to divert attention from the gruesome killing of 16 officers and soldiers”. This is contained in a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Maj.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, …

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