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APC, PDP in bloody clash

Heavy gun shots Thursday night rocked Twon Brass, the headquarters of Brass Local Government Council Area of Bayelsa State as two persons were badly Injured.  It was gathered that the clash was between supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and ...

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MAN Rector unveils plans for Maritime Academy

Newly appointed Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Commodore Emmanuel Duja Effedua, has unveiled plans to raise the standard of teaching, learning and infrastructure at the nation’s foremost maritime training institution. Speaking in Lagos, he said, under ...

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Shell donates equipment to FRSC in Bayelsa

In line with their corporate social responsibilities, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria  have donated a crash victim extraction equipment to Federal Road Safety Corps, Bayelsa State command this is to enhance quick response to accidents victims. The extractor equipment ...

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Buhari inaugurates Armed Forces Council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Armed Forces Council, which ratified the National Defence Policy 2017 (Revised) Harmonised Terms and Conditions of Service Officers 2017 and Harmonized Terms and Condition of Service Soldiers/Rating/Airmen (Revised). Speaking to State House correspondents ...

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Day Umahi re-jigged Neighbourhood Watch

In a bid to tackle the growing insecurity in Ebonyi state, the government recently re-jigged its internal security outfit known as Neighbourhood Watch, with the enlistment of 216 youths from the 13 local government councils of the state, who were ...

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FG releases funds for troops in frontlines

The federal government has released funds for payment of operational allowances for troops fighting Book Haram terrorists in the North-east, as well as logistics for the entire operations for the third quarter, 2017. Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, ...

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NAF destroys oil barges in Niger Delta

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that it had destroyed some oil barges, containing stolen oil products, at Adokiakiri community in the Niger Delta. Its spokesperson, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, who disclosed this yesterday, ...

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Troops ambush terrorists, kill 1

B y Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Troops of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, ambushed a group of unsuspecting Boko Haram terrorists along Banki-Bula-Yobe road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. Army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman said ...

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2 anti-election IPOB members arrested

By Agi Onda Abuja The Anambra state Police Command yesterday said it arrested two suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at a printing press in Onitsha. “We recovered thousands of pamphlets printed by the IPOB members, who ...

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Police arrest, parade 37 robbery suspects

By Chizoba Ogbeche Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have arrested 37 suspected armed robbers, bag-snatchers, and others. Parading the suspects before journalists at the command headquarters, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the FCT, CP Sadiq Bello, ...

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Buratai re-deploys troops to Lake Chad region

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, yesterday ordered the re-deployment of troops who participated in the special military exercise in the Niger Delta to Lake Chad region. Buratai, a lieutenant-general, announced the redeployment at the closing of Exercise Crocodile Smile ...

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