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Panic in the military over coup rumour, Army Chief summons emergency meeting

The allegation by the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, that some top Army officers are planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari is causing panic within the military. To underscore the seriousness with which the allegation is being taken in the military and political cycles, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday subpoenaed the upper echelon …

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Top Army officers planning to overthrow President Buhari, Militants allege

The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, Wednesday, revealed that some top Army officers allegedly planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari had approached Niger- Delta militants to continue bombing oil installations to give reason and justification for a coup against him. The militant group in a statement by the Commander, General Duties, Joint Revolutionary Council, JRC, of JNDLF, General Akotebe …

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Army says it averted attacks on oil pipelines in Bayelsa

 The Nigerian Army says its troops on Sunday averted attacks on oil pipelines located at Gulobokri and Eweleso communities in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman confirmed this in a statement issued in Abuja. Usman said the attack was averted by the troops on patrol of areas around Brass in …

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Wike to Army Chiefs: We will help you fish out militants

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has declared that nobody will be shielded from the military operations against militants sabotaging the nation’s economy. He stated that all Niger Delta governors opposed the use of violence to settle grievances, pointing out, that the governors are billed to meet with the Vice President on 7 June 2016 to discuss and proffer solutions …

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