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7 die as MASSOB protests in Asaba

 No fewer than seven persons have been confirmed dead following protest by members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), in Asaba on Monday. The Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Delta, SP Charles Muka, who confirmed this in a statement, added that the police recorded two casualties. He said in the statement that …

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Fayose dares Buhari to bar him from travelling abroad

   ——Says “Governors not President’s appendages” Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Monday, dared the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to carry out the alleged plot of preventing him from travelling out of the country , saying, “under the federal system of government, State governors are not appendages of the President and as a leading opposition figure in Nigeria, I …

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Soldiers open fire on policemen in error along Bauchi-Jos road

Soldiers deployed to a checkpoint along Bauchi to Jos road on Saturday shot in error, a bus conveying policemen travelling from Taraba to Kaduna. Headquarters of the 33 Artillery Brigade in Bauchi confirmed the incident on Sunday, describing it as unfortunate.   Maj. Joseph Afolasade, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 33 Artillery Brigade, said in a statement issued  in Bauchi, …

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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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ND Avengers attack Agip, Shell trunk line in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have once again dealt a huge blow to  Oil facilities in the Country. The group in a tweet from their twitter handle @NDAvengers revealed that they destroyed Nembe 1, 2 and 3 Brass to Bonny Trunk Line belonging to Agip and Shell at about 2:15 am on Saturday. Nembe is in Bayelsa State

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NSA, Kachikwu, Nguru, Boroh meet militants over pipeline bombings

As part of efforts of the Federal government to find a peaceful solution to the ongoing sabotage of oil and gas installations in the Niger-Delta, representatives of the government held a meeting with about 50 ex-militant leaders in Abuja on Wednesday. Representing the government at the meeting, which took place at  the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja were the National Security Adviser, …

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Again, Another Court Orders FG to Allow Dasuki Access Lawyers

…. Grants Bafarawa Permission to go for Lesser Hajj For the third time, the Federal Government has been ordered to allow the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki to have unhindered access his lawyers for consultation and briefing in order to allow him prepared adequately for his trial. The court also granted permission to former Governor of Sokoto State, …

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Police parades Herdsmen involved in Nimbo Massacre

The Nigeria Police Force in its renewed determination to rid the society of crimes and all forms of criminality, has arrested five of the suspects involved in the midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on 25/04/2016, as operatives of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) based on credible technical intelligence swooped on them. …

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