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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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Army begins large operation in Sambisa forests — Commander

 The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had commenced large scale operations to smoke out Boko Haram terrorists from their Sambisa forest hideout in Borno. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole said this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. “I want to inform you that troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole are conducting operations in the heart …

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