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Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has said the Nigerian military has contributed towards the country’s unity more than any other institution.
The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.
The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure has announced that the Federal Government will soon announce an upward review of Corps members allowances from the present N19,800 earned during the compulsory service year.
The Nigerian Army concluded its five-day training for non-commissioned officers in the Niger Delta at the weekend, with a vow to continue to uphold the highest level of professionalism in carrying out its constitutional duties.
Despite the barrage of challenges facing it, the Nigerian Army has declared that it would remain committed to professionalism in the discharge of its constitutional responsibilities.
The 16 Brigade of Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, and the Bayelsa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have clashed over the seizure of two tankers conveying suspected diverted petrol.
The Nigerian military at the weekend in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, refuted insinuations that its activities involving the destruction of illegal refineries in the creeks of the Niger Delta was responsible for the perennial soot in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has flagged off the construction of 16 Brigade Camp Buratai in Elebele, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, on Monday, assured the Bayelsa State Government of the Nigerian Army’s strategic support towards improving security in the state.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Monday that the creation of new formations across the country was part of strategies to address insecurity, as well as defending the nation’s territorial integrity.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that support and provision of necessary equipment for military and security services in the country should not be politicised.
The Bayelsa Government on Sunday lauded 16 Brigade of Nigerian Army for renovating Oloibiri Oil Well I in Ogbia Local Government as part of ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile II.
The 16 Brigade of Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, on Wednesday said it had renovated and opened to tourists, the Oloibiri Oil Well No. 1, where commercial oil production commenced in 1958.
The Commander 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Kevin Aligbe, has described as false, the story circulating in Bayelsa that the Army has commenced a vaccination exercise in the state.
The Nigerian Army has said that the military exercise, Operation Crocodile Smile II, is to increase the operations of the Nigerian Army in the Niger Delta region.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
Ethiopia has said some 1,000 fighters with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group have given up arms and entered rehabilitation camps, according to state media.
Irate residents of Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State over the weekend reportedly booed Governor Darius Ishaku over unfulfilled campaigns promises he allegedly made in 2015.
The national leadership of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has condemned the unlawful and unwarranted harassment of some of its members by officials of the police force in Bauchi State.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria has acquired a new machine, ‘Sequencing Technology’ that will help it better study cancer genes and susceptibility.