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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.
In compliance with the directive of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, the Catholic Diocese of Abeokuta, on Tuesday, embarked on a peaceful protest.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said that the National Housing Programme was designed with ‘Ramps’ for mobility and interactions in consideration of people living with disabilities.
Operatives of the Delta State police command, on Tuesday, dislodged members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) who had gathered at Oko, near Asaba to celebrate the 18th anniversary of Biafra as declared by Ralph Uwazuruike.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said persistent killings going on in various parts of Nigeria are not spontaneous even as he affirmed that there are clandestine forces with a sinister agenda to instigate war in Nigeria for selfish purposes.
Russia and Japan have warned they could retaliate against the US tariffs on steel and aluminum by imposing sanctions worth one billion dollars, the World Trade Organisation filed on Tuesday.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria retained the 47th position in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday.
The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.
The Governor made the call on Monday during a courtesy visit a study tour team of advanced command course from Prisons Academy, Ijebu-Igbo in Ogun state led by Assistant Controller General of Prisons, ACG Oluwayiopese Benson at the Government House Council Chamber, Katsina.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The Presidency says it is ready to partner with the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to combat HIV and AIDS prevalence in the country.