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Nigerian Army, NSCDC clash over seizure of petrol-laden trucks

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.

Military: We’re not responsible for soot in Port Harcourt

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.

Nigerian Army flags off construction of Camp Buratai in Bayelsa

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.

Army chief assures Governor Dickson of improved security in Bayelsa

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.

General Buratai: New army formations aimed at improving internal security

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.

Do not politicise support, equipment provision for military, security services – Governor Dickson

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.

Bayelsa govt lauds Army for renovating Nigeria’s first oil well Oloibiri

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.

Nigerian Army renovates Oloibiri Oil Well 1 to drive tourism

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.

Nigerian Army debunks rumour of alleged Monkeypox vaccination in Bayelsa

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.

Operation Crocodile Smile II: We won’t vaccinate people – Nigerian Army

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.

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President Buhari: ‘Clandestine forces’ plotting to instigate religious war in Nigeria

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Russia and Japan warn US of $1 billion in tariff retaliation

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