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Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, asked the Nigerian Army to explain why soldiers shot dead Efe Igbinovia, member of a vigilante group that arrested two herdsmen with an AK-47 rifle, at Obadolovbiyeyi community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, last week.
The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin City, has denied killing any vigilante member or freeing any suspected herdsmen in Edo State.
The Edo State Government has banned night grazing and the carrying of guns by herders in the state. It has also set up a seven-member committee in each of the local government areas in the state to check clashes between herders and farmers.
Edo State government and security agencies comprising men of the Nigerian army, the police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and Department of State Services (DSS) in the state on Wednesday stormed the disputed Obuh mine site and arrested two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a stop-work order issued by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, has set up a Regimental Board of Enquiry into circumstances that allegedly led a soldier to kill a man for refusing to bribe him at a checkpoint.
The circumstance leading to the abduction of the Managing Director of Ogba Nature Park, Benin, Dr. Andy Ehanire; killing of three policemen in the process and collection of N61m as ransom emerged yesterday.
The 4 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Benin, has arrested 30 suspects for various criminal offences and destroyed more illegal refineries in continuation of its Operation Crocodile Smile II.
In continuation of the Operation Crocodile Smile II in the Niger Delta, troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, have destroyed three suspected militants’ camps in Edo State.
Troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, participating in the on-going Operation Crocodile Smile II, have arrested a barge laden with 456,600 litres of suspected illegally refined Automated Gas Oil (AGO).
The 2 Division of the Nigeria Army said it would begin Annual Inter Brigade Combat Proficiency competition on Monday in Benin.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Sunday said that it had set May 26 for rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations for more than 12, 000 candidates across the country.
The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Olukayode Pitan, on Tuesday said that the lender had opened discussions with the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria and the Nigeria Export and Import Bank to de-risk its loan portfolios to small-scale businesses.
The Federal Government is to collaborate with states and the private sector to establish more technical colleges and vocation centres to bridge the gaps in the country’s manpower needs.
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