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PDP: APC plotting to use army, police to scuttle elections in Rivers

Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council in Rivers State on Tuesday raised alarm over what it described as alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in connivance with the security agencies, especially the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, the Police Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, to scuttle elections in state.

Nigerian Army uncovers plan to use armed thugs during elections in Niger Delta

The Sixth Division of Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered a plot to use armed thugs in fake military uniforms to cause confusion in Saturday’s rescheduled polls.

Nigerian Army uncovers plan to attack polling centres in four states

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike acknowledges military’s roles in promoting Nigeria’s unity

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the roles played by the armed forces in promoting the unity of Nigeria will always be recognised.

General Buratai inaugurates 63 Brigade, flags-off Operation Python Dance in Asaba

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday inaugurated the 63 Brigade Nigerian Army and flaged-off Operation Egwu Eke (Python Dance), in Asaba, Delta.

Nigerian Army: We’re committed to peace, security in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army has reiterated its commitment to the peace and security as well as the economic and socio-cultural development of the Niger Delta region.

2019 election: We’ll remain non-partisan – Nigerian Army

The General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Major-General Jamil Sarham, made this remark while inaugurating a 200hp gunboat for troops of Sector 3, Operation Delta Safe, in Ogoloma, Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Tukur Buratai orders investigation into alleged discovery of militia camp in Rivers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered a thorough investigation into the discovery of militia camp in Rivers State by troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army, on November 26, 2018.
The Chief of Army Staff Headquarters 6 Division, Brig Gen S.I. Igbinomwanhia, has paid a visit to the widow of Lt Col II Sakaba, one of the soldiers felled by the insurgents.-4

In Pictures: Nigerian Army pays condolence visit to fallen soldier’s widow

The Chief of Army Staff Headquarters 6 Division, Brig Gen S.I. Igbinomwanhia, has paid a visit to the widow of Lt Col II Sakaba, one of the soldiers felled by the insurgents.

Nigerian Army redeploys Boko Haram war commander, others

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.

Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army donates food items to flood victims in Delta

The Nigerian Army has donated food items to over 2000 flood victims in Delta in order to alleviate their plight.

Nigerian Army hands over 680,000 adulterated diesel, kerosene to EFCC

The Nigerian Army has seized over 680,000 litres of adulterated diesel, kerosene and “black oil,” an official said.

Nigerian Army uncovers illegal oil depot in Port Harcourt

The 6 Division of Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has uncovered an illegal oil depot, in the state capital and impounded 16 trucks in the premises.

EFCC recovers N1.6 billion, confiscates five million litres of petroleum products

Anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has recovered N1.6b (one point six billion naira) cash from fraudsters in the third quarter of 2018.

EFCC recovers N1.5 billion from looters in South South

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered cash of over N1.5 billion from people being investigated for alleged fraudulent practices in the South-South zone of the country.

Police, IPOB members battle in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command says it has restored normalcy after suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) allegedly burnt trucks belonging to Dangote Industries Ltd.

Police stop suspected IPOB arsonists in Rivers

The Rivers Police Command says it has restored normalcy after suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra allegedly burnt trucks belonging to Dangote Industries Ltd.

Nigerian Army explains role in Rivers bye-election

The Nigerian Army has said that its personnel will be on standby to forestall possible violence in the Port Harcourt III state constituency bye-election slated for Aug. 18.

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