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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Nigerian Army has donated food items to over 2000 flood victims in Delta in order to alleviate their plight.
The Nigerian Army has seized over 680,000 litres of adulterated diesel, kerosene and “black oil,” an official said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.