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JTF: SPDC flow station in Bayelsa not under attack

The Joint Military Force, on Tuesday, described as false, a report that three soldiers and a suspected pirate died in a shootout at an oil flow station in Bayelsa at the weekend.

Three soldiers, pirate killed in Bayelsa shootout

Armed men suspected to be sea pirates have reportedly killed three operatives of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta exercise code-named Operation Delta Safe (ODS) in a shootout.

Ijaw youth will repel Operation Crocodile Smile III – IYC

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Saturday, warned that Ijaw youth will resist any attempt to re-launch the Operation Crocodile Smile, which it described as a destructive military drill in Ijaw land.

Bayelsa communities seek fed govt’s protection over attack on soldiers

The people of Letugbene and Bilabiri Communities in Ekeremor Council Area of Bayelsa State are seeking the protection of the state and Federal Governments following the death of a soldier in their area last month.

Gunmen invade police station in Bayelsa

A policeman has been killed while three others sustained injuries in a gun attack at Kolo police station in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state.

Bayelsa govt condemns attack on JTF

The Bayelsa government has condemned the recent ambush and killing of members of a military security patrol team by unknown gunmen around Letugbene Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state.

Military confirms death of soldier, civilian by militants

The Joint Military Force deployed to the Niger Delta, has confirmed the death of two personnel, a soldier and a civilian staff, during an ambush by suspected militants.

Suspected militants kill four soldiers, one civilian in Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be militants, have reportedly killed four soldiers and a civilian in Bayelsa State.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

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