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How Soldiers Hijacked Election in Rivers

How Soldiers Hijacked Election in Rivers

The governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers State was generally peaceful but was marked by very low turnout of voters and hijack of materials by men in military uniform.Reports from across the state talked about the overwhelming show of force by the military, who clamped down on leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party,

A victim of election violence in Rivers State, Election 2019

Rivers Bloody Election

Presidential election in Rivers State records high casualties raising fears about future elections and safety of the people. Rivers State was unable to cleanse itself of the tar of bloody elections in the last presidential and National Assembly elections when it recorded the highest number of deaths on Election Day. The state had been dubbed


The Nigerian Customs Intercept Arms At Lagos Port

The Nigerian [twitter_icon] Customs says its operatives have intercepted another container laden with arms at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos. It was gathered that the terminal where the container was found has been shut down, while the quantity of the arms cache is yet to be determined. Nigeria Customs Service in January 2017

War On Terror: Military Warns Against Careless Talk

The Nigerian military has raised concerns over what it described as careless talks and undue exuberance by some individuals from the military of neighbouring countries involved in the Multinational Joint Task Force, MJNTF, which have the implication of destabilising the spirit of the joint efforts against terrorism within the sub- region. Reacting to a statement

Pro-ISIS Group Hacks US Military’s Twitter, YouTube Accounts

The United States Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked by a pro-ISIS group on Monday. The accounts have been temporarily suspended, and investigations are currently ongoing, according to a statement released by the U.S. Central Command. The pro-ISIS group first posted a warning to the US military on its twitter account, saying, “AMERICAN

Al-Qaeda chief Killed by Pakistan Military

Adnan el Shukrijumah, a senior al-Qaeda militant, accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, has been killed in Pakistan, the country’s military says. The military announced Shukrijumah’s death in a statement, saying that he was killed along with two other suspected militants in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal area early Saturday. South

Military Surveillance Helicopter Crashes in Adamawa

A Nigerian military helicopter on surveillance mission has crashed in Damare, a village in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Eyewitnesses say the helicopter crashed not far from the temporary camp of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, which also serves as a shelter for internally displaced persons in the state. Officials of the

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