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Niger Delta Militants In Big Trouble As Navy Flags Off Operation Tsare Teku (Photo)

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The Nigerian Navy has flagged an operation to tackle maritime criminality like sea robbery, piracy and others in the Niger Delta region.

Chief of Naval Staff Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, represented by Chief of Training and Operation, Naval Headquarters Rear Adm. Adeniyi Osinowo, flagged off the operation in Warri. Photo: Nigerian Tribune.

Nigerian Tribune reports that the operation called tagged “Operation Tsare Teku” was flagged off by the Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas in Warri, Delta state on Wednesday, February 8 in readiness of the Navy to rid the waterways of criminal activities.

Vice Admiral Ibas, who was represented by Rear Adm. Adeniyi Osinowo, the chief of training and operation at Naval Headquarters, Abuja, said the operation became necessary because the effects of the activities of illegal refiners were becoming worrisome.

What is really of concern to Navy is that the agitation of some of the militant groups has transmitted in one way of the other detrimental to the image of the nation.

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Adm. Mohammed Garba, said “Operation Tsare Teku” was aimed at safeguarding the maritime domain.

“Statistics at our disposal shows that there is reduction in occurrences of piracy, sea robbery and other forms of crime in the waterways.

“To those who are bent on perpetrating maritime crime, it is no longer a business as usual,” he said.

Meanwhile, Seven Russian citizens and a Ukranian have been reportedly attacked and abducted by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea 45 nautical miles south-west off Brass, Nigeria.

News of the incident was broken by the Russia News Agency TASS which said the general cargo ship, BBC Caribbean, was attacked near Pennington Oil Terminal at the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

 

Source: Naija Loaded

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

Nigerian Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist Seyi Makinde who is the governor of Oyo State is currently the talk of social media

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State was seen walking around the streets of Ibadan on Wednesday October 21, trying to reassure and pacify citizens due to the nationwide chaos prompted by the endsars protest.

In the footage recorded by an onlooker, Makinde could be seen surrounded by his security entourage as he walked up to the protesters who cheered as he waved at them.

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I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing – Nigerian man claiming to be a soldier publicly condemns killing of protesters (video)

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I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing – Nigerian man claiming to be a soldier publicly condemns killing of protesters (video)

A man currently trending online after claiming to be a Nigerian soldier has come out to condemn the shooting of protesters by military men.

In a video that has gone viral, the man who did not give his name and neither did he hide his face, said he cannot stand by and watch as people kill his brothers and sisters whom he left behind to fight Boko Haram.

”You can’t be killing my brothers and sisters. I left them behind to find Boko Haram. You can’t be killing them and you want me to have joy. I don’t have joy in this country. Whatever the youths are doing I am in support of them.

I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing” he said

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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob

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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob

Following the on-going chaos in Lagos State after the Nigerian army opened fire on unarmed protesters at Lekki tollgate.

There are reports of the Aba Town Hall being set on fire by an angry mob in spite of the curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday October 20.

Some of those at the scene were heard shouting “it is happening, enough is enough” as the Town Hall burnt.

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