Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "Arepo"

    Bulldozers move into Ikorodu creeks to clear vandals’ bases

Bulldozers move into Ikorodu creeks to clear vandals’ bases

The clearing of Isawo and Yewa creeks in Ikorodu, Lagos, has commenced after weeks of violence unleashed by rebellious vandals. According to a NAN correspondent who visited the area on Thursday, bulldozers have moved into the creeks, pulling down trees and illegal structures used as camps by suspected pipeline vandals.The operation, jointly supervised by Lagos state government and Joint Military Task [...]

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    Soldiers storm Badagry in search of militants

Soldiers storm Badagry in search of militants

Security has been intensified in the Badagry area of Lagos state over reports that militants fled to the area due to the aerial bombardment of their camps by the air force.Security agencies have  also been deployed in strategic areas, even as an Operation Mesa (OP MESA) van with eight soldiers was stationed at the Badagry roundabout carrying out surveillance.One of the [...]

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    How air force ‘wasted’ Arepo militants

How air force ‘wasted’ Arepo militants

The Nigerian air force has released the footage of what it says is a recent raid on the base of militants in the Arepo area of Ogun state.The video showed two aircraft hovering over a militant camp, which had at least 15 armed men. About five boats were seen beside some makeshift tents in the camp.In a manner as though [...]

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    OPC: Arepo vandals are back because we were kicked out

OPC: Arepo vandals are back because we were kicked out

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has blamed Wednesday's pipeline explosion at Arepo in Ogun state on the termination of its contract to protect the pipelines by the government.At least 100 people were killed in the explosion caused by vandals.The government of former President Goodluck Jonathan had awarded contracts worth billions of naira to some groups, including the OPC, for the [...]

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    NEMA, PPMC confirm Arepo pipeline explosion

NEMA, PPMC confirm Arepo pipeline explosion

The Pipelines Products Marking Company (PPMC) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday confirmed an oil pipeline explosion at Arepo, Ogun state.Nasir lmodagbe, PPMC spokesperson, told NAN that the explosion occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.Imodagbe said that the explosion was caused by vandals trying to siphon petroleum product from the pipeline.“We cannot confirm the level of [...]

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