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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, has described the recent killing of military personnel in Delta State as demoralising. He noted that it was sad that those responsible for their deaths were those they swore to protect. According to him, the personnel were on a legitimate duty when they met their deaths. […]

The remains of the military personnel killed in Delta State recently have arrived at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. The bodies arrived at around 2:39 pm in different ambulance vehicles. The PUNCH reports that military personnel consisting of four officers and 13 soldiers were killed on March 14 by some irate youths in the Okuama community. […]

The Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, on Thursday, advised traditional rulers in the state against protecting suspects involved in the killing of four military officers and 13 soldiers in Okuama community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state. Oborevwori issued the warning when he addressed traditional rulers on the incident at the State Traditional […]

According to Mike Ejiofor, a former Director of the Department of State Services, the Nigerian Army has a conflict of interest in the killing of 17 military personnel in Okuama community in the Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. He believes the Army should not be part of the investigation into the incident. He also mentioned that the Federal and state authorities should handle the matter instead.