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Kidnappers shot dead missionary after he sang Amazing Grace – hostages

A British optician kidnapped in Nigeria was murdered after playing ‘Amazing Grace’ on guitar to cheer up his fellow captives.

JTF launches manhunt for kingpin of four Britons’ kidnappers in Delta

The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), has launched a manhunt for the leader of a kidnap gang identified as Karowei Gbakumor in Delta State.

Police in Delta place N2m bounty on suspected killer of British missionary

The Police in Delta have placed a N2m bounty on Karowei Gbakumor, the suspected leader of a gang that kidnapped and killed a British missionary in the state.

Police declare militant leader wanted over kidnap of British nationals

The Delta State Police Command has declared one, Karo-Owei Pere Gbakumor, a militant leader wanted for the alleged kidnap of four British Citizens.

Delta confirms one case of monkey pox

The dreaded monkey pox virus has continued to spread in Delta State with the state government, on Wednesday, confirmed one case of the virus among the five suspected cases that were earlier reported.

Military deploy troops to Delta over renewed threats

There was panic in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West council area of Delta state on Monday as residents and leaders sighted military aircrafts and gunboats around their communities.

Niger Delta militants kill British hostage

One of the four missionary workers kidnapped by the Niger Delta militants in Enekorogha community, Burutu Local government Area of Delta State on October 13, Ian Squire, has been killed by suspected militants.

Oil spill victims sue Shell in UK over alleged $3.6 billion compensation

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Suspected Niger Delta militants kidnap four British nationals

Suspected militants have kidnapped four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Wednesday.

Burutu council chairman Ebikeme Clark’s impeachment did not follow due process – Councillors

The councillors representing Burutu Local Government Area Wards 13 and 14, Delta State, Mr Joseph Alubeze and Sunday Oruekpeti, have said that the alleged vote of no confidence passed in Burutu council Chairman, Chief Ebikeme Clark, by the Legislative Arm lacks merit as it did not follow due process.

Delta LG councillors oust Edwin Clark’s son as council chairman

Councillors of Burutu LGA, Delta State, has removed the son of Chief Edwin Clark, Chief Ebikeme Clark, as the Chairman of Burutu local government area on allegations of misconduct and mismanagement of council funds including non adherence to due process in his dealings.

Navy nabs 82 suspected oil thieves in Delta

The Nigerian Navy has said its operatives of have arrested 82 suspected oil thieves In Delta State in the last one month.

Niger Delta militants ask fed govt to release licenses for 10 modular refineries

Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and nine other militant groups have called on the Federal Government to issue 10 licences to the Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, for the take off of modular refineries in the Niger Delta.

Ukrainian, Ghanaians, Pakistani, others remanded in Nigerian prison for oil theft

Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded nine foreigners and two Nigerians in Port Harcourt’s prison for alleged oil theft.

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