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Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, picked holes in President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year speech, saying he did not show signs of seriousness, action plan and responsibility to really implement the agreement reached with the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and even the 25-point palliatives of the Federal Government.
Ex-militant, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, on the huge sum of money so far expended in the deployment of military hardware and personal to the Niger Delta region, saying such fund could have gone a long way in the development of the area.
Ijaw Elder Statesman Edwin Clark has warned that attacks and destruction of oil and gas infrastructure by militants will not be in the interest of the people of Niger Delta,
The Niger Delta Avengers, a group of militants that struck oil installations in Niger Delta region last year, has announced an immediate end to its ceasefire with the Nigerian government.
A court of appeal sitting in Lagos has upheld the decision of the federal high court ordering the seizure of property belonging to Government Ekpemupolo, an ex-militant commander better known as Tompolo.
The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, saying he should be allowed to exercise his power as Chairman NNPC Board. The groups however claimed that the life of the Minister was under threat.
Manchester United gained ground on Manchester City after comfortably seeing off Stoke 3-0 at Old Trafford on Monday night.
Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100 million in the summer, according to Leicester boss Claude Puel.
Jose Mourinho has admitted Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence from the Manchester United squad against Stoke is because the Armenian's future is up in the air, amid speculation he could be part of the deal to bring Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford.
The Kogi Government has appealed to striking medical doctors in the state to end their industrial action in the interest of patients and their relatives.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected another 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet customers’ requests in various segments.
The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the herdsmen in the state.
The detained leader of a Nigerian Shiites group, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, is alive but seriously ill, his lawyer has said.
Governor Simon Lalong has donated two million Naira to NPFL champions Plateau United and three million Naira to the women’s U17 team, the Flamingoes.
Campbell retired from football in 2011 after a glittering career which saw him play for Tottenham and Arsenal, and earn 73 caps for England.
Nigeria and Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa’s agent has rubbished claims that the Super Eagles international is heading to Turkey.