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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Forum: Anyone opposed to restructuring is enemy of Nigeria

Southern Leaders and Middle Belt Forum, comprising Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt, has said that anyone opposed to restructuring in Nigeria is an enemy of the country.
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$27 billion loan: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders reject Nigeria’s borrowings

The Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has ex­pressed concern over Nigeria’s worsening debt cri­sis, saying the Federal Gov­ernment should stop engag­ing in reckless borrowings.
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Edwin Clark faults foreign education for repentant terrorists

The Convener, Pan Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged the National Assembly not to pass the bill seeking to allow foreign education for repentant insurgents.

Edwin Clark cautions President Buhari over appointment of Justice Bulkachuwa’s successor

Ijaw National leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to correct some of his lapses through appointment of successor of the outgoing President of Court of Appeal.

Edwin Clark condemns exclusion Of Niger Delta in Abacha’s loot spending

The leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has criticised the exclusion of Niger Delta region from the infrastructural projects to be built with the $308 million loot of a former military leader, General Sanni Abacha.
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Report: How Edwin Clark stopped militants’ revolt against NDDC interim management

Elder Statesman and South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has quietly intervened and prevailed on some angry militants in the Niger Delta, threatening to lock up the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, over the continued operation of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, to abandon the option.

SMBLF: Nigeria under worse power play than civil war era

Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) said the country is today sadly under “worse irresponsibility of power” than it was 50 years ago when the first civil war broke out.

Collapse of talks between federal government, PANDEF risky, threat to peace – Niger Delta...

Militants and other interest groups in Niger Delta have said that the breakdown of talks between the Federal Government and Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, after the regional body successfully prevailed on agitators to cease hostilities in 2016 , was counterproductive and a huge threat to peace in the oil-rich region.

Future of Nigeria education lies on private universities – ex-NUC chief

Erstwhile Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie has said the future of education in the country lies squarely in the hands of private universities in Nigeria.

Ohanaeze charges Ndigbo to unite for region’s progress

The factional arm of Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Lagos State chapter has called on its members and Ndigbo, in general, to unite to ensure the progress of the region by shunning actions that would make their demands unachievable, even as it boasted no crack exists in its wall.

Edwin Clark: No politician better than Igbo politician

Ijaw leader and politician, Chief Edwin Clark, who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information in an interview claimed there is no politician in Nigeria better than Igbo politician.
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Edwin Clark: Nigeria today not what our past heroes foresaw

Chief Edwin Clark, a nationalist who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information has revealed that Nigeria today is not what the nation’s heroes past foresaw.

Edo Assembly crisis: Edwin Clark warns against anarchy

Ijaw Leader Chief Edwin Clark has disagreed with the Senate’s position on the Edo State Assembly crisis. Clark claimed that the order for Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a fresh proclamation was unconstitutional and wrong.
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Edo Assembly crisis: Edwin Clark disagrees with House of Reps

Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clark has disagreed with the House of Representatives for its stand on the Edo State House of Assembly crisis.
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Edwin Clark: House of Reps decision on Edo Assembly illegal

Former Minister of Information Chief Edwin Clark has described as illegal and unconstitutional the House of Representatives’ directive to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a new proclamation within one week for the proper inauguration of the State House of Assembly.

Edwin Clark: Reintroduction of Ruga will disintegrate Nigeria

The convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Edwin Clark, has warned the Federal Government against reintroducing the suspended controversial Ruga scheme.
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Reps minority leadership crisis: Edwin Clark urges PDP to sheath its sword

Chief Edwin Clark, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for truce in the tussle surrounding the emergence of minority leadership in the House of Representatives.
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President Buhari felicitates with Edwin Clark at 92, describes him as partner for peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Nigeria’s former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark, on the occasion of his 92nd birthday anniversary.

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