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Mike Okiro urges peaceful coexistence among ex-Niger Delta agitators, Nigerians

A former Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mike Okiro, has called for peaceful coexistence among members of the Ex-Niger Delta agitators and other citizens of the country.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Governor Diri sues for understanding over Bayelsa, Rivers boundary dispute

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has called on the Rivers State government to show understanding in order to amicably resolve the dispute between Oluasiri Clan in Bayelsa and their Kalabari neighbours in Rivers.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu bags Alawei title from five Ijaw clans

The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Ijaws are more Biafra than Niger Delta – activist

A Biafra activist, Mr Keribo Minakobiribo Wisdom, Wednesday said that Ijaws are more Biafra than Niger Delta.

IYC: Count Ijaw out of Biafra, Oduduwa

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has warned persons and groups agitating for the republics of Biafra and Oduduwa to leave the Ijaw nationality out of their missions.
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Niger Delta youths warn NSA over amnesty programme

Niger Delta youth leaders have warned the National Security Adviser (NSA) Major General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (rtd) on the implications of hijacking the management of the Presidential Amnesty Office on the peace and stability in the region.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa governor vows to defend Ijaws

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has affirmed his readiness and total commitment to the Ijaw cause and interest, saying he would defend the Ijaw ethnic nationality in the Nigerian federation.
Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

Rights group calls on federal government to rebuild Bayelsa villages burnt by military

A rights group, Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on the Federal Government to reconstruct Bilabiri 1 and 2 communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, allegedly burnt by invading soldiers searching for criminals that killed three military personnel, last Friday.

Former Governor Uduaghan speaks on Court of Appeal loss

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the former governor of Delta State, said he has accepted the judgment of the Court of Appeal which declared James Manager the winner of the Delta South Senatorial District election.

IPDI: It’s abnormal to‘ve northerners on NDDC board

The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.

NDDC: ‘Governors criticism of nominees is a political rascality’

Former Resident Electoral Commissioner in the defunct Bendel State, Chief Atiyota Ejughemre, has described the criticism of new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, by Governors of the region as political rascality, maintaining that Olorogun Bernard Okumagba would deliver on his mandate as the Managing Director of the commission.
Ijaw National Congress (INC), the umbrella body of Izon ethnic nationality, has said it fully supports measures taken by Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, in repositioning the Programme to its original mandate.

INC commends Charles Dokubo’s repositioning of amnesty programme

Ijaw National Congress (INC), the umbrella body of Izon ethnic nationality, has said it fully supports measures taken by Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, in repositioning the Programme to its original mandate.

Governor Dickson offers automatic jobs to all Ijaw PhD holders

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has offered automatic employments to all PhD holders from Bayelsa State and Ijaw indigenes in other states across the country.

IYC: Suspension of Rivers election targeted at frustrating Ijaws

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has alleged deliberate militarisation of Rivers state to prevent an Ijaw son from emerging winner of the governorship election in the state.
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IYC seeks cancellation of results in Bayelsa

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel results in some parts of Bayelsa State.
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Delta South: Ijaws insist Senator Manager can’t jettison his fifth term ambition for Itsekiri

The Ijaw Youth Council Western Zone says Itsekiri people who are currently agitating for power rotation/sharing in Delta State are the worst violators of power rotation in Delta South Senatorial District.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: My greatest mistake as governor

Immediate past governor of Delta State, and Delta South Senatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has pinpointed his greatest mistake while he held sway for eight years in office.
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Senator Ndoma-Egba condoles family of former NDDC chief

Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), Chairman, Board and Management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed deep shock over the tragic death of Pastor Power Aginighan, former Acting Managing Director of NDDC.

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Oyo governor flags off N2.5 billion Ajoda Housing Estate project

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 units of houses at Ajoda New Town Housing Estate in Ibadan.
Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: US expresses concern over vote-buying, intimidation of voters

The United States Government Wednesday said it is concerned over recorded cases of vote-buying and intimidation of voters and observers during last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

British lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard urges Premier League clubs to help save struggling EFL

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Wolves have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal worth around £29m.

Wolves complete signing of Barcelona star

Wolves have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal worth around £29m.