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Niger Delta militants disagree over ceasefire revocation

NDRC, however, congratulated the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Matters and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo, on his genuine intention to maintain peace in the region since his appointment.

Ijaw Youth Council demands release of 50 Niger Delta activists

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, led by Mr. Eric Omare, has called for the urgent release of about 50 Niger Deltan activists allegedly arrested and detained without trial for over a year by security agencies...

NDDC moves to revoke some contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas.

NNPC reshuffle: North can’t get 10 portfolios leaving Niger Delta with two – IPDI

A rights group in Delta State, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to invalidate the recent lopsided appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the rail line project to his home town, Daura, in Katsina state.

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FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senate seeks explanation on federal government’s planned reduction of $8.1 billion MTN fine

The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.

Abdulfatah Ahmed flays posting of DPOs days to by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday flayed the deployment of divisional police officers in Kwara-South, saying the exercise could negatively affect the credibility of the November 17 election to fill the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin seat, which became vacant following the death of a former member representing the constituency, Funke Adedoyin.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government orders schools to refund unauthorised levies

The Ekiti State Government has ordered heads of public primary and secondary schools, who had collected unauthorized levies at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year, to return same to their pupils and students.
The Nigeria national football team, the Super Eagles, will travel to Johannesburg on Thursday for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Super Eagles: Ifeanyi Okowa’s incentive will bring down Bafana Bafana

Players of Super Eagles have praised Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his incentive of $25,000 for every goal in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

2019: PDP group calls for robust campaign

A group, PDP Governance Grassroots Group (PG3), has urged all support groups to present a robust campaign ahead of the general election next year.