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Bayelsa guber primaries: IYC warns PDP, APC against violence, bloodshed

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has warned political actors in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) against resorting to violence and bloodshed in their various governorship primaries in Bayelsa State.

New NDDC director visits key Ijaw leaders, promises changes

The newly appointed Executive Director, Finance and Administration in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Maxwell Oko, has given assurances that under him, the NDDC would work towards giving expression to its original dream.
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Ijaw youths stop Asari Dokubo from holding Biafran meeting in Bayelsa

A bloody clash was averted on Saturday by the police in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, following failed attempts by a former militant leader and Niger Delta activist, Asari Dokubo, to hold an expanded inaugural meeting in support of Biafra.
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President Buhari urged to sack, appoint new security chiefs capable of handling Nigeria

Former Commissioner in Delta State, Dr Chris Ekiyor, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint and fire security chiefs until he finds a skilled combatant suitable for the job of tackling the nation’s security challenge.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Okowa nominated for Niger Delta leadership awards

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta are to be given Niger Delta Leadership Awards 2018 by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, a multi-media organisation.

Ijaw youths threaten to cripple telecom operations in Bayelsa

Ijaw youths in Bayelsa State at the weekend threatened to shutdown operations of telecommunication companies following unresolved issues bordering on diesel supply to their various power plants in the state.
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IYC urges NNPC to give priority to Ijaw job seekers

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has appealed to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) give priority to qualified Ijaw persons in the ongoing recruitment exercise of the corporation.

IYC: Ijaws marginalised in appointment of judges into Delta judiciary

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.
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DSP Omo-Agege: Niger Delta now has a voice in President Buhari’s government – IYC

The Ijaw Youth Council has hailed the election of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President in the ninth National Assembly as a positive step towards integrating the people of the Niger Delta into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Delta groups threaten showdown over alleged NMGC’s relocation

The Delta State Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders Forum has threatened to resist plan to relocate the head office of the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company (NMGC), a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from Warri to Abuja.

Imo youths petition CJN over declaration of Emeka Ihedioha as governor-elect

Youths under the aegis of Imo Youth Council (IYC) have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko, to wade into the Constitutional crisis brewing in the State over the outcome of the general election.

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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Asari Dokubo demands release of cousins allegedly arrested by military

Ex-Niger Delta warlord, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has raised alarm over alleged arrest of two of his cousins by the Nigerian Army.
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Ijaw youths task President Buhari on Niger Delta Development

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has asked the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last elections and President Muhammadu Buhari, to expedite action on ongoing projects in the Niger Delta, now that he has been re-elected.
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IYC: President Buhari’s victory testament of level of acceptance

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari following his victory in the just-concluded election.
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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.
The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Nelson Brambaifa, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for demonstrating an enduring love for the people of the Niger Delta region.

Ijaws youths hail President Buhari on appointment of Nelson Brambaifa as NDDC chief

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the appointment of Prof. Nelson Brambiafa from Bayelsa State as the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Justice Onnoghen: President Buhari practising dictatorship – Ijaw youths

Ijaw youths have rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
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Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

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Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

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