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Election: Governor Ahmed bans street rallies, campaigns in Kwara

Kwara state governor, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed, has banned street processions and rallies by political parties following the recent spate of political violence in the state.
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JTF, Bayelsa residents debunk reported militants’ attack on Conoil pipeline

Military and community sources in Bayelsa have described some media reports of militants’ attack on an oil pipeline in Koluama 1, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state as “fake news.”

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

Delta South: I’ll sponsor bills to legalise local refineries – Emmanuel Uduaghan

The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Delta South Senatorial District, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has promised to work towards the enactment of a law legalising local refineries, if elected.
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Emmanuel Uduaghan backs operations of illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Immediate past governor of Delta State and All Progressive Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Delta South in 2019, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has, again, echoed the need to encourage youths engaged in illegal refining of petroleum products by giving them official recognition through licensing.
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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.

Protesting Niger Delta youths demand removal JTF commander

Hundreds of youths from the Niger Delta region yesterday stormed Abuja to protest alleged wrong doings of Commander of the military task force, Operation Delta Safe, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman in the area.

28 oil workers trapped in Bayelsa oil rig fire, 100 rescued

28 oil workers were trapped in residential building around an oil platform in Koluama 1, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, over the weekend, following a fire incident at a nearby oil rig.

JTF confirms fire at Conoil field in Bayelsa

The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Delta Safe, has confirmed a fire incident at an oilfield operated by Conoil in Koluama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

500 illegal refineries destroyed in Bayelsa – NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Bayelsa Command, said on Wednesday that it destroyed over 500 illegal oil refining camps in various locations in the state in 2017.

Ijaws accuse Edo govt, Benin monarch of marginalisation

Ajele stated further that Okomu Forest Reserve was established in 1911 and gazetted May 31 of the same year in Public Notice No.38/1911 and constituted on April 17, 1912 No.397, No. of gazette 27/1912.

APC faults arrest of Bayelsa monarch, five others

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has faulted the Wednesday arrest of Chief Wisdom Ogirigi, the Paramount Ruler of the Peremabiri Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State over alleged violation of a chieftancy Law in the State.

Nigerian Army to flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army will soon deploy some gallant soldiers to Lake Chad region in order to flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents.

JTF rescues abducted soldiers, civilians, finds human parts

Troops of the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Delta Safe, say they have rescued two abducted soldiers and four civilians from a kidnappers’ den.

JTF rescues abducted soldiers, four civilians from kidnappers’ den

Troops of the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, code-named Operation Delta Safe, say they have rescued two abducted soldiers and four civilians from a kidnappers’ den.

Gunmen attack Bayelsa community, abduct boat owner, injure many

Unknown gunmen have struck again in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State abducting a local boat owner, identified as Chief John Okotoro, in the area.

Bayelsa govt condemns attack on JTF

The Bayelsa government has condemned the recent ambush and killing of members of a military security patrol team by unknown gunmen around Letugbene Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state.

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[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Chad for resumption of diplomatic ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Chad on Jan. 20, where he is expected to announce the resumption of diplomatic ties with the African country, his office said Thursday.
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Dominic Thiem limps out of Australian Open

Seventh seed Dominic Thiem limped out of the Australian Open in the second round Thursday when he retired when 7-5, 6-4, 2-0 down to young wildcard Alexei Popyrin.

VP Osinbajo chairs NEC meeting on new minimum wage

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government targets to create five million jobs with Brazil’s $1.1 billion loan

The Federal Government is targeting to create five million jobs with the the launch of ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1 billion loan from the Brazilian government.
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Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead in Accra

A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead as he drove home, after a politician called for retribution against him.