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Justice Onnoghen must appear for asset disclosure trial – Prosecutors tell tribunal

The prosecution team charging Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen for false assets declaration allegations has demanded that the top jurist must show up in court to have his charges read to him.

Governor Wike: Withdraw $500 million from excess crude account to clean up Ogoni land

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw $500 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to facilitate the clean-up of the impacted Ogoni environment.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

South-South governors urge Justice Onnoghen to ignore Code of Conduct tribunal

Five out of the six governors of the South-South Governors Forum have asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, not to honour the summons from the Code of Conduct Bureau.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Niger Delta militants threaten to shut down oil wells over Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators on Sunday warned that it would begin to attack oil wells in the oil-rich region if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to reverse the alleged harassment of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
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Governor Wike: Nigerians’ll resist federal government’s attempt to truncate nation’s democracy

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that Nigerians will resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to deliberately truncate the nation’s democracy.

Edwin Clark: Niger Delta will resist President Buhari’s attempt to intimidate Justice Onnoghen

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and Niger-Delta leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has warned that the people of Niger Delta would sturdily defy attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari to harass and force the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, out of office because of the plan by All Progressives Congress, APC, to rig the elections.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: They want Justice Onnoghen out to rig general elections

Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and South South Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed shock over the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, over assets declaration.

Chief Justice Onnoghen: South-South governors to hold emergency meeting Sunday

The South-South Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting of the Forum for Sunday.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike accuses federal government of neglecting Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried what he described as deliberate neglect of the Niger Delta despite the “untold environmental hardship” being faced by people in the area.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

APC commends Charles Dokubo for transforming Amnesty Programme

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo has been positively transformed.
Atiku Abubakar

Elections: Atiku Abubakar will enrich self, cronies if he wins – US group

Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will look to enriching himself and his cronies if he wins the presidential elections holding on February 16, an America political risk consultancy firm Eurasia Group said in its annual report for 2019.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Elections: Goodluck Jonathan’s kinsmen allege former president, wife working for opposition

Kinsmen of former president Goodluck Jonathan, have raised the alarm over what they called manifest danger to the electoral fortunes of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: President Buhari will win in Delta

Former governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said that the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta area and Delta state, in particular, would make his re-election in the February presidential election very easy.

Environmental activist condemns attack on oil facility in Bayelsa

A Niger Delta environmental activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has condemned the recent attacks on Conoil facility in Koluama, Bayelsa State.
niger delta jtf oil bunkering

JTF denies ‘bombing’ of oil facility in Bayelsa

A Niger Delta militant group known as Koluama Seven Brothers has reportedly carried out a “warning” strike on an oil facility owned by Conoil in Bayelsa 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.”

Nigerian Army: We’re committed to peace, security in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army has reiterated its commitment to the peace and security as well as the economic and socio-cultural development of the Niger Delta region.

NDYCF: Operation Python Dance needed for peaceful elections in Niger-Delta

A faith-based group in the Niger-Delta, the Niger Delta Young Christian Forum (NDYCF), has warned that failure to conduct the Operation Python Dance in the area would imply that elections will not hold there.

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Chuks Nwachukwu: CCT, NJC have no jurisdiction to try CJN

Barrister Chuks Nwachukwu, the presidential candidate of All Grassroots Alliance (AGA), has said that neither the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) nor the Nigerian Judicial Commission (NJC) has the jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).