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A coalition of Niger Delta agitators have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to halt any plans aimed at extending the tenure of the present board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
An elated Chief Edwin Clark led Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday commended the coalition of Niger Delta Agitators for rescinding its earlier decision to attack oil facilities by September 10 and vacating quit notice to Northerners and Yorubas from the region.
A pan-Yoruba group, the Oodua People’s Congress, has called on leaders and stakeholders in the southern part of the country to caution the Niger Delta Agitators over its threat of eviction of the Yoruba people resident in the region.
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Sunday condemned the quit notice issued to the Hausa and Yoruba in the Niger Delta by militants, saying the notice should be ignored.
The police yesterday disclosed that it has arrested a vicious and notorious kidnap for ransom gang led by a woman, Hawa Yunusa from Masaka, in Nasarawa state.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it is sending 200-strong observer team to Nigeria for the 2019 general elections.
A man simply identified as At-all-at-all, has reportedly killed a 75-year-old farmer, Olusegun Oyedele, at Onipetesi camp, a farm settlement in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Missing Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resurfaced in Israel one year after soldiers stormed his home in the southern Abia state.
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has arrived the Federal High Court in Lagos to begin his criminal trial.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday added his voice to the call to end death sentences in the country.
Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the problems of electricity are slowly being solved as no one can do it by magic.
Officials of the Nigerian army and special anti-robbery squad (SARS) were involved in a gun duel with Boko Haram insurgents in Mairari village, Konduga local government area of Borno state, on Saturday evening.
Kehinde Fatai scored a hat-trick as Dinamo Minsk settled for a 3-3 draw against Minsk in Saturday's Belarusian Premier League game.
The Global Environmental Facility-Small Grant Programme has supported Nigeria with 4.9 million dollars grant to fund 141 environmental related projects in 27 states between 2009 and 2018.