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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.

National Assembly: PIGB transmitted to President Buhari

The National Assembly on Friday said it had finally transmitted the final harmonised copy of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, making it the second time it has claimed to do so in about one month even though the presidency denied receiving the bill at the first occasion.

Benue group asks President Buhari to proscribe Myetti Allah

A group, Mdzough U Tiv, Lagos State chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to proscribe the Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, as a solution to the killings by herdsmen in the country.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan confirms Delta South senatorial ambition

Immediate past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said he wants to represent Delta South Senatorial District at the Senate in 2019 because of his desire to pursue quality legislation that will lead to an end of the crisis in the Niger Delta region.

Police arrest two for threatening to abduct oil workers, blow up facilities

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two suspected members of the amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers who allegedly threatened to kidnap oil workers and blow up oil facilities.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu, wife not in Ghana

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that only the Nigerian Army and Federal Government know the whereabouts of its leader Nnamdi Kanu, denying rumors that Kanu and his wife were spotted in Accra, Ghana.

We’ve lost 32 persons to herdsmen in Taraba – Tiv leader

Taraba State Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) today said, only from January, it has lost no fewer than 32 persons in separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the state.

APC’s false hope on restructuring

I applaud the effort of the APC but is it not too little too late? Why did the party wait for over two years, and for the lawmakers to vote against the party position, before embarking on this exercise? Are those recommendations already not contained in the 2014 National Conference report?

Osinbajo: I’m not concerned about 2019 election yet

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he is not concerned about the 2019 presidential election at the moment.

Weaker dollar may not hurt Nigeria country – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria’s vice president said on Thursday that a weaker U.S. dollar did not necessarily hurt his oil-producing nation.

Delta govt invites Avengers for dialogue over threat to resume bombing

Deputy Governor of Delta State and Chairman, Delta State Advocacy Committee Against Vandalism of Oil and Gas Facilities, Mr. Kingsley Otuaro, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to sheathe their swords and come to the dialogue table.

Nigeria, Saudi record biggest increase in oil output

Crude oil production in Nigeria rose by 88,700 barrels per day last month, the second biggest increase among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Ijaw youths demand oil and gas colony

Youths from Ijaw extraction in the nine states of the Niger Delta have condemned the killings going on across the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen, calling on the government to put an end to the senseless killings.

Niger Delta militants threaten to launch fresh attack on oil installations

Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Herdsmen killings: Don’t drag Nigeria into civil war – CAN tells federal govt

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Taraba State chapter, on Monday called on President Mohammadu Buhari to end herdsmen killings across the country so as to prevent the country from going into a civil war.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Herdsmen killings: CAN urges federal govt to act decisively before it becomes national war

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the federal government of violating the constitution, which they swore to uphold, having failed to protect Nigerians from the attacks of Fulani herdsmen in different parts of the country.

Coalition lauds President Buhari on defence structure

The Coalition of Civil Society for Transparency and Good Governance has lauded the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s Defence strategies, saying it has ensured sustained process of nation building and good governance in the last two years.

Federal, states, local govts shared N4.55 trillion in nine months – NEITI

Revenue allocation from the federation Account to the three tiers of government summed up to about N4.55 trillion between January and September 2017, the latest edition of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Quarterly Review has showed.

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INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

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