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Rights group, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, has said former General Officer Commanding, Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND, Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, acquitted of fraud charges by Federal High Court, Lagos, last week, had restless nights in the forest, where he survived for four years, forsaken by his friends.
Militants and other interest groups in Niger Delta have said that the breakdown of talks between the Federal Government and Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, after the regional body successfully prevailed on agitators to cease hostilities in 2016 , was counterproductive and a huge threat to peace in the oil-rich region.
A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot.
A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Niger Delta threatened on Thursday to cripple Africa’s top oil producer if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in a vote due to be held on Saturday.
Nigerian militants threatened on Thursday to cripple Africa’s biggest economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in a vote due to be held on Saturday, the Niger Delta Avengers said in a statement on Thursday.
Itsekiri Elders and Leaders under the auspices of Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILT, has dissociated themselves from the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF.
Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators (CNDA), the umbrella body of militant groups in the Niger Delta, has vowed to resist any attempt to foist President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigerians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he is not concerned about the 2019 presidential election at the moment.
Nigeria’s vice president said on Thursday that a weaker U.S. dollar did not necessarily hurt his oil-producing nation.
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.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo West and East Federal constituency of Ondo State has collapsed its structure into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Ekiti state government has reinstated its commitment to work with philanthropists and relevant organizations towards the growth and development of sporting activities in the state.
World Trade Organization members removed three candidates from the race to be the next Director-General of the body.
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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has recruited no fewer than 100 unemployed persons in Edo in its sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) of the Rural Employment Promotion (REP) Programme.
Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.
Less than a month to the Ondo State Governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered the replacement of card readers burnt in its Akure office.
Arjen Robben’s emotional return to Groningen lasted less than 30 minutes on Sunday as he was forced out of his comeback match with a groin injury.
Colombian champion Sergio Higuita abandoned the Tour de France after banging his head on the ground in a crash early in the 15th stage on Sunday.