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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.
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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.
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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.

Niger Delta leaders reaffirm support for President Buhari’s govt

Prominent leaders in the South South geo-political zone under the auspices of ‘Niger Delta stakeholders’ have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, especially as it concerns the ongoing war on corruption and efforts being made to bring back the economy into shape.

Edwin Clark alleges deliberate attempt to decimate Niger Deltans

There's a covert attempt to deliberately decimate the people of the Niger Delta, elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has alleged in a statement on Tuesday.

Blame federal govt’s unseriousness for Niger Delta Avengers’ renewed threats – Ex-IYC chief Udengs Eradiri

The immediate President, Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, Mr. Udengs Eradiri, has blamed the Federal Government’s unseriousness and lack of commitment to address the Niger Delta problems for the renewed threats by the Niger Delta Avengers.

Edwin Clark-led PANDEF has lost focus – Ex-IYC chief Udengs Eradiri

Ijaw youth leader and immediate past President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, Mr. Udengs Eradiri, Wednesday, said the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) led by Chief Edwin Clark had lost focus.

We are ready to stop you from bombing oil facilities – Naval chief Ibok-Ete...

Ibok-Ete Ibas, chief of naval staff, has warned the Niger Delta Avengers against its threat to resume bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta.

External forces behind Niger Delta Avengers – Ex-IYC chief Udengs Eradiri

The immediate past President, Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, Mr. Udengs Eradiri, has revealed that some external forces are behind the activities of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers.

Nigerian Guild of Editors urges federal govt, militants to explore dialogue to resolve contending...

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has expressed worry over the threat by the Niger Delta Avengers to resume attacks on oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region and called on them to drop the threat and embrace dialogue in resolving their grievances.

Nigerian military will put down violent agitations in Niger Delta – CDS Abayomi Olonisakin

The Nigerian military, yesterday, said while it was not averse to legitimate agitations by any section of the country, it would put down agitations with violent disposition.

Rotimi Amaechi, Timipre Sylva, Abba Kyari responsible for botched PANDEF meeting – Edwin Clark

The meeting was part of efforts to douse renewed tension brought about by the suspended ceasefire by the Niger Delta Avengers.

Nigeria Air Force inaugurates hospital for troops

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin inaugurates 20 gunboats in Delta

In a bid to further boost security in the Niger Delta, the Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Saturday inaugurated 20 gunboats.

Governor Dickson, Edwin Clark meet on security, tension in Niger Delta

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson and foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, have met over critical issues affecting the Niger Delta region.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin vows to strictly prosecute violent agitators

Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.

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