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Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The meeting was part of efforts to douse renewed tension brought about by the suspended ceasefire by the Niger Delta Avengers.
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.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson and foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, have met over critical issues affecting the Niger Delta region.
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.
Two suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Kano State Police Command for kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Aisha Umar.
A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate as a big disappointment to Nigeria and its citizens.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on the refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation outlines the refresher programmes for local coaches.
Emmanuel Anikwe, the 27-year-old lover of Alexia Thomas, a 47-year-old United Kingdom-based professor, was yesterday, brought before an Ogba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ikeja, for allegedly poisoning the professor.
The low representation of women in political office in Nigeria is set to continue with the next set of ministers.
Arsenal winger, Alex Iwobi, has stated that he may be forced to exit the club if it signs Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha.
The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze says erstwhile captain of the side, John Mikel Obi will be missed by teammates following his retirement from international football.
Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday constituted a 16-man committee for the establishment of RUGA and Milk Markets in the state.
The newly promoted General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, has renewed call to Boko Haram insurgents to surrender their arms.