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The National Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, has accused Nigeria’s security forces and government officials of causing unnecessary tension in the Niger Delta region.
Niger Delta leaders and stakeholders have persuaded the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to shelve their plan to recommence bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region in the interim, to give the Federal Government more time to address the demands of the oil region.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) not to attack oil installations as no meaningful development can be achieved through violence.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech at the National Assembly, Tuesday, announced an allocation of N53.89 billion for the Niger Delta Ministry and N71.20billion for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in the 2018 budget proposal, a marked increase over last year.
Two Niger Delta groups, the Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDLEAF), and the Coalition of Niger Delta Voices (CNDV) have offered reasons why the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) are no longer interested in the dialogue with the Federal Government.
There was panic in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West council area of Delta state on Monday as residents and leaders sighted military aircrafts and gunboats around their communities.
He said government was insincere in implementing the terms agreed with PANDEF, regretting that the militants had lost confidence in the government and even in PANDEF and now spoiling for action.
The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to reconsider its threat for renewed hostilities and bombings of oil installations in the region.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Uguru Usani on Monday in Abuja updated President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of his ministry.
The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy is fully prepared to deal with any group of criminals trying to vandalise the nation’s assets
The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Paul Boroh, has urged members of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), to maintain the existing peace in the region.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, on Monday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Community leaders in Nigeria’s oil-rich south on Monday urged militants not to resume attacks on pipelines but give peace talks with the government another chance.
A group of Niger Delta elders, under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress (PNDPC), has stablished contacts with the leadership the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) over the threat of renewed hostilities and bombing of oil facilities in the region.
Ijaw Elder Statesman Edwin Clark has warned that attacks and destruction of oil and gas infrastructure by militants will not be in the interest of the people of Niger Delta,
Following the recent threat by militants in the Niger Delta, two groups from the oil-rich region have appealed to the agitators to sheathe their swords and shelve their plan to blow up oil installations in the area.
The Coalition of Niger Delta Militants has vowed to resume its “operation show no mercy” on oil installations in the region.
North Korea warned on Tuesday planned military manoeuvres by US and South Korean forces would put disarmament talks in peril, hinting it may resume nuclear testing if the drills go ahead.
A group Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB) has raised concerns that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) risks losing the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election if it fails to present a popular and acceptable candidate.
Captains of industries, airline owners, professionals, and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s aviation sector are gathering in Lagos to brainstorm on how to develop the right policies to spur major investments in the sector.
House Leader, Alhassan Doguwa (APC, Kano), says the 9th House of Representatives will revisit the 2010 Electoral Act in order to address noticeable “grey areas” which affected the outcome of the 2019 general elections.
Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of defender Abdou Diallo from Borussia Dortmund.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, are at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential election.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Plateau United have announced 17 players will be released by the club following their disappointing outing last season.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would continue to give priority to the training of officers and men of the armed forces to effectively tackle security challenges in the country.
Bayern Munich has ditched their interest in Chelsea ace Callum Hudson-Odoi for another Premier League star according to report.
The 29-year-old is expected to put pen-to-paper on a three-year contract pending a medical, which is set to take place Saturday.