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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo: How we stopped Niger Delta militancy, IPOB plot

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has singled out traditional rulers as the brains behind the successful stoppage of Niger Delta militancy and the truncation of the secession plot by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East, leading to relative peace in the two regions.

Minister Ibe Kachikwu reels out gains of oil, gas road map

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, said the Launch of the Oil and Gas road map tagged “7 BigWins’’ has brought about many development in the oil and gas sector in the country.

Amy-IPOB face-off: Fayose urges caution, calls for dialogue

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has once again called on the Federal Government to handle the agitation of the Indigenous People of Biafra with caution and allow leaders of the South East to apply political solutions as against the use of force, which has created tension in Abia State and the entire South East since the military embarked on its Operation Python Dance II.

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Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

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