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Group advices Jusitce Onnoghen to resign

The embattled Chief Jusitce of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been asked to honourably take the exit door before its too late.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militants storm National Assembly gate, demand payment

Some former Niger Delta militants have stormed the main entrance of the National Assembly to demand payment of their allowances and the sacking of the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd).
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-Niger Delta militants call for sack of Charles Dokubo over non payment of bursary

Ex Niger Delta militants and graduands of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, on the Federal Government’s Amnesty Program on Friday protested alleged segregation, neglect and inhuman treatment meted on them by the amnesty office in Abuja.

Militants announce return to creeks over raid on Edwin Clark’s home

A coalition of Niger Delta militants on Wednesday said they were returning to the creeks to disrupt oil production in the Niger Delta.

Ex-Minister Turaki blames upsurge of insurgency on President Buhari

A former Minister of Special Duties and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant, Alhaji Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has blamed the recent upsurge in the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Boko Haram and Niger Delta militants on neglect by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Jones Abiri: Why DSS linked me to militants

A recently released journalist, Jones Abiri, has explained the circumstances that resulted in his arrest and detention for two years, without trial, by security operatives.

Niger Delta militants disagree over ceasefire revocation

NDRC, however, congratulated the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Matters and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo, on his genuine intention to maintain peace in the region since his appointment.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militants protest non-payment of two months allowance in Edo

Former Niger Delta militants, on Tuesday, in their numbers, took to major streets of Benin City, the Edo State capital, to protest the non-payment of their two months allowances by the Presidential Programme on Amnesty.

Bunkering: Niger Delta ex-agitators want JTF commander sacked

A group of Niger Delta ex-militants has called for the immediate sack of Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, the Commander of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering.

Ex-militants: We’ll mobilise votes for President Buhari in 2019

Former Niger Delta militants have promised to mobilise votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in his quest to secure another four year mandate to govern Nigeria.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: I never said ex-Governors Fashola, Rotimi were scavengers

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has slammed those she termed “mischief-makers” for “putting words” in her mouth, saying she described former governors Rotimi Amaechi and Raji Fashola, now ministers, as scavengers.

Senator Bassey Otu raises alarm over kidnap, assassination threat

The immediate past senator who represented the Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Prince Bassey Otu, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, alleging that there is a plan to employ the services of kidnappers and militants to kidnap him or get him eliminated over political matters.

EFCC confirms raid on General Boroh’s house, no details on recovered cash

Retired Brigadier General Boroh, who had headed the Amnesty Programme for three years, was fired from his post a week ago by the President on corruption related charges. Boroh was immediately replaced with foreign policy expert Charles Dokubo.

Report: EFCC discovers $9 million cash at General Boroh’s residence

Paul Boroh, sacked coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme for former Niger Delta militants, was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday.

NSCIA accuses CAN of hate speech

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accused the scribe of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Musa Asake, of heating up the polity with “venom, hatred, calumny and unimaginable malice that smacks of intolerance and political brigandage.”

Obasanjo returns to beat, humbles Buhari and APC

Like him or hate him, Olusegun Obasanjo is an enigma. I am convinced that God has granted him a special grace to influence the course of events in this nation for good or for bad, sometimes for a mixture of both.

Nigeria, Saudi record biggest increase in oil output

Crude oil production in Nigeria rose by 88,700 barrels per day last month, the second biggest increase among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Armed Forces Day: Terrorism not easy to subdue – Governor Amosun

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, said that terrorism and other security challenges confronting the nation cannot be immediately subdued.

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