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Dialogue: N’Delta monarchs, leaders divided over appointments by militants

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South BAYELSA—TWO Niger Delta monarchs named by a coalition of Niger Delta militant groups as members of the Pan Niger Delta Peoples’ Congress,...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s debt reaching critical levels — NEITI

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By Michael Eboh .40% of FAAC disbursements used for debt servicing ABUJA — The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Sunday, expressed concern over Nigeria’s...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

FG, 36 states, FCT share N2.56trn in 6 months

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ABUJA—THE Federal Government, 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have so far shared N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account, an...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Stop throwing stones at Buhari, APC, Northern leaders warn PDP

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Prominent Northern leaders on Saturday refuted claims by some politicians in the country who are branding the All Progressives Congress (APC) government as clueless, commending the ruling party...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

‘Pastor Kumuyi came to my rescue after I stepped on poison’

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It was harvest of miracles in the South-South when the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor W.F Kumuyi, visited six cities in the zone. Kumuyi In each state...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

FG gets $1.5b to tackle water problems in states

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THE Federal Government has secured over $1.5b to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states. Minister for Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, who disclosed...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

DIALOGUE: Militants name new leader, body to replace Clark, PANDEF

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COALITION of Niger Delta militant groups, which recently withdrew its mandate to the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark,...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

We won’t leave Nigeria for anybody —Niger Delta youths

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A group of Niger Delta youths has disagreed with those calling for the declaration of Niger Delta Republic, saying that the Niger Delta has invested much in the Nigeria project and cannot back out...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Remembering Okokon Ndem

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The words of Okokon Ndem come in handy here as some continue the fight against injustice. We all abhor a system that marginalises individuals and groups. It is also true that while we cry for...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Corruption: Nigerian Police under scrutiny

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It is a common parlance that the police are your friends. But in a country like Nigeria, the ordinary citizen thinks the policeman is anything but a friend. Policemen on training The challenges of...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Quit order to Northerners, Yoruba: Militants can’t speak for N’Delta — Leaders, stakeholders

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…Say they want restructuring, not breakup …S-South APC chieftains allege political sabotage By Emma Amaize, Samuel Oyadongha, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Una Godwin...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

1990 coup was aimed at restructuring Nigeria — Col Tony Nyiam

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…We should name, disgrace opponents of restructuring …A few APC govs manipulating others …Lagos is a model for restructuring By Dapo Akinrefon Lt-Col Anthony Nyiam (retd) is one...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Two killed, scores injured as armed thugs invade Bayelsa APC secretariat

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio Two persons were Friday killed while several others were injured following the invasion of the secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bayelsa...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Just in: One person killed at inauguration of APC chairman in Bayelsa

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Reports say one person has been killed in the fracas that almost marred the inauguration of the Acting Chairman of Bayelsa chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). The inauguration of the...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

National ID card registration: Bayelsa Govt. decries low turnout

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The Bayelsa Government on Friday called on parents and guardians to take advantage of the current long vacation to register their children and wards in the ongoing National Identity Card...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →