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PANDEF to meet FG over Oct 26 security siege

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By Emma Amaize ASABA—LEADERS of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, have resolved to seek audience with the Federal Government and relevant security agencies over the October 26 disruption of...

Fri Nov 3rd, 2017     Read More →

I needed money for my father’s drugs—Illegal bunkerer

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—One of the suspects arrested by the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS Jubilee Ikot Abasi, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, with a vehicle loaded with illegally-refined petroleum...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Wike urges African leaders to develop environment friendly cities

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By Jimitota Onoyume GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on African leaders to develop environment friendly cities with robust economic growth. Speaking at a conference in New York,...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Army to flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents – Buratai

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By Davies Iheamnachor THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army will soon deploy some gallant soldiers to Lake Chad region in order to flush out...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Reps probe 37 federal varsities over AuGF’s queries

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—MEMBERS of the House of Representatives’ Public Accounts Committee, PAC, yesterday, commenced a large scale investigation into the finances and expenditures...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

N-Deltans desert homes over Navy’s Operation Octopus Grip —IYC President

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By Emma Amaize PRESIDENT, Ijaw Youth Congress, IYC, Mr. Pereotubo Oweilami, yesterday, raised the alarm that many residents of riverine communities in the Niger Delta region have deserted their...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

9 suspected child traffickers arrested in Aba

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA— A child trafficking syndicate has been smashed by the Vigilance Group of Nigeria, VGN, and handed over to the Police in Aba, Abia State. The suspects identified as...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Rivers APC Chairman advises members on respect for leadership, team spirit

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has advised its members to respect the party’s leadership as it worked indivisibly toward victory in the 2019 polls. The party’s Chairman,...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

Kogi: Dino Melaye’s sour grapes

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The real and behind-the-scene motives for the unrelenting mischief by well-known enemies of the people of Kogi State should be obvious to all thinking people. Because the present administration in...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

FG terrorising PANDEF, instigating insecurity in N’Delta to involve Tompolo – Militant group

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…Reviews ceasefire, plans Operation Zero Barrel this month By Emma Amaize YENAGOA – THE Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, a militant group, today, pointed the finger at the...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Operation `Octopusgrip’: Navy deploys 37 boats in Niger Delta

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The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Central Naval Command (CNC), Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, on Tuesday said the Navy had deployed seven ships and 37 patrol boats for martime security drill in the...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Police, DSS siege: How N’Delta leaders, militants played into security trap

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*Clark, PANDEF leaders berate FG, seek explanation * PANDEF now moribund – HM Ayemi-Botu, PNDPC leader *Security blockade against PANDEF in order – Militant group *PANDEF members...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war: Anambra, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Ebonyi, Cross River, Abia, Enugu, Benue to benefit

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…Opts for out-of-court settlement of case before ECOWAS Court .By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Dennis Agbo ABUJA— Determined to quell rising agitation by secessionist groups, the Federal...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Two former A-Ibom govs battle for PANDEF chair

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TWO former governors of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Ndongesit Nkanga, (retd), and Obong Victor Attah, may slug it out for the vacant position of National Chairman of Pan Niger Delta Forum,...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Army ends Crocodile Smile II

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THE Nigerian Army, yesterday, scored itself high, saying its Operation Crocodile Smile II crushed militancy, oil theft and related crimes in the Niger Delta region. Chief of Army Staff,...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →