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No amnesty programme, no peace in Niger Delta — Ex-agitators

No amnesty programme, no peace in Niger Delta — Ex-agitators

A group of ex-agitators drawn from states in the South-South geopolitical zone, yesterday, warned President Muhammadu Buhari’s political appointees and other top government officials to desist from making provocative pronouncements that could truncate the prevailing fragile peace in the restive Niger Delta.
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Delta 2019: Gbaramatu traditional ruler cautions on do-or-die politicking

Ahead the 2019 general elections, the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom,  Oboro Gbaraun 11, Aketekpe, Agadagba, has cautioned politicians against do-or-die politicking. The traditional ruler gave the caution when Comrade Sheriff Mulade, a People’s Democratic Party […]
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Food scarcity imminent in Edo, ERA raises alarm

Madrid ready for Atletico, says Zidane

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FOEN) has raised the alarm that the incessant land grabbing by multinationals companies would lead to scarcity of agricultural farm products in Edo State. The organisation, therefore, called […]
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Three feared dead as Alamieyeseigha’s kinsmen, security operatives clash

Three feared dead as Alamieyeseigha’s kinsmen, security operatives clash

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Three persons are feared killed and many injured following a clash between security operatives and kinsmen of the late former Governor Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State. The clash, which reportedly started on Tuesday morning at the gate of the state-owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma, threw the university community into […] …

N’Delta coalition writes Buhari, demand oil blocs

N’Delta coalition writes Buhari, demand oil blocs

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has written to President Muhammadu Buhari asking for a re-distribution of all expired Oil Mining Licences and Oil Prospecting Licences earlier allocated to companies and individuals. The agitators suggested that 13 of the 49 oil blocs be reserved for the Niger Delta states, companies and individuals […] …

Host communities bill may fuel unrest in Niger Delta

Except the National Assembly include the payment of royalties to oil producing communities in Petroleum Host Communities Development Trust unrest in the Niger Delta will persist. Former group general manager, corporate planning and development division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Joseph Ellah, who stated this said it will be difficult to implement the host communities […] …

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