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Court orders University to reinstate rusticated student

November 14, 2017 Emmanuel Joy, Yenagoa 0

A High Court sitting in Yenagoa has set aside and declared null and void the rustication of one Micah Diniprema, a 27 years old final year student of the Faculty of Education of the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa state and ordered the authorities of the institution to reinstate and allow him to graduate. The final year student was Read More

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Editors warn Buhari against using military force in Niger Delta

November 12, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government not to employ the use of military force against the renewed activities of the Niger Delta Avengers, saying such will aggregate the militants. The NGE which also observed the increasing rate of kidnappings and communal clashes, called on security agencies to rise to the occasion. In Read More

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Niger Delta: Rumble among militants as FG plans to meet Tompolo

November 9, 2017 Emmanuel Joy, Yenagoa 0

Militant groups in the Niger Delta region begins a new row over the alleged secret meeting proposed between the Federal Government led by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs  Pastor Usani Uguru and the Special  Adviser to the President on Niger Delta /Amnesty Coordinator, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh and the foremost former Militant Leader, ‎High Chief Government Ekpemupolo also known as Tompolo over Read More

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Pastor Uguru Usani Uguru - Be patient, FG begs Niger Delta Avengers

Be patient, FG begs Niger Delta Avengers

November 6, 2017 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

*Says challenges in the region being addressed  The federal government has called on the Niger Delta Avengers to be patient and not to disrupt oil and gas operations in the region, saying that efforts are being made to address their grievances. Speaking to State House correspondents after a close-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Read More

Ibe Kachikwu Buhari - Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

October 8, 2017 Joy Emmanuel, Yenagoa 0

A group under the aegis of Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called for investigation of the fraudulent activities rocking the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The group equally warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu just as it claimed that the life of the Minister was under threat. It called for Read More

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Niger delta youths demand national inclusion, completion of abandoned projects 

September 20, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja  0

Niger Delta National Youth Leaders and Stakeholders’ Forum (NDNYLSF) has called for inclusion, funding and  support in the National Council on Niger Delta, even as they asked for the  approval of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. The group also wants the federal government, international development partners and other stakeholders to do everything possible to ensure that all the abandoned Read More

Nigerian military - Python dance, crocodile smile, not solution to Niger Delta,Igbo agitations - Ijaw youths

Python dance, crocodile smile, not solution to Niger Delta,Igbo agitations – Ijaw youths

September 11, 2017 Joy Emmanuel, Yenagoa 0

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has said that the deployment of military troops to the Niger Delta and South East region under the security operation known as crocodile smile or python dance will not solve the rising agitations. The Ijaw youths from the Nine States of the Niger Delta region Monday described as “condemnable” and “sad” the attack on Read More

Igbo Presidency: Nigerians‘ll decide, Atiku tells OBJ

Atiku hails quit notice withdrawal by Niger-Delta youths, says Nigeria too old, big to fail

September 3, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja  0

Former Vice President and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Atiku Abubakar, has said that the country is too old and too big to fail, adding that restructuring the federating unit is what the country urgently need to achieve the desires of its founding fathers. He, however, commended the Niger Delta youths for rescinding their counter quit notice Read More

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Youths urge NNPC to implement palliatives

July 12, 2017 Blueprint Newsroom 0

Joy Emmanuel Yenagoa Niger Delta youth leaders have urged the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement the palliatives pledged by Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during his tour of the region. Th e youths made the call when the leadership of the Niger Delta ExAgitation Forum and Niger Delta Non Violent Youth Leaders Assembly paid a courtesy visit Mr Read More