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Ex-militant Government Tompolo with one of his warships purchased for safegaurding Nigerian Waters under the administration of former president Goodluck Jonathan

Order To Arrest Tompolo: Militants Blow Up Oil Pipeline In Niger Delta

News January 16, 2016 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Armed youths in Delta State  yesterday  blew up strategic pipelines in the Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta   State  in what some residents feared to be a reaction to the Thursday court order  for the arrest of  ex-militant Government Ekpemupolo

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Why We Resumed Blowing Up Oil Facilities – Niger Delta Militants

News May 11, 2015 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Niger Delta militant group, Urhobo Gbagbako, whose recent onslaught has led to destruction of several oil facilities, has stated that it was forced to take the action because of deliberate marginalisation of the Urhobo nation by President Goodluck Jonathan’s government.
It stated that the Federal Government took for granted Urhobo

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Ex-Militants Petition Pres. Jonathan Over N150m Amnesty Scam In Bayelsa

Lifestyle December 3, 2014 at 11:06 am 0 comments

Over 25 ex-militant leaders in Bayelsa State have petitioned President Goodluck Jonathan, asking the presidency and the Federal Government to immediately commence investigations into the alleged diversion of N150 million amnesty funds by a coordinator in charge of Bayelsa State, Pastor Reuben Wilson.

The

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Niger Delta Amnesty: Ex-Militants Protest Allowances Being Stolen By Amnesty Office

News May 15, 2014 at 8:43 am 0 comments

By Bassey Isaac
Ex-Agitators of the Niger Delta Amnesty program established by late president Yar’Adua are protesting non payment of allowances since January of 2012.
The Niger Delta Amnesty program was set up to curb militant unrest in Nigeria’s volatile oil-producing states. The ex-agitators laid down their weapons and under

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17 Former Niger Delta Militants Graduates As Commercial Pilots

News March 17, 2014 at 7:51 am 0 comments

17 former Niger Delta militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) for Niger Delta youths have qualified as Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) holders at the Royal Jordanian Air Academy (RJAA) in Amman, Jordan.
This brings to 48 the number of former Niger Delta Militants that have so far qualified as

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Niger Delta Ex-Militants To Gulp N63b In New Budget

Niger Delta Ex-Militants To Gulp N63b In New Budget

News January 2, 2014 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

Nigeria’s Federal Government will spend N63.28 billion on Niger Delta former militants in 2014, figures in the new budget reveal.
Out of the amount, stipends and allowance for an estimated 30,000 militants will gulp N23.6 billion, about half of the N48billion spent on the militants in 2012.
This year, a

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