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100 Niger Delta Youth On Standby For National Civilian Mission Against Boko Haram

100 Niger Delta Youth On Standby For National Civilian Mission Against Boko Haram

News April 27, 2014 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

By Peregrino Brimah
As the nation waits for the executive approval of an armed Civilian mission against Boko Haram, a group of 100 youth from Delta state have committed to join the swelling numbers volunteers ready to defend Nigeria.
Prince Kpokpogri who

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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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Why The Niger-Delta Oil “Belongs To Jigawa” By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

Opinions March 12, 2014 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

Many of us have been inspired by the speech given by a former Minister, and co-founder of Transparency International, Ms Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili a.k.a. “Madam due process,” at the APC summit which held in Abuja, March 6
th, 2014. I will put my full support behind her or any candidate

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New Video: Abubakar Shekau Threatens To Bomb Refineries In Niger Delta, Vows To Kill Buhari, Others

New Video: Abubakar Shekau Threatens To Bomb Refineries In Niger Delta, Vows To Kill Buhari, Others

News February 20, 2014 at 9:00 am 0 comments

(AFP) – The leader of radical Islamist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, threatened attacks in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta region in a new video released on Wednesday.
“You will in coming days see your refinery bombed,” Shekau warned in the 28-minute video obtained by AFP through the same channel 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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“Nobody Can Come Up With Evidence That Asari Dokubo Was Ferried With Presidential Jet” – Abati

“Nobody Can Come Up With Evidence That Asari Dokubo Was Ferried With Presidential Jet” – Abati

News November 28, 2013 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

Dr. Reuben Abati

Senior Special Assistant to the President of Media and Publicity has debunked claims that a Nigerian Presidential Jet was used to ferry Niger Delta Warlord and President Jonathan’s Loyalist Asari Dokubo, from Benin Rebublic after a 36hour incarceration by the country’s gardarmes.
Mr.

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