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Diaspora Group hails Buhari for sustaining the amnesty program, peace in the Niger Delta

Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Diaspora Professionals Forum (NDPF) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for what has been described as a determined effort to sustain the amnesty program to improve security and stability in the Niger Delta.  Addressing journalists at the departure wing of the PortHarcourt International Airport, Rivers State on Thursday, the

‘Buratai and peace in the Nigeria Delta’

By Fred Inefa It has been peace in the Niger Delta without much of military fire since Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai was appointed Chief of Army Staff, COAS, by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2015. The incessant clashes between  military and communities  in the region that hitherto dominated media space  has  disappeared with

Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. INSECURITY: NO SALLAH CELEBRATIONS IN BUHARI’S VILLAGE WHEN Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-Fitr, next week, their counterparts in Daura, Katsina State, the birth place of President Muhammadu Buhari, will not be part of it. Reason: The Daura Emirate Council has suspended all activities lined up to

Pipeline Vandals Hurt Host communities more than government, says Buhari

Nosa Enobhayisobo President Muhammadu Buhari om Monday in Abuja said the destruction of oil facilities by vandals was hurting the host communities, the majority of the people and the environment more than the government. Receiving South-South Monarchs Forum (SSMF) led by King Edmund Daukoru, Mingi XII, Amanyanabo of Nembe Kingdom, at State

Police uncover plots to attack, destroy oil facilities

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Police Force has uncovered specific plots by some "subversive elements masquerading as climate and environmental activists" to commence massive and coordinated attacks on oil installations across the country especially in the Niger-Delta region and adjoining States. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba disclosed in a statement on

Two Shell oil workers kidnapped, police killed in N/Delta

•Abductors of NEMA staff demand N40m ransom Jude Johnson The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed that two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers were kidnapped, and their police escorts killed in Nigeria’s restive Delta region. This is coming as the abductors of four employees of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are demanding

Amnesty: 11, 297 Ex-militants yet to be engaged

The Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, says that 11,297 beneficiaries out of 30,000 captured in its database are yet to be trained or deployed for formal education as of March 2018. Murphy Ganagana, Special Assistant on Media to the Coordinator of PAP, Charles Dokubo, disclosed this in an interview with the News

APC to PDP: Campaign on pro-people policies, not killings

•Sets record straight on security operations  Senator Iroegbu  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of campaign of falsehood in attempting to distort facts on the security record of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement on

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