How killed militant leader threatened me – Minister — 14th January 2018 Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Minister of State for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, has broken his silence over allegations by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson that he was the …
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Militants under the aegis of the new group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), yesterday demanded some conditions that should be met by the Federal Government in order to ensure peace in the Niger Delta.
The group which claimed responsibility for the recent bombings of the Chevron valve facility...
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A Bangladesh professor was hacked to death early Saturday near his home in Rajshahi city, authorities said.
Rezaul Karim Siddique, 58, was an English professor at Rajshahi University.
He was waiting for a bus to take him to campus when two or three people attacked him from behind and stabbed...
Not fewer than four persons were feared dead on Tuesday in Bori, headquaters of Gokhana local government area as soldiers allegedly engaged loyalists of an ex militant leader, Mr Solomon Ndigbara, aka Osama Bin Ladin in a shoot out.
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The Federal Government has launched a special military operation code-named operation AWATSU against pipeline vandals in the country.
The operatives of the special task force have also arrested 25 members of the gang of vandals operating at the Arepo in Ogun State and parts of Lagos State...
An Itsekiri leader, Chief Ayiri Emami, yesterday, alleged threat to his life by some Ijaw persons for allegedly giving security agencies information on the recent bombing of crude oil and gas pipelines in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State.
Emami, who was joined by the...
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Top militant leaders, who have been causing havoc in the Niger Delta recently in oil depots in the South-West, have laid out conditions under which they would stop the renewed bombing of oil installations and embrace peace, Vanguard reports.
The militants told Vanguard in Abuja that:
The Niger Delta region moved closer to armed hostilities yesterday following more attacks on oil facilities by youths believed to be supporters of ex-militant Government Ekpemupolo (alias Tompolo).
It was learnt that the attacks could spread to Bayelsa and other states of the region within...
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Following yesterday's bombing of pipeline in Delta state, Militants continued bombing of oil installations in Warri South West Local Government Area, Vanguard reports.
The details were still sketchy as at this morning, but it was learned that they blew up the Abiteye flow station and Sagara...
Fighters from the al-Shabab group have attacked a base for African Union peacekeepers in southwestern Somalia, blasting their way into the compound and exchanging fire with peacekeepers, a Somali military official told Al Jazeera.
Dozens of al-Shabab fighters on Friday assaulted the military...
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On Monday night, the Islamic militants stormed the remote village of Toshia in Chibok Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno state, injuring villagers and burning down huts before taking away foodstuffs and livestock.
A local vigilante, Aliyu Ba'na, disclosed to SaharaReporters that the villagers...
Few days to the supplementary election in Southern Ijaw, Peremabiri, in the local government area yesterday witnessed sporadic shooting, when armed militants stormed the community, DailySun reports.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had cancelled the results of Southern Ijaw...
Twelve Niger Delta militants groups known as ex agitators met on Thursday concerning the invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to one of their leaders, Tompolo.
In a press statement which was signed by a foremost militant Mr. Egbesu Mightier Fraternity, the group...
Baby Aisha survived severe burns after Boko Haram militants attacked her village in Maiduguri.
She was in her room while her mother was in the toilet when Boko Haram set their house on fire.
She lost all fingers on her left hand and also lost an ear in the attack. Her face was burnt, with...