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    Metro Tompolo: 'Clueless APC Govt is Fighting Everybody' - Niger Delta Group

    The Niger Deltan Patriotic Alliance, NPDA, called the APC government a clueless one bent on fighting everybody. The group on Thursday urged the Federal Government to refrain from what it called “the harassment” of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a Tompolo, saying it "must realize that it...
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    Metro Itsekiri Leader, Ayiri Emami Alleges Threat to Life

    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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    Metro Pipe Vandalism: President Buhari Threatens to Deal With Niger Delta Militants

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened to deal decisive with Niger Delta militants behind the recent oil pipe vandalism perpetrated in the area. According to a statement by the senior Special Assistant to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, Buhari made the threat while...
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    Metro Militants List Conditions to Stop Bombings in Niger Delta

    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: they...
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    Metro Niger Delta: Chevron May Shut Down Operations If Militants Continue

    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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    Metro Buhari Will Know no Peace if Niger Delta is Not in Peace - Tompolo

    Ex Militant leader Government Ekpemupolo, (aka Tompolo) has stated that the Buhari-led administration will know no peace if there is tension and strife in the Niger Delta. “Well, I am sure this is what President Buhari is looking for. He should allow the people of the Niger Delta Region to know...
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    Metro Ex-Militants Resume Operation, Bomb Gas Pipeline In Delta

    Yesterday night, suspected ex-militants blew up a gas pipeline in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State conveying gas from Escravos–Warri-Lagos-Abuja, property of the Nigeria Gas Company, NGC, in what is believed to be a resumption of fresh hostilities in the Niger Delta region...
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    Metro Niger Delta Is Part of Biafra Territory - MASSOB leader

    One of the leaders of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Solomon Chukwu, has denied the claims in some quarters that the people of the Niger Delta area abandoned Ndigbo during the Nigerian Civil war. According to Chukwu, Niger Deltans had been...
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    Metro Militants Issue Statement on Tompolo's Invitation by EFCC

    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...
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    Metro Ex-Militants Threaten War Over Alleged Slash in 2016 Amnesty Budget

    Niger Delta ex-agitators, under the aegis of Presidential Amnesty Phase II, on Monday threatened war over the Federal Government’s alleged plan to slash the 2016 budget for the Presidential Amnesty Office. They argued that the proposed N20bn for the initiative was unacceptable to them. The...
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    Politics Ateke Tom Denies Endorsing Dickson for 2nd Term

    Leader of Niger Delta Vigilante, Chief Ateke Tom has disassociated himself from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND. Tom said there was no time he took a decision under the aegis of MEND to endorse Governor Seriake Dickson for a second term. The Niger Delta freedom...
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    Politics I Have Never Collected Bribe From Anyone - Orubebe

    Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe, has denied charges against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja, that he did not demand and collect bribe of N70 million from a contractor handling a skill acquisition project for the ministry when he...
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