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Libya, a rogue state says Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, described Libya as a failed country full of criminals and militias.
He said the inhuman treatment melted on immigrants in the country, especially ones from Nigeria, made the country a rogue state.

PDP holds LG congress in Osun

THE national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday held local government congress in Osun to elect new executives for the party at the grassroots level.
This is coming amid unconfirmed information that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), headquarters in Abuja allegedly ordered the withdrawal of their officials monitoring the exercise in all the 30 local government councils and Area Office in Modakeke.

Save my people from extinction, Senator Manager urges NDDC, Delta State

Chief Mike Loyibo presenting N500, 000 cash to one of the recipients. PHOTO: Ebenezer Adurokiya
SENATOR representing Delta South District, Senator James Manager, who called on the Niger Delta Ministry, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the Delta State government to save coastal communities in the Niger Delta from extinction.

Chief Loyibo presents N500, 000 cash to 30 beneficiaries for business

Chief Mike Loyibo presenting N500, 000 cash to one of the recipients. PHOTO: Ebenezer Adurokiya
The leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, High Chief Mike Ekayama Loyibo on Friday presented N500,000 cash each to 30 beneficiaries comprising elders, women and youths for entrepreneurial purposes during an empowerment programme in commemoration of his birthday.

Police arrest 7, as rival cult groups engage in gun duel...

THERE was violence in Lagere area of Ile-Ife, Osun State on Saturday as warring cult groups engaged in a gun duel that lasted for almost 30 minutes, forcing residents and shop owners around the vicinity to flee.
Though the identities of the cult groups could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report, eyewitnesses informed Tribune Online that the hostility began around 10.45 a.

God created me Ijaw not Nigerian ―Asari-Dokubo

Mujahid Asari-Dokubo
FORMER militant warlord, Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has denounced the call for a restructured Nigeria, saying the country was better destroyed as an entity.
Speaking at the South-South mega rally of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital on Saturday, the fiery ex-militant said God did not make a mistake by creating him an Ijaw man and not a Nigerian.

Fayose to Buhari: Attempt to use security against critics will fail,...

President Muhammadu Buhari (R) and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose (L) at the National Council of State meeting, Feb 23, 2018.

Rivers LG election: Wike rules out imposition of candidates by PDP

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Boko Haram: Govt should stop abusing amnesty ―Mulade

THE National Coordinator of the Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has decried what he called the seeming abuse of the amnesty waiver for criminals in the country.

Dapchi saga: Overhaul all security agencies, group urges Buhari

The abducted Dapchi schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram militants, being handed over to the Federal Government, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.
THE Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-corruption Crusaders (FOHURAC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to overhaul security agencies in the country, describing the Dapchi girls saga as a thrilling hoax and mystery.
National President of the Niger Delta-based rights group, Alaowei Cleric, Esq.