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ND Avengers shift to Rivers State, bomb NNPC pipeline in Eleme

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, on Wednesday announced  the blowing up of  a Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline at Eleme in Rivers State. With this development, the militant group appears to be shifting its sabotage activities from Delta State to Rivers State. The NDA claimed responsibility for the action on its Facebook page NDavengers: “By 3.00 am, yesterday, strike …

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FG extends public holiday to Thursday

Following the directive by the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, to the effect that the Ramadan fast continues today as a result of the non-sighting of the moon, the Federal Government has declared Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July, 2016 as Public Holiday.

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ND Avengers blow up NNPC, NPDC pipelines in Delta

Suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers continued with their oil and gas installations vandalism by blowing up some pipelines in Delta State, the military and locals said Tuesday. A military officer said the attacks happened at about 10:00 pm on Monday in the Batan and Makarava areas of Delta State.   “The Monday night attack was an oil well …

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Federal High Court Declares PDP Convention Legal, Confirms Sack of Sheriff

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday declared the May 21 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legal and that its decisions did not violate any known law or the constitution of the party. Delivering judgment on a suit brought before him by the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, the Presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, …

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Forgery case:Malami has a lot to explain, says Senate

The Senate has stated that it has been vindicated by the Thursday ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against public interest. In a statement signed by its spokesman on Media and Public …

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Aisha Buhari cancelled planned visit to the US over fear of arrest – Report

Embattled Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari Abuja has cancelled her scheduled trip to the United States of America for the World First Ladies’ Conference in  Colorado for reasons related to her pending money-laundering case with the United States Justice Department, sources reveal. However, her media director, Zakari Nadabo, who announced the cancellation, did not give any reason for Aisha’s decision. …

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