Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:16:34 GMT
Militants attack NNPC pipeline in Niger Delta: military
YENAGOA, Nigeria - Militants in Nigeria's southern Niger
Delta oil hub attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the state oil company said on Wednesday, a day after regional leaders put a series of demands to ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:34:00 GMT
Militants attack oil pipeline in Niger Delta
- Reuters UK
Community leaders from the Niger
Delta, which is the source of most of the OPEC member's oil, met President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday and asked him to pull the army out of the oil hub, order oil firms to move headquarters there and spend more on ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:18:06 GMT
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:09:24 GMT
18 killed, 43 injured in Niger clashes
Eighteen people have been killed in fighting between farmers and herders in Niger
. A government statement says another 43 people were injured and homes were burned in Tuesday's fighting in the community of Bangui in the Tahoua region. The statement ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:03:57 GMT
'We welcome Buhari's declaration that any Nigerian can leave'
- The Punch
The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Wednesday, reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari's declaration that any Nigerian who has another country to relocate to should do so. Buhari made the statement at a meeting with Niger
Delta leaders in the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:59:07 GMT
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:36:16 GMT
Governor Bello to feed Nigerians with RICE, but what's the price?
Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, the governor of Niger
state, has reported about the local government plans to produce one million metric tonnes of rice during dry season. According to Chief Audu Ogbeh, the minister of agriculture and rural development, the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:04:53 GMT
Group lauds Buhari's peaceful resolution to Niger delta crisis
- The Nation Newspaper
The Middle Belt Youth Leaders Forum has commended President Muhammadu Buhari's move to restore peace in the Niger
Delta following his meeting with leaders in the region. Addressing journalists in Abuja, Secretary General of the group, Kuanum ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:23:43 GMT
Niger arrests 38 after deadly farmer-herder clashes
NIAMEY - Niger
has arrested 38 suspects over the killing of 18 people in clashes between cattle herders and farmers, a police source said on Wednesday. The clashes near Bangui, a community in the western Tahoua region, were sparked on Tuesday ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:57:46 GMT
Cheta Nwanze: Dear Niger Delta, you have no leaders
So many watched the meeting between President Buhari and the “leaders” of the Niger
Delta yesterday with keen interest. Like many, I was gobsmacked by the outcome. One of the demands by the stakeholders, including traditional rulers, is inclusive ...