Niger Delta

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2013
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5 and HALF REASONS WHY MINISTER OF NIGER DELTA SHOULD BE SACKED AND SHOULD NOT BE ELECTED A GOVERNOR PLUS AGAGU DEATH: NMA GOOFED BY CALLING FOR NATIONAL PUBLIC HOLIDAY I reject bad leadership, I reject tribalism, I reject mediocrity. I reject mis-performance. I reject a mismanaged government! Unknow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia As we approached the 2011 general elections, and given the circumstances under which the preparations were made, and under which the elections were eventually held; corruption, treasury looting took a steep upward spike! Of course since crude oil is our major export and in the absence ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 8th, 2013
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By By Daniel Abia Snr Correspondent, P/H Ex-militants in the Niger Delta region are now very angry over what they term as a clear gang-up against the second term bid of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015 by some bigwigs in the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). For spearheading the break-up of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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The Financial Times recently reported on the dismal state of oil sector performance in Nigeria: “Nigeria is suffering the worst oil production disruptions in four years, with output falling to levels last seen before the government’s amnesty program ended the militancy in the Niger delta....
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2013
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BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE, Deputy Political Editor SATURDAY, August 3, 2013 was a special day for the people of Delta Central Senatorial District of Delta State. It was a day South-South leaders and eminent Deltans stormed the area to mobilize support for re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015....
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Press Release By United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, Public Affairs Section, Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, Abuja. I am pleased to be here today for the ninth working group session of the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission. This forum reflects the strong partnership ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2013
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Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer, lost about 1.2 billion dollars to oil thieves in a single month of the first quarter of 2013, an official statement said Tuesday. “At average January-March prices of $121 per barrel, this theft resulted in a loss of $1.2bn to Nigeria in one month al...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 9th, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia In recent times, as has always been the case with the thieving Nigerian ruling class, there has been a renewed, strident, and competitive cry of marginalisation by different ethnic and religious factions or fractions of the ruling class. Northern elite elements have been making a case ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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by Ebenezer Obadare FORMER Niger Delta activist, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari | credits: File copy A while ago, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo’s visceral defence of the Jonathan regime against all real and perceived enemies left many observers bewildered. Is this not the same individual, it was widely asked, wh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2013
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by Obinna Akukwe Succession politics have heated up the polity so much that President Jonathan’s kinsmen have threatened 160 million Nigerians that if he loses the next election, they will break up the nation-therefore proponents of Biafra, Oduduwa, Arewa republics should take the cue and vote out Jo...