50 militants arrested by NSCDC in Rivers

No fewer than fifty suspected militants and owners of illegal refineries have been taken into custody by men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Rivers State and about 15 illegal refineries in different locations in the Niger Delta region destroyed. Commandant-General of NSCDC, Abdullahi Muhammadu, told newsmen in a press briefing […]

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Engage militants in dialogue, respond to their demands, Soyinka tells Buhari

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, said on Thursday that he had been contacted by some militant groups in the Niger Delta to be their representative in the dialogue with the Federal Government, appealing to President Muhammudu Buhari to “respond positively” to their demands. Soyinka, who did not clarify his role, lashed out at the Nigerian media, […]

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