Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag "Edwin Clark"

    ‘I can feed their households’ — Clark blasts those saying he collected money to endorse Atiku

‘I can feed their households’ — Clark blasts those saying he collected money to endorse Atiku

Edwin Clark, convener of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, has taken a swipe at those who said he and other south-south group collected money to endorse Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Ohanaeze Ndigbo, an apex Igbo socio-cultural group; Afenifere, a socio-cultural organization of the Yoruba, Middle Belt Forum (MBF) are among the five groups which endorsed Atiku last [...]

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    Restructuring will force states to be viable, says Edwin Clark

Restructuring will force states to be viable, says Edwin Clark

Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader, says restructuring the country will force states to look for means to be viable.Clark said this when the Christian Campaigners of Nigeria (CCN) paid him a courtesy visit at the weekend.The elder statesman said the need to survive will make the states think out of the box.Commenting on the alleged lopsided appointments of the [...]

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    2019: Buhari, Atiku to speak at restructuring  summit

2019: Buhari, Atiku to speak at restructuring summit

President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are expected to speak on restructuring at the "Handshake across Niger" summit ahead of 2019 general election. Buhari is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while Abubakar is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election.Also expected to speak at the summit scheduled to take place [...]

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    ‘You are incompetent’ — Edwin Clark asks Dalung to resign

‘You are incompetent’ — Edwin Clark asks Dalung to resign

Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, has asked Solomon Dalung, minister of sports, to resign over his alleged incompetence.Clark accused the minister of running the affairs of the sports ministry with indiscipline and arrogance, saying Nigerian football cannot attain the desired height under him.He made the accusations while reacting to comments credited to Dalung in which he challenged the legality of the [...]

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    Falana asks police to reverse dismissal of officers who invaded Clark’s house

Falana asks police to reverse dismissal of officers who invaded Clark’s house

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the police officers who invaded the house of Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, should not have been dismissed from the force.Three of the four officers involved in the act were dismissed after they searched Clark’s residence based on a tip-off but did not find anything incriminating.The police have since apologised to the Ijaw leader over [...]

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    ‘Why make them scapegoats?’ — Clark kicks against dismissal of policemen who invaded his residence

‘Why make them scapegoats?’ — Clark kicks against dismissal of policemen who invaded his residence

Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader, has condemned the police for dismissing three of the officers who searched his house.TheCable had reported how some policemen invaded the Abuja residence of the elder statesman on Tuesday.After the incident, Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, apologised to Clark and said the officers acted without taking permission.He later ordered the dismissal of the policemen responsible [...]

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    Police dismiss officers who invaded Edwin Clark’s house

Police dismiss officers who invaded Edwin Clark’s house

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has approved the dismissal of three of the four police officers who searched the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader.The officers searched Clark’s residence on Tuesday but did not find anything incriminating.The police have since apologised to the Ijaw leader and revealed the identities of the officers behind what the IGP [...]

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    This disease called ‘I am not aware’ afflicting people in high places

This disease called ‘I am not aware’ afflicting people in high places

A scrum of police officers invades the residence of a respected Ijaw leader – Edwin Clark. The invaders claim they are acting on the order of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP).These invidious executers of tyranny spend more than two hours rummaging through the “boxers, socks, hats, bead necklaces, soup pots, cellar and cutlery” of the Ijaw chief, but [...]

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    Police reveal identities of officers who searched Clark’s residence

Police reveal identities of officers who searched Clark’s residence

The Nigeria police on Wednesday released the names of four of its officers who searched the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader.On Tuesday, security operatives invaded Clark's house around 1:30 pm and presented a search warrant to the elder statesman.The officers were identified as David Dominic, an assistant superintendent of police, Godwin Musa, Sada Abubakar and Yabo [...]

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    ‘Threat to democracy’ — Saraki speaks on police invasion of Edwin Clark’s home

‘Threat to democracy’ — Saraki speaks on police invasion of Edwin Clark’s home

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the raid on the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark is a threat to the country's democracy.On Tuesday, some police officers searched Clark's residence but did not find anything incriminating.Thereafter, Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), ordered the detention of the policemen. Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the policemen carried out the raid without approval from [...]

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    Police apologise to Edwin Clark over invasion of his residence

Police apologise to Edwin Clark over invasion of his residence

The Nigeria police have apologised to Edwin Clark, an elder statesman, over the unauthorised raid of his residence in Abuja by four policemen.NAN reports that Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.Moshood said a police delegation had been sent to Clark’s house, comprising of the DIG operations and some commissioners of police.TheCable on Tuesday reported that [...]

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    IGP orders arrest of policemen who invaded Edwin Clark’s residence

IGP orders arrest of policemen who invaded Edwin Clark’s residence

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has ordered the detention of the policemen who invaded the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw leader.In a statement, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the policemen, did so without approval from the authorities.TheCable had reported how the policemen invaded Clark's residence around 1:30pm on Tuesday, after presenting a search warrant to the elder statesman.Clark had [...]

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    Police storm Edwin Clark’s Abuja residence

Police storm Edwin Clark’s Abuja residence

Some policemen invaded the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader, around 1:30pm on Tuesday.The security operatives, who presented a search warrant to the elder statesman, reportedly spent over two hours at his residence.Speaking with TheCable, Clark said he was not informed ahead of the operation. The Ijaw leader said nothing incriminating was found in his house."There was [...]

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    2019 election will be a referendum on restructuring, says Dickson

2019 election will be a referendum on restructuring, says Dickson

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says the 2019 presidential election is going to be a referendum on restructuring.Dickson said this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists after a four-hour meeting of Ijaw leaders which held at the country home of Edwin Clark, Ijaw national leader, at Kiagbodo, Bayelsa.The governor said the Ijaw leaders resolved to support any candidate who [...]

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    Kanu’s Biafra agitation is ‘nonsense talk’, says Clark

Kanu’s Biafra agitation is ‘nonsense talk’, says Clark

Elder statesman Edwin Clark on Tuesday condemned the Biafra agitation led by Nnamdi Kanu.Clark made this known when the chairman, senate committee on local and foreign debt, Shehu Sani, paid him a courtesy visit in his Abuja residence.He further condemned the quit notice by the Arewa Group to Igbos in the morth, saying it was worrisome.He warned that secession or [...]

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    MEND threatens to burn assets of ‘corrupt’ leaders

MEND threatens to burn assets of ‘corrupt’ leaders

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has threatened to burn down assets which corrupt politicians are hiding from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Jomo Gbomo, spokesman of the group, said this in a statement. He also dissociated MEND from the Pan-Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF).PANDEF is the forum leading negotiations with the federal government on [...]

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