Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "Edwin Clark"

    ‘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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    Edwin Clark says Nnamdi Kanu should be arrested

Edwin Clark says Nnamdi Kanu should be arrested

Edwin Clark, Niger Delta leader and convener of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, has called for the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).Clark said the IPOB leader should be locked away for declaring that an election would not take place in Anambra state in November.A governorship election in Anambra has been scheduled for November 18.But Kanu [...]

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    Clark: Jomo Gbomo is a ghost name… MEND attended meeting with Osinbajo

Clark: Jomo Gbomo is a ghost name… MEND attended meeting with Osinbajo

Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, says the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) was present at the meeting between Niger Delta leaders and Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.He said MEND's withdrawal from the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), as stated by its spokesperson Jomo Gbomo, was untrue.Clark, co-convener of PANDEF, described Gbomo as a non-existent entity, saying it is [...]

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    Niger Delta elders: We’ve withdrawn the ultimatum given to FG

Niger Delta elders: We’ve withdrawn the ultimatum given to FG

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has withdrawn the ultimatum given to the federal government to meet the demands it presented in November 2016.On Monday, Edwin Clark, co-convener of the group, had accused the current administration of not being sincere in its negotiation with the stakeholders of the region.He had said if things continued that way by November 1, PANDEF would [...]

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