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Ango Abdullahi: Like Niger Delta militants, repentant bandits should be rehabilitated

    Ango Abdullahi: Like Niger Delta militants, repentant bandits should be rehabilitated

Ango Abdullahi, chairman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), says bandits willing to repent should be offered options for rehabilitation. Many communities in the north have suffered attacks from bandits

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The politics of amnesty: Like Niger Delta militants, like bandits

    The politics of amnesty: Like Niger Delta militants, like bandits

Did the activities of militants in the Niger Delta qualify as crime? Hell Yes! Militancy and kidnapping were a profitable pursuit in that oil-rich region in the early 2000s. Kidnapping

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IGP: Dialogue with bandits not new — we did with Niger Delta militants

    IGP: Dialogue with bandits not new — we did with Niger Delta militants

Mohammed Adamu, the inspector-general of police, says Katsina state’s amnesty programme for bandits is not new because “such negotiations will bring peace”. He said the federal government also granted amnesty to

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Quit notice: Yoruba must be safe in Niger Delta, OPC warns

    Quit notice: Yoruba must be safe in Niger Delta, OPC warns

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has urged Niger Delta leaders to call militants in the region to order over the quit notice issued to the Yoruba in the area. The

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Ignore quit notice issued by militants, PANDEF tells Hausa, Yoruba in Niger Delta

  Ignore quit notice issued by militants, PANDEF tells Hausa, Yoruba in Niger Delta

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Sunday condemned the quit notice issued to the Hausa and Yoruba in the Niger

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Northerners should leave Niger Delta before Oct 1, militants react to Igbo quit notice

  Northerners should leave Niger Delta before Oct 1, militants react to Igbo quit notice

Niger Delta militants have issued an October 1 ultimatum for northerners to leave their region, in response to the quit

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Obasanjo: We failed to tame Boko Haram until it became a monster

  Obasanjo: We failed to tame Boko Haram until it became a monster

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, on Wednesday, said the Boko Haram insurgency was not adequately addressed right from its infancy stage.

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Fashola says lack of gas, sabotage behind poor power supply

  Fashola says lack of gas, sabotage behind poor power supply

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the insufficient availability of gas has made it difficult to fuel power

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Clashes between security agents, militants increased after Buhari’s threat, says former governor

Abubakar Dangiwa Umar, a former military governor of Kaduna state says clashes between security agents and the militants increased after

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Troops ‘kill’ 5 Niger Delta militants

  Troops ‘kill’ 5 Niger Delta militants

The Nigerian army says troops of the 133 special forces have killed five militants and arrested 23 others in an operation in

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