Emerging from colonial rule about five and half decades ago, the newly independent African countries soon came to grips with the realities of self–determination – the autonomy which they fought hard for and wrested from their former colonial rulers. 459 more words
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As part of efforts to tackle the rising wave of insurgency across the country, the Federal Government in partnership with New Era Communication Ltd, says it will create 31, 000 jobs annually to address restive youths in the nation. 223 more words
I keep wondering when, if ever, Indian Kashmir will see (know) peace again. My heart goes out to the masses living in this and other war–torn and hostilities–prone regions, such as North Eastern Nigeria, Syria, West Bank, and so on. 312 more words
Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, have attacked another major crude oil delivery line belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company in Delta State.
The incident occurred on Sunday at about 11: 30pm around Ekuigbo, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesman of the militant group, Aldo Agbalaja, claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement issued on Monday. 33 more words
Between August 16 to September 5, 2016, Nigeria has lost 23.1 million barrels of crude oil to the activities of Niger Delta militants, which led to shut-in of production, shut down of pipelines and terminals. 439 more words
Barely one week after the Nigeria Army launched its ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’, a special military exercise designed to flush out militants from the creeks of the Niger Delta, tension is mounting as the militant groups and residents of the oil-bearing communities appear uncomfortable with the massive deployment of troops to the region. 1,853 more words