Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Another militant group blow up oil facility in Delta state

An Urhobo militant group known as the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Movement, NDGJM, has blown up the Ogor-Oteri major delivery line operated by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company and Shorelines Petroleum in the state.

The group in a statement released and signed by its leader, “Gen” Aldo Agbalaja, said they carried out the attack on the oil facility at about 3am.

The group said they will also be launching “Operation Crocodile Tears” since the military had launched “Operation Crocodile Smile” to supposedly worsen the Niger Delta crisis. Read part of their statement below...

“Recent developments around our region, especially as it concerns the issue of justice and our inalienable right to protect our heritage, have proven us right all along. Now it has become clearer who is serious about getting justice for our people and who has been using the name of the region and the destinies of all our peoples to feather their nests, raising dusts merely to harass the Nigerian state and the oil multinationals into parting with money. Although some selfish machinery, merely put together to achieve some pecuniary ends, has been parading in the name of the peoples of the Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate will not be derailed on its mission to getting justice for the people. When lines are blurred, justice is most likely to be miscarried. If there shall be a negotiation, it must be seen and indeed, must be in actual sense, be representing all the individual nations of the region equally. The drama that trailed the visit of some Ijaw royal fathers to the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, in Abuja recently is more reason why equity must be a factor in setting up a body that will dialogue on behalf of all the peoples of the Niger Delta.” “If the said leader could not respect the royal fathers of his ethnic nation, if he is lording his will over them, what chance do other nations have, which do not have adequate representation? That said, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate will no longer sit quietly watching the endless harassment of our people in various parts of the region by the Nigerian military. We had once warned against the victimization and harassment of defenseless people of the region, especially in the creeks, but rather than heed, the Nigerian military has increased its presence and made life more difficult for our people. They are now killing our people on the basis of mere suspicion, this cannot continue. With the launch of their ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate is also serving a notice on the commencement of our ‘Operation Crocodile Tears.’ It shall from now on be an eye for an eye; for every military atrocity carried out in the creeks and hinterland of the Niger Delta, the Nigerian armed forces will have the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate to contend with. To this end, we are alerting all those working in the UQCC/UPS Erhomukokwarien in Ughelli, Eriemu Pigging Manifold in Agbarha, Otorogun Gas Plant, Olomoro Flow Station, Warri Refinery, Port Harcourt Refinery, Eleme, OB-OB and Obite gas plants in Omoku to evacuate because what is coming to those facilities are beyond what anybody has seen before. We do not want innocent blood being spilled, therefore, we advise all indigenes living in the vicinities of the facilities to relocate for the time being. The world should, however, note that the bloodbath that is about to commence in our already beaten, battered, squeezed and impoverished homeland, the Niger Delta. It is all the baby of the Nigerian government; they are the people, who are in one breath preaching resolution through dialogue and also breathing bullets and bombs on a troubled, but trusting people. “Hold the Nigerian President responsible for the genocide that his armed forces is about to unleash on our people,”the statement read
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Abuja building collapse: Body of victim pulled from rubble, one still trapped

One more trapped victim of the Gwarinpa Abuja building collapse has been found this afternoon with the continuation of search and rescue led by NEMA and FCT SEMA.

Unfortunately, however, the victim was dead but his body was recovered after heavy duty equipment were used to remove rubble of the collapsed structure and NEMA team deployed specialized search camera underneath in searching for the trapped victims.

On Monday, August 29th, six persons were rescued alive after the four-storey building collapsed at 444 Crescent, Citec Villa, while two persons were still remaining under the rubble. With the latest development, it is possible that only one more person may still be left under the debris and as the rescue continues, he soon be found, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.

The Search and Rescue is being coordinated by NEMA and FCT Emergency Management Agency with NEMA's Director of Search and Rescue Air Codre SBB Mohammed and DG FCT SEMA Idris Abbas leading the operations.

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Nigeria vs Tanzania: Coach Rohr, Odion Ighalo, Troost Ekong, Musa Mohammed and others arrive Uyo

Nigeria's chief technical adviser Gernot Rohr has arrived in Uyo ahead of Nigeria's AFCON qualifier against Tanzania this weekend.
He arrived together with his new assistants Everson Ferreira, Jean-Luc Royer, Nabil Trabelsi, Alloy Agu while players like Odion Ighalo, Onazi Ogenyi, William Troost Ekong, Elderson Echiejile, Brown Ideye, Musa Mohammed, Victor Osimhen, Imoh Ezekiel, Ezenwa, Daniel and Alimi have arrived Uyo.
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Lovely photos of Hudayya, Sani Abacha's daughter-in-law

Fashion designer Huda Fadoul Abacha is married to Sadiq, one of the sons of late military head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha. More photos after the cut.

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'Fulani herdsman' nabbed with sophisticated gun in Enugu State

A suspected Fulani herdsman was arrested yesterday, August 30, in Affa Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The suspect identified as one Ibrahim Adamumale and said to be about 20 years old was allegedly in possession of AK 47 Riffle with 24 rounds of live ammunition. Upon interrogation, he claims to be from Nassarawa State but lives at Hausa quarters 9th Mile.The suspect is now helping the police in their investigations.
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Toyin Lawani And Daughter Sizzles In Matching Outfit (Photos)

Businesswoman Toyin Lawani and her daughter wore this matching pink outfits to a wedding over the weekend. She shared videos of them modeling the outfits. See more screengrabs after the cut.

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Photos: Actress Chinyere Wilfred Vacation In Greece

She is currently on vacation in Santorini, Greece. Another photo after the cut

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Adorable photo of footballer John Ogu and his beautiful daughter

John and his wife Chiugo welcomed their daughter in June.
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Photo: Emmanuel Emenike show off his brand new G-Wagon

Nigerian international footballer Emmanuel Emenike just purchased a new luxury ride and he's showing it off.. He shared the photo of the Mercedes-Benz above via his Instagram page and wrote, "E:E 29 new gift from me to me"
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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg In Nigeria (Photos)

The world's 7th richest man and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg quietly came into Nigeria today to see how Facebook works in Nigeria, how it can be improved and how it can support tech development in Africa. He's presently CC Hub in Yaba and these are exclusive photos...

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