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Youth leaders want N-Delta govs, lawmakers’ cooperation

The forum observed that the use of military force in the region has remained counter-productive, as was evident in the response by militants in the recent Cordon and Search operation by the Joint Task Force on the Niger-Delta and urged the Federal Government to order a demilitarization of the area. It, nevertheless, welcomed the declaration of ceasefire by both the militants and the JTF and joined those calling for a return to true federalism in the country.

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Itsekiri communities urged to follow due process

Mr. Mofe, who said there was need to re-invigorate their work ethics for it to be beneficial to the entire Itsekiri oil bearing communities that make upn the council disclosed that the council is lagging behind in project execution as there are still 2007/2008 projects that have not been touched and appealed to every member of the council, no matter ones’ status to deliver on every assigned job.

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Mudiaga-Odje fualts FG on PTI

Mudiaga-Odje, who fielded questions from newsmen in Ughelli, said the decision of previous governments were binding on incoming governments, adding that “policy decisions taken shall be ones which will be consistent, dependable and which should be upheld for good administration of good governance.

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FG playing politics with nation’s education —DELSU ASUU

Prof. Mubuoghare stated that ASUU and the Federal Government have been on negotiating table for two and half years, saying that during the period, both parties presented their positions on issues at stake.He said about six months ago, the Federal Government set up a team, led by renowned economist, Deacon Gamaliel Onosode, to negotiate with ASUU, where an agreement was reached.

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BYC vows to resist appointment of unqualified person into NDDC

The youths, who were reacting to a publication by Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) in Vanguard that it had affirmed Idehen’s nomination, distanced Bini youths from the publication, asserting that as “far as the exalted office of the representative of Niger Delta Development Commission is concerned, no strangers or visitors either based in Edo or Ondo State can decide for the Binis.

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FG/S-South govs face-off avoidable — Ihonbvere

Ihonbvere, who commended the South-South governors for their decision, told Vanguard in Benin City that “the issues they (governors) raised were very critical and could not be ignored. The issue of down-grading PTI and then voting over 14 billion Naira for another university in Kaduna, to me, is provocative. Any person from the South-South must see it that way. The PTI was already moving towards establishing itself as a full university.

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