• We’ll restore confidence in displaced persons – Buhari assures

    We’ll restore confidence in displaced persons – Buhari assures

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said his administration will restore confidence in Internally Displaced Persons by fast-tracking their voluntary return, rehabilitation and reintegration into the society.

    Receiving the outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Asharaf Abdelkader Salama, at State House, President Buhari commended Egypt for identifying with challenges confronting the country, especially the plight of IDPs, which has remained a topmost priority for the Nigerian Government.

    He said: “The displaced persons want to go back to their homes.

    “They want to resume […]

  • Declare 30-day moratorium, we’ll restore peace to Niger Delta – Group tells FG

    Declare 30-day moratorium, we’ll restore peace to Niger Delta – Group tells FG

    The Ijaw National Congress (INC) has called on the federal government to declare a 30-day moratorium in the Niger Delta and allow the congress to restore peace in the region.

    The apex body of the Ijaw ethnic nationality expressed sadness that many people had died in the region, in the struggle for self-determination and resource control and called on the federal government to be cautious in its efforts at resolving the issues.

    Addressing journalists at the INC Secretariat in Port Harcourt on […]