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PANDEF To INEC: Maintain Your Neutrality, Conclude Rivers Guber Poll

  Ughelli – Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remain neutral, impartial and deploy every lawful machinery within its fold to conclude the collation process of the Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly Election. Dr Alfred Mulade, National Secretary PANDEF, in a statement, called on …

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Okowa’s victory, proof that Deltans have fully endorsed rotation equity – MRDD gov. candidate

THE re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa lends credence to the reality that Deltans, across political divides, have overwhelmingly endorsed Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, established rotation equity in the governance of Delta State. Gov. okowa Governorship candidate of the Movement for Restoration and Defense of Democracy, MRDD, Lucky Oyovwin, said this …

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Rivers elections’ crisis: PANDEF demands investigation

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri The Pan-Niger Delta Forum has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order a full-scale investigation into the political crisis in Rivers State. PANDEF said the proposed investigation would unravel the roles played by the military, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and government officials. The group also …

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PANDEF condemns killings, violence in last Saturday polls

By Emma Amaize ASABA—PAN Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Tuesday, condemned the violence and killings that attended the Presidential and National Assembly polls held  last Saturday,  in parts of the country, particularly in Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta states.   Minister for Niger Delta Development, Pastor Usni Uguru; Deputy Chief of Staff to …

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PANDEF lampoons Buhari over order on ballot box snatchers

By Emma Amaize WARRI— PAN Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Army to shoot on sight anyone found snatching ballot boxes during the elections as a call for jungle justice. Suspected ballot box, electoral materials snatchers at the just concluded Rivers State re- run …

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Tompolo breaks silence, says I can’t endorse Buhari

By Emma Amaize WARRI—ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo,  yesterday, spoke from his creek hideout, saying he was not part of ex-militant leaders, who purportedly plan to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as preferred candidate for Saturday’s presidential poll. Tompolo and Buhari Buhari vows to probe …

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Nigeria: Tompolo Breaks Silence, Says I Can’t Endorse Buhari

By Emma Amaize Warri — ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, yesterday, spoke from his creek hideout, saying he was not part of ex-militant leaders, who purportedly plan to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as preferred candidate for Saturday’s presidential poll. Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, also …

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Crack hits PANDEF over endorsement of Atiku

By Emma Amaize Perez Brisibe UGHELLI— crack has hit the leadership of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, following the adoption of the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as some executives of the forum faulted the endorsement. From left; Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark; former Akwa …

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No crack in PANDEF, we stand by Atiku – Nat’l Chair, Youth Leader

By Emma Amaize, South-South Editor ASABA—NATIONAL Chairman of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd), yesterday, said there was no split in the body over the adoption of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential …

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Osinbajo frustrating N’Delta devt by dumping SWIP- PANDEF

… Says N’Delta ministry,   PAP, HPRP working without synergy By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South ASABA- PAN-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the Niger Delta region has accused the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbjo of causing confusion in the Niger Delta region …

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