Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
Port Harcourt - Ex-militants from the Niger Delta region have warned the incoming administration of President- elect, Muhammadu Buhari not to tamper with the programmes of the President Goodluck Jonathan’s government, reports The Sun.
The ex-militants under the aegis of Niger Delta Salvation Front (NDSF), threatened to disrupt oil production in the region should Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) attempt to scarp any of the policies or programmes initiated by President Jonathan for the region.
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The group in a statement signed by Victor Tamara and Michael Akporode, National Coordinator and Public Relations Officer of the group respectively, noted that the people of the region must not be marginalized because they voted for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The group also accused the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, of playing a regional/ethnic card in the just-concluded general elections.
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