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Militants threaten north over Jonathan's re-election bid

01 July 2014, 19:11

Akwa Ibom - Members of the Peace and Cultural Development Initiative have threatened to cut off the supply of petroleum products to the north, if the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan is not supported by the northern region, Daily Post reports.

The group comprising of ex-militants also said that the north would stop benefiting from the proceeds of the crude oil if it gangs up against the second term ambition of the President.

This is not the first time, a group or an individual has threatened to destabilise the country if President Goodluck Jonathan is not re-elected as it would be recalled that the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, also promised 'hell' if the President loses in 2015.

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