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I Regret My Membership of Niger Delta Avengers, Arrested Suspect Confesses

I Regret My Membership of Niger Delta Avengers, Arrested Suspect Confesses

An unfortunate member of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) who was arrested today said he regretted his membership of the militant group.
The suspect, Abraham Julius Suru, disclosed that he was introduced to militancy, pipeline vandalism and other criminal activities several years ago.
Suru, who looked miserable while being paraded at the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS Delta) in Warri, said he had taken part in series of illegal businesses as well as killings and maiming of persons before his arrest.
The suspect, who hails from Ijaw area of Ondo State, disclosed that he was brought into criminality in the creeks by one Gafar Polo, who is now late.
“We have wreaked havoc on a lot of pipelines and killed a lot of persons in the process. I regret my action but I must say that I am not alone in the illegal business,” he confessed.
Suru was arrested in Sapele area of Delta State last Tuesday after series of intelligence gathe…

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Group Decries Effect of Tobacco on Children, Adolescents

Group Decries Effect of Tobacco on Children, Adolescents

Safetynet For Children (SFC), a non-governmental organisation that seeks to advance the good health of Nigerians, particularly children and the adolescent, has drawn the attention of the government and Nigerians to the effect of tobacco to children and young adults.
According to a statement signed and made available to journalists today by the group Chairman, Akomas Brent C., “We want to draw attention to recent developments in the tobacco industry in Nigeria especially as regards the effect to lives.
“Perhaps unknown to many, childrenandyoungadults arebecomingincreasingly vulnerable to the habit of tobacco products consumption, a trend which poses grave danger to the future of our country, considering the significance of this segment of the population in nation building both now and in the future. “In this regard, we hereby draw the attention of Nigerians to some provisions in the 2016 review document by the Technical Commi…

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