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Niger Delta youths, ex-militants protest in Abuja

Youths and ex-militants, mainly from Bayelsa State, have taken to major streets in Abuja to protest against poor handling by the Federal Government of the post-amnesty rehabilitation programme. Reports from Abuja say the youths have demanded the sack of Timi Alaibe, the President's Adviser on Niger Delta. He was accused of mismanaging funds provided by the government for their rehabilitation. The youths are also demanding the return of their weapons which they voluntarily handed in at the beginning ...
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Added July 07, 2010
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