The organisation also supported the quit notice handed by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Fulani terrorists to leave the forest reserves in the state.
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The group said the best way to save Nigeria is to restructure the country and adopt a new constitution as against the 1999 Constitution, which it described as “imposed by the military”.
An International NGO, Search for Common Grounds, has said the Nigerian Government loses $12 billion annually due to insecurity in the Middle Belt zone alone.
The Department of State Services has dismissed reports making the rounds that the service had alerted Nigerians to the movement of terrorists into the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other parts of the country, especially the South and Middle Belt.
Paul, who is the Convener of the festival, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday
Barely 48 hours after his demand for the declaration of a state of emergency in Plateau, Taraba, Benue and Zamfara States, the Minister of of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has come under fire, with the Middle Belt Conscience Guard warning him to desist from such “in his own interest.”
A Special security force coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser has arrested three suspects, including a soldier and a policeman over criminal activities, including fueling recent herdsmen/farmers clashes in parts of the Middle Belt.
The conference is to address the problems of livelihood by working out a national peace building framework.
The leaders stated this at a mega rally organised by the Pan Niger Delta Forum in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, where they jointly announced their resolve to work together for the realisation of the goal.