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Niger-Delta Amnesty beneficiaries warn Nigerian govt: We may return to the creeks

Beneficiaries of Federal Government Amnesty Programme stormed the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday June 21 to protest non-payment of their allowances by the Amnesty Office.

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