Nigeria: Nigeria in “frank” talks with MEND

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Nigeria’s President has held talks with former rebel leaders in the oil-rich Niger Delta in hope to end the conflict in the region, writes Al Jazeera. The president “used the session to reiterate his commitment to the overall peace and development of the Niger Delta,” the President’s spokesman, Olusegun Adeniyi said. Adeniyi added that the meeting with the ex-chiefs of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) was “frank and fruitful.”

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