This came as Ijaw Monitoring Group, IMG, picked holes in the claim by a South-South leader and former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, Brig-General Idada Ikponmwen (retd.), that Niger Delta people were marginalizing themselves, not the Federal Government, accusing government of sponsoring splinter groups against PANDEF.
Similarly, the Niger Delta Read More
The new group, known as Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, Monday joined the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, who had recently declared its intention to resume attacks on oil installations in the oil-rich region.
The development is coming following the Federal Government’s alleged plan not to dialogue with the Pan Niger Delta Read More
The Ijaw Youth Council on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to pay the backlog of stipends owed ex-militants.
The council’s spokesman, Mr. Eric Omare, made the call in a statement made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta State.
Omare said, “Niger Delta ex-militants under the amnesty programme are being owed five Read More