By CHRIS EKEKE, Abuja Former Niger Delta agitators have assured that they will continue to do everything possible to ensure that the peace building process in the Niger Delta initiated by the federal government is sustained. They made this known in Port Harcourt recently when the Presidential Amnesty Office toured some ofRead More
BY CHRIS EKEKE Three militant groups in the Niger Delta region, the Niger Delta Watchdogs (NDW), the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV), and the Niger Delta Strike Force (NDSF), have called on the Federal Government to close down all South African firms operating in Nigeria within the next one month, following renewedRead More
-Security Corespondents The Nigerian Navy has destroyed 40 illegal refineries, equipment and petroleum products valued at N3 billion in a special operation in the Niger Delta. The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral James Oluwole, disclosed this in Port-Harcourt yesterday at the conclusion of theRead More
PANDEF plead with Niger Delta militants and stakeholders to sustain the ceasefire deal despite obvious provocations.
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 DeltaRead 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 DeltaRead More
The Ijaw Youth Council has urged on the Federal Government to pay the backlog of stipends owed to ex-militants.
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 fiveRead More