• Niger Delta crisis: Why we announced ceasefire – Avengers explain

    Niger Delta crisis: Why we announced ceasefire – Avengers explain

    The Niger Delta Avengers has announced a conditional ceasefire and agreed to hold talks with the federal government following months of attacks on key oil and gas facilities that have hammered the economy.

    In a message posted on the Niger Delta Avengers’ (NDA) website late on Saturday, the group said it would “observe a cessation of hostilities,” so long as the country’s ruling party stops what it called harassment of innocent civilians.

    It said it would support efforts to negotiate with “the […]

  • Why we cancelled declaration of Niger Delta Republic – Adaka Boro Avengers explain

    Why we cancelled declaration of Niger Delta Republic – Adaka Boro Avengers explain

    A militant group, the Adaka Boro Avengers, ABA, said yesterday that it has cancelled earlier plan to declare the Niger Delta territory a Republic today (Monday).

    The militant, however, threatened to continue its mission to destabilize Nigeria’s economy.

    Recall that ABA had July 17 issued a three-week notice of its intention to declare the Niger Delta a Republic on August 1.

    According to them, “Will not stop until the Nigerian government is ready to sit on a round-table to dialogue and to restructure […]

  • Why we won’t allow Buhari to export oil in Niger Delta – Avengers explain

    Why we won’t allow Buhari to export oil in Niger Delta – Avengers explain

    The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, weekend, said since President Muhammadu Buhari had decided to shun the demand for legitimate dialogue with militants and stakeholders on the Niger Delta question, it would continue to encumber all avenues by him to export crude oil from the region.

    Avengers, in an interview, disclosed that the struggle has entered a new phase with Buhari’s disposition of winning the battle and losing the war.

    It also denied the widespread belief that ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, […]