• Tell Buhari to name dialogue team – Niger Delta elders urge US

    Tell Buhari to name dialogue team – Niger Delta elders urge US

    Niger Delta Stakeholders including traditional rulers from the six coastal states in the region have asked the United States to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to open doors for the proposed dialogue with militants to commence by listing the Federal Government team.

    They also tasked the United States Government to stop the Federal Government from pushing the region into an imminent civil war over deliberate militarisation of the region, even when the militants had announced a ceasefire for a dialogue.

    The stakeholders, […]

  • Don’t include politicians in Niger Delta dialogue team – Group

    Don’t include politicians in Niger Delta dialogue team – Group

    Some rights groups in the Niger Delta region on Saturday warned against the nomination of persons with vested personal interest into the proposed dialogue team with the federal government towards resolving the current hostilities in the region.

    In a joint statement issued by the leaders of the Niger Delta Security Watch Organisation of Nigeria, Ijaw Human Rights Monitors, Ijaw People Development Initiative and Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, said only stakeholders with an unblemished track records with genuine interest […]