• We’ll talk with militants – Ijaw leaders

    We’ll talk with militants – Ijaw leaders

    Some leaders of the Ijaw community in Lagos State say they are taking steps to halt the criminal activities linked to militants from the Niger Delta region.

    Some communities in Lagos and Ogun states are being attacked by gunmen suspected to be Ijaws staying in the creeks.

    Speaking for the Ijaws in Lagos on Thursday, a former president of the Izon Community, Lagos State, Regent Youmor, in a statement, said the Ijaw leaders were set to douse the tension.

    He said, “We are […]

  • Yoruba, Ijaw leaders parley over Lagos, Ogun killings

    Yoruba, Ijaw leaders parley over Lagos, Ogun killings

    Yoruba and Ijaw leaders, yesterday in Lagos, restated calls for the restructuring of the polity. They said that only the implementation of the relevant sections of the 2014 National Conference report would douse tension in the country.

    The leaders made the call at the end of a meeting between the ethnic groups following recent killings in some Lagos and Ogun communities, which police authorities attributed to Ijaw militants.

    In a communique jointly signed by Chief Ayo Adebanjo, leader of the Yoruba delegation, […]