• Some Niger-Delta militant groups have contacted me — Soyinka

    Some Niger-Delta militant groups have contacted me — Soyinka

    Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said that some Niger Delta militant groups had reached out to him in their efforts at interfacing with the Federal Government on the current militancy in the region, pleading with the government to genuinely listen to the agitators.

    This came as traditional rulers from the region listed the cessation of hostilities by the military, reopening of Maritime University and release of individuals detained, among others, as conditions for enduring peace. Noble Lareate, Playwriter and Poet, […]

  • Stop dialogue with NDA, MEND or we will cause mayhem – Militant groups warn

    Stop dialogue with NDA, MEND or we will cause mayhem – Militant groups warn

    Three militant groups, Reformed Egbesu Boys, Egbesu Water Lions and Egbesu Mythier Fraternity, have disowned the Avengers and Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND, which raised a negotiation team to dialogue with the federal government.

    The General Officer Commanding, GOC, Intelligence, of the group, Tony Alagbakeriowei, and GOC, Logistics and Admin, General Ebi Abakoromor, in a statement on behalf of the three militant groups, said neither NDA nor MEND had the capacity to represent them at any meeting.

    The joint […]