• Why military action won’t work in Niger Delta – Ijaw youths explain

    Why military action won’t work in Niger Delta – Ijaw youths explain

    The umbrella body for Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youths Congress, IYC, Worldwide, has explained that military option would not work in the Niger Delta region because the militants had no permanent location in the creeks like the Sambisa Forest that provided safe haven for Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast.

    Disclosing this in a communiqué signed on Monday by its President, Mr. Udengs Eradiri and spokesman, Mr. Eric Omare, the IYC advised the Federal Government to drop the idea of deploying […]

  • Niger Delta Avengers dismiss military action, vow to bomb more pipelines

    Niger Delta Avengers dismiss military action, vow to bomb more pipelines

    Militant group Niger Delta Avenger (NDA) has accused the military of deceiving Nigerians by publishing ‘false’ videos supposedly showing the Nigerian military bombarding targeted illegal bunkering camps in the Niger Delta region.

    The NDA has described the action of the Nigerian military as unprofessional and also a ploy to intimidate them with jet bombers, adding that they will not be intimidated, even if more jet bombers are deployed to the region.

    “They can deploy fourth generation jet-bombers and that will not stop […]