• Hasten negotiations on remaining Chibok girls – IBB tells Buhari

    Hasten negotiations on remaining Chibok girls – IBB tells Buhari

    Former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to hasten negotiations to free the remaining Chibok girls and rehabilitate them from psychological trauma they might have encountered in the last two and half years

    IBB said this while rejoicing with the families, people of Nigeria and indeed the Nigerian government over the release of 21 of the abducted Chibok Girls last week.

    He said it was a thing of joy for the girls to have been reunited […]

  • Why negotiations with militants have not started – FG explains

    Why negotiations with militants have not started – FG explains

    The Federal Government has explained why the proposed dialogue with the Niger Delta militants is yet to commence.

    The government said it is waiting for reports from the National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Mohammed Monguno (retd.); service chiefs and other top government officials mandated to interface with militant groups and other stakeholders in Niger Delta, before commencing the much awaited dialogue.

    Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, confirmed to Newsmen on phone, yesterday: “The President […]

  • Biafra: IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu open to negotiations with FG – Lawyers

    Biafra: IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu open to negotiations with FG – Lawyers

    Lawyers to detained leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, say he is open to negotiations with the federal government.

    The lawyers who addressed a press briefing in Abuja on Friday said such negotiations can only take place after he is released from incarceration.

    According to them, it is impossible for just one individual to commit treasonable felony as Mr. Kanu is accused by the federal government.

    The lawyers made it clear that he is not part of the bargaining […]

  • We will blow up all exporting  terminals if FG fails to commence negotiations in two weeks – Niger Delta Militants

    We will blow up all exporting terminals if FG fails to commence negotiations in two weeks – Niger Delta Militants

    A militant group based in Bayelsa State, the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, on Wednesday declared a two-week ceasefire to allow the Federal Government engage in meaningful negotiation with militants on how to resolve the crises in the Niger Delta region.

    In a statement signed by its spokesperson, WOI Izon-Ebi, the agitator warned that if after two weeks, “nothing meaningful happens; we have no option but to redirect our next phase of action to the exporting terminals to stop total export […]