Niger Delta crisis: Why FG talks with Diete-Spiff, Clark groups will yield results – Boroh expnlains
Retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, says the Niger Delta Dialogue Contact Group (NDDCG) and the Pan Niger Delta Group (PNDG) are credible groups.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NDDCG and PNDG are led by King Diete-Spiff, the Amayanabo of Twon, Brass, and Chief Edwin Clark, an Ijaw leader, respectively.
Boroh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that the groups were also made up […]
The Niger Delta Avengers has announced a conditional ceasefire and agreed to hold talks with the federal government following months of attacks on key oil and gas facilities that have hammered the economy.
In a message posted on the Niger Delta Avengers’ (NDA) website late on Saturday, the group said it would “observe a cessation of hostilities,” so long as the country’s ruling party stops what it called harassment of innocent civilians.
It said it would support efforts to negotiate with “the […]
Former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on the Federal Government to find a way out of the militancy in the Niger Delta, which has affected crude oil production.
The former leader who met with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday at the presidential villa, Abuja explained that exploring an amicable solution to the crisis and other restiveness would stabilise the country for growth.
Speaking to State House Correspondents after the closed-door meeting, Abubakar said they met over some undisclosed issues.
The United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS) on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari knows exactly what to do to end the Niger Delta crisis arising from militancy.
UNDEDSS Secretary, Mr. Tony Uranta, who made this disclosure, said they had drawn up proposals that captures the interests of all the parties involved in the agitation in the Niger Delta.
The coalition in a statement said, “President Buhari knows what, exactly he needs to do to end the crisis today if he […]
Following reports of planned negotiations between the federal government and the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, the leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, has broken his silence, warning against his inclusion in the negotiation team.
He also warned against associating his name in the matter, stating categorically that he had not appointed anyone to be his representatives.
Asari, who was former national president of Ijaw Youth Congress and also the leader of Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Front, NDPSF, […]
The leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari has opened up about the Niger Delta Crisis, warning against his inclusion in any negotiation team.
He also warned against associating his name with the Niger Delta Crisis, adding that he would never negotiate with the government of President Mohammadu Buhari.
Asari Dokubo revealed this in a statement via his Facebook page. He further maintained his belief in the cause of Ijaw Nation,Niger Delta Region and The United States of […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his National Security Adviser, Retired Gen. Babagana Mongunu, to head the team that will dialogue with the warring Niger Delta militants.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu broke the news to journalists in Abuja Monday.
According to him, he is a member of the team which also includes the nation security and service chiefs and other stakeholders to distill military intervention in the area so that dialogue can take place.
“We are making contacts […]