• Past treasury looters sponsoring Niger Delta militants – Buhari

    Past treasury looters sponsoring Niger Delta militants – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said past looters of the treasury are behind the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta region.

    According to him, ”Those who stole Nigeria dry are not happy. They recruited the militants against us in the Niger Delta, and began to sabotage oil infrastructure. We lose millions of barrels per day, at a time when every dollar we can earn, counts. It is a disgrace that a minimum of 27 states, out of 36 that we have […]

  • CLO accuses Buhari of sponsoring herdsmen attacks

    CLO accuses Buhari of sponsoring herdsmen attacks

    Piqued by the slaughter of 17 hapless natives of Enugu State in the past four months by rampaging Fulani herdsmen, the Civil Liberties Organization, CLO, yesterday, alleged that President Muhammad Buhari’s inaction on the killings suggests that he is behind the dastardly acts.

    CLO said had a similar orgy befallen another country in Africa, Europe and other parts of the world, Buhari would have been the first to condemn the killings while he turns a blind eye on the endless killings […]

  • Jonathan sponsoring Nigeria Delta Avengers to make Nigeria ungovernable for Buhari — MEND

    Jonathan sponsoring Nigeria Delta Avengers to make Nigeria ungovernable for Buhari — MEND

    The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has declared that former President Goodluck Jonathan is a grand patron of new militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers.

    MEND’s statement corroborated the earlier claim by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers that Jonathan was truly behind the formation of the dreaded group.

    According to MEND, the former president was sponsoring the NDA to destabilise the government of his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari.

    A statement signed by one Jomo Gbomo said GEJ should not […]

  • Former President Jonathan denies sponsoring Niger Delta Avengers

    Former President Jonathan denies sponsoring Niger Delta Avengers

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed as malicious a statement linking him to the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), which has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks on oil facilities as well as employees of oil companies in the Niger Delta.

    A splinter group, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA), which recently split from the NDA, had issued a statement earlier today alleging that former President Jonathan was the “grand patron” of the violent group, NDA.

    Speaking briefly from Zambia, where he is […]

  • Bishop arrested in Warri for allegedly sponsoring Niger Delta Avengers

    Bishop arrested in Warri for allegedly sponsoring Niger Delta Avengers

    Detectives from the Delta State Police Command have arrested a bishop of a new generation church in Warri for allegedly sponsoring the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers.

    It was gathered that the bishop, (name withheld), a native of Ogbinbiri community of Egbema (Ijaw) Kingdom in the Warri North Council Area of the state, is the presiding bishop of the New Salvation Zion Church of Christ at Igbodu area of the city.

    It was gathered that the church leader was invited for […]

  • Why I am sponsoring amendment to Procurement Act – Egwu explains

    Why I am sponsoring amendment to Procurement Act – Egwu explains

    Former Governor of Ebonyi State and Senator representing Ebonyi North Senatorial District, Sen. Sam Egwu, yesterday, explained that he was sponsoring a bill to amend the existing Procurement Act to encourage local manufacturers to invest more in local production.

    He also said the bill if passed by the National Assembly and assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari, would put an end to capital flight.

    Speaking to newsmen, at the weekend, in Abuja, while throwing more light on why he proposed an amendment […]