• Don’t bomb Niger Delta – Ex-Kaduna governor warns Buhari

    Don’t bomb Niger Delta – Ex-Kaduna governor warns Buhari

    Former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar (retd), on Tuesday warned President Muhammadu Buhari against deploying troops and military hardware in the Niger Delta to halt the activities of militants in the region.

    Umar said the Federal Government’s planned use of force to rout out militants, especially the Niger Delta Avengers in the Niger Delta, was not the best option; adding that the militants were still amenable to dialogue.

    President Muhammad Buhari was, in a statement credited to him by […]

  • Stop revenging for 1985 – Owie warns Buhari

    Stop revenging for 1985 – Owie warns Buhari

    A former Chief Whip of the Senate and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Rowland Owie, has begged President Muhammadu Buhari to forget the past and govern Nigeria with the fear of God.

    Owie said, rather than going back to the past on how he was overthrown in 1985, Buhari should focus on how best to make Nigeria great.

    In a statement yesterday, Senator Owie asked the President to face governance for which he was elected by Nigerians.

    The PDP chieftain […]

  • Dialogue with Avengers, not MEND – Niger Delta elders warns Buhari

    Dialogue with Avengers, not MEND – Niger Delta elders warns Buhari

    In its efforts to ensure that peace returns to the Niger Delta region, a group, Concerned Niger Delta Elders, CNDE, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government not to enter into any kind of dialogue with the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND, but rather, dialogue directly with the Niger Delta Avengers or their appointees.

    In a statement by Seigha Manijar and Aureol Viviana, the group said that whatever resolution reached between the Federal Government and the Avengers, […]