• IYC accuses Niger Delta leaders of linking Jonathan with Avengers

    IYC accuses Niger Delta leaders of linking Jonathan with Avengers

    The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has condemned what it termed, “the desperation by some politicians of Niger Delta extraction to rope former President Goodluck Jonathan into the formation of the Niger Delta Avengers.”

    The group, in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Eric Omare, said: “The desperation came to the pinnacle with the media report that intelligence report indicated that Jonathan was one of the persons behind the formation of the NDA.

    “The characters behind this desperate […]

  • I’ve nothing to do with Avengers – Jonathan cries out

    I’ve nothing to do with Avengers – Jonathan cries out

    Former president Goodluck Jonathan has denied having anything to do with the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).

    Jonathan spoke through a statement on August 7 by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze.

    He said: “For the avoidance of doubt, we are fully convinced that such an idiotic claim is too cheap a narrative, a facile contrivance so badly concocted that any discerning mind would easily see through its disingenuous and duplicitous nature.”

    He said the names of those listed as alleged sponsors and supporters of […]

  • PDP has no link with Avengers – Jonathan’s aide

    PDP has no link with Avengers – Jonathan’s aide

    A former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Bayelsa State, Mr. George Turnah has dismissed allegations that the party engineered the emergence of some militant groups, including Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to frustrate the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    ‎Turnah, who is running for the position of the 1st National Vice Chairman of  PDP at the party’s convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said PDP’s preoccupation is to ensure a robust engagement […]

  • Buhari’s aides frustrating dialogue with Avengers, others – Monarchs

    Buhari’s aides frustrating dialogue with Avengers, others – Monarchs

    Some prominent elders and traditional rulers in Bayelsa State have alleged that some of the aides of President Muhammadu Buhari are frustrating the Federal Government’s proposed dialogue with the Niger Delta Avengers.

    Though the elders and the monarchs commended President Buhari’s decision to lead the proposed dialogue, they expressed concern over the alleged show of deceit, insincerity and discordant tunes among the presidential aides from the region.

    They claimed the development had created a huge doubt between the militant youths and the […]