• FG-MEND talks monologue not dialogue with militants – Niger Delta Avangers

    FG-MEND talks monologue not dialogue with militants – Niger Delta Avangers

    The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, indicated on Wednesday that the supposed Federal Government talks with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, which both claimed to be dialogue with Niger Delta militants, was simply a monologue.

    Avengers in an interview reechoed that MEND does not represent militants in the region and those promoting it were APC chieftains in the region, including a former governors and a group of ex-militant leaders with some northern power brokers looking for relevance […]

  • We’ll talk with militants – Ijaw leaders

    We’ll talk with militants – Ijaw leaders

    Some leaders of the Ijaw community in Lagos State say they are taking steps to halt the criminal activities linked to militants from the Niger Delta region.

    Some communities in Lagos and Ogun states are being attacked by gunmen suspected to be Ijaws staying in the creeks.

    Speaking for the Ijaws in Lagos on Thursday, a former president of the Izon Community, Lagos State, Regent Youmor, in a statement, said the Ijaw leaders were set to douse the tension.

    He said, “We are […]

  • Buhari deceiving Nigerians, he is not in talks with militants – IYC

    Buhari deceiving Nigerians, he is not in talks with militants – IYC

    Foremost ijaw youth organization, the Ijaw Youth Council, has said President Muhammadu Buhari was deceiving Nigerians and the international community about being in talks with Niger Delta militants.

    President Buhari had on Thursday said his government was negotiating with Niger Delta militants through International Oil Companies and law enforcement agencies.

    He spoke during a farewell audience with Michael Zinner, outgoing German Ambassador to Nigeria.

    Reacting to the position of Buhari, IYC’s spokesman, Eric Omare, said it was ridiculous and laughable for the President […]