Militants suspend attacks in N’Delta

By Emma Amaize WARRI—REFORMED Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and a coalition of nine militant groups, yesterday, temporarily suspended their threat to restart attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta region. Leader of RNDA, self-styled “Major General” Johnmark Ezonbi, in a statement, said: “RNDA and a coalition of nine militants have temporarily suspended […]

Why we want to recruit 10,000 youths for pipeline protection —Presidential Amnesty Office

Soji-Eze Fagbemi  The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig Gen. Paul Boroh (Rtd), has justified the reason behind the Federal Government’s decision to recruit unemployed Niger Delta youths for pipeline protection. Boroh, who spoke with Nigerian Tribune after receiving three beneficiaries of the programme who […]

Niger Delta Group Vows To Resume Bombings Of Oil Installations September 10

By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah A coalition of Niger Delta agitators yesterday said that it is set to resume the bombings of major oil and gas installation in the coastal region. Just as even as they handed down an ultimatum to Northerners and south westerners  in the region to vacate before October 1. The coalition also said […]

MEND backs out of peace talks

MEND accused the Niger Delta leaders of hypocrisy, adding that they were silent under the “wasted” years of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan. Dimeji Akinloye The Federal Government’s peace talks with the Niger Deltastakeholders has suffered a major setback. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has backed out of the process meant to resolve […]

Niger Delta threatens to end peace talks with FG

Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has threatened to pull out of negotiations with the Federal Government if the 16-point agenda it submitted last year are not addressed by November 1, 2017. Leaders of the group, led by Edwin Clark, stated this position at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday. This is coming after the Presidency announced a possible meeting between […]