Post Tagged with: "NIGER DELTA MILITANTS"

AGITATIONS FOR BREAK-UP UNLAWFUL, SAYS OSINBAJO

AGITATIONS FOR BREAK-UP UNLAWFUL, SAYS OSINBAJO

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday declared unlawful, agitations for the country’s break-up. The agitations for the creation of Biafra and the Arewa Youths’ ultimatum for the Igbo to leave the North are against the Constitution, the Acting President said at a meeting with traditional rulers from the Southeast. Eze Udo I of Ngboko Ngwa Amaise in Abia State and Southeast […]

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REVEALED: SECURITY ADVISES AGAINST ARREST OF NORTHERN YOUTHS

REVEALED: SECURITY ADVISES AGAINST ARREST OF NORTHERN YOUTHS

The Nation reports Following security advice, there were indications yesterday that the Presidency is weighing options on how to tackle the Coalition of Northern Youths and the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for the actualization of the Republic of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Security agencies, sources said yesterday, have advised the Federal Government to embrace dialogue and […]

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MILITANTS GIVE NORTHERNERS OCTOBER 1 TO QUIT NIGER DELTA

MILITANTS GIVE NORTHERNERS OCTOBER 1 TO QUIT NIGER DELTA

• Plan to declare own republic • Lament failure to make arrest over anti-Igbo ultimatum • Threaten attack on oil wells owned by northerners A coalition of Niger Delta militant groups rose from a meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday ordering all northerners to quit the oil-rich region. The militants threatened to attack all oil wells owned by northerners […]

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MILITANTS RESCUE DROWNING NIGERIAN SOLDIERS ON “OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE” MISSION

MILITANTS RESCUE DROWNING NIGERIAN SOLDIERS ON “OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE” MISSION

It’s no longer news that Nigerian Soldiers are drowning, in the ongoing ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ which aims at fishing out militants, blowing up oil pipelines. However, the operation has suffered setbacks over lack of ‘amphibious’ skills to survive in the riverine area.   A Twitter user, Alabo Roland who goes by the handle, @Roland_speaks purported that some militants extended helping hands […]

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NIGER DELTA MILITANTS, ARRESTED WITH EXPLOSIVES IN AKWA IBOM STATE

NIGER DELTA MILITANTS, ARRESTED WITH EXPLOSIVES IN AKWA IBOM STATE

3 Deadly militants with high-power bombs capable of sinking any ship, boat, or destroying buildings or pipelines, were arrested on Friday by Akwa Ibom State Police. The Militants were arrested through an intelligence report, which led them the Policemen to the militants’ hideout at Moden City Hotel in Eket local government area of the state. Briefing newsmen, through the Police Public […]

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FG TO START PAYING EX-MILITANTS STIPENDS TODAY

FG TO START PAYING EX-MILITANTS STIPENDS TODAY

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd), has disclosed that former Niger Delta militants will start receiving their stipends on Monday, August 1. This was made know via a statement issued on Sunday by the Head of the Media and Communication Department of the office of the […]

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ARMY ARRIVES AS N’DELTA MILITANTS ARE EXPECTED TO DECLARE REPUBLIC TODAY

ARMY ARRIVES AS N’DELTA MILITANTS ARE EXPECTED TO DECLARE REPUBLIC TODAY

Barring any last minute changes, the Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA), a group of Ijaw militants, which has vowed to declare the independent Republic of Niger Delta, may today make good its threat. But without mincing words, the Nigerian military has warned that the declaration by the little known warlords would be met with the strongest resistance, adding that it would […]

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NIGER DELTA MILITANTS HIJACKS OIL VESSEL ON NIGERIAN WATERWAYS

NIGER DELTA MILITANTS HIJACKS OIL VESSEL ON NIGERIAN WATERWAYS

The Nigerian government has been dealt a huge blow by one of the rampaging Niger Delta militant groups sabotaging the economy of Nigeria by stalling the oil dealings within the South-south region. According to reports from Tori News, a Niger Delta group named the Concerned Militant Lead­ers (CML) yesterday after­noon, seized a ship with Liberian flag along Bakassi Peninsula of […]

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