Archives for May 29th, 2016

Tompolo Calls On Niger Delta Avengers To Stop Attacks on Oil Facilities

...Says Fed. Govt Only Interested in Flow of Oil in region By Francis Sadhere Ex-Niger Delta militant, High Chief Government  Ekpemukpolo has called on the dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, to stop attacks on oil facilities and embrace peace for the good of the country, just as he said that the federal government will do anything to ensure that oil continues to flow in the region at all cost. High Chief Government Ekpemupolo Ekpemupolo who stated this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Warri today, appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers to stop the economic sabotage and engage the government in dialogue, noting that their actions will not do the nation any good at this critical period of ...

IYC Condemns Militarization of Oporoza Community

...Calls On Nigerians, International Community To Prevail on Buhari to Withdraw military By Francis Sadhere The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Worldwide has condemned the continued heavy militarization of Oporoza community in Warri  South West Local Government Area of Delta State, calling on Nigerians and the international community to prevail on President Mohammadu Buhari to withdraw the military. Spokesman of IYC, Barrister Eric Omare in a statement made available to our correspondent today, said that as at the time of issuing this statement people of Oporoza Community were being held hostage as no one is allowed to leave or enter the community. He added that yesterday 'a 40 horse power speed boat which came to rescue residents in serious medical condition was seriously attacked by the soldiers and the state of the persons that were inside the boat are still unknown.' He said, 'Oporoza, the Headquarters of Gbaramatu Clan in Warri South West Local ...

IYC Denies Purpoted Suspension of National President, Spokesman

...Says moles have infiltrated IYC By Francis Sadhere   The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worlwild has denied the purpoted suspension of its National President, Udeng Eradiri and Spokesman, Barrister Eric Omare, saying the letter was fraudulently prepared by only the National Secretary, Mobilization Officer and National Legal Adviser, Mr. Bristol-Alagbariya Emmanuel, Ekine Egbelekro and Wisdom Ikuli respectively. This was contained in a press statement by the IYC Spokesman, Barr. Eric Omare and made available to our correspondent in Warri ...