Archives for June, 2016 - Page 8

Avengers: Gbaramatu communities express disappointment over Okowa’s approach

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By Francis Sadhere The people of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Council of Delta State are not happy with the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, expressing disappointment over his approach to the renewed insurgency in the area. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. They accused the governor of shirking his responsibility as he was supposed to lead the ...

CEPEJ lauds Buhari over implementation of UNEP report On Ogoniland

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By Francis Sadhere Commendation has come the way of President Muhammdu Buhari for taking a bold step in the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoni land. President Mohammadu Buhari. National Coordinator, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Comrade Sheriff Mulade, made the commendation, saying the development was the fulfillment of APC campaign promise. The ...

Niger Delta Avengers Appeal to Other Agitators To Stop Killing Soldiers

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...Vows to deal with any group that attacks the military By Our Correspondent The dreaded Niger Delta militant, Niger Delta Avengers, have called on other new militant groups in the region to stop the killing of military men, adding that the fight to free the region can be achieved without the spilling of blood. Niger Delta Avengers In a statement signed by its spokesperson, Brig.Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, the Niger Delta Avengers said, 'The high command is calling on all groups in Rivers, Ondo, Delta, Bayelsa, Cross River, and Akwa Ibom to not indulge in any act of kidnapping and attacking of soldiers. The war is on oil installations; “Operation On Flow of ...

JUST IN: Militants Kill Two Soldiers, Four civilians in Delta

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By Francis Sadhere Suspected militants Wednesday night, killed two soldiers and four civilians in Ijere community, near Omadino, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. The Commanding Officer, 3 Battalion, Major James Nzaka could not be reached for comments, but a top military officer confirmed to our reporter that militants in five speed boats stormed the community shooting ...

Strike: Niger Delta University students call for help

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By Francis Sadhere Following the indefinite strike witnessed in their school for about six weeks, students of the Niger Delta University has decided to launch a campaign on social media and organise protests to bring their plight to the public domain. In a press release sent to the media, the general secretary of the Niger Delta Visionary Movement (NDVM), ...

Stay Clear From Ijaw Affairs, IYC Tells Emami

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By Francis Sadhere The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has called on prominent Itsekiri chief, Chief Ayiri Emami, to stay clear from Ijaw affairs, just as the body also warned him to stop provoking Ijaw people to war with him and by extension his people. This call was made in a statement by Barrister Eric Omare, Spokesperson for IYC, ...

Deployment of Armed Troops In Niger Delta:NDA Vows to Continue Attacks

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Militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has vowed to continue its relentless attacks on oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region despite the federal government’s deployment of fighter jets and the military in Delta state. The group, in a statement issued by its spokesman, Brig-Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, on Tuesday, May 31, said it ...

Delta will never become part of Biafra – SSG

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By Our Correspondent The Delta state government has reiterated that the Delta people are not part of the proposed Biafra Republic and never will be. Pro-Pro-Biafra protest The state government, in a state statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Chief Festus Agas, urged the people of the state to remain law abiding and go about ...

NIGER DELTA AVENGERS: WAEC, NECO Examinations Abandoned As Military Invades Gbaramatu Kingdom

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By Francis Sadhere, Warri People of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Council of Delta State have cried to the federal government over the invasion of communities by the military searching for rampaging militants, saying that the development has affected the on-going school certificate examinations organized by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and National Examinations Council (NECO) Niger ...

Cancel your plans to sponsor protests against flag-off of UNEP cleanup – APC tells Gov. Wike

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By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress said it has come to its attention that the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has concluded plans to sponsor PDP members, tugs and hoodlums to protest and disrupt the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Rivers State to flag off the UNEP cleanup of Ogoniland ...

Again, Niger Delta Avengers Destroys Two Chevron Oil Wells

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By Our Correspondent Despite the heavy military presence in the creeks of the Niger Delta, the dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, have once again crippled the production activities of Chevron Nigeria Limited blowing up its two vital oil Wells in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State. Niger Delta Avengers The Niger Delta Avengers who claimed responsibility ...

“Towards preserving a bio-diverse environment for future generations – Ibim Semenitari

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THE FULL TEXT SPEECH OF THE AG. MD/CEO OF NDDC AT 2016 WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 'Towards preserving a bio-diverse environment for future generations – Ibim Semenitari Seminitari Ibim, Ag. MD/CEO, NDDC. It is my pleasure and pride to make comments at this year’s World Environment Day (WED) celebrations. This is so because of the significance of this ...

Diebiri Community Appeals To Okowa To Resettle them In their Ancestral Home

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By Francis Sadhere The people of Diebiri Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta state have appealed to the State Government to resettle them back to their ancestral home . Hon. Frank Pukon They were allegedly sacked from their ancestral home in 1995 during a communal clash with Aladja community. The Councillor representing Diebiri Ward in Warri ...
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