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Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin vows to strictly prosecute violent agitators

Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.

Ijaw leader Edwin Clark accuses security forces, govt officials of causing tension in Niger...

The National Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, has accused Nigeria’s security forces and government officials of causing unnecessary tension in the Niger Delta region.

Niger Delta leaders persuade Avengers to abort hostilities temporarily

Niger Delta leaders and stakeholders have persuaded the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to shelve their plan to recommence bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region in the interim, to give the Federal Government more time to address the demands of the oil region.

Olu of Warri appeals to Niger Delta Avengers not to attack oil installations

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) not to attack oil installations as no meaningful development can be achieved through violence.

Avengers and the future of the Niger Delta

Thanks to the politics of grandstanding, people with opposing beliefs are fingered as enemies in the Niger Delta. This is surprising because there is no electioneering mood at this time. We are supposed to be enjoying the fruits of democracy.

2018 Budget: President Buhari increases allocation for Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech at the National Assembly, Tuesday, announced an allocation of N53.89 billion for the Niger Delta Ministry and N71.20billion for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in the 2018 budget proposal, a marked increase over last year.

Why Niger Delta Avengers pull out of federal govt peace talks – Groups

Two Niger Delta groups, the Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDLEAF), and the Coalition of Niger Delta Voices (CNDV) have offered reasons why the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) are no longer interested in the dialogue with the Federal Government.

Military deploy troops to Delta over renewed threats

There was panic in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West council area of Delta state on Monday as residents and leaders sighted military aircrafts and gunboats around their communities.

Federal govt has failed Niger Delta region – PANDEF

He said government was insincere in implementing the terms agreed with PANDEF, regretting that the militants had lost confidence in the government and even in PANDEF and now spoiling for action.

NDDC chief Victor Ndoma-Egba appeals to Niger Delta Avengers to sheathe swords

The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to reconsider its threat for renewed hostilities and bombings of oil installations in the region.

Minister Usani Usani updates President Buhari on NDDC, ongoing projects in Niger Delta

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Uguru Usani on Monday in Abuja updated President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of his ministry.

Nigerian Navy ready to deal with assets’ vandals – Naval chief Ibok-Ete Ibas

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy is fully prepared to deal with any group of criminals trying to vandalise the nation’s assets

Amnesty chief Paul Boroh urges Niger Delta Avengers to maintain existing peace

The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Paul Boroh, has urged members of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), to maintain the existing peace in the region.

Minister Usani Usani meets President Buhari, begs Niger Delta Avengers for patience

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, on Monday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Community leaders beg Niger Delta Avengers to give peace talks a chance

Community leaders in Nigeria’s oil-rich south on Monday urged militants not to resume attacks on pipelines but give peace talks with the government another chance.

Niger Delta leaders reach out to Niger Delta Avengers over planned attacks

A group of Niger Delta elders, under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress (PNDPC), has stablished contacts with the leadership the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) over the threat of renewed hostilities and bombing of oil facilities in the region.

Bombing oil facilities not in people’s interest – Edwin Clark

Ijaw Elder Statesman Edwin Clark has warned that attacks and destruction of oil and gas infrastructure by militants will not be in the interest of the people of Niger Delta,

Niger Delta groups beg militants not to destroy oil facilities

Following the recent threat by militants in the Niger Delta, two groups from the oil-rich region have appealed to the agitators to sheathe their swords and shelve their plan to blow up oil installations in the area.

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