We Need New Strategy to Tackle Militancy, Insurgency – Buhari

We Need New Strategy to Tackle Militancy, Insurgency – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian army to intensify its efforts and work closely with other security agencies to develop new strategies to eradicate insurgency and address other current security challenges. Buhari gave the charge in Owerri on Monday when he declared More...

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By Ogunjobi Laide Aliu On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Militants getting impatient, Diete-Spiff tells government

King Alfred Papapreye Diete-Spiff The Amayanabo of Twon-Brass in Bayelsa State, King Alfred Papapreye Diete-Spiff, has enjoined the Federal Government to expeditiously constitute a high-powered team to negotiate More...

By Ogunjobi Laide Aliu On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Buhari eyes three million bpd with Niger Delta revival scheme

President Muhammadu Buhari’s ambition is to take crude output to three million barrels per day (bpd). Nigeria has not met its 2.1 million bpd quota due to disruptions of production by militants in the Niger More...

By Emeh James Anyalekwa On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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IPOB Massacre: Okorocha Hails Buratai; Backs ‘Crocodile Smile’, ‘Python Dance’ (Photos)

IPOB Massacre: Okorocha Hails Buratai; Backs ‘Crocodile Smile’, ‘Python Dance’ (Photos) Few days after the Amnesty International report that detailed how Nigerian security forces massacred More...

By Emeh James Anyalekwa On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Wike ‘Declares’ Niger Delta Republic; ‘Calls’ Buhari Fellow President

Wike ‘Declares’ Niger Delta Republic; ‘Calls’ Buhari Fellow President  Ahead of the December 10 rerun elections in Rivers state, the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reported More...

By Emeh James Anyalekwa On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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EU Warns Buhari Against Military Occupation of Niger Delta

EU Warns Buhari Against Military Occupation of Niger Delta The European Union, EU, has warned against the “militarization” of the restive Niger Delta region, contending that while it is necessary to punish those More...

By Solomon On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Breaking: Nigeria Navy Launches ‘Operation Eagle Eye’ To Tackle Niger Delta Avengers

The Nigerian Navy has launched ‘Operation Eagle Eye’, in the Niger Delta region of the country. The development is coming barely one week after Operation Python Dance was launched in Igbo land.  More...

By Ogunjobi Laide Aliu On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Militancy: Youth leaders lament silence of N’Delta governors

…Resolve to mount pressure on governors …Ask FG to stop invasion of communities Youth leaders of Niger Delta ethnic nationalities, Wednesday, criticised governors from their region for not doing enough to More...

By Solomon On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Urhobo Youths To Greenland Militants: You’re Faceless Criminals

Urhobo Youth Leaders Association, UYLA, in Delta State, yesterday, dismissed the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate Group, NDGJM, which announced, Monday, that it was not prepared for talks with the Federal Government, More...

By Ogunjobi Laide Aliu On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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FG targets 10,000 ex-militants for agric training

The Federal Government of Nigeria is to enroll 10,000 ex-militants in the Niger Delta to be trained in farming under its agricultural initiative at a bio-resource centre in Udi, Bayelsa State. Special Adviser More...