ASABA- Ijaw Justice Forum, IJF, a group of Ijaw politicians and professionals in the Niger Delta region, under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has (more…)
Nigerian militants on Tuesday bombed a state-run oil pipeline near the southern port city of Warri, the second attack within a week, a community leader and army officer said.
“The line which was undergoing repair after the previous attack … was billed for commissioning either today or tomorrow,” before the latest attack, chairman of Batan community Dickson Ogugu told AFP. (more…)
Nigerian Soldier Beaten To Pulp in N/Delta by Angry Mob (See Photos)
An unidentified soldier was on Monday beaten to pulp for allegedly stealing an iphone belonging to a young lady on gun point, yesterday.
DAILY POST gathered that the lady raised alarm at the popular Robson G. Shopping plaza, along Okumagba Avenue in Warri after recognizing the soldier. (more…)
FG Urged To Stop Paying Niger Delta Govs 13% Derivation
OIL producing communities in Delta
State, weekend, urged the Federal Government to
discontinue further disbursement of the 13 per
cent derivation fund to Niger Delta governors,
saying the money did not belong to state
governments, but host communities.
Days after the peace talk with Niger delta elders and president muhammadu Buhari, the Niger delta Avengers have responded swiftly to the peace talk, Saying the demands will lead the roadmap to engender desired peaceful atmosphere that Nigerian state so need if there is sincerity. According to a statement release by its spokesperson Brig.Gen Mudoch Agbinibo which read in parts:
BREAKING NEWS!!! Buhari Sends 4 Warships, 3,400 Troops to Niger Delta
Four warships and 3,400 troops were deployed by the Nigerian Navy to combat piracy, oil theft and vandalism of critical oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region.
Rear Adm. James Oluwole, the flag officer commanding Eastern Naval Command, announced the deployment, codenamed “Exercise Sharkbite” on November 3 in Onne, Rivers state. (more…)
Goodbye Niger Delta? Niger Republic to Supply Crude Oil to Kaduna Refinery
There are indications that due to the militancy in the Niger Delta region that has reduced Nigeria’s oil production, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) unveiled plans to purchase oil from Niger Republic to Kaduna refinery. Vanguard reports that Mr. Maikanti Baru who is the (more…)
(BSF), a militant group in the Niger Delta region, has expressed readiness to lay down its arms to the Federal Government if the concerns of Bakassi returnees are addressed under a scheme midwifed by international mediators.
A leader of BSF, Mr Simply Benjamin, aka ‘Humble Lion G1’ in a telephone interview claimed that the grievances of the group had nothing to do with vandalism of national assets.
BREAKING!!! MEND Resumes Bombing of Nigerian Oil Facilities; Claims First Attack
A commander of a Nigerian militant group has attacked the Trans Forcados oil pipeline in the Niger Delta without authorization, a local newspaper said on Friday, quoting a statement from the group.
“The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) takes full responsibility for the Trans-Forcados Crude Export pipeline attack in (more…)
BREAKING! Buhari Storms Niger Delta Monday, to Meet Newly Installed Oba of Benin, Others
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will pay a two-day official visit to Edo State from Monday.
A statement on Thursday by the secretary to Edo state government, Julius Ihonvbere, said the president would use the visit to pay a courtesy call on the newly installed monarch of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, (more…)
The North is Mistaking the Civility of the South for Stupidity (MUST READ)
Dan Osa Ogbegie wrote
“I saw the below elsewhere and decided to share so that my readers would see the kind of Country we call our own. You can continue doing political correctness and call those of us who harp on the injustice, imbalance and unfairness in Nigeria names, but I can assure you that very soon, “you go see am for bodi”. (more…)
BREAKING! Militants Send Strong Message to Buhari Over Meeting with Elders; Bomb Another Pipeline
THE Niger Delta militants have disowned elders from the region who held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday at the Aso Villa, Abuja, saying that the elders cannot represent them.
The militants emphasized that none of the stakeholders who met the President had the proper knowledge of the plight of the Niger Delta people, (more…)
Militants on Wednesday blew up a flow station operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company in Delta.
In a statement issued by the Spokesman of the joint force code-named “Operation Delta Safe”, Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu said the troops heard the explosion while they were on routine patrol. (more…)
16 Demands of N/Delta Leaders Yesterday in Aso Rock & Buhari’s Epic Reply (Photos)
Leaders of the Niger Delta region have presented a 16-point demand to President Muhammadu Buhari, handing out proposals they say would help restore peace to the oil-rich region.
The demands were presented Tuesday at a meeting between the leaders and the president. (more…)