Furore as FG aborts southern leaders’ trip for pro-restructuring rally
For about five hours yesterday, leaders of the three major socio-cultural groups in the southern part of the country, South-South Forum, Ohanaeze Ndigbo...
Leaders ask National Assembly to sanction Buhari for spending $462m on jets
Leaders and elders from the Middle Belt, South South, South West and Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum rose from a joint meeting in Abuja yesterday with a charge on the National Assembly to immediately sanction President Muhammadu Buhari for withdrawing $462 million from the nation’s Excess Crude Account.....
Southern, Middle Belt leaders caution FG against declaring state of emergency in Benue
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum has cautioned the Federal Government against heeding the voice-sponsored groups currently canvassing for declaration of a state of emergency in Benue State.
Ijaw leaders to reject presidential candidate opposed to restructuring
Ijaw leaders rose from a meeting at Kiagbodo in Delta State yesterday, threatening to reject any presidential candidate opposed to restructuring of the country.
Atiku, Clark, Okoko clamour for restructuring of Nigeria
Atiku stated this at a colloquium with the theme: “Niger Delta next decade: away from oil, a way with oil,” organised by the National Point newspapers in Port Harcourt yesterday.
PANDEF meets in Warri, accuses FG of creating tension in Niger Delta
Niger Delta leaders from Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Edo, Cross Rivers, Ondo and Akwa Ibom states yesterday accused the Federal Government of worsening the security situation by the frequent deployment of troops to the region.
Again, Niger Delta on the brink
There is simmering tension in the Niger Delta between the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and the Pan Niger Delta Peoples Congress (PNDPC) that now threatens to impede the peace process and spark fresh violence in the region.
Niger Delta indigenes give terms to avert hostilities
The IYC was reacting to a statement by the Presidential Amnesty office after a meeting between the coordinator of the amnesty programme, Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), and Chief Edwin Clark.