Saturday, 10th June 2023

Ijaw Youth Council

9 Jun 2022
Ijaw Youth Council (lYC) and Movement for the Survival of the Ijaw Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta (MOSIEND) have expressed concerns over the dumping of refuse on the road linking Gbarain
18 Oct 2021
Ijaw youths from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have blamed selfish politicians including ministers from the region for the delay in constitution of the substantive board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
26 May 2021
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has urged protesting youths from the Niger Delta to end the protest to ensure sustainable peace in the region. The minister, who stated this while addressing representatives of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) in Abuja, expressed fears that the protest if allowed to continue might be hijacked…
13 Apr 2021
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has alerted the Federal Government to renewed agitations and likely implosion over what it described as continuous neglect of the region.
21 Feb 2021
Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has petitioned the Federal Government, Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other security agencies over the unlawful arrest and detention of two illustrious Ijaw sons in a community in Bayelsa State.
12 Jan 2021
A couple of weeks ago a faction of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) based in Abuja invaded the office of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio...
22 Dec 2020
Hundreds of commuters were stranded for several hours yesterday, as Ijaw youths blocked the Bayelsa State axis of the East-West road, while protesting against the appointment of a Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
20 Nov 2020
Niger Delta stakeholders have agreed that the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) could have a terminal date after full integration of the 30,000 beneficiaries of the programme.
8 Nov 2020
The Central zone of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has again called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio to quickly mobilise contractors to complete the East/West Road, especially the Bayelsa axis. A statement by the zonal chairman, Comrade Clever Inodu, warned that the council would…
31 Dec 2019
The blackout in the Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa, and its neighboring towns and villages yesterday entered its 10th day amid the continued shutdown of the Port...
12 Dec 2019
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has described Governor Nyesom Wike’s assertion that the governorship position is open to all ethnic nationalities of Rivers State in 2023 as insensitive.
29 Nov 2019
The Senate yesterday declared that it would not recognise the Interim Management Committee (IMC) in processing the 2019 and 2020 budget proposals of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).


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The Coalition for Good Governance and Economic Justice in Africa, a non-profit and non-governmental NGO has expressed displeasure over the fight against corruption in the country saying it’s glaring the anti-corruption agencies may have been overwhelmed by the deluge of the scourge in the country. The NGO said it’s interesting to note that non of…
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Manchester City will face Inter Milan in the Uefa Champions League final at the Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday. It promises to be one in a lifetime encounter with the Cityzens having their eyes set on completing a treble dream. The Premier League champions are odds on favorite to lift this season's European…