Ijaw Youth Council
IYC alerts to possible implosion in Niger Delta over alleged neglect
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.
IYC petitions IGP over unlawful arrest, detention of Ijaw sons
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.
Commuters stranded on East-West road as Ijaw youths protest against NDDC crisis
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).
Niger Delta leaders give condition for termination of amnesty programme
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.
IYC tasks FG, ministry on deplorable condition of East-West road
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…
Ijaw youths, PHEDC dialogue collapses as outage persists in Bayelsa
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...
Support Ijaw to emerge next Rivers governor, IYC urges Wike, others
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.
IYC tells National Assembly to ignore budget from NDDC interim management
Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has told the National Assembly to disregard any budget approval request from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), if submitted by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) inaugurated by Minister of Niger Delta, Chief Godswill Akpabio.
Lyon’s victory reflective of people’s wish, IYC insists
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has applauded the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the just concluded Bayelsa gubernatorial election, saying David Lyon’s success...