Ijaw Youth Council
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...
IYC decries N19tr capital flight from Niger Delta
Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has frowned at the flight of mind-boggling N19 trillion from the Niger Delta region. The concern was coming on the heels of a recent publication by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
IYC urges Okowa to resolve Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja crisis
THE Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) yesterday urged Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to resolve the Ogbe-Ijaw/Aladja boundary dispute as soon as possible to avert further clashes and loss of lives.
Ijaw youths warn oil majors in Bayelsa
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has stated that the shutdown last week of telecommunications networks by its task force in Yenagoa was a warning to international oil companies ((IOCs) operating in Bayelsa State.
IYC urges PMB to relocate PAP, Niger Delta ministry to region
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has again urged President Muhammadu Buhari to relocate the offices of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to the region. It also restated its call to make the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Professor Nelson Brambaifa, the substantive…
IYC urges Buhari to appoint youth as NDDC boss
Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a youth as the next managing director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). President of IYC, Eric Omare, made the plea yesterday in Warri during a meeting with some community youth leaders from Edo and Delta states. The IYC president claimed that the struggles…