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Ijaw Youth Council

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).
26 Nov 2019
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.
20 Nov 2019
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...
31 Oct 2019
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has called for the immediate sacking of a Minister, Chief Godswill Akpabio, for his alleged interference in the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
20 Sep 2019
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
11 Sep 2019
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.
13 Aug 2019
Bayelsa State Government has promised to invest more in technical and information and communications technology (ICT) education to train students...
5 Aug 2019
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.
20 May 2019
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…
29 Apr 2019
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…
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
19 Feb 2019
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday urged Nigerian youths to conduct themselves peacefully and eschew violence before, during and after the rescheduled general elections. Jonathan gave the advice when youth groups in the Niger Delta, led by President of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Pereotubo Oweilaemi, paid him a courtesy visit at the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF)…
18 Sep 2018
Some angry former militants yesterday barricaded the Mbiama end of the busy East-West Road impeding human and vehicular movements for hours. With placards reading messages like “pay us our money”, “Amnesty office pay us”, among others, the ex-agitatotors, led by ‘General’ Cairo, said they were protesting over their alleged non-inclusion in the amnesty programme after…


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