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Ijaw Youth Council

18 Aug 2018
Pan-Igbo group Ohaneze has again warned that Nigeria may not endure as an entity if political restructuring of the country is not carried out. The Coordinator of Ohaneze Youth Wing in the South South, Chief Arthur Ugwa, gave the warning on Saturday when the group visited the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) in Yenagoa. He argued…
17 May 2018
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has renewed its call for self- determination, restructuring and true federalism in the country. The IYC Chairman in Abuja, Ebizimor Preye, made the call in Abuja yesterday.He spoke at the 50th anniversary of their fallen hero, the late Major Isaac Adaka Boro.
11 May 2018
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, has threatened to shut down all oil wells in the Niger Delta if the Federal Government continues with the prosecution of Niger Delta indigenes in the Malabu oil deal.
20 Feb 2018
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has again called on the Federal Government and oil and gas companies operating in the Niger Delta region to end the incessant gas flaring by 2020.
8 Feb 2018
The Chairman of the IYC, Central Zone, Mr. Tare Porri, disclosed this at a press conference in Yenagoa yesterday.Porri, a lawyer said all attempts to reach the management of the company to remedy the situation had proved abortive.
24 Jan 2018
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has asked the Federal government to shelve its purported plans to phase out the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
8 Jan 2018
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has demanded the withdrawal of military from Toru-Ndoro community in Bayelsa State. A statement by its President, Eric Omare, said the IYC received distress calls from the residents that the military invaded and burnt down over 50 houses in the community. It was learnt that the military invasion followed…
4 Dec 2017
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has condemned the ‘reckless comment’ by a member of the House of Representatives, Aminu Suleiman, on the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe in Bayelsa state.
24 Nov 2017
“We are asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to begin investigation of this board because we heard that they are spending a lot of money to ensure they sit tight in office.
7 Nov 2017
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.
2 Nov 2017
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has protested against an alleged move by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to extend the tenure of the chairman and managing director of
13 Oct 2017
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) yesterday cautioned against the continuous persecution, discrimination, as well as sack and demotion threats of employees of Niger Delta origin at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).


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