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Ijaw Youths Council

22 Jun
Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has appealed to aggrieved Niger Delta stakeholders to tread softly in their criticism of the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, following his emergence as running mate to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
8 Apr
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has warned that the entire Niger Delta and the Ijaw nation would “rise in an unprecedented revolution that would completely shut down Nigeria
13 Jan
Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has lauded the reappointment of Amina Mohammed as the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, tasking her on the conservation of the Niger Delta wetland
22 Apr 2021
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has again berated Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, over the endless forensic audit and extension of Effiong Akwa’s tenure as Sole Administrator
8 Apr 2021
Niger Delta stakeholders have concluded plans to convene a meeting with the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), ethnic nationalities and civil society groups in preparation...
28 Jan 2021
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has threatened showdown with the Federal Government for cancelling Oil Prospecting Licences (OPL) 2001, 2002 and 2003 awarded to companies associated with Niger Delta...
6 Jan 2021
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, yesterday, vowed to continue with its planned protests and closure of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) headquarters in Port Harcourt...
3 Jan 2020
THE outage occasioned by the face-off between the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) has entered the 10th day with unpleasant consequences.
3 Aug 2018
Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has warned the office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) against hosting meetings and other events outside the Niger Delta region. Secretary-general of the umbrella body of Ijaw youths worldwide, Alfred Kemepado, in a statement, warned that the youths would rise against the office if it continued to host Niger Delta-related…
10 Jun 2018
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Central Zone, has condemned the military invasion of Oluasiri community in Nembe, Bayelsa State, saying President Muhammadu Buhari should be held responsible for all that happens in the area.
14 Aug 2017
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has implored Governor Emmanuel Udom to stop the incessant killings, forceful eviction and displacement of Ijaw in Akwa Ibom State to avert a full-blown Ijaw and Ibibio inter-ethnic crisis.
26 Jul 2017
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has threatened to frustrate the operations of licensed modular refineries if the Federal Government fails to give the Niger Delta 70 per cent ownership.


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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
1 hour ago
Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
2 hours ago
Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
2 hours ago
As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.
3 hours ago
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i has condemned the killing of two herders by a mob in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.