Edo Community gets electricity first time ever
Inikorogha, an Ijaw enclave in Ovia South Local Government Area of Edo, is to be electrified for the first time since its existence.
Ijaw lawyers move for peaceful resolution of Niger Delta’s developmental challenges
Ijaw legal practitioners, under the aegis of Nembe-Se Lawyers Forum, has stated that the time had come for the Niger Delta indigenes to address the issues of marginalisation, environmental degradation
Marginal field bid round 2020: Ijaw to seek redress
Following the failure of the Federal Government to respond to its demand to put the 2020 marginal field bid round on hold pending the determination of some contentious issues, Ijaw Elders Forum...
Itsekiri, Ijaw in Edo oppose alleged hegemony of Benin Kingdom
No fewer than 1,000 residents of Itsekiri communities in Ologbo, Ikpoba-Okha Council Area of Edo State, yesterday, embarked on a peaceful protest, vowing to resist any attempt to subject them to the hegemony of Benin Kingdom.
Ijaws demand ‘right of first refusal’ in marginal fields bids
The Ijaws in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta have urged the Federal Government to give them ‘right of first refusal’ in marginal oil fields located in the kingdom. Godspower Gbenekama, Spokesman of Gbaramatu Traditional Council of Chiefs, made the call on Sunday at a news conference held at Oporoza, the administrative…
Leave Ijaw out of Oduduwa Republic agitation, IYC warns promoters
Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has warned promoters of Oduduwa Republic to leave the lands and territories belonging to the fourth-largest ethnic group in Nigeria out of the agitation.
Ijaw’s claim to Delta governorship race in 2023 faces challenge
Subtle moves by the Ijaw of Delta South Senatorial District to occupy Government House, Asaba in 2023, has been challenged by the Urhobo, who have argued that the Ijaw were trying to truncate the procedure for transition.
Ijaw youths decry Niger Delta’s underdevelopment amid N15 trillion intervention
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has decried the underdevelopment of the oil-rich Niger Delta despite the N15 trillion intervention funds released since 2000 to develop the communities and the indigenes of the area.
‘Forensic Audit should not impede inauguration of NDDC board’
Foremost Niger Delta activist and Coordinator of Ijaw Monitoring Group (IMG), Comrade Joseph Evah, in this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, says the people of the Niger Delta are fully in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent order for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).