Militancy Bakassi strike force overruns Cross River LGAs
Militants under the aegis of Bakassi Strike Force (BSF) have reportedly set up a parallel administration in Bakassi and Akpabuyo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Cross River State.
Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable, President Buhari tells militants
President Muhammadu Buhari went down memory lane yesterday, recalling former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon’s statement when he told the militant Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) that Nigeria’s unity was not negotiable.
The Avengers as nemesis of a nation’s hubris
These are testy times for the Nigerian nation state. She is variously buffeted on all sides by the scourge of insurgency in her North-East geo-political zone, the murderous ogre of Fulani herdsmen in the north–central axis and in the southern states of Enugu...
Niger Delta Avengers attack five oil facilities
Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) yesterday claimed it had bombed two Chevron oil wells as well as three Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) trunk lines.
MASSOB, BIM deny ties with Niger Delta Avengers
MemberS of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and associated group, Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) have dissociated themselves from the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers...
NDA: What are they avenging?
Niger Delta Avengers , NDA , for short. A bizarre name for a bizarre group with bizarre intentions and strategies? By its self description, the group which went public early this year...
It’s time to review Nigeria
When some concerned intelligence quarters in the U.S advised that 2015 could be ominous for Nigeria, not many people took the concern to heart.
Avengers reject dialogue, bomb Chevron pipelines again
Despite the meetings and ongoing consultations between the Federal Government, governors of the Niger Delta region, stakeholders and representatives of the militants...
Troops raid another Niger Delta community, arrest six persons
In less than 24 hours after soldiers withdrew from Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Delta State which they had occupied since a week, another detachment of troops...