Niger delta militant
12 Feb 2020
A Niger Delta militant group, the Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC) has demanded that the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) be transferred to the office of the Chief of Staff (COS) to the President
19 Dec 2018
A group of former Niger Delta militants have stormed the National Assembly to demand payment of their allowances and the reinstatement of the coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh. The former militants said the protest was also to draw the attention of the President Muhammadu Buhari to the alleged mismanagement of the programme. Boroh was…
1 May 2018
A Niger Delta militant group, Urhobo Liberation Force (ULF), threatened yesterday to blow oil facilities and ensure that the nation’s economy was grounded unless government was ready to honour pledges made to the region. In a statement, jointly signed by Orubu Ekpe and Mike Agbalele for ULF, the group issued a 14-day deadline for the…
27 Jun 2017
The way the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan saved Nigeria from a predicted implosion in the wake of the announcement of the results of 2015 general elections, is the way the Buhari-Osinbajo administration...
20 Feb 2017
The Federal Government yesterday hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari has changed the strategy for tackling militancy in the Niger Delta by discarding the use of force.
21 Jul 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that his administration was talking to Niger Delta militants through oil companies and law-enforcement agencies to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the region.
14 Jul 2016
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which made this disclosure in its July oil and gas report released on Tuesday, noted that the country’s production has increased by 98,000 barrels per day (bpd).
8 Jun 2016
In the face of the massacres in Agatu, Benue State, Ukpabi Nimbo and Uzo-Uwani communities in Enugu, the Federal Government maintained a sinister silence that boggled the mind.
18 May 2016
Suspected Niger delta oil rebels have bombed a gas pipeline owned by the Nigeria subsidiary of Italy's Eni, the latest attack on the country's oil facilities, a company official said Wednesday.