Niger Delta militants
Crisis as stakeholders reject amnesty for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists
A fresh crisis looms in the country as stakeholders yesterday rejected a move by the Senate to establish an agency to make life comfortable for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists
Ex-militants in Akwa Ibom give oil firm 14-day ultimatum over demands
The Niger Delta Volunteers, made up of former militants, have given the management of Universal Energy Limited in Akwa Ibom State a 14-day ultimatum to meet the five-point demand of the host-communities...
Of illegal arms in circulation
No doubt, the proliferation of arms and ammunitions in Nigeria is real and it is a scourge that the Federal Government must fight to pull the country from the precipice of danger.
Niger Delta militants threaten fresh hostilities, accuse FG of neglect
A coalition of militant groups in Niger Delta, the Joint Revolutionary Council, has threatened to resume hostilities, if the Federal Government fails to address the problems in the region.
Two injured as fire engulfs oil field
At least two oil workers were injured in an early morning fire outbreak at an oil rig operated by an indigenous oil firm at Akassa, Brass Council of Bayelsa State.
Militants attack vessel, kill three security escorts in Bayelsa creeks
An oil services vessel with a combined team of security escort on board and civilians was attacked on Friday by suspected sea pirates at Ekebiri Waterways in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
The hate-speech bill
The fiendish spirit of divisiveness is on the prowl in the Nigerian nation-space. Everywhere you go, you can hear deprecatory protests against marginalisation...
Militants set October 1 deadline to declare Niger Delta republic
Niger Delta militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV) have stated that arrangements have reached an advance stage with other agitators to declare a Sovereign Republic of Niger Delta (SRND) on October 1, 2017.