Jonathan, groups harp on peaceful elections, right choice of leaders
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday urged Nigerian youths to conduct themselves peacefully and eschew violence before, during and after the rescheduled general elections. Jonathan gave the advice when youth groups in the Niger Delta, led by President of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Pereotubo Oweilaemi, paid him a courtesy visit at the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF)…
Niger Delta: JTF colludes with foreigners stealing crude oil, youth leaders claim
The Niger Delta Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders Council, yesterday, alerted of a high powered illegal bunkering ring operating in the Niger Delta region, carried out allegedly “by some powerful forces in the country in collaboration with foreigners”, with the active connivance of the military joint task force (JTF), which provides them cover.
For peace to reign, youths seek 50% of elective, appointive positions
The President of Ijaw Youth Council, Pereotubo Oweilaemi, who read the text of the communiqué to newsmen in Abuja, lamented that the interest of the youth is not being protected and that is why they are saying it’s a must that by 2019.