FG READY TO MEET NIGER DELTA AVENGERS SAYS MINISTER

Usani Uguru Usani, the Nigeria’s minister for the Delta oil-producing region said on Monday, November 6, said the federal government is ready to meet with militants after a year-long ceasefire was called off last week by the Niger Delta Avengers. Usani said: ”If the Avengers wants to meet with us, we are ready to meet with them. We are at all times ready to engage them and other groups and stakeholders.” Meanwhile, New Telegraph reports that Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) in collaboration with nine other militant groups stated categorically…

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MILITANT GROUP OFFERS TO LEAD SECURITY AGENTS TO TOMPOLO’S HIDEOUT

By Emma Amaize WARRI- A militant group, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, says it knows the whereabouts of fugitive ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, and expressed its readiness to guide security agents to his hideout in the creeks of Niger Delta. Tompolo and Buhari Leader of the group and coalition of nine other militant groups, self-styled “Major General” Johnmark Ezonebi, who spoke to Vanguard on phone, this morning, revealed that some top officials of the Federal and Delta State Government were familiar with the hideout, but declined to disclose…

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FOUR BRITONS KIDNAPPED IN NIGER DELTA

Suspected militants have kidnapped four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Wednesday. The four had been providing “free medical care and religious activities” in the Burutu area of Delta state, said Chief Theo Fakama, from the local Enukorowa community. Fakama said locals were “saddened” by the kidnapping as the victims had “brought succour to residents of the community for the past three years”. The spokesman for Delta state police, Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the kidnapping, which happened on October 13. “The victims are of British nationality,…

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FG SETTLES 73 EX-MILITANTS WITH FISH, CROPS AND POULTRY FARMS

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Federal Government has settled 73 ex-Niger Delta militants in Rivers State with fish ponds, crop farms and poultry. The amnesty beneficia-ries, who had completed training at Songhai Farms on various agricultural enterprises, were handed the needed facilities to commence farming in their chosen fields. Osinbajo Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, who is also the Coordinator of Presidential Committee on Amnesty Programme, Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (retd), while commissioning the farms at George-Ama, Okrika in Okrika Local Government Area of the state, weekend, noted…

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3 COMMUNITIES IN RIVERS BLOCK THE GATES OF SHELL PETROLEUM OFFICE WITH JUJU MAN, SEE PICS

According to Allwell who lives in Port Harcourt that shared the story,there was drama yesterday as 3 host communities blocked Shell Company’s gate with a juju priest after Shell refused to obey court order.Below is what he wrote… ‘There was trouble today at Shell RA as 3 communities blocked gate with a juju priest’ Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2017/09/drama-as-3-communities-block-shell-gate.html?m=1 Re: 

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SOUTH SOUTH YOUTHS GIVE OIL FIRMS NEW DEADLINE RELOCATE TO NIGER DELTA

By Emma Amaize WARRI—  Conference of United South-South Youth  Council, USSYC, the apex youth body of all ethnic nationalities of the South-South region, weekend, gave the Chevron Nigeria Limited, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Agip, ExxonMobil and other oil companies operating in the zone a time frame of 365 days  to relocate their headquarters to their operational bases in the Niger Delta. Oil Pipe Addressing newsmen in Warri, Delta State, USSYC national president, Chief Egbe Pereotubo, called for “The zoning of the office of the Presidency of Nigeria among the six…

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JTF RESCUES ABDUCTED SOLDIERS, CIVILIANS FROM MILITANTS, FINDS HUMAN PARTS

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Troops of the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Delta Safe, say they have rescued two abducted soldiers and four civilians from a kidnappers’ den. The OPDS, with headquarters in Igbogene, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, also said the troops found human skulls and bones during the raid on the kidnappers’ camp in Rivers State. The Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, OPDS, Major Ibrahim Abdullahi, said in a statement on Thursday that the operation followed a report of the kidnap of two soldiers who were…

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ALLOW IGBOS TO GO, NIGER DELTA MILITANTS TELL FG

THE Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has called on the Federal Government to allow the Igbo ethic group to leave Nigeria in order to avoid a civil war that could claim millions of lives. They also condemned the attack on security agents and the Hausa community by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra. It expressed shock that IPOB members could extend their aggression to Oyigbo Local Government Area in Rivers State, a Niger Delta State. Making their position known through a statement on Monday, which was signed by 13…

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YOUTHS DUMP COFFINS IN FRONT OF EXON MOBILE GATE, AIRSTRIP IN AKWA IBOM

Youths of the core oil community, Eket, Esit-Eket, Onna and Ibeno Local Government Areas on Monday, embarked on a warning protest for the Exxon Mobil oil company to immediately relocate its headquarters to Akwa Ibom State. The youths defied the heavy rainfall and barricaded the gates of the company at its Housing Estate in Eket and the Airstrip with coffins and other traditional injunctions. Speaking on behalf of Afigh Iwaad Ekid, organizers of the warning protest, Mr Joe Etukudo said: “Time has come for Mobil to relocate to Akwa Ibom…

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NIGER MILITANTS THREATEN TO.PLUNGE NIGERIA BACK INTO RECESSION

Ameh Comrade Godwin  The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, in coalition with nine other militant groups, last night vowed to plunge Nigeria into another economic recession if urgent steps were not taken to address issues facing the region. The militants said they would resume attacks that will further deepen the nation’s woes if the Nigerian government continued to explore oil from their region without developing it. RNDA in a statement by its convener and self-acclaimed “Major General” John Mark Ezonbi, also announced the lifting of the suspension placed on former…

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