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A group, the Coalition of Isoko Ex-agitators Leaders, has called on the Federal government to include former militants from the Isoko clan into the ongoing peace building talks.
Ex-agitators in the Niger Delta have promised to support President Muhammadu Buhari's initiatives in the Niger Delta. This decision was announced after a meeting between the ex-agitators of phases 2 and 3 and the Special Adviser to the President on ...
The statement quoted Mr. Boroh, also the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, as saying it is imperative for the leaders to meet regularly with officials of the Amnesty Programme.
The Niger Delta Elders and Leaders Forum (NDELF) on Thursday, June 22, demanded a 37% increase on the oil derivation for the region.
Former militant leaders in the Niger Delta region are currently demanding 30 percent pipeline surveillance money saying this must be directly paid to each of the leaders and not through a single individual.

In a chat with newsmen in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, Loyibo said, "In the Niger Delta, we want true federalism; we want derivation to increase from 13 per cent to 50 per cent; we want the infrastructure in the region to be upgraded to the standard ...
(Ecofin Agency) - Shell is considering investing in a gas project in Niger Delta, Osagie Okunbor, the Managing Director of Shell petroleum Development Co.
Elders from the Niger Delta have called for true federalism as the only holistic approach of addressing rising tension in the country.
The SPDC JV also produced more gas in 2016 from the Agbada Early Gas Production Facility, which is expected to further boost gas availability on the eastern Niger Delta domestic gas network and enhance power generation by over 150 MW of electricity.
The Coalition of Niger Delta youth Leaders (CNDYL) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to poison George Turnah, the 33-year-old godson of former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is presently in the custody of the Economic and Financial crimes ...
President of National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators, Israel Eshanekpe Akpodoro, has said that the quit notice issued to Northerners residing in the Niger Delta region to vacate the zone before October 1, 2017 was a joke of the season, insisting ...
Prominent Niger Delta former freedom fighter and Senior Special Assistant (General Duties), to Bayelsa State government, Mr. Goddy Smith, has advised the ...
A coalition of Bayelsa based Politicians and Civil advocacy groups involved in peace advocacy in the Niger Delta, the Patriotic Niger Deltans for Good ...
Unfortunately, this development has been followed by a release from an unknown source styled, Niger Delta Watchdogs, threatening all Northerners to quit Niger Delta region. Meanwhile, another group went to the extent of harvesting from the internet, ...
The fragile peace in the Niger Delta may soon give way to violence as hundreds of angry youths from the nine states have threatened to destroy the peace deal entered with the federal government over allegation of insincerity on the issue of ...
Rather than hasten development in the region, interventionist efforts in the Niger Delta have become a veritable means of corrupt enrichment of ind...

Deirdre LaPin is a development expert currently based in the US. She is an also Africanist scholar who has studied Nigeria for over 45 years.
MINISTER of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Uguru has ordered a staff audit in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in order to fish out ghost workers.
Image result for Rivers activists call for stronger measures in Niger Delta Experts are calling for a new policy framework that would bring about stronger ...
When stories are recounted about Nigeria and how the General Ojukwu's declaration of the Republic of Biafra which led to the 18 months civil war, not much is said about the declaration of the first Republic within Nigeria called the Niger Delta Republic.
Port Harcourt, Enugu and Abuja - A coalition of Niger Delta militant groups rose from a meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday ordering all northerners to quit the oil-rich region.
Besides the recent call for northerners to leave their region, some of the demands of the Niger Delta militants are familiar. Here's a quick summary.
The way we are going about the initiative is simply dancing around the real problem and creating a new crop of billionaires without addressing the infrastructure development issues at the core of the Niger Delta agitation.
The New Delta Avenger, NDA, a new coalition of ex-militants from the oil producing areas of Delta State, has fired back at Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, challenging him to give account of the 13 per cent derivation he received from the Federation Account in ...
Signatories to the statement issued in Port Harcourt, under the aegis of the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, are John Duku (Niger Delta Watchdogs), Ekpo Ekpo (Niger Delta Volunteers), Osarolor Nedam (Niger Delta Warriors), Okon Etete (Niger Delta ...
YENAGOA, Nigeria, June 14 (Reuters) - Striking self-assurance, a penchant for hyperbole and a working knowledge of Latin - these are the hallmarks of the latest group of militants to emerge in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta. The New Delta Avengers are ...
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Striking self-assurance, a penchant for hyperbole and a working knowledge of Latin - these are the hallmarks of the latest group of militants to emerge in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta. The New Delta Avengers are named in ...
Save Ijaw Nation Group, SING, has described the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole as double-face liars and serial betrayers over their attacks on ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.
A new militant group is threatening to carry out attacks on oil companies in the Niger Delta, a news report said. The New Delta Avengers are named in a nod to the Niger Delta Avengers who last year brought crippled the country's oil production by ...
TVC News Nigeria is a 24-hour Nigeria-centric news, current affairs and documentary channel. The channel provides real-time, reliable and accurate news to ...
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, Brig- Gen. Paul Boroh (retd), who disclosed this during an interaction with newsmen in Abuja, yesterday, named the oil-bearing communities of ...
Youths from the Niger Delta region yesterday expressed worries over continuous gas flaring and environmental devastation in the region, regretting that lives of residents of the area are in danger.
Niger Delta group, Niger Delta Equity Forum (NDEF), yesterday condemned the recent hate speech by some youth groups in Northern Nigeria giving a deadline for Nigerians from Eastern Nigeria to relocate from the North on or before October 1st.
Niger Delta militants have issued an October 1 ultimatum for northerners to leave their region, in response to the quit notice given to the Igbo by some Arewa youth groups.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on the Shell petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to become a pacesetter by first relocating its ...
Chairman of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has decried the level of unemployment in the Niger Delta region, saying the armies of jobless youths found in the region is a time-bomb. This is as the ...
NDDC Gives contractors 30 Days to Return to Site The United Nations has called for the intervention and core involvement of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in the elimination of the challenges of the rural communities in the Niger Delta ...
The Nigeria police Force has reiterated its commitment to ensure adequate security of lives and property in the maritime environment of the Niger Delta region. Mr. Chinedu Iwuozo, Force Marine Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, said this on Thursday ...
Following the dissociation of Middle Belt youths from the quit notice issued by a faction of Northern youths to Igbos resident in the North, the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) on Thursday said it is extending a hand of fellowship to the youths of the region.
The Nigeria police Force has reiterated its commitment to ensure adequate security of lives and property in the maritime environment of the Niger Delta region. Mr. Chinedu Iwuozo, Force Marine Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, said this on Thursday ...
Ex-Niger Delta militants have banded together once again to threaten the African nation's oil and gas sector.
police Reiterate Commitment To Maritime Security In Niger Delta The Nigeria police Force has reiterated its commitment to ensuring adequate security of life and property in the maritime environment of the Niger Delta region. The Force Marine Officer at ...
The visits of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to the Niger Delta have started yielding positive results in the creeks with the commencement of Federal government-assisted quick impact projects.
In separate statements made available to NAIJ.com by President of Ijaw youth Council (IYC), Eric Omare and national press secretary of youth wing of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Kelly Efemena Umukoro, the youth groups warned the northern youths to be ...
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has slammed former President Goodluck Jonathan for blowing away the opportunity to develop the Niger Delta region during his tenure. MEND, in a statement by Jomo Gbomo, reacting to the ...
A group named Region of the Niger Delta (Rondel) has demanded the sovereignty of the region. The group in a statement by its spokesman, Efe Edet-Tamuno, said its demands are made on a non-violent struggle.
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of the Niger Delta elders, Wednesday, stated that the ultimatum by Arewa youth groups on Igbos to vacate the North by October is more treasonable than the offence allegedly committed by Nnamdi Kanu ...
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta ator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh (Retd), has emerged winner of the 'Niger Delta peace and Development Award'. This was declared by the Concerned Nigerian youth ...


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