Niger – Delta News

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Avengers Oil Threat: DELTA GOVT SUES FOR DIALOGUE – by Bulou Kosin

Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. (Deacon) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, says the Delta State Advocacy Committee Against Oil Facility Vandalism which he chairs is always open to engagement with any aggrieved group for positive advancement of our state and nation. Otuaro was reacting to threats of a militant group called New Delta Avengers who vowed … Continue reading

COMMUNIQUE BY NIGER DELTA FREEDOM ACTIVISTS (EX-MILITANTS)

Communique issued today at 2pm Nigerian time: We, the leaders, former Generals and Commanders of defunct combatant camps and groups in the Niger Delta met today, Monday 18th April 2011 where we extensively deliberated on crucial national issues, especially the outcome of the presidential elections held last weekend and resolve as follows: 1. To Congratulate … Continue reading

Why I am After Uduaghan – Clark

First Republic Information Minister and an elder of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, has been in a running battle against two-time governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori and his successor whose election was recently annulled by the Court of Appeal, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan. In a no holds barred interview with … Continue reading

2011: Jonathan Set to Declare in Bayelsa

The long anxious waiting by Nigerians over the decision by President Goodluck Jonathan to run or not in the 2011 general elections may finally be over in September, if feelers emanating from Aso Rock and Creek Heaven are to be believed. This indication was given further credence when confidential sources close to Governor Timipre Sylva … Continue reading

TomPolo Proffers Post Amnesty Panacea – As Ex-Militants Set to Undergo Fresh Training Abroad

Prominent Niger Delta activist and the man regarded by many as the real architect of the peace which is currently been enjoyed in the Niger Delta region, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo ahs finally broken his long silence on the amnesty and post amnesty programme of the Federal Government. Speaking at a ground breaking event at … Continue reading