Tag: ex-militants

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

N100bn amnesty fund not excessive as long as it guarantees peace – Boroh

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh has said 19 ex-militants from the Niger Delta are currently studying for a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2017

Pay all the N’Delta leaders or face a fresh crisis – Ex-militants warn Osinbajo

Ex-militant leaders in the Niger Delta have asked Yemi Osinbajo to ensure that the 30 per cent pipeline surveillance money ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Winners and losers from the Senate repeal bill | I am a Traditionalist, Christian and a practicing Muslim – Ooni of Ife | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Anambra gov election will not hold if… | Nnamdi Kanu threatens – YNaija I am ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 25, 2017

Ex-Militants score Buhari administration high

Beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), have urged ex-militants to support Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, and his policies for ...

AzeezMarch 17, 2017

Four ex-militants employed as university lecturers

by Azeez Adeniyi Four ex- militants who graduated with First Class Honours have been employed as university lecturers. This was ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

FG resumes payments to ex-militants – Official

The Federal Government has resumed payments of cash stipends to former Niger Delta, Reuters reports. Piriye Kiyaramo, an officer in ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 12, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news to monitor today 1. Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia  U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2016

Amnesty programme won’t take more ex-militants – Boroh

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.- Gen. Paul Boroh (retd), on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 27, 2016

22 ex-miltants now aircraft engineers – Amnesty Office

22 ex-militants, beneficiaries of the foreign education programme of the Presidential Amnesty Office have graduated as Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and had returned ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 31, 2016

FG to start paying ex-militants from Monday

The Federal Government has agreed to start paying ex-militants on Monday in line with the amnesty programme. The Special Adviser ...

Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers: Amnesty boss meets with ex-militants (PHOTOS)

As the spate of violence in the Niger Delta region continue to increase, the Special Adviser to the President on ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 5, 2016

How ‘jobless ex-militants’ orchestrate kidnappings, robberies in Lagos

Although unconfirmed, it is believed that unemployed Ijaw/Ilaje ex-militants and militiamen may be behind the spike in crime rate, within ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2016

‘We support ex-militants’ 31-day ultimatum to FG’ – MASSOB

Secessionist group, Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has declared its support for the 31 ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 3, 2016

Vessel hijack: We’ll treat pro-Biafra former militants as ‘criminals’ – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says ‘criminals’, not Pro-Biafran militants, hijacked a merchant vessel off the coast of Nigeria on Friday, January ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 28, 2015

‘We may take forceful steps’ | Ex-militants protest in Port Harcourt (PHOTOS)

Former Niger Delta militants have protested the non-payment of their wages by the Niger Delta Development Commission. The ex-militants, who protested ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2015

‘Keep quiet, you betrayer!’ | Ex Militants attack Edwin Clark over swipe at GEJ

South South leader, Edwin Clark has been described as a betrayer, by ex-militants under the aegis of Niger Delta Liberation Force, (NDLF). ...

Janeth JAugust 29, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Edo APC assassinated, Nigeria Boko Haram sentenced to death, Buhari to pay ex-militants tuition, More stories

Dickson mocks APC, says he is the original agent of change. Leadership Ohanaeze youth, Abaribe criticizes Buhari over lopsided appointment. ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2015

Buhari approves payment of ex-militants’ allowances

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of outstanding allowances to former Niger Delta militants who are beneficiaries of the amnesty ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 5, 2015

Ex-militants make trouble over non-payment of amnesty allowances

On Thursday, some ex-militants in the Niger Delta area protested the non-payment of their allowances by the amnesty office. The ...

Janeth JApril 10, 2015

Ijaw youth wants Gen. Buhari to do one thing…

by Ranti Joseph The Ijaw Youths Congress (IYC) has handed out a 7-point agenda to the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari of ...

Janeth JMarch 14, 2015

Ex-militants can’t understand why Gov. Dickson wants part of their security contracts

by Ranti Joseph Bayelsa state was soaked in tension after the police and protesting ex-militants and their leaders clashed in ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 3, 2015

We won’t accept any threat to Gen. Danjuma – ACF warns Tompolo, others

by Panshak Ibrahim Arewa Consultative Forum, a Northern socio-political organisation, has cautioned Niger Delta ex-militants against threatening erstwhile Chief of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2015

Jonathan is not an Ijaw president – PDP cautions ex-militant leaders

by James Sambo The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has cautioned the Niger-Delta ex-militants who have threatened war and/or secession, if President Goodluck ...

April 14, 2014

Michael Orodare: INEC and its dangerous ‘inconclusive’ theory (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare In 2015, just as INEC has started reciting it that election might not hold in some Northern ...

September 10, 2013

No shaking: MEND assures Atiku of safety in the Niger Delta

by Oge Okonkwo Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, Governor of Rivers state, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and members of the Abubakar ...

September 8, 2013

‘Stay away from Niger Delta’: Ex-militants declare Atiku persona-non-grata over PDP crisis

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been declared a persona-non-grata by leaders of ex-militants in the Niger Delta for threatening ...

April 5, 2013

Reformation: Former Bakassi militants embark on blood donation drive in Calabar, lament exclusion from Amnesty programme

by Rachel Ogbu About 200 former militants in the Bakassi Volunteer Force have donated blood  at the University of Calabar ...

December 8, 2012

Imagine that: Ex-militants take GEJ to court over N63.281bn amnesty money

by Rachel Ogbu Some ex-militants who claim tp be part of thr extended second phase and third phase of the ...

October 17, 2012

Rehabilitation Complete: Ex-militants donate N52.7 million to flood victims

by Isi Esene Former Niger Delta militants, nowadays called agitators, have been so moved by the disastrous flood situation in ...

September 21, 2012

N200m worth of items missing at ex-militants’ camp in Obubra

by Akan Ido There are reports that over N200m worth of items have been carted away during the relocation of ...

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