Tag: Ijaw

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

We won’t bomb oil facilities again, but we won’t surrender – Militants

A militant group, New Delta Avengers, has rescinded on it’s decision to launch attacks on oil facilities in Delta State ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

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

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. $2.1bn arms deal: ‘Ex-Air chief’s son forfeits 20 cars’ The ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

Niger Delta, Ijaw not part of Biafra | Ijaw youth tells MASSOB

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has said the South-South region is not part of Biafra. The group called on the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Dear Northern Provocateur, was Buhari Ijaw when he fought for Yar’Adua’s Impeachment?

by Peregrino Brimah Honestly! Tell me you are not sick and tired of these kinds of people…these ethnojingingoists. These sworn ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

Gunmen behead 1 in attack on Delta community

Gunmen on Friday beheaded a 36-year old man, Mr. Gabriel Sibe, an indigene of Isaba, an Ijaw community in Warri ...

Isime EseneNovember 4, 2016

PROFILE: Why Patience Jonathan’s way is the authentic Nigerian way

Patience Ibifaka Jonathan. Indigene of Oba Ama, Okirika community, Rivers state. Wedded to Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Otuoke, Bayelsa state. ...

RoqeebahOctober 27, 2016

BLOOD MONEY IV: History of ethnic clashes in Delta

Mophoto via JohannesIn Nigeria, the gift is a curse. That the country is a culturally diverse society with over 500 ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 8, 2016

‘I have no business whatsoever with the Niger Delta Avengers’ – IYC President

The President of Ijaw Youth Coucil, Udengs Eradiri, on Sunday, denied that he was the spokesperson of the Niger Delta ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 31, 2016

FG’s dialogue with militants ‘will not work’ – Ijaw leaders

Ijaw leaders, on Saturday, called on the federal government to withdraw its troops from all occupied Ijaw land while decrying the destruction of oil ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Opinion: The Yoruba people, Ijaws and true federalism

by Shenge Rahman Akanbi The recent meeting between some Yoruba politicians in old and new Afenifere and some leaders of the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 26, 2016

According to the ‘grapevine’, Buhari will lead Niger Delta peace talks

President of the Ijaw Youth Council, Udens Eradiri, on Saturday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has offered to meet with ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

Armed Ijaw youths invade Ben Bruce’s radio station in Bayelsa

Some members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide (IYC) on Thursday, invaded Rhythm FM radio station in Yenogoa, Bayelsa over ...

Mazi EmekaJune 23, 2016

‘Buhari should lead negotiation with militants’ – IYC

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide (IYC), on Wednesday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to personally lead the negotiation with Niger ...

Mazi EmekaJune 19, 2016

How over 100 militants invaded Ogun village, left corpses behind

About 15 people are said to have died in Imushin community of the Ogijo area of Ogun State after suspected militants, ...

Isime EseneJune 8, 2016

Opinion: Legitimate grievances, secessionist impulses and selfish ethnic interests

by Dele Awogbeoba A cursory look at the Niger Delta and the damage done to its environment as a result ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 1, 2016

‘Massive genocide in Ijaw land’ | Youths cry out

A group, Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), on Tuesday, raised an alarm over what it described as genocidal attacks against the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

“We are not at war” | Ijaw association responds to Odua Defenders Union

Following the threat made by the Oodua Defenders Union (ODU) to the Niger Delta Avengers, the Ijaw Development Association (IDA) has berated ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

“It is nonsensical” | Ijaw Youth Council says Jonathan has nothing to do with Avengers

The Ijaw Youths Council Worldwide has rejected the notion by an ex-militant, Israel Akpodoro, that former President Goodluck Jonathan founded ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 9, 2016

Opinion: Electoral Abracadabra and the tale of two LGAs

Desperation to win elections in Nigeria is not in decline one bit. After the gracefulness of accepting defeat without a ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 25, 2016

‘Ijaw is Biafra’ – Asari Dokubo

Mujahid Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Front, says the name ‘Biafra’ originated from Ijaw land. Dokubo ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 23, 2016

‘Tompolo is not a criminal… he’s a symbol of Ijaw struggle’

Chief Godspower Gbenekama, has said that regardless of what people think about former Niger Delta militant leader, ‘Tompolo’ Ekpemupolo- he ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2016

‘Ijaw, Igala, others are part of Biafra’ – IPOB

Secessionist group, Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MOSSOB), has called on South East and South South ...

Janeth JFebruary 16, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘Buhari’s men frustrating anti-corruption war’ | ‘Hillary Clinton barked like a dog’ | More stories

NSGF says Shehu Sani is ignorant over foreign loan. Leadership Yahaya Bello sacks all Perm Secretaries. Vanguard Check corruption, dwindling ...

Janeth JDecember 15, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Subsidy, going, going…| Oshiomhole, the spiritual master| Trump soars to new pathetic heights | More stories

FG to withdraw subsidy in 2016, petrol to sell at N97. This Day FG assures youths of job creation. Leadership ...

Janeth JDecember 9, 2015

Bayelsa APC members protest cancellation of election result (PHOTOS)

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yenagoa are protesting against the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

Janeth JOctober 29, 2015

These are the contracts, benefits Edwin Clark got from Jonathan – Ijaw group

Reacting to Edwin Clark’s statement that he did not benefit anything from former President, Goodluck Jonathan, a group, Ijaw Justice Forum ...

Janeth JOctober 8, 2015

‘Buhari as Minister of Petroleum is unconstitutional’

Ijaw People Development Initiative (IPDI) and National Association of Izon Ebe Students, have collectively criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to be ...

Janeth JJuly 26, 2015

The Ijaw Youth Council believe Buhari plans to bomb the Niger Delta

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has said that it had uncovered plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to send federal troops ...

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 ...

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 ...

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