Tag: Ijaw

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 15, 2014

Analysis: An Ijaw man has been in Aso Rock for four years, but what has changed in the Niger Delta?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This week, President Goodluck Jonathan declared his intention to contest for a second term, and he explained ...

YEditorOctober 24, 2014

How the JTF and Bayelsa LGA have found détente to fight oil theft

by Tony Tamuno The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta has announced that it has started cooperating with ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

Mama militant, 60-year-old oil thief nabbed in Bayelsa

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 60-year-old crude oil thief, Victoria Sorkibulor, has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence ...

YEditorSeptember 15, 2014

Chevron facility occupied by youth demanding compensation for explosion

by Tony Tamuno Youths from Koluama communities in Bayelsa state, have attacked the North Apoi oil platform, operated by Chevron, ...

March 12, 2014

Bankole Eniola: We are Nigeria’s new majority (Part 2) (Y! FrontPage)

by Bankole Eniola The new majority must ensure that our relationships as Nigerians must never again be defined by our ...

March 4, 2014

Bankole Eniola: We are Nigeria’s new majority (Y! FrontPage)

by Bankole Eniola This is a generation that as embraced the diversity of the many parts because we know that ...

February 10, 2014

Opinion: Asari Dokubo is a big fat liar

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Only in Nigeria can the type of Dokubo – an anachronistic belligerent with a shrilled tone that’s ...

February 8, 2014

Opinion: There is no such thing as a united North

by Abdulmalik Ibrahim Tijani However, unlike many a northern youths, I will not be cajoled and hoodwinked into voting out ...

February 7, 2014

Opinion: Why is Edwin Clark scared of Bola Tinubu?

by Idowu Ajanaku In questioning why Tinubu’s daughter has become the IyaOloja and his wife Oluremi is a Senator, Clark ...

February 7, 2014

Opinion: This is why Jonathan is the most criticized president

by Abba Mahmood Those criticising President Jonathan are not doing so because he is Ijaw or a southerner or a ...

February 6, 2014

Opinion: With his incessant calls for war, Asari Dokubo should be arrested

by Ismael Taiwo If Asari can be a drummer of war, the president should remember that there are some people ...

January 21, 2014

Opinion: The political options before us in 2015

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju Jonathan opts out of the 2015 race for fear of upset at the convention, owning to the ...

December 18, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Somebody should shoo Obasanjo off the stage

by Okey Ndibe Somebody ought to shoo Mr. Obasanjo off the stage. He must leave us in peace to focus ...

November 18, 2013

Sad news: INC President Sekibo slumps and dies

by Adeola Balogun The death has occurred of the President of the Ijaw National Congress (INC), Senator Tari Sekibo. Senator ...

October 15, 2013

Opinion: Prognosis – After the fall of Nigeria

by Fredrick Nwabufor After the country falls, the same problems in entombed Nigeria persist in the emergent nations because new ...

August 7, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Lagos deportations and crisis of citizenship

by Okey Ndibe There’s some irony in the fact that Governor Fashola has done far more than most Igbo governors ...

May 4, 2013

APC merger: The Yorubas are committing political suicide – Asari Dokubo

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujadid Asari Dokubo, has declared that the emerging merger ...

April 29, 2013

9 oil workers abducted by suspected militants in Bayelsa State

by Rachel Ogbu Nine oil workers of Octopus Clan Nigerian Limited and the Deck Oil Servicing Company along the Ikebiri ...

April 23, 2013

Opinion: Beyond our ethnic and religious differences

by Abd’Raqeeb Salako The unfortunate thing is that the moment we start fighting these ethno-religious battles, we are winning the ...

April 8, 2013

We did it: MEND claims responsibility for killing of 12 policemen

Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta on Sunday claimed that its fighters killed the 12 policemen whose boat ...

January 18, 2013

Opinion: Let me tell you what you will see if you take a trip to Yenagoa

by Bayo Olopohunda For a first-time visitor, what will forcefully unearth Yenagoa’s palpably unnatural guise are the slums that sandwich ...

October 24, 2012

Opinion: Tam David-West and the danger of criticism

by Sabella Abidde Criticism, in short, is more than a right; it is an act of patriotism, a higher form ...

August 16, 2012

It’s official: Gov. Dickson signs Bayelsa anthem, coat of arms into law

by Stanley Azuakola Critics are still criticising; but the Bayelsa State government, under the leadership of Governor Seriake Dickson, is ...

August 14, 2012

Ijaw youth demand automatic employment from Chevron, threaten violence

by Akan Ido The uncomfortable unemployment situation in the country has taken a new turn as the Kombot Employment Front, ...

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