Tag: militancy

Dele BenjaminMay 31, 2016

‘Tompolo, your people are suffering’ – Niger Delta Avengers write back

Pipeline terrorists, Niger Delta Avengers, have responded to the letter written by the former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo ...

Azubuike AzikweMay 31, 2016

Governor Wike reveals details of ‘private meeting’ with Buhari

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on May 16, had a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa ...

Mazi EmekaMay 22, 2016

‘Buhari deserves more time’ | MEND is in full support of this president

Militant group, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), on Sunday, condemned the activities of the Niger ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 4, 2016

Niger Delta pipeline bombers ‘arrested by JTF’

Nigeria troops operating in the Niger Delta region, on Thursday, disclosed that they have arrested suspected bombers of oil installations ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 19, 2015

“Threaten the peace of Niger Delta and be treated like a common criminal” | Ateke Tom has a word for Asari Dokubo

by Iyobosa Omoregie Former Commander, Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND, Chief Ateke Tom, says the defeat of ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 2, 2015

Should we be worried? Asari-Dokubo is talking about a return to the militant days

by Iyobosa Omoregie Mujahid Asari-Dokubo says himself and other Niger-Delta militants may be compelled to return to the creeks, owing ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 11, 2014

@MaxSiollun: Isaac Adaka Boro and the Niger-Delta (Y! History)

by Max Siollun Niger Delta armed insurrection did not begin with MEND, Henry Okah or Asari-Dokubo.  Decades before them an Ijaw ...

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 ...

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 ...

October 23, 2013

Femi Aribisala: The “Goodluck” called Nigeria

by Femi Aribisala Jonathan’s biggest legacies are already unfolding. He is the first South-South president. Under him, giant strides are ...

August 30, 2013

Not good: Economist Group ranks Lagos as 4th worst city in the world

Lagos is the fourth worst city in the world, Economist Intelligence Unit, EIU, an independent forecasting and advisory business within ...

August 19, 2013

Opinion: Crude oil theft, organised crime and the Niger-Delta environment

by Jaye Gaskia In 2009 and 2010, the figures claimed ranged 100,000 barrels per day to 200,000 barrels per day ...

April 28, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Militancy and the politics of hypocrisy

by Simon Kolawole Speaking out against injustice and highhandedness, no matter what part of the country is at the receiving ...

March 11, 2013

Opinion: Why neither amnesty nor ceasefire will work with Boko Haram

by Mark Amaza Shekau has expressed confidence in gaining victory in the ‘divine war’ he is leading; hence, there is ...

January 9, 2013

Is Boko Haram slowing down? – Let’s go through the facts together…

by Joachim MacEbong There is evidence that we may have turned a corner against the insurgents.   In an article last ...

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