SHOCKING! Meet The 34 Nigerian Militants Who Dropped Their AK 47 Guns To Be Top Notch Lawyers

When we talk about things that are unusual and never heard before, this will definitely come up! The facilitator of the Presidential Amnesty Program, Prof Charles Dokubo, has said that 34 ex militants will be called to bar in 2018. He additionally revealed that 207 understudies spread crosswise over 66 organizations in 20 nations were examining different courses. Dokubo additionally expressed that endeavors were being made to draft new approaches to manage tasks of the Onshore Education Unit for the Presidential Amnesty Program.

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Prof Charles Dokubo, the extraordinary counsel to the president on the Niger Delta and facilitator of the Presidential Amnesty Program, has uncovered that around 34 ex-militants would be called to bar this year, 2018. Dokubo, made the exposure amid an intuitive session in Asaba, according to reports. It was assembled that Dokubo, who was spoken to by his exceptional colleague on media, Murphy Ganagana, said 207 understudies spread crosswise over 66 foundations in 20 nations were examining different courses. He said:

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“We have about 34 beneficiaries of this amnesty programme that will be called to bar this year. We visited students sponsored by the Amnesty Programme in London and met with 47 students and recent graduates from 25 institutions in the UK at the Nigeria High Commission. The objective of the visit was to evaluate the students’ academic progress, celebrate those completing their programmes and charge the remaining ones to be good ambassadors of the programme. We also wanted to hear directly from the students, see the progression in their academics and their general well-being, as well as interact with the Nigeria High Commission representatives.

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“Following appeals from students for the amendment of educational policies, particularly for offshore education, some of which had severe negative impact on them, I constituted a policy review committee to undertake the assignment with a view to ensuring that students under the amnesty programme successfully graduate, and for the federal government to reap its investment.”

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Dokubo also disclosed that indications from the committee’s report showed that for the past five years, there have been no policies to guide operations of the Onshore Education Unit. He said efforts were being made to draft new policies.

 

Recall that it was beforehand revealed that five ex aggressors were among the 1,468 legal advisors called to the Nigerian Bar by the Body of Benchers at the International Conference Center, Abuja on July 13, 2017. The fortunate previous aggressors were recognized as Barrister Ajama Ebiwolatei Nimibofa, Barrister Iluyemi Timibra Ernest, Barrister Ogbemerun Adebanjo, Barrister Perekekeme Andrew Efe and Barrister Yanyangbini Eric Pere. They were a part of the aggressors who surrendered their arms and were sent to class under the Presidential Amnesty Program.

The 5 ex-militants were beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAD). Photo credit: PAD

Atiku recruits Ex Niger Delta militants for 2019 presidential elections

Reports suggest that former Vice President and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has approached former Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, with a view to seek his support in the 2019 presidential election.

Atiku is also believed to have met with leader of the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A),  Eshanekpe Israel, a.k.a Akpodoro, who is a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tompolo and Akpodoro belong to two opposing camps in the creeks before now, but with the meeting in Dubai, going by details obtained by this newspaper, Atiku appears to be strongly consolidating in the Niger Delta.

Though Tompolo couldn’t be reached to confirm if overtures had been made to him by the former vice president, Akpodoro stated that Atiku was indeed looking out to unite all ex-agitators in the region.

“He has told us that we all can work together for the good of the region and the country.

“Given the plans he has for the Niger Delta, especially on amnesty, development, and peace in our region, I don’t see how any ex-militant can resist working with Atiku,” Akpodoro said.

According to Akpodoro, the coalition arrived at the decision to support the former vice president in the wake of an elaborate meeting held in Ughelli, Delta State, and a wide-range of consultations with critical stakeholders in the region.

He noted that they were ready to “roll on” with Alhaji Abubakar, describing him as the “flying star” who has all it takes to wrest power from the “spreader of poverty.” The coalition stated that it had adopted as its operational identity, the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-militants and Youths for Atiku/Obi 2019.

Akpodoro said the coalition represented by him had, at a meeting held in Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE) sealed the partnership deal with the former vice president over the weekend. He said there was no going back on their massive mobilisation of the people of the Niger Delta region for Alhaji Abubakar.

He further stated that the coalition was set for what he described as the mother of all rallies in the region to make the coalition’s declaration public. He called on all well-meaning sons and daughters of the Niger Delta region to stand for a better and visionary leader.

This, it noted, would be its nomenclature under which it will be partnering with the Amb. Aliyu Bin Abbas-led Atiku Care Foundation (ACF), with the hope of fusing into the mainstream campaign organisation, if the need arises.

Niger Delta Group Warns Against Re-electing Buhari In 2019. See Why…

A coalition of Niger Delta campaigners have again warned that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would be synonymous with Nigerians signing their own death warrant.

 

 

The group, therefore, declared their support for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi.

 

 

Rising from a meeting in Abuja on Sunday, the agitators, in a statement made available to newsmen, said Buhari came into power without a vision of meaningfully moving the country forward but with the singular mission of seeking revenge against his political foes, thinking that Nigeria was still in military era.

According to them, the administration has recorded abysmal failure in tackling security challenges and creating employment for the unemployed graduates in the country.

 

 

 

The statement read thus: “The coalition views the re-election bid of the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari as signing a death warrant, especially people of the Niger Delta region, and critically analysed unresolved issues, violation of human rights and total failure of the present administration to tackle security challenges and create employment for the unemployed graduates in the country.

 

 

“The meeting examined the activities of the present government and came to conclusion that President Buhari has lost focus, failed the Niger Delta people and Nigeria at large. The information at our disposal shows that President Buhari is not the one in charge of governance in Nigeria, rather the government is being run by some selected cabals in the presidency.

 

 

“Therefore, we advise Nigerians to think twice and vote out Buhari. President Buhari came into power without any plan and vision for the country; the only plan he has was revenge against his political foes, thinking that Nigeria is still in military era.

 

 

“We declare our total support for the Atiku Abubakar/Peter Obi joint ticket and we, therefore, warn the Northern youths to desist from demanding the substitution of Mr. Peter Obi. Nigerians need a Vice President that can assist the President in job creation, security of lives & properties, uphold the sanctity.

“We vehemently condemn the recent launch of Operation Crocodile Smile by Nigerian Army in the Niger Delta region. This is coming at the time that the government has enjoyed absolute peace in the region.”

Ex-militants to support Buhari’s re-elction in 2019 as Dokubo rallies support

Ex-militants under the platform of the Coalition of Progressive Niger Delta ex-militants (CPNDE) yesterday rose from an emergency meeting in Lagos with a resolve to work for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The ex-militants said their decision to support Buhari’s second term bid was based on his efforts at deepening peace and stability in the Niger Delta by initiating meaningful projects and enhancement of human capital development through the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

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In a statement signed by its President Edeinowei Galabagalaba and Secretary, Gbobgo Eduobor, the group dismissed threats by a self-styled General Isreal Eshanekpe Akporodo to work against President Buhari’s re-election. It said Akporodo’s threat was an effort at seeking political patronage.

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“The so-called National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-agitators which Akporodo claims to lead, is a phantom group merely on the pages of newspapers to promote his personal interest. He lacks the capacity to drive a process that would negatively affect the political fortunes of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta region.

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We are resolute in our decision to ensure victory for Buhari in the Niger Delta in the 2019 presidential election. Towards this end, we have commenced consultative meetings to forge a common front. The Coalition of Progressive Niger Delta Ex-Militants, comprising several genuine camp leaders and their foot soldiers affirm our unwavering support for President Buhari”.

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Only last month, Prof. Charles Dokubo, the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has advised Niger Delta ex-agitators to support the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Dokubo gave the advice in a statement issued by Mr Murphy Ganagana, Special Assistant to the Coordinator, Media on Wednesday in Abuja at the end of his meeting with the 31 leadersof the ex-agitators.

Image result for Charles DokuboHe said it is imperative for the people of Niger Delta to be at the mainstream politically to regain losses occasioned by being at the periphery.

“I want all of us to think deep and fast on what we will benefit if our people do not support this administration and bring back President Buhari; the alternative will be too ghastly to even contemplate. “This programme is on and for me, this government has been so reliable; we just have a little hitch in the releases, but the support of this government for the programme is enormous,” he added.

Image result for Charles DokuboAccording to him, some politicians can offer juicy gifts to people to secure their support for the 2019 election. “They can tell you all sorts and promise you heaven on earth, but let us be focused and move this programme to greater heights and achieve all that we have set for ourselves and make the Niger Delta great again. “These are political times and there is temptation. There are people parading themselves as leaders,” he said.

Just in: Niger Delter group vow to work against Buhari re-election in 2019

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the presidential election is the top of the bunch, and incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari will also also be in contention and a group of ex-militant in Niger Delta have vowed to go against president Buhari.

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National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators, NCNDE-A, under the leadership of Eshanekpe Israel, has vowed to work against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming general election, describing him as a disappointment to the group and the entire Niger Delta region.

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According to the erstwhile pro-Buhari group, the President has shown enough disdain for the youths and ex-militants under the aegis of the NCNDE-A, noting that the group worked to install President Buhari with promises by him to better the lots of members of the group.

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Akpodoro said: “Rather than reward our hard work and loyalty, President Buhari had engaged in selective patronage along tribal lines, which will work against him in the 2019 presidential election.”

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The pact between Israel, who doubles as the Coordinator of Urhobo Youth Forum For Change, UYFC, and President Buhari, the Coalition said, dated back to 2013 when both leaders met and discussed in his Kaduna home.

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He said the coalition was in discussion with a more reliable candidate for the 2019 presidential contest, stating that it was fed up with a government that lacked vision and purposeful leadership.

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2019: Buhari Under Serious TENSION As Niger Delta Ex-militants Make Shocking Declaration Ahead Of Elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections which is a few shorts months away, a very powerful group has taken a stand against the presidential ambition of the current president of the country, Mohammadu Buhari. The Ex-Niger Delta activists have promised not to vote in favor of President Buhari in 2019.

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Buhari is the APC’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general races. The ex-militants asserted that the president frustrated the young in the Niger Delta area National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators, (NCNDE-An), under the authority of Eshanekpe Israel, has said it would not bolster President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-appointment offer in 2019. It was reported that the gathering said the president has frustrated them and the whole Niger Delta.

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It was assembled that the gathering said President Buhari has sufficiently demonstrated despise for the young people and ex-activists under the aegis of the NCNDE-A, taking note of that the gathering worked indefatigably to introduce Buhari with the guarantee to better the loads of individuals from the gathering in support and build up the Niger Delta for development and strengthening of the adolescents from the locale.

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He said, “Rather than reward hard work and loyalty to him by members and leaders of the NCNDE-A, president Buhari, engaged in selective patronage, along tribal lines.” He included that the alliance is talking about with “a better and more reliable candidate for the 2019 presidential election,” reiterating that it is “fed up with a government that lacks vision and purposeful leadership.”

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In the interim, it had been already detailed that the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said it isn’t in a rush to underwrite either President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the presidential applicant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), or the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) hopeful, previous VP Atiku Abubakar, in front of the 2019 presidential decision. The secretary – general of the ACF, Anthony Sani, in a meeting with newsmen expressed that the northern body was of the view that there were other presidential competitors of northern extraction from other political gatherings who may require support as well.

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As indicated by Sani, the discussion can’t stand to disregard alternate competitors to the detriment of Buhari or Atiku. He noticed that the development of the two applicants from the northern locale was delighting, including that it would make insignificant the well established legislative issues of personality. The ACF secretary said this would make ready for “real issues of genuine concern to ordinary Nigerians.”

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He said: “Though Atiku and Buhari have emerged as presidential candidates of the two main political parties, it is important to note that there are other presidential candidates of northern extraction in some other political parties who cannot be ignored.” Not at all like the skillet Yoruba socio-social gathering, Afenifere, which wanted to underwrite a yet unidentified competitor, Sani demanded that it was not practicable for the discussion to support the hopeful of a political gathering. He said:

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“What the ACF does is to enlighten the electorate about the qualities to look for in candidates who can provide purposeful and effective leadership. It will further enlighten the public about the party manifestos that can deliver on what most northerners share. In the case of the incumbent president, the performance of the administration by way of fair and realistic assessment of progress against plans by the government for the purpose of informed judgment on election day is expected to form part of the enlightenment of voters.” 

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Then, it was already revealed that the national administrator of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, on Saturday, October 13, encouraged Nigerians to cast their votes in favor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) presidential applicant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in 2019 general races.

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Late Ken Saro Wiwa’s Daughter Comes After Oil Exploration Companies In The Niger Delta

Late Ken Saro-Wiwa  is a man who cannot be forgotten in a hurry in Nigerian history. He was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist who died in November 1995 by hanging in 1995, after he was sentenced for his alleged involvement in the murder of four Ogoni chiefs, during Sani Abacha’s regime. He died fighting for the common man and his sacrifice cannot be erased from our memories easily. And now, it seems that his daughter has taken after him, stepping in his footsteps to change what she perceives wrong.

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Zina Saro-Wiwa, daughter of the late environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa has communicated her frustration over the negative impacts of oil exploration in the Niger Delta. Zina, who is presently holding her first solo display appear in London, in a talk which she had recently, cried foul at how fishing and farming activities have been disturbed because of oil extraction.

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In her own words, she said: “We don’t control the oil that is extracted and exported from under our feet, and our fishing and farming have been severely disrupted as a result of extractive processes. It’s a shame that oil was found somewhere as verdant and fecund as the Niger Delta. It would’ve been better if this had happened somewhere unpopulated, such as in a desert. But this is where the oil is, and it is in this contested landscape that I have made an artistic intervention.

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“I’d been a radio and TV journalist in my past. But when approaching the Niger Delta—the place of my birth—the experience was so overwhelming for me that a journalistic lens wasn’t ever going to be fulfilling. That’s a large part of the reason why art attracted me. It gave me the latitude and the space to allow the Niger Delta to speak to me and speak through me. I wasn’t willing to go there with anything fixed in mind—I wanted the place to tell me what it wanted to say.”

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A few weeks ago, Zina Saro-Wiwa had said she was not able to grieve for her dad until 10 years after his demise. The New-York based artist said her dad’s passing came to her as a stun, which made her to get rid of anything that brought recollections of him. She said her choice to deliver a narrative about her dad’s inheritance sent her on an adventure of recovery, which helped her to deal with his demise. She said,

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“I didn’t move into art consciously. It proved to be the only strategy that allowed me to deal with what had happened to me and my family and Nigeria. For 10 years after my father’s execution, I hadn’t really mourned him and chose to cut myself off from anything that surrounded his legacy, as there seemed to be no real space for me within it. He became an international symbol, rather than my father.

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“When I was ready to deal with it I thought that making a documentary about him would be the way for me to reclaim some of his memory and to forge a connection with Nigeria. But every time I went to a pitching meeting at a production company I would break down sobbing. I eventually made a video that dealt directly with my inability to mourn my father’s death: Sarogua Morning (2011).

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“It was a video performance where I shaved my head and forced myself to cry and mourn in front of the camera. That was the film I needed to make. Not a documentary. This work gave me agency, resilience. It made me research mourning cultures around the world and in Ogoniland. It made me think about the relationship between performance and catharsis; it commented on the gap between the public and private sphere when it came to mourning his death. It was also painful and very hard work. But I could reframe history and emotion and connect them any way I wanted to through this device. Art was and is a gift.”

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EFCC makes shocking revelations on how 80 per cent of Niger Delta revenues diverted to private bank accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that 80 per cent of revenues meant for projects in the Niger Delta region always end up in private bank accounts.

The South-South Zonal Head of EFCC, Mr. Nnaghe Itam, also stated that a large percentage of projects captured in the budgets of some states in the oil-rich region were either not implemented or abandoned due to corruption.

Itam explained that corruption had remained the primary cause of underdevelopment in the region and even in Nigeria.

He spoke at a stakeholders’ regional conference organised in Port Harcourt by Social Action, a non-governmental organisation, in collaboration with the African Centre for Media and Literacy and the MacArthur Foundation.

The agency’s zonal head pointed out that to achieve any meaningful development in Nigeria, corruption must be defeated.

“As a commission, the passion of the Acting Chairman (of the EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, is to get rid of corruption in all its ramifications if any meaningful progress or development is to be achieved in Nigeria.

“Estimates of up to 80 per cent of government revenues and budget allocations end up in private bank accounts of approximately one per cent of Nigerians, who are linked to political power.

“As high as 80 per cent of projects mentioned in annual state budgets within the region are either abandoned or never implemented,” Itam said.

The EFCC head maintained that the commission was intensifying efforts in advocating continuity of projects by successive governments.

In her remarks, the Director of Programmes, Social Action, Mrs. Vivian Bellonwu-Okafor, stated that though over N7tn had accrued to states in the Niger Delta between 1999 and 2016, not much infrastructural development was on the ground.

She identified corruption, through reckless management of resources, as a major problem affecting the development of the Niger Delta region.

“Records have it that over N7tn accrued to the states and local governments in the nine Niger Delta states in 18 years from 1999 to 2016, based on the 13 per cent derivation principle.

“We, therefore, believe that the more significant problem of the region has not been primarily lack of resources, but rather lack of proper management or outright recklessness in the manner of deployment and management of these resources,” she said.

Bellonwu-Okafor said the purpose of the conference was to promote accountability in creating awareness on mismanagement of public funds by government officials.

“Our 2017 Citizens’ Report on budgets of selected states in Nigeria with a particular focus on the Niger Delta region, titled ‘Abandoned Projects’, reveals a continuation of a pattern of very low capital expenditure performances noticed over the years, despite the increasing level of Nigeria’s foreign reserves.

“The EFCC in June 2018 had promised to visit the Niger Delta region to investigate abandoned Niger Delta Development Commission projects, prosecute those responsible and recover the public funds embezzled in the process,” she added.

“Vote for only candidates that support restructuring”-Ijaw leader tells Niger Delta People

Foremost Ijaw nationalist, Chief Edwin Clark, has ask people of the Niger Delta not to vote for any politician that does not support the restructuring of the country. He said however that they must be careful not to fall for politicians who merely mouth restructuring without really meaning it.

Clark said the people must ask the presidential candidates about their manifestoes to determine whether it meets the aspirations of the Niger Delta before supporting them.

“If it says restructuring, then vote for that person,” he advised, adding: If this country is restructured, within 10 years, the pattern of life will change.

Speaking while receiving leaders of various youth councils in the region led by the President General of the Niger Delta Nationalities Youth Leaders Council, Peretubo Oweilaemi, at his Asokoro Abuja residence on Wednesday, he regretted that the Niger Delta has been marginalised in the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) even though it produces 98 per cent of the crude oil. “The thing we produce in our area feeds the whole country. Yet, we are beggars in our own country.

 

“Could you imagine a situation whereby nine directors in NNPC appointed by President Buhari, six of them are Northerners including the Chief of Staff (to the president), one from South West, one from Niger Delta with all the oil we produce in is country,” he said.

The same thing he said happened in the appointment of NNPC General Managers, which he said had 10 from the North, two from the South West, two from the South-South and none from the East. He pointed out that Imo and Abia states which also produce crude oil got no representation.

He said out the 55 Managers appointed, 36 came from the North and while the remaining were spread among the other parts of the country. “So, they control the oil, they maintain it and what do they say? ‘we are ungrateful for anything they give to us, we are troublemakers and so on,” he added.

Clark further stated: “Today, some people say oil flowed from the desert and came to our area, we don’t own it. They won it. They are now managing it. “We are saying, restructure this country. If you restructure the country, whatever is produced in your area, you manage it at your own pace,” he asserted.

The elder statesman, however, appealed to the youths to remain calm, saying that with God on their side, they will prevail. He said the country must be restructured to allow all the component parts to develop at its own pace as it was in the first republic. The one time Federal Commissioner of Education observed that there is the perception that the country as it is now is “lopsided, deliberately constituted to oppress some people,” saying that the people must continue to speak their minds.

Chief Clark, whose residence was searched by the police last Tuesday, said he decided to accept the police apology over the incident because he wanted to avert war in the Niger Delta.

 

 

He said: “So, they (police) came and apologised, they disowned those boys but I said don’t. We are no fills. Those boys have no powers to come and search my house.

“When they were here, somebody her phoned an Assistant Inspector General of Police and he answered.

“When my people went to their office, the boys did not stop on their own, they took them to their boss. So, don’t lie to me. But the apology, I have accepted it because of Nigerians. “And if I don’t, problem will take place in the Niger Delta. I hear the boys and the girls are already gathering in Port Harcourt, in Yenegoa, WARRI and so on, even up to Arogbo in Ondo state.

“I have to accept it their apology in the interest of peace and in the interest of our country. But go and make it public. And so, they did.”

 

 

He affirmed that he had written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari demanding that the matter be investigated to fish out those who were responsible for it. Clark said instead of embarrassing him, the police only succeeded in embarrassing themselves.

In his remark, the leader of the delegation demanded that the police publicly parade the officers involved in the search of Clark’s residence, otherwise, it would be seen that the police lied. He said the people of the Niger Delta wanted to know the officers and be assured that they were not merely moved by the police to continue their service other areas.

N’Delta militants issue December deadline for relocation of IOCs headquarters

Except international oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region relocate their headquarters to the region, Niger Delta militants may resume hostilities in that region.

This was disclosed by the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators on Wednesday, saying the refusal of the IOC to relocate will force them back to the creeks to resume their suspended agitation.

The coalition, which also condemned the invasion of the Abuja home of Chief Edwin Clark, described it as an attempt to assassinate Clark for championing the course of the Niger Delta people.

A statement signed by leaders of the militant groups that make up the coalition warned IOCs that failed to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta before December 2018 to stop operation or be ready to face the consequences.

The signatories of the statement included John Duku, leader of Niger Delta Watchdogs and the Convener of the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators; Ekpo Ekpo (Niger Delta Volunteers), Osarolor Nedam (Niger Delta Warriors), Henry Etete (Niger Delta Peoples Fighters) and Asukwo Henshaw (Bakassi Freedom Fighters).

According to the coalition, it had played its part by holding onto its pledge to cease fire, adding that with the resumption of hostilities, the agitators would force national oil production to 200 barrels per day within one month.

The militants also condemned the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill into law, describing it as an attempt to forcefully control the Niger Delta resources by proxy.

The statement read: “We view, analyse and also condemn in strongest terms the unwarranted order by the Federal Government and the Inspector-General of Police to invade the Abuja home of Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, with the aim of assassinating him for championing restructuring and the course of the Niger Delta people.

 

“The recent attempt on the life of Chief E. K. Clark is one of the attempts on the people in the Southern and Middle Belt Forum penciled down for assassination or frame-up by this administration through the office of the Inspector- General of Police, conniving with some top government functionaries from the Niger Delta region, including two former governors who just defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

“Our intelligence further revealed that some of the people under the government’s watch list that would either be assassinated or framed up are Obong Victor Attah, Dr Alfred Mulade, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd.), Senator Bassey Henshaw, Mr Yinka Odumakin, Prof Chigozie Ogbu, Dr Isuwa Dogo and others for attempting to stand against the killings across the country as well as their stance on restructuring.

“We hereby issue an ultimatum that any oil company that fails to relocate its headquarters to the Niger Delta between now and December 2018 should stop operation and vacate the Niger Delta region or face the consequences.

“The coalition wishes to state here clearly that we had fulfilled our part by maintaining total peace and ceasefire in the Niger Delta since 2017 as advised by the Niger Delta elders and leaders, the oil output during the period have increased tremendously.”