Tompolo birthday: Irate Ijaw youths clash, disrupt event

Irate Youths allegedly loyal to factional president of Ijaw Youth Council,IYC, Barr. Peretubo Oweilaemi and Mr. Eric Omare Esq, Wednesday clashed and disrupted the birthday bash of ex-militant leader, High Chief Oweizide Government Ekpemupolo AKA Tompolo, DAILY POST is reporting. Many valuables were destroyed as guests scaled through the fence of the hotel, venue of…

Governor Dickson: We Will Remain Grateful To The Abacha Family

‎Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Wednesday said the Ijaw nation would forever remain grateful to the Abacha family for the creation Bayelsa, an homogeneous Ijaw speaking state. Dickson stated this in a statement on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Mrs. Maryam Abacha, wife of Nigeria’s late former Head of State, Vanguard reports.……

Ijaw HOSTCOM urges Chevron to provide Kokodiagbene community electricity

The Ijaw Ethnic Nationality of Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSTCOM) Oil & Gas has urged Oil Multinational, Chevron Nigeria Limited to provide electricity for Kokodiagbene community in Gbaramatu, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State. The community had recently handed down the company a fourteen-day ultimatum which elapsed since last weekend to ensure it’s…

Ijaw, Itsekiri leaders fight dirty over citing of Maritime Varsity

Leaders of Gbaramatu Community, an Ijaw speaking area and Omadino Community, an Itsekiri speaking area, both in Delta South Senatorial District of Delta State, on Tuesday, clashed during a public hearing at the Senate, over the citing of the Maritime University of Nigeria. Trouble started when the Senate Committee chairman on Tertiary Education, Senator Jibrin…

Busted! Police Arrests Kidnappers Of Turkish School Children And Members Of Staff

Suspects Of Turkish School Kidnappers The Nigeria Police nabbed kidnappers of Turkish school children and three (3) members of staff and recovered one million two hundred thousand naira ransom money through a joint operation by Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) led by AIG Kayode Aderanti, AIG Zone 2. Ag. CP Don N. Awunah, Force…

We’re fighting for justice, we’re not terrorists, Ijaw tells Buhari

Ijaw National Congress (INC), a socio-cultural organisation of the Ijaw ethnic nationalities, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to treat the Niger Delta people’s demands for equity as act of terrorism. This is as the group advised the Federal Government to ignore calls by some groups and individuals that he should treat the Niger…

Clark moves to settle Jonathan, Okah brothers’ rift over N5bn suit

An Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark has put in motion, machinery to settle the rift between the former President Goodluck Jonathan, and the Okah brothers. The former militants group, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, made this known Sunday, when it stated that it accepted moves to settle the N5 billion…