Nigerian Army Confirms Death of Soldier, 4 Policemen in Ikorodu Ambush

The Nigerian Army in Lagos on Sunday confirmed the death of a soldier and four policemen in an ambush by suspected criminal gangs in Ishawo Community in Ikorodu. The confirmation was made in a statement by 81 Division’s Acting Deputy Director, Public Relations, Lt.-Col. Olaolu Saudi. “At about 3 a.m. on Sunday, April 9, a…

Militant leader, Moroco orders subjects to cease fire

Ex-militant leader, Gen. Wilfred Moroco, today urged his subjects under the aegis of Niger Delta United Group to shun every form of violence against critical oil facilities within the region and wait for outcome of the negotiation with Presidential Amnesty Office. Moro gave the order today during a chat with DAILY POST at the Nigeria…

Ohaneze condemns mistreatment of pro-biafran groups by security operatives, says Boko Haram, militants treated fairly

The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to pay the necessary attention to pro-Biafra groups in order to end agitation for Biafra. Nwodo made the appeal while addressing Igbos resident in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Ohanaeze Ndigbo President-General wondered why security operatives arrested and killed members…

OPC furious over soldier’s kidnap, vows to smoke out militants

“We are taking no more chances. I think our tolerance has been mistaken for cowardice and it is time to act. Now we are ready to join hands with the relevant security forces to smoke out all militants that have constituted themselves as the tail troubling the dog of Lagosians all these while. “We have…

Militant group arrests, parades wanted gang leader, notorious criminal

Bakassi Strike Force, BSF, has arrested two notorious criminals and their gang leader. The development is said to be in its “support for the Federal Government’s initiative towards the security of lives and property of residents in Niger Delta.” The two were allegedly responsible for cases of kidnappings, armed robbery and other criminalities in Calabar,…

Sack NDDC board or we make Niger Delta ungovernable – Militants tell Buhari

A militant group known as the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, has warned the Federal Government to sack the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, or it will make the region ungovernable. NDRC gave the call in a statement issued by its spokesperson, WOI Izon-Ebi, on Friday. According to the statement, the separatist…

Lay down your arms – Delta Monarch urges Niger Delta Militants

The Pere of Akugbene-Mein Kingdom, HRM. S.P. Luke JP , Pere Kalanama VIII has urged militants and all aggrieved stakeholders in the Niger Delta Region of to lay down their arms and give the President muhammadu Buhari a chance to develop the region. The Pere gave the advice while giving a remark at the conferment…

JTF Troops Arrest 10 Suspected Militants

The Nigeria military has arrested 10 suspected militants terrorizing various creeks in Cross Rivers, Niger Delta region, and recovered weapons from them. Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS), carried out the operation which led to the arrest. The soldiers intercepted and recovered cache of arms and ammunition in one of their…

Rivers Elections: Ex-militant leader preaches peace

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State Ex-militant leader in Rivers, Chief Ateke Tom, has called on the people of the state to be peaceful during the Dec. 10 re-run elections in some parts of the state. Tom, who made the call in Port Harcourt on Monday while fielding questions from newsmen, said that peace remained…