Niger Delta activist Asari Dokubo recently spoke concerning the nation during his interview with Chukwudi Akasike. During the interview, the activist discussed the issue of insecurity bedevilling the country and Sheikh Gumi's comparison of bandits and Niger Delta militants. Asari Dokubo has revealed that the younger sister of his friend's wife was kidnapped, and she has not been released despite the payment of ransom to her abductors.
An oil field was located in the Niger Delta, in the year 1956 and that's the same place where the Ogoni people live. The popular oil company identified as Shell came to Niger Delta because of the Oil. They were told that no harm would be done to them or their land, shell also promised some financial benefits to the people of Ogoni during the exploitation of oil from the area.
Akpabio Clarifies His Position On 2023 Presidency, Reveals His Assignment As Minister Of Niger Delta
The minister of Niger Delta, Chief Godswill Akpabio has silenced all insinuations that point to his interest in contesting for the Presidency in 2023. Chief Godswill Akpabio clarified this when he responded to a program anchored on Channels TV which referred to him as a Presidential hopeful. Akpabio requested that his name be struck off the list of Nigerians hoping to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming elections in 2023.
Today's Headlines: 13,243 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender, We’re Not Violent Herders-Fulani Christians
13,243 Boko Haram terrorists, families surrender The Defence headquarters, Thursday, said 13, 243 Boko Haram terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai with a view to escaping the combined air and land assault of their hideouts and enclaves in the Sambisa forest and Lake Chad fringes.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the Minister of Niger Delta Affair, Godswill Akpabio, has been at loggerhead for quite some time now. Photo credit: Peoples Gazette Wike and Akpabio have been attacking each other in the last few months over issues of Niger Delta and party differences.
Popular political figure in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, Asari Dokubo recently had an interview with Chukwudi Akasike of the Punch News. In the interview, Asari Dokubo discussed how the younger sister of his friend's wife was kidnapped, and how she is yet to be released even after they paid ransom to her abductors.
The Death of Chief S.Y Mamamu a colossal loss to the IJaw Nation says Otuaro. Deputy Governor Barrister Kingsley Otuaro expressed his grief when he paid a condolence visit to the Mamamu family in Warri, Delta State. Barrister Otuaro said the news of the death of Chief S.Y Mamamu came to him as a rude shock.
2020 was the year of the COVID-19 which crippled socio-economic activities around the world. However, the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), a Nigerian non-profit organization established in 2010, and its partners helped multi-sector market actors to create a joint-market response to the pandemic that lessened the negative impacts on thousands of poor smallholder farmers and small businesses in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region.
According to gcfrng.com, Eshanekpe Israel, also known as Akpodoro, who is the national chairman of the National Coalition of Former Niger Delta Agitators (NCFNDEA) has admonished the federal government (FG) to change its approach to tackling insecurity in the country from the ineffective reactive method to the effective 21st century effective one that is being used in the developed world.
We Achieved Peace In Niger Delta Through Dialogue, Consultations With Strategic Stakeholders-Akpabio
The Minister, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Saturday disclosed that strategic meetings, consultations with Stakeholders in the Niger Delta Region, coupled with the support of the Federal Government has led to the current peace and stability being enjoyed in the region. Akpabio stated this in his remarks, at the Special Stakeholders Dinner, organized by the Harvest Committee of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Cathedral of Unity, held at the Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
In a recent interview with The Punch's Chukwudi Akasike, Niger Delta activist Asari Dokubo discussed the state of the country. The popular controversial activist spoke on the country's security situation and Sheikh Ahmad Gumi's comparison of bandits and Niger Delta insurgents in the interview. While lamenting the current security situation, Asari Dokubo has revealed that his friend's wife's younger sister was kidnapped and is still not yet to be released despite a ransom payment to her kidnappers.The activist stated that the victim has been held captive by her kidnappers for three weeks.
The upper legislative House of the Nigerian National Assembly, the Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits in the country as terrorists. The Senate asked the president to treat bandits the way he would treat other terrorists. President Muhammadu Buhari. For some times now, marauding bandits have been carrying out their nefarious activities through out the country unchecked.
During a recent interview with Chukwudi Akasike, popular Niger Delta activist, Asari Dokubo addressed a lot of issues affecting the nation as a whole. One of the issues he discussed was Sheikh Gumi's comparison of bandits and Niger Delta Militants. While reacting to the comparison, Asari Dokubo described Sheikh Gumi as a fellow that is not serious.
Today's Headlines: Buhari renews Dikio appointment, Stop ignoring first ladies -Aisha Buhari to media
Photo Credit: Goggle Buhari renews Dikio appointment Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Milland Dikio as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for another one-year tenure. The retired Nigerian Army Colonel was first appointed PAP chief in August 2020. A statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina said despite the challenges, Dikio has been able to “command widespread respect” among Niger Delta stakeholders.
The All Progressive Congress state congresses were held across the country on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The event was held simultaneously in 34 states of the Federation. Congress went smoothly in some states, while others were characterised by violence and disagreement. These are some of the states where violence and parallel congresses occurred.
Popular Niger Delta activist, Asari Dokubo was recently interviewed by Chukwudi Akasike. During the interview, Asari Dokubo spoke about various issues affecting the nation as a whole including the National conference that was held by president Goodluck Jonathan during his regime. Speaking about the conference, the Niger Delta activist said he was opposed to it and he is still opposed to it.
In a report, Asari-Dokubo Mujahid has blasted the southeast region over their agitation for a Biafra republic. According to IgbereTV, the former Niger Delta militant group leader has described the southeast region as barren soil and has no economic contribution whatsoever to the nation. Asari is the leader of the militant group in the south-south region of the country.
Due to the current security situation in the south east, Asari Dokubo, a former militant leader from Niger Delta has referred to the south east as an almost barren soil and a region that has no economic importance to Nigeria. Asari Dokubo stated that the south eastern part of Nigeria has almost no substantial natural resources, he said the south east is almost a barren soil that has no outstanding federal importance.
13,243 Boko Haram terrorists, families surrender —Defence hqrts The Defence headquarters, Thursday, said 13, 243 Boko Haram terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai with a view to escaping the combined air and land assault of their hideouts and enclaves in the Sambisa forest and Lake Chad fringes.
A former Niger-delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo has described the Southeast region of the country, Nigeria as barren soil and of no economic importance. His statement has sparked a lot of reactions from Nigerians on all social media platforms. According to the former militant leader, he said the Igbos only possessed the ability to turn money into more money, and there is nothing more again.