Niger Delta Avengers news
A coalition of nine militant groups in Niger Delta under the aegis of the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, has lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for creating poverty in Niger Delta despite being in power for 16 years.
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has disbursed a total of N45 million to about 90 youths and women in the region who have successfully undergone its training programme to enable them to start their own trading.
Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team have arrested two leaders of the Amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers members for demanding a ransom payment of N20 million from Niger Delta Petroleum Resources.
The Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusaders on Wednesday, April 11, called on the federal government to drop the criminal charges against former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, South-South governors and other Niger Delta leaders will on Saturday lead a mega rally to call for restructuring. The rally organised by Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF).
Gift Worlu, a senior lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), has said that militants in the Niger Delta region are making money only for themselves instead of helping the poor they claim to be fighting for.