Mujahid Asari Dokubo, the boisterous leader of Niger Delta Volunteer Force, has declared that he is not linked with the Boko Haram sect, even as he admitted meeting the sect’s deceased leader, Mohammed Yusuf, at the group’s mosque in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State.
FORMER Minister of Petroleum, Professor Tam David-West, weekend in Lagos, said injustice, infidelity of leaders and corruption, rather than the activities of Boko Haram and the like, would break up Nigeria. Prof David-West who spoke on Beyond Subsidy, What Next?, at a seminar by Labour Writers Association of Nigeria, LAWAN, lamented that “Injustice and lies […]
The Federal Government is planning to spend a total of N305 billion to execute projects in the Niger Delta and run interventionist agencies for the region this year, an analysis of the 2012 budget has shown. At least 29.6 per cent of region-based Federal projects for the year, valued at about N116.5 billion, will go […]
A group which claimed to be part of the Niger Delta militant group has threatened to take arms against the Federal Government if not included in the amnesty programme. Leader of the Phase III ex-militants, Ramsey Umukoro, issued the threat Friday in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State during President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to the state. Umukoro spoke […]