Tag archive for ‘Ex-Militants’
By admin On Monday, December 24th, 2018

N’Delta Amnesty: It’s Time To Check Mate Dokubo

Dokubo By Eyerin Bature It is on record that the Amnesty Programme was created by late President Yar ‘Adua’s administration for the development, education and empowerment of hostile Niger Delta youths so as More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

N’Delta: Succour As Buhari Releases N30bn To Ex-Militants. Plans To Release N5bn More

Buhari LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- There seems to be relief as the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari released an additional N30 billion to step-up the Amnesty Programme in the oil rich but impoverished More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Niger-Delta: Ex-Militants Disrupt NDDC Programme

LAGOS APRIL 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Some ex-agitators in the Niger Delta on Tuesday disrupted a hearing organised by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to investigate allegations of corruption and racketeering More...

By admin On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Four Ex-Militant First Class Graduates Of Benson Idahosa University Absolved as Varsity Lecturers

Paul Boroh LAGOS MARCH 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Four ex- militants have been employed as university lecturers after dropping their arms, going back to school and graduating with First Class Honours after their Bachelor’s More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Amnesty: Aggrieved Ex- Niger Delta Militants Call For the Sack Of Gen Boroh

Gen Paul Boroh By Amos Okioma, Yenagoa LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Sequel to the refusal to include them in the federal government amnesty programme, Third Phase Leader of the arms struggle, Comrade Seiyefa More...

By admin On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Three Ex-militants Bag First Class Degrees in UK Varsities, 18 Others Get Second Class

John Boroh and three of the graduates LAGOS AUHUST 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Three repentant militants who got Nigerian government scholarships to study abroad under the Niger Delta Amnesty programme have bagged First class More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Pro-Biafra Ex-militants Hijack Ship, Demand Kanu’s Release Within 31 Days or Kill Crews

LAGOS FEBRUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-A group of supposedly former militants has hijacked a ship off the Bakassi Peninsula coastline and threatened to blow it up along with its foreign crew if the detained Director More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Tensions Build in N’ Delta over Move to Streamline Amnesty

LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigeria (Reuters) – Enjoying a chilled cider in a hotel pool bar, former Nigerian militant leader Ebi John has a simple message for President Muhammadu Buhari – keep More...

By admin On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Tompolo, MEND Leaders Regroup on Saturday in Bayelsa

Tompolo LAGOS JULY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND and High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, yesterday, summoned commanders and leaders of More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Motorists, Travelers Stranded as Ex-militants Barricade East-West Road

PROFILE PICS LAGOS JUNE 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)—Protesting ex-militants, yesterday, barricaded the Mbiama axis of the East-West Road over alleged non-payment of their allowances by the amnesty office. The protesters, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Senator-Elect, Shehu Sani Urges Buhari to Scrap Amnesty Program for Ex-Militants

Shehu Sani LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator-elect for Kaduna Central, Mr Shehu Sani, has called on the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to scrap the ongoing amnesty programme for ex-militants when More...

By admin On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Stop Instigating Nigerians against Jonathan, Ex-Militants Warn Obasanjo, Buhari

The meeting was allegedly held at the residence of seriaki Dicksonelsa,Yenogoa,Seriake Dickson,Goodluck Jonthan,Oulsegun Obasanjo,Mohammadu Buhari LAGOSMARCH 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Ex-militant leaders from Nigeria’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Ex-Militant Leaders Make ‘U’ Turn on War Treats, Beg Nigerians To Vote For Jonathan

Tompolo and Asari Dokubo LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In a remarkable twist, ex-militant leaders who had threatened to plunge a war in the country if President Goodluck Jonathan is not re-elected come May 29, More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Again, N’Delta Militants Bar Patience Jonathan from Attending Rally

Patience Jonathan LAGOS FEBRUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Again, a group of militants, under the aegis of Mangrove Boys of Bayelsa, has warned the wife of the President, Patience Jonathan, to steer clear of presidential More...

By admin On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

N’Delta Ex-Militants Re-Group, Threaten War If Jonathan Looses

Niger Delta Ex-Militants LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A group of ex-militants in the Niger Delta, led by Government Ekpemopulo (aka Tompolo), on Friday met in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, and threatened More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Bonny Ex-Militants Call for Investigation of Kuku, Akinaka for Alleged Embezzlement of Amnesty Fund

Kingsley Kuku LAGOS OCTOBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Founder and leader of the once dreaded defunct ex militant group in Bonny, Okoloma Ikpangi that held sway in Bonny local government area of Rivers state, General Orinaemi More...

By admin On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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N’Niger Delta Ex-Militants Slams Kuku, Says He Abused Amnesty Programme

Kingsley Kuku Fejiro Olivier LAGOS NOVEMBER 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A group of Niger Delta Ex Militants has again accused Mr. Kingsley Kuku, Special Adviser on Niger Delta to President Goodluck Jonathan who also doubles More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Ex-Militant Leaders Call for Removal of PPMC Boss

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Ex-militant leaders under the aegis of Phase II Generals have renewed their call for the removal of the Managing Director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company, PPMC, More...

By admin On Monday, June 24th, 2013

Corruption: Ex-Militants Call on EFCC to Investigate Amnesty Office

Kingsley Kuku LAGOS JUNE 24TH (URHOBOTODAY) No fewer than 100 former militants in the second phase of the Presidential Amnesty Programme have called on Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate More...