Tag archive for ‘MEND’
By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

MEND Joins ‘Wailing Wailers’, Passes Vote of No Confidence on Buhari

Buhari LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta [MEND] has joined the popular ‘wailing wailers’ and has currently passed a vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu More...

By admin On Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Niger Delta Crisis: Ibe Kachikwu meets Clark, Other Stakeholders in Warri

Ibe Kachikwu LAGOS AUGST 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday dispatched the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu to Warri,Delta State to meet with Niger Delta Stakeholders on how More...

By admin On Friday, August 12th, 2016

Nnamdi Kanu Dismisses Report Linking Him With MEND, N’Delta Avengers

Nnamdi Kanu LAGOS AUGUST 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has dismissed reports linking him with rampaging Niger Delta Avengers and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

MEND Replies Jonathan, Accuses Him of Spending Six Years ‘Drinking and Chasing Shadows’

Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, Came down hard on former President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing him of woefully failing to address the More...

By admin On Monday, August 8th, 2016

MEND Still Plotting to Assassinate Me, Jonathan Cries Out

Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS AUGUST 8TH (URHOTODAY)-Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) is still plotting to assassinate him, just as he denied More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Aug 1st Deadline: Militants Advise Jonathan, Clark, Spiff, S/East, S/South Indigenes to Return Home

LAGOS JULY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA) and other militant groups have asked indigenes of South-East and South-South all over Nigeria to immediately come back home. Specifically, they called More...

By admin On Monday, July 18th, 2016

MEND Writes Buhari, Names Diette-Spiff, Odein Ajumogobia, Tomplolo, Others in Dialogue Team

Ajumogobia LAGOS JULY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Sunday wrote President Muhammadu Buhari, submitting the final list of its dialogue group, Aaron Team 2. In More...

By admin On Saturday, June 25th, 2016

JUST IN: MEND Leader, Charles Okah Escapes From Prison

MEND Leader,Charles Orkar LAGOS JUNE 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A brother of Henry Okah, jailed leader of the Movement For The Emancipation of Niger Delta Charles Okah has escaped from Kuje Prison in Abuja. A prison source More...

By admin On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Tompolo’s Case Postponed as Ex-Militant Avoids Arrest

By Conor Gaffey March 24th (urhobotoday0-A militant of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) poses with a heavy machine-gun in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, September 17, 2008. A former MEND More...

By admin On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

MEND Leader, Okah Attacks Jonathan, Edwin Clark, Asari Dokubo from Prison

Okah LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian-militant-leader-Henry-Okah Leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Henry Okah, is hitting hard at President Goodluck Jonathan from his prison 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, January 6th, 2015

2015; MEND Backs Buhari, Says Jonathan Do Not Deserve Second Term

LAGOS JANUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The presidential candidate of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), on Tuesday gained an unusual support as the main agitating militant group in the More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

E.K.Clark’s Son: Delta Govt Denies Payment of Ransom to Kidnappers, Blast Faceless MEND

By Oghenekevwe Laba LAGOS APRIL 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The government of Delta State has denied allegation made by a faceless group called called MEND that it paid N500m as ransom for the release of Chief Ebikeme Clark, More...

By admin On Sunday, October 27th, 2013

$200,000 Paid for Release of Sister of Jonathan’s Aide-MEND

Augusta-Douglas-Ayam_0_0 LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) today said it could authoritatively confirm that the sum of 200,000 US Dollars was paid as ransom More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Focus on Corruption, Not National Conference, MEND Tells Jonathan

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has dismissed President Goodluck Jonathan’s inauguration of an Advisory Committee on the proposed National Dialogue, More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

PDP Crisis: MEND backs Atiku’s Faction, Describe Ex-Militant Thereat as Empty Threat

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has told former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and More...

By admin On Thursday, September 5th, 2013

MEND Threatens Attack on Chevron Facilities on Indepence Day, Orders Workers out of Company’s Site

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The outlawed Niger Delta militant group, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), on Wednesday, threatened to launch an attack on the facility of American More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Islamic Group Wants FG to Ban MEND, MASSOB,Egbesu, Others

LAGOS JUNE 19TH (URHOBOTODAY) A non-governmental organisation, Muslim Media Watch Group (MMWG), has called on the Federal Government to ban all ethnic militant groups in the country. The coordinator of the group, More...

By admin On Friday, May 24th, 2013

MEND Demands Release of All Detained Niger Delta Militants, Tells Orubebe to Forget Guber Bid

Following President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive to the military to release women, children, relatives of fleeing wanted Boko Haram members and indeed some categories of Boko Haram detainees as part of the federal More...