A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has discharged Charles Okah and his co-accused from Count 187 of the charges preferred against them over the Independence Day bombing in 2010.
The defendants are standing trial on charges of terrorism and treason.
According to the Justice Gabriel Kolawole...
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The Supreme Niger Delta Youth Council WorldWide, SNDYCW, has disowned the Niger Delta Avengers and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, describing their activities as “pure armed robbery.”
The President General of the Council, Prince Michael Newgent Eaton, stated this...
Defunct militant group, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has lambasted Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, over its resumed attacks on pipeline installations in the Niger Delta region.
Avengers which had in August announced a ceasefire to allow window of negotiation with...
The Movement for Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, today, accepted that former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, should head the pan Niger Delta group that will dialogue with the Federal Government.
The group conveyed its readiness to disband its Aaron Team 2...
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has claimed that Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is willing and ready to renounce Biafra in exchange for his freedom.
The claim was made in a statement signed by MEND’s spokesperson...
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Ex PDP Deputy National Chairman, Chief Bode George, has slammed popular politician Jimi Agbaje for contesting the party chairmanship against him.
According to Bode George, Jimi Agbaje should've stepped down for him.
“I am very disappointed but not angry. Vengeance is not mine, it is God’s. I...
Nigeria's immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been sued by the Okah brothers Messrs. Henry Emomotimi Okah, and Charles Tonbra Okah, for breaching their fundamental right to fair hearing with a statement he issued on August 8.
Jonathan's spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, was also sued.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has released a statement stating that their leaders,Charles and Henry Okah would soon be dragging former President Goodluck Jonathan to court.
Read full statement by MEND below:
1. The attention of the Movement for the...
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has launched a verbal attack and a series of accusation at ex President Goodluck Jonathan.
In a statement released on Tuesday by its spokesman Jomo Gbomo, MEND said Jonathan is sponsoring the crisis in the Niger Delta to scuttle the...
Nigeria's former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has raised an alarm that a militant group, MEND, is planning to assassinate him.
Jonathan was reacting to a recent report that he's the sponsor of the Niger Delta Avengers, in a statement released on Sunday by his media office.
“Since it is...
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has stated that the Muhammadu Buhari led government has agreed to release detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and others in order for peace to reign in the Niger Delta, The Cable reports.
According to MEND's spokesman, Jomo Gbomo, the...
Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has set up a committee called ‘Aaron team’ to dialogue with the federal government on the region’s development.
MEND explained in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo, that the Niger Delta issue was on the exclusive...
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Monday announced a seven-member team, led by Odein Ajumogobia, a former Minister of Petroleum, to dialogue with the Federal Government.
Jomo Gbomo, MEND’s spokesman, said in an online statement on Monday that other members of the...
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A group of ex militants have urged the Niger Delta Avengers to join in discussions with the Nigerian government as a means of ending the incessant attacks on oil installations in the country.
"If indeed your cause is to avenge the injustice done to the Niger Delta region then, we urge you to...
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has alleged that some of its former commanders and fighters make up the Niger Delta Avengers, claims which have been denied by the group.
Reuters say security officials have also linked a MEND commander to the Avengers, though he...
Leader of Niger Delta Vigilante, Chief Ateke Tom has disassociated himself from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND.
Tom said there was no time he took a decision under the aegis of MEND to endorse Governor Seriake Dickson for a second term.
The Niger Delta freedom...
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