Tag: MEND

MEND says it will avenge attack if ‘Fulani’ militia carries out threat

Popular Niger Delta militant group, ‘Movement for the Emancipation and the Defence of the Niger Delta’, (MEND) has promised to avenge attacks if a faceless Fulani militia group ‘Fulanis of Usman Dan Fodio Leadership’ group carries out its threat to invade and bomb Asaba, the state capital and Agbor. The[Read More…]

MEND Pulls Out of Niger Delta Coalition

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has withdrawn its representatives in the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) – a coalition of elders and leaders of the region. According to TheCable, PANDEF played a major role in ending the resurgence of militancy under the government of President[Read More…]

MEND Accuse Buhari of Blackmailing The Niger Delta Region, Withdraws Support

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta said on Sunday that it had withdrawn its support for President Muhammadu Buhari and passed a vote of no confidence on his administration. MEND, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo, suggested that its current position was based on[Read More…]

“Don’t Provoke Us To Ground Nigeria” – Niger Delta Avengers Threaten Buhari

Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, yesterday, served a fresh warning to the Federal Government that it would resume bombing of oil facilities if government made any further mistake to enter into negotiation with selfish leaders in the region that represented themselves instead of the interest of the people. This came as[Read More…]

Federal Government Investigating Ex-President Jonathan Over Bombings of Oil Installations By Avengers

The federal government has launched an investigation on the possible involvement of former President Goodluck Jonathan with the spate of bombings that have crippled the country’s oil industry and affected itspower generation capabilities. Credible intelligence sources have told Daily Trust that a hushed up investigation is already underway to establish[Read More…]

In Exchange For Freedom, Nnamdi Kanu Accepted To Renounce Biafra – MEND Explains The Deal With FG

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND, today, took the the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, to the cleaners, saying he agreed in secret to renounce ‘Biafra’ in exchange for freedom, only to act hypocritically in public after sealing discussion with MEND on[Read More…]

MASSOB Slams FG Over Conditions To Free Nnamdi Kanu

The Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Sunday, lash out on the Federal Government and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta who are currently engaged in a dialogue to end renewed bombing in the oil-rich Niger Delta describing their condition to free detained Director, Radio[Read More…]

Buhari Strikes Deal With Factional Militant Group, Nnamdi Kanu, Charles And Henry Okah MEND Leaders To Be Freed

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and the Federal Government currently engaged in a dialogue through the oil companies and security agencies have reached far-reaching compromises, including the release of former militant leader, Henry Okah, in prison in South Africa and Charles Okah, incarcerated in Nigeria.[Read More…]

Edwin Clark Is Angry Buhari Sidelined Him To Negotiate With Militants Directly

The Ijaw national leader Chief Edwin Clark has said any dialogue between the Federal Government and militants in the Niger Delta would not yield result without involvement of Ijaw leaders. Clark stated this on Saturday during the Ijaw leaders consultative council meeting which included the Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson and[Read More…]

Militants Being Used By Jonathan’s Men To Destabilise Buhari’s Govt – MEND

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has reacted to the denial of former minister of state for petroleum resources, Odein Ajumogobia. Odein Ajumogobia had been alleged to have begged to negotiate with the Federal Government on behalf of MEND. MEND had been a major force in[Read More…]