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Eight repentant militants, kidnappers become pastors in OPM

No fewer than eight repentant Niger Delta militants and kidnappers undergoing rehabilitation in the Omega Power Ministries (OPM) rehabilitation centre, are now pastors in the church, General Overseer, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, has said. The General Overseer said that the repentant militants/kidnappers turned over a new leaf after a divine encounter through evangelism organised for some
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Insecurity in Niger Delta: Should militants confront criminals?

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha, Jimitota Onoyume, Gabriel Enogholase, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi,  Emmanuel Una, Ike Uchechukwu, Chioma  Onuegbu, Emem Idio, Perez Brisibe, Ozioruva Aliu and Paul Olayemi LATELY, there have been undercurrents from a number of  persons who feel Niger Delta militants have turned empty barrels, issuing threats all the time
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JUST IN: Militants injure 6 soldiers in fresh attack

Six French soldiers were injured during an operation against Islamist militants in Mali in West Africa, French media reported on Saturday, citing the Defence Ministry. The attackers struck on Friday morning in the central region around Gourma, apparently driving a vehicle up to a military convoy before setting off an explosive. READ ALSO: America’s golden
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Militants pull out of peace talks with FG, threaten to kick-start bombing of oil facilities today

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South A coalition of nine militant groups under the aegis of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, yesterday,  backed out of peace talks with the Federal Government,  accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing well  for Niger Delta and  illegally appointing  Mr Akwa Okon as Sole Administrator of Niger Delta Development
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Militants bomb ex-leader’s home in Bayelsa

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South A coalition of militants in Niger Delta has bombed the country home of a former militant leader in Bayelsa State, “General” Ogunbos, who they claimed abandoned his boys to suffer in the creeks and is living big in the city. The aggrieved militants under the auspices of Niger-Delta Cleansing
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‘Militants kill 480 in 3 months’

Afghanistani authorities on Saturday said the incessant attacks on civilians by the militant group, Taliban, have culminated in the death of more than 480 civilians in the past three months. Tariq Arian, the spokesman for the Afghan interior ministry, said this in a statement. Arian said the Taliban’s attacks on civilians were unjustifiable, and the
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13% DERIVATION: Militants’ scheme to halt S’South govs meets constitutional blockade

….It’s unreasonable to oppose S-South leaders’ 7-point demands – Gov Okowa By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South THE audacious attempt by some Niger Delta militants under the auspices of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, to stop South-South governors from collecting 13 per cent Derivation from the Federal Government has run into a constitutional barricade. Meanwhile,
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13% Derivation: Militants’ plan to stop S’South govs splits stakeholders

…RNDA’s call despicable —Ayemi-Botu, Ikponmwen …Militants on point —Okotie-Eboh, Warri Forum, NDRA …Govs‘ve brought shame to S’South — Ambakederimo …FG should pay attention to both sides —Nnimmo Bassey By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyandongha, Jimitota Onoyume, Gabriel Enogholease, Egufe Yafugborhi, Haris Emanuel, Davies Iheamnachor & Ozioruva Aliu THE call by a Niger-Delta militant
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