NLNG Corporate Teamwork banner First bank FinTech summit Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Militants ask residents to vacate oil facilities ahead of fresh attacks •Disown Edwin Clark, other negotiators

By News Express on 05/09/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 1,544


The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), a militant group, has warned residents around major oil and gas facilities across the region to evacuate with immediate effect in order not to end up as casualties of militancy.

NDGJM said all marked facilities in the region have been rigged with explosives at strategic points, waiting to be detonated, adding that the detonation was being held back because of the people in the environment.

“One more time, we are warning and at the same time appealing to residents around major oil and gas facilities across our region to please evacuate immediately.

“This warning has become necessary because of the fact that we do not wish any of our people, for whom we have taken up this crusade, to become casualties of our campaign.

“All the marked facilities in all the states have been rigged with explosives at strategic points, waiting to be detonated.

“We are only being slowed down because of the presence of those still living close by. This struggle will only cease when the adversarial Nigerian system yields to reason,” a statement by the group’s spokesman, Aldo Agbalaja read.

Agbalaja further warned the Federal Government to be wary of Chief Edwin Clark, insisting that the ceasefire declared by the elder statesman on behalf of militants was “a big fat lie, another charade.”

He said Chief Clark and his cohorts were desperate to make money from government, oil companies and the general public out of the present situation in the name of a “non-existent cease fire by the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate.”

He maintained that there was no reason yet for the group to halt its assault against oil facilities when the government was “yet to move a muscle to respond to our requests,” adding the group has no member or talking leader by the name ODU.

“This said call and the so-called ceasefire is all a job, just like the Ijaw-dominated, Clark convened Niger Delta stakeholders meeting in Effurun was, they both are meant to justify money they hope to obtain from government.

“The high command of the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate uses this medium to alert the world to disregard this fraud. We have our means of communicating, definitely not a call.

“With this development, if the Nigerian security system is serious about catching frauds and militants, they should get those who claimed to have spoken on phone with ODU, they should still have his physical contacts.

“When we make our next ‘LOUD’ statement, they should go after ODU, who just claimed to be the leader of the mandate,” the statement added.

It maintained that the group was not an Urhobo as has been reported in a section of the media, noting that as a result of the Urhobo tag, there has been reckless invasion of some Urhobo communities by the military.

The group has also reaffirmed its lack of confidence in the Chief Edwin Clark-led team to dialogue with the federal government. The group insisted it has not appointed anyone or group to go into negotiating with anybody or government on its behalf. The group, in a statement signed by Gen. Aldo Agbalaja, warned the federal government to be wary of the antics of some leaders in the region who out of desperation to make money are capable of doing anything to defraud anyone in the guise of championing the course of the Niger Delta region. (Daily Sun)

•Photo shows Niger Delta militants.

Source News Express

Posted 05/09/2016 05:57:39 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Why herdsmen attacks cannot end — Governor Yari...

HAPPENING NOW: Court sacks Governor Ikpeazu

Speed up completion of federal roads, Senate tells...

More than N500m realised for Asaba 2018 African...

N359m Fraud: How I was queried, sanctioned, for...

7 local government areas in Borno still under...

Youth leader seeks immortalisation of late Bayelsa monarch...

Group lauds Supreme Court over election judgments

Denial of access to lawyers stalls Dasuki’s trial...

I am not a religious fanatic —Buhari

Jonathan’s police guards in trouble for stealing property...

Stop flooding drivers’ licence centres for renewal —...

 

Latest News FG to partner innovative companies on the national cooperative housing scheme Kwara explains temporary cut in water supply Onitsha Fire: Time for govt to rev up its rapid response strategy — CLO Court fixes Nov. 4 for hearing of Lokpobiri’s suit challenging Bayelsa APC guber primary No fresh appointment has been made by Abia Poly Management — Rector Oshiomhole's man threatens suicide Border closure: Smugglers devise fresh tactics 20 wounded, many feared dead in wedding blast CAN blasts MURIC for allegedly associating Christ with kidnapping Fed Poly expels 66 students for alleged exam malpractice Troops capture cache of arms/equipment of terrorists, arrest logistics supplier Border closure: Used vehicles flood Apapa port

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (551,557 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (447,610 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (395,213 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (330,920 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (299,169 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (265,141 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (256,197 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (253,534 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (235,032 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (221,203 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (198,687 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (195,886 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (105) Business & Economy (4,498) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,130) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (218) Entertainment (691) Features (833) Global Business Monitor (467) ICT Monitor (66) International (4,088) Interview (204) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (174) Maggie's Blog (452) News (52,794) Opinion (1,398) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,583) Religion (1,111) Sports (2,196) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera