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Xenophobia: Henry Okay, Nigerians attacked in South African prisons – MEND

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta has called on the Nigerian parliamentary delegation to South Africa to extend its fact-finding mission to other Nigerians being kept in solitary confinement in various South Africa prisons. MEND said secret

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MEND makes U-turn, accuses Buhari of ‘grand deception’

The Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta, a militant group that operates in the Nigerian oil-rich region, appears to have turned hostile against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari whom the group endorsed in the 2015 presidential election. In a

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MEND blasts Clark

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, on Sunday, slammed Ijaw National leader, Chief Edwin Clark for his position on the restructuring and ongoing militancy, saying that the elder statesman lacks the moral authority to be championing for restructuring of the

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Controversy: MEND says Nnamdi Kanu denied Biafra in secret

Nnamdi Kanu renounced Biafra in secret, says the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta (MEND). MEND said on Monday, August 15 that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) renounced ‘Biafra’ in exchange for freedom, only to

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How Jonathan, Wike, Dopkesi, others empowered militants in Niger Delta

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA has released more details of how sponsors of Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, formed the militant group in Bayelsa State and shared US dollars to ex-militants at one of the meetings. It will be recalled that

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MEND planning to kill me- Ex President Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has said that militant group, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta(MEND) is still plotting to assassinate him. According to Pulse, Jonathan made the comment on Sunday, August 7, 2016, via a statement released by

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Pipeline bombings: Retired soldiers, ex-agitators mobilize against Avengers

RETIRED soldiers and ex-agitators from the Niger Delta region are reportedly gathering forces to battle the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA. A top government bureaucrat, who is an ex-army officer, disclosed to newsmen that “the plan has reached advanced stage, some retired

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MEND reportedly releases 10- man list of ‘Aaron team’

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has released the list of the 10 man team (Aaron Team) that will negotiate with the Federal Government. According to Punch reports, the list is made up of prominent Nigerians

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MEND- We are ready to go ahead with talks with FG

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and the group’s chief negotiator in the proposed dialogue with the Federal Government, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia (SAN), have resolved their differences. Aljazirhanews gathered on Tuesday that they had agreed to

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