MEND: Cameroon Army Weapons at Bayelsa Disarmament Ceremony
(Saturday, September 5, 2009)
The Browning .50 Caliber Machine Guns (listed by government as Brandy Machine Guns)
displayed on Saturday, August 22, 2009 in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state were identified by
Cameroonian Military Intelligence as suspected weapons seized after an attack on
November 12, 2007 in its territorial waters by unknown gun men from Nigeria believed
to be men of the Nigerian army in which 21 Cameroonian gendarmes...
Warri Ijaw Peace Monitoring Group: Military in the Niger Delta
(Monday, August 31, 2009)
The issue of military operation better than the amnesty declared by President Yar'Adua in the niger delta as contained in the monday interview of the Vanguard newspaper with one Sagir Mohammed,a retired military intelligence officer is maliciously sentimental.Having someone like Sagir Mohammed as an intelligence officer(former)in the nigerian military was mis-normal and one of the manifestations...
MEND: Bayelsa Disarmament Charade
(Saturday, August 22, 2009)
"There are still too many! Bring them down to the spring, and I will sort out who
will go with you and who will not"
- God to Gideon (Judges 7:5)
The ongoing amnesty program by the government of Nigeria seems to have achieved
separating those who still have the zeal to fight for our freedom from those who
were in it for the money.
Today, Saturday, August 22, 2009...
MEND: Soboma Jackrich AKA Gen. Egberipapa
(Thursday, August 20, 2009)
Mr Soboma Jackrich aka Egberipapa who was arrested in December 2008 by the JTF
after he voluntarily surrendered to the Amayanabo of Buguma for a peace parley is
still languishing in Kuje prison Abuja even after his lawyer has notified the
government of his clients desire to accept the amnesty offer.
His continued detention is without any court order and he has not yet been charged
MEND: Threat to Ceasefire
(Tuesday, August 18, 2009)
On the morning of Monday, August 17, 2009, the JTF in Sama, Asari Toru Local
Government Area of Rivers state executed an unarmed man and dumped his body into the
The youths from the area mobilized and carried out a reprisal attack on the army
unit responsible for the extrajudicial killing and killed a soldier and went away
with his rifle.
Such irresponsible actions by the military even if...
MEND: Piper Alpha blasts Shell Forcados off shore Platform
(Monday, August 17, 2009)
The sincerity of the government of Nigeria came into question again on Friday, June
26, 2009 after the Interior Minister, General Godwin Abbe (rtd) informed the nation
that the release of a sick Henry Okah would now depend on consultations with the
dictators and despots ruling Angola and Equatorial Guinea.
The minister also lied when he said Okah traveled to Equatorial Guinea. The fact is
MEND: Hurricane Piper Alpha Devastates Chevron Oil Installations!
(Monday, August 17, 2009)
As forewarned, a major "Cordon and Search" operation by the Movement for the
Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) commenced today, Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at
about 2200 Hrs with devastating effects on the heavily fortified Chevron Otunana
flow station in Delta state which is currently engulfed in fire after being
overwhelmed by our fighters.
Code named "Hurricane Piper Alpha", the objective is...
MEND: Release of Detained Chief by JTF
(Friday, August 14, 2009)
On Saturday, July 5, 2009, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta
(MEND) released a statement condemning the illegal gangster type abduction by the
JTF of a Niger Delta monarch, HRM Isaac Thikan, the Agadagba of Egbema on June 24,
The JTF responded by denying repeatedly that any such actions took place.
Today, Friday August 14, 2009, the JTF released the abducted monarch over...
MEND: Amnesty Fraud Alert
(Thursday, August 13, 2009)
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has been approached by
the Nigerian government to own up to thousands of weapons belonging to the Nigerian
Army which would be delivered secretly at night to an arms collection centre if we
agree to the plan.
This desperate measure which aims to give the amnesty program some semblance of
progress has the input and connivance of the...
MEND: Disclaimer of Prince Joseph Etella Harry
(Tuesday, August 11, 2009)
For the second time, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)
wishes to dissociate itself from an impostor and fraudster, a self acclaimed Prince
Joseph Etella Harry who first claimed to speak for MEND but is now claiming to
speak for a faction of MEND controlled by Tompolo over the amnesty issue.
MEND has no faction and has never interacted with this individual over the...