Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Buhari’s Govt is Corrupt, Can’t be Trusted – Militants

Nigeria’s militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), has reportedly accused President Muhammadu Buhari of corruption, saying that his administration “cannot be trusted”.

According to Naij, the group said this was the reason why it would not partake in a ceasefire called by other militant groups in the region.

Nigeria has been plagued with devastating attacks by militant groups since the start of the year.

Oil majors like Shell, chevron, Exxon, En and state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have been targeted.

The attacks have slashed output at a time when the west African country is struggling with low global crude prices which have hammered government revenues, weakening the naira currency and pushing up inflation to 16.5%, an 11-year high.

The militants want oil majors to leave the Niger, blaming them for contributing to widespread poverty and under-development of the region.

They also seek self-determination for the oil-producing states in the delta.

The NDGJM argued that the alleged insincerity of the Buhari led government was the reason why they refused to lay down arms.

They maintained that they would continue to attack oil pipelines until the government and oil firms ended their “oppressive tendencies”.

“Until we see a sincere and genuine step towards a just and equitable mending of the injustices of all the years past done to our people, this war shall persist and we can guarantee that they cannot win this one, even if they get all the world’s arsenal assembled behind them,” the statement read.

Via News 24


Follow us on Twitter at @thesignalng

Copyright 2015 SIGNAL. Permission to use portions of this article is granted provided appropriate credits are given to and other relevant sources.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




According to Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Nigerians experienced the worst corruption under President Muhammadu Buhari’s previous administration. Kukah,...


President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration has fulfilled the promise of change to Nigerians. Buhari stated this on Tuesday in when he presented keys...


The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday suspended the planned removal of subsidy on petroleum products by the end of May by President Muhammadu Buhari’s...


The Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari said insecurity would have worsened in Nigeria without the President’s input. Adesina made...

Copyright ©