Peace in Nigeria Under Threat as Elections Loom


As Niger Delta militants threaten chaos if President Goodluck Jonathan is not re-elected, northern politicians have warned they will retaliate even if the country should disintegrate.
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Niger Delta militants.

  • Nigeria:  Arrest Dokubo, Kuku, Gov Aliyu, Arewa Youths, Others Tell Police

    Vanguard, 8 May 2013

    The House of Representatives, Arewa Youths and Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State were among other Nigerians, who Tuesday, urged the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Group Tackles Jonathan Over Dokubo

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2013

    The Network for Change and Good Governance (NCGG) has expressed disappointment with the way President Jonathan is handling comments credited to former Niger-Delta militant leader, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Representatives, Gov Aliyu Ask Police to Go After Dokubo, Kuku

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2013

    The House of Representatives passed a resolution yesterday asking the Police authorities to go after Presidential adviser Kingsley Kuku and militant leader Asari Dokubo over their ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 Presidential Election - Reps to Probe Dokubo, Kuku's Utterances

    Leadership, 7 May 2013

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated its Committees on Police Affairs and National Security to liaise with the Inspector-General of Police on the comments allegedly ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Outrage Grows Over Kuku, Dokubo's Threats

    This Day, 8 May 2013

    The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Matters, Mr Kingsley Kuku and a repentant Niger Delta militant, Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, yesterday came under fire over ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - It's Either a Northerner or No More Nigeria - Farouk Adamu Aliyu

    Leadership, 7 May 2013

    Again, the issue of Nigeria and her governance took a centre stage yesterday, with the threat by a former member of the House of Representatives and a chieftain of the Congress for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dokubo-Asari Warns of Dire Consequence if Jonathan is Not Re-Elected

    This Day, 6 May 2013

    A former President of Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) and leader of the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has warned that there would be no peace ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dokubo - No Peace if Jonathan Loses 2015

    Daily Trust, 6 May 2013

    Niger Delta militants will take up arms again and throw the country into chaos if President Jonathan is not re-elected for a second term in 2015, former militant leader Mujahid ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bombing Threat - CPC, OPC, IYC, Others Reply Dokubo

    Vanguard, 7 May 2013

    The Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, yesterday, dismissed as an empty outburst, the threat by former Niger Delta warlord, Asari Dokubo, that there would be no peace in Nigeria ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Soyinka Cautions Jonathan On Executive Impunity in Rivers

    Premium Times, 6 May 2013

    Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, says mounting impunity is sliding the country in the direction of danger and called for an urgent halt before matters get out of hand. read more »

  • Nigeria:  CPC to Dokubo-Asari - You'll Recant After 2015

    This Day, 7 May 2013

    The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) Monday dismissed as an empty outburst, the threat by a former Niger Delta warlord, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, that there would be no ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  War Threats - Dokubo Spoke for Jonathan - - Aliyu

    Daily Trust, 7 May 2013

    Former member of the House of Representatives Farouk Adamu Aliyu yesterday responded to threats of violence by Asari Dokubo, saying the Niger Delta "thugs" should be aware that ... read more »