MEND Commends Nigerian Gov’t For Releasing Its Former Commander And 53 Fighters

By Saharareporters, New York The controversial arrest and detention, running nearly four years, of Tamunotonye Kunais has come to an end, say leaders of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, known by the acronym ‘MEND,’ in a public statement.Their statement, obtained by SaharaReporters, details his controversial arrest in December of 2010. In a…

Jonathan declares amnesty for Boko Haram members -Minister

Minister of Youth Development, Mr. Boni Haruna, on Thursday disclosed that President Goodluck Jonathan has announced amnesty for members of the Boko Haram sect as parts of his administration’s youths-friendly programmes and policies. Haruna disclosed this while giving an overview of youth’s position in the present administration’s transformation agenda at a special event tagged “A…