03 Jun Niger Delta militants threaten to blow up any airplane/helicopter that flies in the region, asking the militant to vacate the region within 48hours.
The Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC), which claims to be the highest organ of all the freedom fighting body, has released a statement asking the Nigerian Army to vacate the region or face full blown war. The military are in the region in search of members of the Niger Delta Avengers militants responsible for the various attacks on oil installations in recent times. The Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC) in its statement vowed to attack any helicopter or plane that flies in the region. The group in the statement also say they may attack the Commissioner of Information in Bayelsa state, Jonathan Obuebite, if he continues to make derogatory comments about the group.
The Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC) which is the highest organ of all the freedom fighting body has finally endorsed the followings: