15 June 2011
Killings in N/Delta: Fear grips ex-militant leaders
Written by Oluwole Ige
Against the backdrop of the killing of an ex-militant leader, identified as Commander Ebi Albert, on the street of Yenagoa,
, on Saturday, fear has gripped some ex-militant leaders in the Niger Delta, as they discreetly apply for police orderlies and gun licence. Bayelsa State
Investigations by the Nigerian Tribune revealed that recent killings of ex-militants by unknown gunmen in some cities of the region had instilled fear of attack on them, causing increased requests for armed police orderlies, bullet proof vests and licence to own firearms.
The gruesome murder of Commander Ebi, on
, in the capital city of by unknown gunmen brought to five, the numbers of ex-militants killed mysteriously in about seven months. Bayelsa