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Again, Gunmen Abduct Seven in Epe

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Gunmen in military uniform have abducted seven people at a farm in Epe area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. It was gathered that about 20 gunmen stormed the Kodjo Farm, located at Igbodu, Epe area on Sunday and abducted seven people. One of the victims is Kakaja Joseph, a 65-year old man, four poultry workers of Kodjo Farm and two travellers. ...

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Militants group wants evacuation of NUPENG, PENGASSAN, foreigners on oil fields

The militants group in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, Niger Delta Avenger (NDA) has denied claims by the Nigerian Navy that it arrested the group’s logistics supplier, saying its operatives were intact adding that the militants were winning the war. Brig. General Mudoch, spokesperson to the group in a statement said: “The news that the Nigerian Navy has arrested Niger Delta ...

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Explosion on oil installations belonging to Chevron, NPDC

A fresh attack has been launched on oil installations belonging to Chevron Nigeria Limited and Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC in the Niger Delta area. It was gathered that the militants’ group, Niger Delta Avengers blew up two manifolds operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company at Batan Community. The Avengers also attacked two other trunklines belonging to the Nigerian ...

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Bishop Kukah condemns IPOB, MASSOB and NDA violent attacks, gives alternative

Speaking to newsmen during the 2016 Fathers’ Day celebration at the Catholic Church of Nativity, Festac Town, Lagos, The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Mathew Hassan Kukah, says Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, and other groups clamouring for secession have the right to do ...

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Suspected militants arrested

Over alleged plans of assassinating  a serving military officer in Kaduna State, one Selky Torughedi has been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS). In a statement made available to newsmen, DSS alleges that the ‘Avengers’ were the militant group responsible for recent attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta. “In a bid to stem the activities of vandals in ...

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Okowa decries destruction of oil installations, says state unable to pay workers salaries

Militants attacks in Delta State has in no doubt resulted to non-payment of workers salaries. The State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa said the destruction of oil installations in the state has gone worst that the state can’t afford its workers payment. “The larger Nigerian government has been in financial crisis over dwindling oil prices. Increased production would have helped cushion the impact ...

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President Buhari urged to embrace Yar’Adua’s pattern of amnesty

While addressing journalists in Lagos, Secretary General of United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS), Mr. Tony Uranta has called on President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) to embrace late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua pattern of amnesty granted to repentant Niger Delta Militants. According to him, the use of sheer force will not achieve any lasting solution to militant activities in the region. “President Buhari ...

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‘Enough is enough’ -OPC to Militants, Fulani Herdsmen

Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Yoruba socio-cultural group has condemned fatal attacks on Yorubaland and its people as well as other non-indigenous inhabitants by Fulani herdsmen and Niger-Delta militants. In a statement signed by the spokesperson of its National Coordinating Council (NCC), Comrade Sina Akinpelu, the group says enough is enough. According to Akinpelu, the OPC is able and ever ready to match force ...

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Niger Delta: NDYP enjoin FG not to dialogue with NDA alone

The national coordinator of Niger Delta Youth Parliament (NDYP), Imoh Okoko, has expressed concern as regards the proposed dialogue between the federal government and the militants. Okoko while addressing newsmen in Uyo, urge the federal government not to dialogue with the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) alone. He  added that if the negotiation is only between the federal government and the ...

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Kachikwu on how job creation will end pipeline vandalism

Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of Petroleum Resources, and Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has made the disclosure that job creation will end pipeline vandalism. “I have appealed to those who are breaking oil pipelines for now, the Niger Delta Avengers and everybody else, and as you know, we are engaging in negotiations for us to find peace ...

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