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Over 15 killed after Militants ambush Soldiers

Two soldiers and six civilians have reportedly been killed on Wednesday’s night attack on soldiers’ houseboat around a creek close to Omadino/Idjere junction in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the incident occurred between the hours of 7pm and 8pm on Wednesday. Investigations reveal that the militants struck when some of the soldiers deployed to ...

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Bayelsa State: Govt. urges militants to desist from attacking oil installations

Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Gboribiogha John-Jonah has urged the Niger Delta Militants to stop attacks on oil installations. “A lot of destruction has happened, therefore we are not expecting any improvement due to the current situation in the Niger Delta. The future is not that bright even if indicators point towards that direction,” he said. “Already, the Trans-Niger trunk line and ...

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No dialogue with Niger Delta Avengers – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that talks with the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, which has launched unrelenting attacks on oil installations and weaken crude production in the Niger Delta, could not be an option now. The Army, justifying its ongoing operations in Gbaramatu, Delta State, said the use of force was for now the only available option until ...

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“Ignore rumour of militants attacks” -Police to Lagosians

Fatai Owoseni, Police commissioner has assured Lagosians  that the fears of an attack on the city by militants, especially the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), were unfounded. Fears were rife that the group’s threat to extend its attacks to Lagos were to be carried out, but the Nigerian Police Force through its commissioner said the city is safe. He described as ...

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Suspected Niger Delta Avengers paraded by Military

As part of efforts by the Federal Government to check the spate of renewed attacks on oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region, the Nigerian Army has arrested 10 suspected members of the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers. The suspects were said to have been arrested at about 1:40am on Saturday in Oporaza community, Warri South-West Local Government ...

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Chevron powerline attacked by Niger Delta Avengers

Barely 24 hours after it attacked Chevron’s main power line at the Escravos terminal, the Niger Delta Avengers,  on Thursday night, blew up crude oil and gas pipelines operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation around Batan community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State. According to Punchng, Local residents said that multiple explosions were heard, a ...

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Niger Delta Avengers blow up NNPC pipeline

It has been reported that the new militants group, Niger Delta Avengers had blown up a large gas and crude pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) near the town of Warri and protected by soldiers. “At 11:45pm on Thursday @NDAvengers blew up other #NNPC Gas and Crude trunkline close to Warri,” Reuters quoted the group as saying ...

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Niger Delta Avengers blow up Chevron oil facilities

The Niger Delta Avengers has reportedly strike again. Reports has it now that the new militants group on Thursday, blew up the main gas pipeline, which provides electricity to the Escravos tank farm in Delta state. The pipelines belong to Chevron. In a tweet sent via its Twitter handle,@NDAvengers, the militant group, confirmed that the latest attack on oil facilities was prompted ...

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