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PDP accuses minister of giving Niger Delta Avengers $10m bribe

The PDP on their twitter page has alleged that Kachikwu met with some members of the militant group at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The party also said the minister pleaded with the boys who were at the meeting to prevail on their colleagues to stop bombing offshore facilities.  The new militant group, Niger Delta Avengers claimed responsibility for the recent ...

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Niger Delta Avengers: Buratai calls for group’s exposure

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt.-Gen. also a former Commander of the 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has called on Nigerians to expose the Niger Delta Avengers, who had of lately taken to destruction of pipelines and other oil installations, as well as other criminals in their midst. The army chief, while speaking on ...

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Members of Niger Delta Avengers arrested by Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army has arrested several suspected members of a militant group called the “Niger Delta Avengers” (NDA), thought to be behind recent attacks on oil pipelines in the south. The country’s oil production has been severely disrupted by the attacks. US oil giant Chevron shut down an offshore platform this month after an attack claimed by the Avengers group. ...

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Ijaw youths claims Jonathan has nothing about Niger Delta Avengers

The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has described as untrue allegation by an ex-militant, Israel Akpodoro, that former President Goodluck Jonathan founded the Niger Delta Avengers. NDA, a new militant group in the Niger Delta, has unleashed mayhem on the region, blowing up oil installations and pipelines. Reacting to the allegation, IYC spokesman, Eric Omare, ...

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Explosion rocks Chevron facility in Warri

Barely a day after the new militant group, Niger Delta Avengers gave a two-week ultimatum for oil firms operating in the region to shut down operations, an explosion on Friday rocked Chevron Nigeria Limited’s facility. The company had in the last few weeks recorded several attacks on its installations, for which the militants claimed responsibility. Friday’s attack occurred in the ...

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Osinbajo meets security chiefs, others to address militants attacks

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over some meetings as part of efforts aimed at tackling the menace of militants who have been vandalising oil and gas pipelines in the Niger Delta. Osinbajo first met behind closed doors with some top security chiefs and government officials over the matter. Chevron’s Okan offshore production platform around Escravos in Warri, Delta ...

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Pipeline bombings: Military ordered to unmask N’Delta Avengers

The Federal Government has set machinery in motion to uncover those behind the recent bombings of oil installations in the Niger Delta apart from the express directive to the military to halt the return of militancy in the region. As part of the efforts in security and government circles to identify the masterminds of the attacks on the oil facilities, ...

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