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19 Militants Held As NAF Jets Destroy Four Camps In Southwest

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Pilots of the Nigerian Air Force fighter jets have destroyed the four major camps of suspected militants, who are said to be armed pipeline vandals at Arepo, Ogun State, on the fourth day of the sustained aerial attacks on the hoodlums in the area.

It's not our business if oil production is crippled – Militants tell Buhari

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One of the militant groups that has emerged since renewed militancy in the Niger Delta began, the Ultimate Warriors of Niger Delta, has told the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government that they (militants) have nothing to lose should oil production in the country is crippled.

Suspected militants blow up gas pipeline in Ogun

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SUSPECTED militants have blown up Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipelines at Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State, sending residents of the community scampering for safety after a loud explosion.  

We want to dialogue with Niger Delta Avengers, others – Nigerian Government

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Niger Delta Avangers The Nigerian government has expressed its commitment to dialogue with militants in the Niger Delta. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, said on Saturday that the presence of soldiers in the region does not mean the government was opposed to dialogue.

Niger-Delta Avengers denies arrest of its members, dares SSS to parade suspects before reporters

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Photo: Buzz Nigeria   The Niger Delta Avengers on Saturday said the announcement by the State Security Services to the effect that some of its members were arrested was laughable. In a statement posted on its website , the Avengers, notorious for its wanton destruction of oil and gas installations across the oil-rich region, said the SSS should grant reporters access to suspects in its custody to substantiate its claims that those arrested were members of the militant group.

Militants invade Cross Rivers Govt. House, hold Deputy Governor hostage

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The militant group also accused the state government of withholding their monthly amnesty allowances.   Niger Delta Avengers The Bakassi Volunteer Force (BVF) reportedly invaded the Cross River state Government House, and held the Deputy Governor, Ivara Esu hostage for two hours.

Niger Delta Avengers Give Nigerian Government Condition For Ceasefire On Pipeline Bombing

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Niger Delta militants A ccording to a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), Brigadier-General Mudoch Agbinibo, the Niger Delta region has sustained Nigeria for a long time but has received little in return. Mr. Agbinibo’s statement lamented the neglect of the region by successive governments and emphasized that Niger Delta must be

BREAKING: Niger Delta Avengers blows up another AGIP facility

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Photo: Buzz Nigeria A notorious group of economic saboteurs, the Niger Delta Avengers, on Friday morning said a crude pipeline owned by Italian oil giant, Agip Eni, was destroyed in an overnight explosion. The group, which claimed responsibility for virtually all major attacks against oil installations across

New Militant Group Demand 60% Oil Blocs and Pipeline Surveillance Contracts

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A new militant group, Ultimate Warriors of Niger Delta, has emerged with a threat to continue to attack oil and gas facilities across the Niger Delta region unless the Nigerian government agreed to award 60 per cent oil blocs, and

Breaking: Two soldiers feared killed in suspected militants attack

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Suspected militants on Wednesday evening attacked a military houseboat and allegedly killed two soldiers at Efe-Ugbokodo area in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. A security source, who spoke to Vanguard on phone, said the attack occurred around 6.30 p.m.

Nigerian military warns Avengers to end hostilities ahead of Buhari’s trip to Ogoniland

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Niger Delta militants Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters on Wednesday issued a warning to militants and oil pipeline vandals across the Niger Delta, saying the nation’s military would not abandon the confidence reposed in it by Nigerians. The warning came ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the region on Thursday.

Buhari vows tough action against militants as Ijaw youth give conditions for peace

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Niger Delta Militant The renewed attacks on oil and power installations by militants in the Niger-Delta will have no effect on Nigerian government’s resolve to engage leaders of the region, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

What we need is a sovereign state, not pipeline contracts – militants

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Niger Delta Militant Niger Delta Avengers on on its tweeter handle at about 8:10AM, this morning, said: "At 11:45PM on Thursday, @NDAvengers blew up another NNPC Gas and Crude trunkline close to Warri.