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Militants blow up pipeline after Osinbajo’s visit

An unidentified militant group in the Niger Delta have blown up a crude oil trunkline in Ughelli, Delta State, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led a Federal Government delegation to the region. Osinbajo had on Monday held

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Niger Delta sabotage cuts OPEC output

OPEC oil output in December fell from a record high ahead of a deal to cut production, a Reuters survey has found . The survey published today said the output cut was assisted by attacks on Nigeria’s oil industry and

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The true story about the corruption scandal involving Niger Delta minister

How Government backed documents cleared him of fraud and abuse of office Documents revealed By Haruna Mohammed, Abuja Documents exclusively obtained by AljazirahNigeria yesterday has apparently cleared the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Uguru Usani, of allegations of fraud

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Why we resumed bombings – Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday said its strike team resumed attacks on oil facilities in the region because the federal government has refused to honour the ceasefire it entered into with the militant group to allow for a dialogue.

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Clark leads Niger Delta stakeholders to Aso Rock

As part of efforts towards finding lasting solutions to the menace of militancy in the Niger Delta region, Edwin Clark, elder statesman, on Tuesday led stakeholders from the region to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Clark is one of the leaders

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Nigeria loses N2.1 trillion to Niger Delta militants, vandals in 2016

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said from January 2016 till date, government lost $7 billion (N2.1 trillion) to the activities of militancy groups and oil pipeline vandals in the Niger Delta region. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti

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Our stand on the Niger Delta crisis- NANS

PRESS STATEMENT Following the Niger Delta Stakeholders Engagement Meeting held on Saturday 24th September, under the auspices of the Initiative for Peace, Governance & Development of the Niger, in a bid to restore normalcy to the region, The National Association

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We won’t attend proposed summit, Niger Delta leaders tell Buhari

The Chief Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Coastal States Stakeholders Consultative Forum on Saturday rejected the Federal Government’s proposed two-day summit in the region. The group vowed not to attend the event. The leaders also called on the government of

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Niger Delta Avengers ends ceasefire with pipeline blast

The Niger Delta Avengers on Saturday claimed responsibility for the destruction of a major oil pipeline in southern Nigeria, breaking a ceasefire the militant group had declared a month ago. In a statement, NDA spokesman Mudoch Agbinibo said the group

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Stop trivialising Niger Delta issues, group warns FG

Leaders of the Pan-Niger Delta Coastal States Stakeholders’ Consultative Forum yesterday accused the Federal Government of trivialising the grave issues facing the region. The condemnation came against the backdrop of the circulation of invitation letters to some Niger Delta indigenes

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