• Niger Delta militants blow up Shell oil export pipeline

    Niger Delta militants blow up Shell oil export pipeline

    Nigerian militants say they have again blown up an oil pipeline carrying crude for export from Shell’s Forcados terminal in the country’s south.

    It’s the third attack in eight days on the Trans Forcados pipeline network.

    The first came just hours after President Muhammadu Buhari held inconclusive talks with stakeholders aimed at halting the sabotage.

    Militants and community leaders want development and a bigger share of revenues from oil that has massively polluted the southern Niger Delta.

    The Niger Delta Avengers said the Tuesday […]

  • Niger Delta militants blow up another Forcados pipeline

    Niger Delta militants blow up another Forcados pipeline

    According to reports, the Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday claimed it has blown up another Trans Forcados Export Pipeline in the creeks of Warri South West Council Area of Delta State.

    This is coming barely 24 hours after operatives of the Operations Delta Safe around Batan community repelled them from carrying out a similar attack on another pipeline that fields the Forcados Export Terminal operated by Shell/ Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) with crude on Tuesday.

    The attack occurred 10:45pm on Tuesday […]

  • Niger Delta militants blow up Trans Forcados export line in Warri

    Niger Delta militants blow up Trans Forcados export line in Warri

    Suspected militants have bombed a state-run oil pipeline near the southern Nigerian oil hub of Warri in the latest blow to the industry, a security source and community leader said Wednesday.

    The Trans Forcados export line was attacked late Tuesday, they said, just hours after President Muhammadu Buhari met with representatives of militant groups in the oil-rich Niger delta to discuss how to end the unrest plaguing the region.

    No group has yet claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attack.

    “The attack was carried out […]

  • Suspected militants blow up pipeline in Edo

    Suspected militants blow up pipeline in Edo

    It was gathered the people of Azaka, Iguiye and neighbouring communities around the Ovia River in Edo state were thrown into confusion on Friday night as loud explosion erupted at a facility of the Nigeria Gas Company (NGC) in the area.

    It was suspected that a valve station located around a power line was damaged by the explosion.

    Although what caused the explosion was not clear at the time of this report on Saturday morning, some locals told our reporter that they […]

  • Niger Delta militants blow up another oil facility

    Niger Delta militants blow up another oil facility

    According to reports, the Niger Delta Militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, has again destroyed another pipeline facility in the Niger Delta region barely 24 hours after it claimed responsibility for an earlier attack.

    The militant group blew up the Oviri-Ogor delivery line to the Quality Control Centre, QCC, operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) in Delta State last night.

    In a statement issued by the group’s spokesman, Aldo Agabalaja, the militant group claimed its Akuma Strike Team was […]

  • BREAKING!!! Niger Delta militants blow up another NPDC oil facility in Delta

    BREAKING!!! Niger Delta militants blow up another NPDC oil facility in Delta

    It was gathered that the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDJM, today, bombed another Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, delivery line in Delta State.

    The group in a stament by self styled Gen Aldo Agbalaja, said: “As a mark of our commitment to a just course and to prove to the wicked and ungrateful multinational oil companies and their Nigerian military allies, who have been forcefully taking our natural endowment, without any visible returns, that we own our lands, the Opudo […]

  • Militants blow up another oil facility, mock soldiers

    Militants blow up another oil facility, mock soldiers

    A Niger Delta militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate has attacked another major crude oil delivery line belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company in Delta State.

    The incident occurred on Sunday at about 11: 30pm around Ekuigbo, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.

    Spokesman of the militant group, Aldo Agbalaja, claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement issued on Monday.

    It described as “waste of resources” the use of military men to guard oil and facilities in the […]

  • New militant group vows to blow up more pipelines

    New militant group vows to blow up more pipelines

    The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGM) has vowed to blow up more oil installations, if government does not meet its demand for inclusion in negotiations with other militant groups.

    Spokesman of the group, one General Aldo Agbalaja, said the destruction of a delivery trunk line from Isoko to the Eriemu Manifold, belonging to the NPDC/Shoreline Resources, was a tip of the iceberg in its “operation zero” exercise.

    Agalaja said: “This is just a glimpse of what is to come. There are […]

  • Avengers strike again, blow up NNPC gas pipeline in Akwa Ibom

    Avengers strike again, blow up NNPC gas pipeline in Akwa Ibom

    Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday night allegedly blew up the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, gas pipeline at Nsite Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.

    The claim has not been independently confirmed, but spokesperson of the militant group, self-styled Brig Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, in a statement, challenged NNPC to “check their pipeline if it is ‘system anomaly.’ ”

    The statement read:  “At 11:30pm on Sunday, the NDA blow up Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), gas pipeline at Nsit-Ibom L.G.A, Akwa Ibom […]

  • Suspected militants blow up Shell pipeline in Delta

    Suspected militants blow up Shell pipeline in Delta

    Daring militants on Monday blasted an oil pipeline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in Batan community in Warri South West Local Government area of Delta State.

    Security sources said that the incident occurred at SPDC Camp Five at about 1a.m. with a huge fire enveloping the site of the attack.

    “Suspected militants attacked SPDC pipeline in Batan at about 1a.m. with dynamites. As I am talking to you now, the place is engulfed with fire but efforts were being made […]

  • New militant group threatens to blow up gas plant in Delta

    New militant group threatens to blow up gas plant in Delta

    A secessionist group, Utorogun Liberation Movement, ULM, surfaced, Thursday, in Delta State, vowing to destroy the Utorogun Gas Plant, Ughelli, which supplies gas to Egbin Power Station, Lagos, and other facilities under Oil Mining Lease, OML 34 in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.

    The agitators operating in alliance with another group, “Outgas Force,” in a proclamation by its leader, Gen K Omoudu, addressed to the host communities in OML 34, said:, “My good people of Utorogun community, Otu-Jeremi, […]