President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed worry over the sophistication involved in the blowing up of oil pipelines in the Niger Delta, suggesting that those involved are not ordinary Nigerians.
Buhari said, only some professional associations with high competences could go into the sea for almost 70 kilometres to blow pipelines with ease, adding that such associations need to talk to their members to ensure they were not deploying their skills in a negative way to the detriment of the country.
The president […]
According to reports, 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.
A statement issued by the group’s spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo, accused the government of using military to undermine the process by ‘unnecessarily’ harassing communities and arrest innocent people in the
According to reports, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the people of the Niger Delta region will be the end losers of the pipelines bombings and vandalism going on in the region.
Osinbajo on Wednesday night, spoke during the Dinner organized in honour of outstanding graduants of the Presidential Amnesty Programme at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, there is no reason to continue the vandalism in the area.
He said: “It is like […]
According to reports, the Nigeria Navy has again warned Niger Delta militants to desist from bombing of oil facilities or be crushed.
The warning came on the heels of the weekend bombing of oil facilities belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Delta State by suspected members of the Greenland Justice Mandate.
The Navy, which stated that it was closing in on the suspects restated its determination to rid the Niger Delta region of militants by ensuring that the suspected […]